An American couple who tied the knot on Jamaican shores last month has documented their experience getting married in a country whose laws have long been antagonistic to same-sex unions.
The River Thames became a royal highway yesterday as Queen Elizabeth II led a motley but majestic flotilla of more than 1,000 vessels in a waterborne pageant to mark her Diamond Jubilee.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is urging Jamaicans to take seriously the theme of this year's Disaster Preparedness Month, 'Embrace Climate Change Realities .... Build Disaster Resilient Communities'.
THE MAY 16 Gun Court conviction of Travis 'Shrek' McPherson and Odean 'Zeeks' Samuels was so celebrated among lawmen that Police Commissioner Owen Ellington, in a closed radio broadcast, personally congratulated the St Catherine South Police Division.
"You wrecked the economy and put us in this position," Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said last week. She was responding to Opposition Leader Andrew Holness who, during his contribution to the 2012-2013 Budget Debate, was highly critical of the Government's tax package.
Governor General of Jamaica Sir Patrick Allen has told the Jamaican diaspora in the United Kingdom that Jamaica will retain its close relationship with Britain and The Queen despite any future constitutional change. This was in reference to the possible replacement of the Monarch as the island's head of state.
As plans get into high gear for Jamaica's 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations, we will be bringing you a monthly calendar of events. Be sure to participate and wave the flag high.