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Jamaicans are going crazy! A week after Hurricane Beryl many are still without electricity. People have voiced their frustration on all platforms, struggling with the heat and finding cooking and ironing impossible. Many compare these times to those of their parents, barely surviving hardships they were once warned about.

JAMAICA NOT AFRAID OF HURRICANES

We want to think our prayers tamed Beryl before she hit us. But she left harsh reminders when she slammed St. Elizabeth and Manchester, crippling Jamaica’s breadbasket. The world-famous Treasure Beach took a good licking and the American Friends of Jamaica quickly drew on its iconic status and started fundraising for those affected.  

GETTING  MORE DONE IN LESS TIME

Daily routines leave little time to accomplish our to-do lists. We start the day with a plan, packed with professional commitments and personal errands. But unexpected tasks and interruptions unravel our planned schedules. By day’s end, we may have checked off a few items, but we often have added even more to the list. In a fast-paced and quickly evolving world,... Read More

We are deep into the hurricane season, and see little sign of the hyperactive season weather forecasters predicted. In May, they said the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season should have up to 29 named storms, and 13 are likely to become hurricanes. Since the hurricane season goes to November we can assume we are not yet out of the woods.

USE AI TO BOOST YOUR HI

Artificial Intelligence is so pervasive that almost everyone has interacted with it at some point. AI platforms mimic our cognitive functions like learning, problem-solving, reasoning, knowledge representation, and social and general intelligence. These platforms bring increased efficiency and actionable insights and process your data to help your decision-making... Read More

Jamaica has a rich culture that the world loves. We carry it like a badge of honor. Our people are proud, and we never miss a chance to brag about our delightful food, our sick dance moves, and our music. But things change. Afrobeat has surpassed reggae and dancehall on music charts around the world.

CULTURE CLASH IN JAMAICA’S MUSIC

Jamaica has a rich culture that the world loves. We carry it like a badge of honor. Our people are proud, and we never miss a chance to brag about our delightful food, our sick dance moves, and our music. But things change. Afrobeat has surpassed reggae and dancehall on music charts around the world.

HIGH PRICES HURTING CONSUMERS

Look at your grocery bill lately? Did you faint? Gone are those days when 10,000 JMD could buy enough food for a week and still allow for a KFC treat. Prices in the supermarket shoot north every week. And by huge percentages. We can barely afford to step outside, as it seems like we need to pay for the air we breathe.

Summer is finally here, with its many long-anticipated events. Reggae Sumfest - "The Greatest Reggae Show on Earth" and Dream Weekend are two of the best Jamaica has to offer. They have been around for more than ten years and play a significant role in attracting tourists.The events are staged over a five-to-six-day period, drawing more than 30,000 supporters and... Read More

FUN SUMMER THINGS TO DO

We all need fun or relaxation activities to beat the summer heat. We can suggest things you can do without booking a flight. Here are a few family-friendly and cost-effective options.