Latest Press Releases

  • Empress Akua Sets Her Sight on Breakout Year

    L A california-- (JamaicaPressReleases - March 26, 2017) - March 7, 2017 – Fast rising reggae-roots artist, Empress Akua, seems set to move to the next level in her career after years of developing her music. The talented singer is riding high on recent strong performances and has now teamed up with Issachar Muzik in Los Angeles, California, to help pu...    Read More

  • THE GRIFFIN AWARDS GALA 08 APRIL 2017

    New York, NY-- (JamaicaPressReleases - March 25, 2017) - New York, NY, 11 March 2017 – – The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of New York, Inc. (JCOBA-NY) will host its annual fund-raising event, Saturday, 8 April 2017, at the SVA Theater in Manhattan. The affair is under the distinguished patronage of Her Excellency, Ambassador Audrey Marks. Re...    Read More

  • NEGRIL IS ABOUT TO GO “CRAZY”!!!!

    Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - February 20, 2017) - Rohan Clarke aka “Crazy Nacka” has been selected as a contestant on Season 10 of the Magnum Kings and Queens! Crazy Nacka secured his position in the competition at the Negil auditions held in November at Waves Beach. Crazy Nacka is a resident of the Westend and now is his time to represent Negi...    Read More

  • 876Cars.com is coming soon!

    Kingston, Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - February 4, 2017) - Coming soon to the Jamaican webspace is 876cars.com. Set to launch March 1, 2017, this website will be the number one vehicle advertising platform for car dealers in Jamaica in the near future with traffic pouring in from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and search engines such as Google. Unlike ...    Read More

  • Fabian Jervis: Jamaican Animator

    Kingston Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - January 5, 2017) - Hailing from the island of Jamaica Fabian Jervis’ star rose and has continued to rise in the undeveloped world of animation in the Caribbean. With over 14 plus years’ experience under his belt he’s contributed his expertise and knowledge to local companies like Digicel and moved on to full time a...    Read More

  • How the Jamaican Diaspora use their phones

    Dublin, Ireland-- (JamaicaPressReleases - January 5, 2017) - A new survey has found that 60% of Jamaicans use WhatsApp as their primary way of keeping in touch with their loved ones. The survey was conducted by Ding, the world’s largest mobile top-up provider. Ding surveyed members of the Jamaican diaspora community who use their service to send top-up t...    Read More

  • Corruption, Greatest Hindrance to Economic Growth

    New York, NY-- (JamaicaPressReleases - November 3, 2016) - New York, New York – November 3, 2016 Dr Trevor Munroe who will be the presenter at the 12th Annual CIN Lecture Series says that “endemic corruption in Jamaica hinders economic growth and leads to a serious deterioration of social services and social norms.” Dr Munroe, who the Gleaner calle...    Read More

  • Jamaica Through the Eyes of Carl Bradshaw

    Canada-- (JamaicaPressReleases - October 23, 2016) - Take a reality road trip around Jamaica with Carl Bradshaw the Jamaican movie star and director of "The Harder They Come" and who has been described as "Jamaica's most renowned actor" vimeo.com/ondemand/CarlBradshaw Carl Bradshaw grew up in the Kingston ghetto of...    Read More

  • Minister Bartlett Praises Tourism Sector for Hurricane Response

    KINGSTON, Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - October 5, 2016) - Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has expressed his deepest gratitude and appreciation to local tourism partners for their active role in the sector’s emergency planning and response efforts during the period when Hurricane Matthew posed a threat to Jamaica. Minister Bartlett remains ...    Read More

  • Tourism Minister Names New National Cruise Council

    MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - September 29, 2016) - As part of efforts to boost visitor arrivals the National Cruise Council (NCC) has been resuscitated in the Ministry of Tourism with a mandate “to guide and grow the local cruise economy in a steady and sustainable manner moving forward.” The 13-member NCC was named recently by Minister of Tou...    Read More

  • John Maxwell Leadership Training in Jamaica

    Vancouver, BC, Canada-- (JamaicaPressReleases - September 23, 2016) - A Jamaican team of John Maxwell Independent Coaches living overseas are joining together to provide leadership training for Jamaican businesses and organizations this November 2016. Dr. Hopelyn Brown, certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, and owner of Hopelyn International Network has spearhea...    Read More

  • Kerissa Spencer EP Release Party

    Port Antonio, Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - September 11, 2016) - Come on out and support the EP release of the young, fresh, new, Reggae-R&B sounds of Kerissa. The Jamaican-born songstress and talented songwriter will be in the building performing and showcasing her new releases at Cristal Nightclub in Port Antonio, Jamaica on Sunday, September 25, 2016 a...    Read More

  • Persistent Electricity Theft in Maxfield Avenue Community Destroys Numerous Streetlights

    Kingston, Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - September 7, 2016) - Exactly one month after the collaborative move between JPS, the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the residents of Maxfield Avenue to keep streetlights free of illegal connections and thereby functional, 34 or 40% of the streetlights in the area have stopped functioning due to multiple instances of ...    Read More

  • MoneyGram Launches new Online Money Transfer Service Platform with Walmart

    DALLAS-- (JamaicaPressReleases - September 6, 2016) - MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) and Walmart announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art online money transfer platform that offers customers new features and a streamlined experience when sending money through Walmart.moneygram.com. "We are pleased to be a part of this exciting opportunity to...    Read More

  • Karisma Hotels & Resorts Set To Break Ground For Mega-hotel Sugarcane Development In St. Ann

    St Ann, Jamaica-- (JamaicaPressReleases - August 29, 2016) - Karisma Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that plans are in place to break ground for its mega-hotel development – Sugar Cane Project at Llandovery, St. Ann - in January, 2017. This deadline is subject to successful completion of the approval process for the required permits from the r...    Read More