jamaica news

Op-Ed: The IMF and Jamaica

By David P Rowe Op-Ed Contributor It is obvious that the IMF and the JLP government were either in continuous disagreement or that they were unable to enter a mediated agreement over the last year. According to the IMF’s website, […]


Jamaica's Accompong Remembers 1738

Above: residents celebrating in Accompong (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was 274 years ago in early January that Jamaica’s Maroons first signed a peace treaty with the British Government. This weekend, in one of the first major […]

CJ Interviews

Interview with Marcia Forbes, PhD

By Alexander Britell One of Jamaica’s foremost media specialists, Dr Marcia Forbes has most recently been exploring the ways technology impacts Jamaican society and culture. Her first book, Music, Media & Adolescent Sexuality in Jamaica, looked at the ways traditional […]


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