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Simpson Miller: Jamaica “Spared the Worst” from Hurricane Sandy

 Above: Jamaica PM Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller addressed the nation Thursday night following Hurricane Sandy, which led to one death in the country. Jamaica was still showing visible signs of …

Simpson Miller: Jamaica “Working as Hard as Possible” on IMF Agreement

 Above: Jamaica PM Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and the country’s cabinet concluded a retreat held this weekend at Jamaica House, the Prime Minister announced in a statement Sunday night. The …

Haiti’s Plight “Deeply Troubling,” Jamaican Prime Minister Says

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller in Brazil earlier this year (UN Photo/ By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is a close friend and neighbour of Jamaica, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said this week at the UN, calling …

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 Above: Jamaicans marching Friday against domestic abuse By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaicans took to the streets Friday to voice their outrage over the country’s continued crime wave, and particularly a recent incident involving the rape of five women in …

 Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (UN Photo/J Carrier) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller addressed the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, urging the assembled states not to ignore middle-income countries like Jamaica on …

 Above: PMs past and present gather to barrel a special edition Appleton Rum By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and a number of her predecessors gathered this week to barrel a special edition of Appleton …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Last month, Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller of Jamaica, in an emphatic speech at the Sir Arthur Louis Institute for Social and Economic Studies, emphasized that Jamaica was committed to regional integration and cooperation. The Prime …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Shortly after the election of the People’s National Party Government in Jamaica, I reminded in this Journal that Jamaica needed to drastically improve its murder rate and corruption index; without doing so, it was unlikely that …

 The following is the text of Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller’s message to the country on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its independence. My fellow Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora, our visitors and our well-wishers, …

 Above: Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan with Jamaican Culture Minister Lisa Hanna during his trip By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan have signed a series of cooperation agreements following bilateral talks …

 Above: CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque and Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community must “embrace” freedom of movement and expand its categories of free movement to include security guards, household helpers and …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque and Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque said he has been “assured” of Jamaica’s support for the Caribbean integration movement by Prime …

 Above: Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller met with the staff of Jamaica’s new embassy in the capital of Brasilia this week, ahead of the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As part of a growing Caribbean trend, Jamaica’s government will establish a National Commission on Cultural and Creative Industries. The commission, which was announced by Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller Tuesday, will aid the …

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is committed to making the country safer, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said during the 2012/2013 Budget Debate in Parliament Tuesday. The administration will …

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller met this weekend with more than 200 members of the business community in Philadelphia at a ceremony given in her honour. Simpson …

 Above: Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Works Minister Dr Omar Davies at a JEEP project site earlier this year (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government says it has created approximately 3,000 new jobs under the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has set up an Inter-Ministerial Committee to develop a programme to push cleanup activities across the island nation. The committee will include an island-wide public education campaign focusing on …