· March, 2010

Stories about Jamaica from March, 2010

Jamaica: Responding to HIV

  29 March 2010

Repeating Islands reports that with funding support from the World Bank, the Jamaican government “aims to curb the spread of HIV, improve treatment, care and support for persons living with HIV/AIDS, and strengthen Jamaica’s capacity to respond to the epidemic.”

Barbados, Jamaica: Dancehall Show Cancelled

  26 March 2010

Barbados’ Boyce Voice blogs about “the On again, Off again, On again, Off again Show AKA Vybz Kartel Movado Show”, saying: “I feel for the event promoters…they were…bullied by the authorities”; while Barbados Free Press is proud of the “unequivocal message” delivered by the Prime Minister: “We the people of...

Jamaica: Blake Dies

  24 March 2010

Jamaica Salt blogs about the death of Vivian Blake, “the convicted drug boss and reported head of the ’shower posse’”, saying: “This death is all the more relevant right now as Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke is facing an extradition order…”

Jamaica, U.S.A.: On Extradition

  22 March 2010

Blogging about Jamaica's refusal to extradite Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke to the US, Active Voice says that “there's no level playing field”, while My View of JamDown from UpSo adds: “The fact is that Jamaica is neither America's weed nor cocaine dealer!”

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Eye on T&T

  8 March 2010

Jamaica's Active Voice admits she's “quite fascinated by the goings on in Trinidad and Tobago over the last couple of days”, saying, “I'd like to see how the ruling party extricates itself from what appears to be damning evidence of guilt…”; Jumbie's Watch, meanwhile, has “perused the overall picture and...

Jamaica: Consumer Win

  5 March 2010

“Thank you OUR (Office of Utility Regulations) for standing up for the Jamaican consumers by telling the JPS (Jamaica Public Service) no to their latest attempt of robbery!”: Stunner lets loose.

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Extradition Issues

  4 March 2010

“Although Bruce Golding stated that his government is doing nothing to harm its relations with the United States government…I beg to differ”: The Wickedest Time blogs about Jamaica's decision regarding the extradition of Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke.

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