Stories about Jamaica from September, 2023
A shooting, a robbery and a political resignation — all in one day — makes Jamaica examine issues of governance
The country's Integrity Commission is embroiled in controversy, so when one of its senior members was shot and robbed, many threads began to unravel.
Non-profits in both islands have been advocating for the use of more environmentally friendly, reusable menstrual products as a way to directly combat period poverty amidst climate change events.
It is a widespread issue that affects women and girls who cannot afford necessary menstrual products such as sanitary pads, tampons, or menstrual cups.
Jamaican government swiftly returns a boat full of Haitians, as Caribbean officials express disappointment after latest talks
Thirty-six Haitian refugees landed in northeastern Jamaica on September 9 and were sent back two days later, while CARICOM noted the "alarming deterioration" of Haiti's security situation.
Jamaica's financial fraud investigation continues, but for affected investors — including Usain Bolt — the news is not good
Usain Bolt's lawyers say that his account value fell from JMD 2 billion (USD 12.7 million) in October 2022 to JMD 1.8 million (USD 12,000) in January 2023.