Kingston, Jamaica: In recognition of Jamaica’s 60th Diamond Jubilee in August 2022, the Leader of the Opposition along with a delegation of the senior leadership of the People’s National Party will embark on a tour of the Jamaican Diaspora community.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Biden administration announced Friday that it will move to freeze the assets of President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, following the European Union and Britain in directly sanctioning top Russian leadership.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica,September 24, 2021 - Two members of the Caribbean Community, Guyana and Jamaica, have come out strongly against certain countries that have decided to block entry of nationals from countries who have been given vaccines that have not been approved by their regulatory authorities and have insisted that people should not face restrictions based on what vaccines they have taken.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica,October 8, 2021 - The United Kingdom has removed Trinidad and Tobago Jamaica and Guyana from its COVID ‘red’ list of countries, paving the way for increased two way travel between the tourism dependent CARICOM countries and the UK.
LONDON, England, Novembert 5, 2021 - The Labour Member of Parliament for the Streatham constituency in the United Kingdom, Bell Riberio-Addy, is calling for a charter flight with deportees destined for Jamaica to be halted, claiming that if it goes ahead, it will be the first of its kind since the Windrush scandal.
LONDON, England, November 3, 2021 - Opponents of yet another British Home Office deportation flight involving Jamaicans nationals are appealing to Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness to block a chartered flight destined for Jamaica next week which is expected to ferry several deportees to the country.
LONDON, July 27, 2021 - Britain Morning Star newspaper is reporting that the British Home Office has again begun detaining Jamaican nationals, this time, for a deportation flight next month.
LONDON, July 26, 2021 - Britain’s Guardian newspaper is reporting that people from former British Colonies in the Caribbean as well as Africa appear to be disproportionately targeted for deportation from the UK if they commit crimes.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on April 4 2022 that Britain would relocate some asylum seekers arriving in the UK to Rwanda. The plan was condemned by the opposition as well as human rights groups such as Amnesty International. The UK has settled on Rwanda after earlier reports that it had been considering Albania and Ghana. In the light of the latest developments, Cristiano d'Orsi, an expert on the law and asylum seekers, provides insights into why Rwanda.
Following rapid developments in the sexual abuse lawsuit against Prince Andrew, Buckingham Palace issued a statement announcing that Andrew will lose all his remaining patronages and military titles (such as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards). Additionally, he will no longer use his HRH (“His Royal Highness”) style.