Photo Review: Xaymaca International Jamaican Carnival 2018

Kingston, Jamaica – Last week, thousands of revelers arrived in Jamaica for the largest staging of carnival in the island’s history rivaling that of Trinidad and Tobago. The carnival scene in Jamaica has been going active for decades, starting in the 1940’s with the opening of the University of the West Indies. Students from the Eastern Caribbean, especially those from…

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UPDATE: Accused Lottery Scam Accomplice Gareth Billings Extradited, Appears In Court

Bismarck, ND – Authorities in North Dakota are reporting that Gareth Billings, 29, has arrived in the United States to face prosecution for financial crimes committed against elderly Americans in a Jamaican based lottery scam. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Clare Hochhalter, Billings is the last of 14 co-defendants extradited from Jamaica in connection to lottery…

Operation “Hard Copy” Nabs Final Two Jamaican Lottery Scam Operatives

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Associated Press is reporting that the last two Jamaican fugitives  involved in a major lottery scam that defrauded mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars have been arrested by and processed for extradition to face charges in the US by Jamaica’s Counter-Terrorism and Fugitive Apprehension Team. The suspects have been identified as…

Caribbean Travel Marketplace Conference Coming To Jamaica In 2019

Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica will once again play host to tourism stakeholders and companies in the first quarter of 2019 for the next Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM) conference, Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett announced Friday. I am very pleased to announce that Jamaica will once again play host to an…

Update: Anti-Gay Pastor Refused Entry Into Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica – Steven Anderson, the controversial pastor who was the subject of an online petition launched by Jay John was refused entry into Jamaica by the Chief Immigration Officer on Monday. According to Mr. Anderson, he and his 14-year-old son flew from Arizona to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport where they were scheduled to fly to the…