Jamaica's limestone resources are estimated at 150 billion tonnes of which 50 billion tonnes is recoverable. The main export markets for limestone are Canada, United States, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and South America.
Brian Lara had initially indicated he would make a donation of J$250,000, but doubled the amount after holding talks with Youth Minister Lisa Hanna.
The year 2013, will be remembered in the Caribbean for the ground breaking judgement by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as it relates to the free movement of Caribbean nationals across the region.
Winston Bailey said the gunmen appeared to have been lying in wait for him. “I was just coming outside and he jumped in the car and drive off. I went in the yard and somebody rushed past me and jump in the car….”.
The weather system left at least 15 dead in St Vincent and St Lucia and caused “hundreds of millions of dollars” in damage in the three affected islands.
According to a new UN report, growth in the Caribbean and Latin America decelerated to a pace of 2.6 percent.
Akeem Adams had undergone at least four operations in Budapest including the insertion of a mechanical heart and the amputation of his left leg.
The Consulate General, along with other Vincentian organisations in the US, is “spearheading” relief efforts to send much needed supplies to their flood-ravaged homeland.
Saturday’s quake was the third recorded in the Caribbean in as many days and followed two tremors that rattled Antigua and Nevis last week.
Over the last weekend, the NUPW submitted a 10 point proposal to the authorities for consideration as it sought to avert plans by the government to cut an estimated 3,000 public sector jobs in the new year.
The Calypso King of the World has been performing for more than four decades and has been experiencing health challenges for the past three years.
Adams, who has been awaiting a heart transplant since suffering a heart attack in September, suffered a relapse.
As 2013 comes to an end we celebrate how awesome, or some might say crazy, people are.
The teenager, Franciena Johnson, 19, was visiting relatives when she was shot and killed only one day after landing in the island.