Ewart Walters has a long view of the way the Wall Street Journal covers Jamaica in its news and editorials. He sees the conservative paper pushing its nose into Jamaican business, from railing against Michael Manley in the 1970s to the drug testing issues today. Read article
The tourist board got it all right this time! The new video urging the world to visit Jamaica is a gorgeous visual experience of what the country has to offer visitors. This superbly edited commercial shows in popping colours exactly why others are fascinated by this island.
Attorney Bert Samuels isn't amused by Andrew Holness' prenuptial agreement with the JLP's senators. He sees the opposition leader's work around to the Constitution as undermining democracy itself. And he reminds Holness that his conduct now tells us what his conduct will be as prime minister.
There is some self interest involved, to be sure,but Digicel's Shelly-Ann Harris makes a decent argument for companies in Jamaica using social media to boost their public relations. She notes that heightened social media eventually makes its way back to mass media for a win-win situation.
The man who slayed the dragon and convinced two top British venture capitalist to back his Reggae Reggae Sauce has opened a pretty store in Devon House in Kingston. Entertainer and Entrepreneur Levi Roots, whose branded products are selling well in the UK and elsewhere recided it was time to have a presence at home.