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Exploring the Importance of Respecting Your Elders

Exploring the Importance of Respecting Your Elders

Why is it important to respect your elders? Growing up in many Jamaican households if not all, an important rule to remember was to respect your elders. But what does this mean? For some, it meant not passing your elders on the road without saying “good morning, good afternoon, or good evening”. It also meant...

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Sandals Resorts to Develop Hospitality University 

Sandals Resorts to Develop Hospitality University 

The tourism industry which largely benefits Jamaica’s economy has also been in partnership with local farmers sparking new opportunities for work. Tourism is the “economic superpower of the Caribbean”. That’s according to Sandals Resorts International’s Executive Chairman, Adam Stewart. Speaking on a panel at the Skift Global Forum in New York, the prominent businessman says the resort is in the process...

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Seaforth Residents Plea for Assistance with Flood 

Seaforth Residents Plea for Assistance with Flood 

The residents of Black Smith Lane, Seaforth (St. Thomas) are seeking government assistance amid recent flooding. They say they have been facing challenges even before the impact of the weather system, but the continued rainfall has worsened their situation.   Residents, while voicing their disgruntlement, tell CVM LIVE they have been calling for assistance long before the hurricane,...

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Hanover’s 10 Most Wanted Men Named 

Hanover’s 10 Most Wanted Men Named 

The Hanover police have released the names of 10 wanted men. They are making an urgent appeal for the men to turn themselves in, to the Lucea police immediately. 1. Ricardo ‘Richie’ Palmer – wanted for murder. 2. Eric ‘Legacy’ Clarke – wanted for murder. His last known address is Cash Hill, Hanover   3. Vernon...

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More Changes Made in the Firearms Act

More Changes Made in the Firearms Act

More changes have been made to the new Firearms Act that was tabled in the Senate early this month. Minister of National Security Dr. Horace Chang highlighted the updates in parliament on Tuesday. Watch the full report:

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Montague Supports Minister Chang’s ‘Do Not Miss’ Comment 

Montague Supports Minister Chang’s ‘Do Not Miss’ Comment 

Former Security Minister and Member of Parliament (MP), Robert Montague says he is in full support of Security Minister Dr Horace Chang’s ‘do not miss’ remarks. For weeks several Jamaicans called for a retraction or resignation dubbing the Minister’s comments as inhumane. However, the Member of Parliament says the police are trained to shoot in the head...

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VertiCast Media Acquires CVM-TV from AIC Barbados

VertiCast Media Acquires CVM-TV from AIC Barbados

 AIC (Barbados) Limited  (“AICB”) announced the completion of the sale of CVM Television Limited (CVM-TV) to VertiCast Media Group (“VertiCast”). Upon closing, CVM-TV will become a subsidiary of VertiCast. Purchased by AICB in 2006, CVM-TV is one of two 24-hour free-to-air broadcasters in Jamaica providing islandwide coverage. Mr. Michael Lee-Chin, Chairman of AIC Barbados Limited, expressed that...

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Central Village Canal Causes Major Flooding

Central Village Canal Causes Major Flooding

Residents of Russell Avenue, Central Villages, and St Catherine are pleading with the government to address a canal that overflowed due to inclement weather on Monday. While observing the rising water level, one resident believes the excess water is due in part to the Rio Cobre overflowing its banks. They say it’s been a longstanding problem that would recur during heavy...

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Fire Destroys St. Mary Businesses 

Fire Destroys St. Mary Businesses 

Some St Mary residents were left battling a fire that blazed through businesses in their community on Sunday.  Despite firefighters’ timely response, business owners are calling for more fire units to be assigned to the parish.  Constituency Chairman for southeast St. Mary Patrick McLeod, tells CVM LIVE three buildings were burnt to the ground. However, Wilson Cong, Owner of Cong’s Auto Supplies,...

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Linstead Councillor Frustrated with NSWMA and Garbage Crisis 

Linstead Councillor Frustrated with NSWMA and Garbage Crisis 

After the continuous garbage build-up in Linstead, St Catherine, one People’s National Party (PNP) Councillor is demanding a swift fix in the short term. His plea comes days before the island suffered flood rains from Hurricane Ian. PNP Councillor for the Linstead Division, Herbert Garriques, is frustrated with the National Solid Waste Management Authority’s (NSWMA) improper...