LONDON (CMC) -- Jamaica International footballer Ian ‘Pepe’ Goodison has been released on bail following his arrest in connection with his alleged involvement in match fixing in Britain.
Goodison, who represented Jamaica from 1996 to 2009 and retired after 120 appearances and 11 goals, is among six men finger ...more »
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Cruise ship arrivals have increased by over 30 per cent, according to Tourism minister Wykeham McNeill.
The latest figures from the tourism ministry show that 937,343 people visited Jamaica during the period January to August.
The figure is 237,000 more visitors when compared to the same period last year.
McNeill made the announcement at the annual general meeting of the Association of Jamaica Attractions recently.
Of the total amount of cruise ship visitors Falmouth in Trelawny drew the biggest number, 412,812 (up 67 per cent).
Montego Bay grew 49 per cent to 248,224 while Ocho Rios was down to 275,968 visitors.
McNeill said cruise ship arrivals could be even more with increased attractions.
POST A COMMENT
1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.
2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.