Pirates of the Caribbean: Cable TV Operators & Copyright Infringement

April 29th, 2015

Written by Marcia Forbes BCJ’s Partial Lock-Down Directive About ninety-eight (98) channels are being pirated by Jamaican cable TV operators. Chairman of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) told us so in a Press Conference on April 24th. The Commission called this meeting with journalists to talk about programme piracy and to announce actions against [...]


A strong dependency on modern conveniences

November 3rd, 2012

Even before Hurricane Sandy hit on Wednesday October 24, I was left without my water and energy supply. I sat there night after night in complete darkness and wondered what I was missing on the television or whether or not I was missing something interesting on a radio programme. While going to work, I finally [...]


Not the time to play Politics

September 4th, 2010

I could not believe what I heard/saw on the news the other night. I watched in awe as the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) caretaker for the Lauriston Division, Neil Powell, came on national television and stated that it was the People’s National Party (PNP) supporters who carried out the heinous murder of the eight people [...]


TV feature dissed Jamaica?

July 7th, 2009

Since the airing of  a piece in the United Kingdom depicting Jamaica in a bad light, many Caribbean nationals have expressed their outrage and say the piece was a bad reflection on the island and worse it was done by Caribbean national. In an article published in Today’s Gleaner, Caribbean nationals have striked back at [...]


Christine Hewitt’s husband charged with her murder

March 26th, 2009

Today (March 26) The police have finally charged someone with the murder of popular television personality Christine Hewitt. That person turned out to be her husband. What do you think about the arrest? Why did did it take the police so long and have they got it right? Check out the story at go-jamaica.com and [...]