St. Ann Economics

A Rule Of Law And Background In Jamaican Economics

English planters seized Jamaica from Spain in 1655 and established a plantation economy based on slave labor. The island gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1962. Long-standing recurrent violence among powerful organized crime networks [more..]

Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios Number 1 Port in Jamaica

Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Ocho Rios has emerged as the number one port in the country, having contributed forty percent of total visitor arrivals in 2019. Preliminary data from the Jamaica Tourist Board [more..]