Jamaica, Bahamas and the Caribbean have all sunk their toes into the virtual currency market by launching the Central Bank Digital Currency. The country's CBDC is called the Jam-Dex and it carries with it a tagline as relaxed as the nation's reputation: "No cash, no problem".
The Jamaican government is set to demand billions of pounds in reparations over the slave trade, and will send a petition directly to the Queen from the country's attorney general in order to initiate the request.
As the presidential buzz continues to grow around the candidacy of California Senator Kamala Harris, interest is also growing around her little-known Jamaican heritage. It is believed that the ancestor of Kamala Harris was the infamous white slave owner...