News Stories

  • CCRP welcomes NHF subsidy increases, addition of prostate cancer test

    THE Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) has welcomed the move from the Government to adjust the National Health Fund's (NHF) Individual Benefits Programme which will see more elders receiving assistance in taking care of their health.

    The Government announced on Tuesday that the changes will see higher subsidies, an increase to the Jamaica Drug for the Elderly Programme (JADEP) drug list, and the addition of the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test.

  • CCRP Christmas Concert 2021 - Sharing the Christmas Spirit through talent

    CCRP continued its virtual concert series with an evening of song, verse and instrumental harmonies dedicated to the holiday spirit, signified by Mariah Carey’s version of “Oh Holy Night” which got the proceedings underway.

  • Tribute to Michael Fraser

    Michael FraserThe Board of Directors of the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is deeply saddened at the passing of our colleague Mr. Michael Fraser, OD, JP, CLU, on January 8, 2022, at the age of 79. He will be greatly missed.

  • Celebrating Jamaica in Good Spirits

    Outside, there was driving rain and the press of COVID curfew, but for the members of CCRP, there was warm fellowship, virtually shared, as well as peaceful reflection and mirth, as the organization presented a member-driven Talent Showcase, under the theme "Let's Celebrate Jamaica" on Wednesday evening (Aug. 25).

    As diverse as the acts were, each of the performers delivered their items - whether lighthearted or serious - with a palpable passion and verve befitting the occasion.

  • CCRP AGM 2021-2023

    TAKE NOTICE that on the 26th day of August, 2021 at 10 a.m., the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica will hear Claim No.

  • CCRP's Response To PSOJ’S Tax Reform Proposal

    Kingston, Jamaica, March 9, 2012: The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons is concerned that several aspects of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica’s (PSOJ’s) Tax Reform Proposal would have a detrimental effect on the poor, the elderly and those who are retired.

  • CCRP Concerned Over WINDALCO'S Suspension Of Pensioners' Health Insurance Benefits

    The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is deeply concerned about the suspension of WINDALCO's pensioners' health insurance benefits by the current owner of WINDALCO, UC RUSAL.

  • Musicians to unite across age barrier for ‘Living Legends’ awards function

    vergreen Keith Lyn to serenade, youthful Alpha Band to provide sounds

  • CCRP honours 62 ‘Living Legends’ in Celebration of Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee

    February 9, 2012: Sixty-two Jamaicans who have given outstanding service to nation-building were yesterday recognized and awarded as ‘Living Legends’ by the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP), at its Jamaica 50 Living Legacy Awards held in commemoration of Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee. The event took place at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.

  • CCRP Living Legacy Award for Business named for J. Lester Spaulding

    Nominations are now open for the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) Living Legacy Awards and this year will see the inauguration of the J. Lester Spaulding Award for Business in honour of the late media magnate and founding Board Member of CCRP.