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Tag Archives: Jamaica

  1. SHEPHERD ALL-ROUND SHOW LEADS GUYANA INTO SEMI-FINALS

    Guyana Amazon Warriors confirmed their place in the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) semi-finals with a second consecutive win over the Jamaica Tallawahs. Just like the previous encounter between the two sides the Amazon Warriors won the toss and elected to bat first, and although they found themselves in a perilous position at 75/7 […]

    September 13, 2021CricketNo comments
  2. Beres Hammond with Popcaan: ‘A Mother’s Love!’

    Reggae legend Beres Hammond and Dancehall superstar Popcaan have collaborated again on a soul touching single, “A Mother’s Love;” a heartfelt melody expressing unending love for their mothers and how prayers and hard work can lead to success. The song is also a reflection of the love people have for the women who have raised […]

    September 3, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Youth from The Learning Centre Gained Tech Skills Through IGT Tech Camp

    Two young men from The Learning Centre were among 36 participants from the Caribbean who recently gained a new set of computer skills through the first staging of the IGT Coding and Robotics Rock! Camp. The two-week groundbreaking virtual tech camp got off to a stirring start on August 9 with the curtains coming down […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. ibex Takes Firm Hold of BPO Industry Leadership in Jamaica – Opens its Fifth Site in Five Years

    ibex (NASDAQ: IBEX), a global leader in business process outsourcing (BPO) and end-to-end customer engagement technology solutions, today announced the opening of its new Campus location in the Sunshine City area of Portmore, Jamaica. The new facility will create 1,300 digitally-enabled jobs, bringing the company’s total employment on the island to more than 6,500 people. “The […]

    August 4, 2021BusinessNo comments
  5. UN Women presents ‘A Force for Change’ – art exhibition & auction featuring work by 26 Black women artists

    UN Women, the agency of the United Nations dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, will host the first all-Black, all-women global selling exhibition and auction titled “A Force for Change”, with proceeds benefiting Black women across the world and the participating artists. Open to the public 27-31 July 2021 at 530 W 25th Street, […]

    July 21, 2021GalleriesNo comments
  6. Airbnb Community Fund grants awarded to more than 150 organizations around the world

    Airbnb believes in sharing the company’s success with its stakeholders, including the communities the Hosts call home. That’s why Airbnb created the Community Fund to distribute $100 million over 10 years to organizations that are strengthening communities around the world, including $10 million distributed throughout 2021. Today, Airbnb is excited to share the inaugural grant […]

    July 20, 2021TravelNo comments
  7. Jahvillani Announces New Album ‘Dirt to Bentley’

    Recording artist and Wile Side Government originator Jahvillani has today announced the release date of his album ‘Dirt to Bentley.’ The project was just released and the 13-track debut is a triumphant expression of Jamaica’s youth-driven Dancehall. The lead single for which the project is named, is “Dirt to Bentley” which features the smooth vocals […]

    July 19, 2021MusicNo comments
  8. Reggae Entertainers Alborosie and Collie Buddz Team Up For New Single “Ginal.”

    “Ginal (featuring Collie Buddz)” is the kick-off single to the new Alborosie album, For The Culture, dropping on back-to-back Fridays. “Ginal,” is a Jamaican slang term to describe a trickster. The song is illustrated with cutting and humorous lyrics about people who talk too much (‘mouth ah massi’), that they will “smile inna yuh face […]

    June 15, 2021MusicNo comments
  9. JAMAICA TALLAWAHS ANNOUNCE 2021 RETENTIONS

    The Jamaica Tallawahs have announced their retentions for the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League which runs from 28 August to 19 September in St Kitts & Nevis. Fidel Edwards returned to the Hero CPL in 2020 and he has been held on to for the 2021 season after impressing with his pace last year. The […]

    June 1, 2021CricketNo comments
  10. VP Records Hosts Jamaican Alumni Association ‘True Blue Sound Clash’ On YouTube April 10th, 2021

    Tune in to the VP Records YouTube channel on Saturday April 10th, 2021, at 7 pm for the Livestream broadcast of a friendly Sound Clash between St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc., and the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. The MC for the clash will be popular radio personality […]

    March 19, 2021FootballNo comments
  11. Chronixx Drops First Single & Video for 2021

    Chronixx starts the new year with a fresh perspective on his new single, “Safe N Sound” (via Soul Circle Music). The eponymous luminary of modern-day Jamaican reggae and dancehall marks the first release of 2021. The track co-produced by Chronixx and Romain “Teflonzincfence” Arnett strikes hard with a foreboding bass drum rumble and slashes of […]

    March 19, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. “God is Love”- Young Dominican Talents Behind Beres / Popcaan Hit

    The surprise appearance of dancehall heavyweight Popcaan (Andre Sutherland) on Beres Hammond’s virtual ‘Love From A Distance’ concert and their ensuing duet “God Is Love” may have arguably been the highlight of the VP Records-presented experience for many. Unbeknownst to fans old, new and in between, this collaboration was in part due to the efforts […]

    March 15, 2021MusicNo comments
  13. Call for Sir Frank Worrell statue to be raised in Heroes’ Square; by Dr Victor Eastmond

    With the recent location of the Lord Nelson statue to the museum, there is now a need for us to look to the future. Barbados has an illustrious history that boasts of our 96% education achievement along with our prowess in sports, especially cricket. I would like to recommend a replacement who fits the bill […]

    March 13, 2021Breaking News, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Jamaica’s Natanyah takes ‘Night Table’ to the masses

    Caribbean-Canadian Natanyah Peterkin has released her new book ‘Night Table‘ to the international market. Night Table, is a collection of provocatively written poetry that is both soul-stretching and sensually awakening. This book of erotic, enticing poetry is geared towards arousing all of its readers’ senses as well as inspiring a deeper feeling of desire. The […]

    March 4, 2021BooksNo comments
  15. Protoje “Still Blooming” ft. Lila Iké (IzyBeats Production) from His Forthcoming Deluxe Album

    Protoje’s perspective on his life’s most pivotal events expands with the announcement of In Search of Lost Time: Deluxe Edition. The influential Jamaican recording artist’s groundbreaking fifth studio opus will make an encore presentation this year repackaged with three additional tracks on March 19th on In.Digg.Nation Collective/Six Course Music/RCA Records. “Still Blooming” (featuring Lila Iké […]

    March 2, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. SEVANA DROPS VIDEO FOR HER SOUL-BARING SONG “SET ME ON FIRE”

    Sevana releases a brand new visual for one of her most personal records to date “Set Me On Fire.” Captured on a Californian shoreline by director Yoram Savion, the Jamaican-born singer recalls an abusive relationship from her past in order to heal for the future. The visual follows Sevana’s NPR Tiny Desk home concert, which […]

    February 1, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. NCB Capital Markets Limited’s (NCBCM) Stratus Alternative Funds Set to Transform the Caribbean Investment Landscape

    The Caribbean’s regional investment banking giant, NCB Capital Markets Limited (“NCBCM”) has announced the launch of Stratus Alternative Funds SCC (“Stratus”). This entity is an alternative investments platform, which will provide investors with a broad range of non-traditional high-yielding investment solutions. This asset class represents a different or “alternative” option for investors to diversify their […]

    December 13, 2020BusinessNo comments
  18. Abuse of Power and the Constitutional Obligations of Private Companies

    The recently concluded Jamaican case of Tomlinson v TVJ is, at its core, about power and the covert and overt ways it can be used to perpetuate discrimination against already marginalized groups. It therefore brought to the fore, questions about the extent to which section 13(5) of the Jamaica Charter of Rights stops powerful private […]

    November 16, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Sterling and Stewart shine at UWI’s Vice-Chancellor’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year Awards 2020

    The strategic decision by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) to establish a Faculty of Sport is bearing fruit. The University’s decision, led by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, to bring sport into the Triple A paradigm of its 2017-2022 strategic plan, has brought the rich in talent youth of the region to […]

    November 12, 2020AthleticsNo comments
  20. DIGICEL FOUNDATION WINS WORLD COMMUNICATION AWARDS

    Digicel Jamaica Foundation took home the coveted Social Contribution Award at this year’s virtual staging of the World Communication Awards. Having to switch to a virtual format this year, the ceremony was broadcast live as they announced the winner of each category and then showed a victory video from each. In addition to having the […]

    November 7, 2020BusinessNo comments
  21. One Person of Interest Located according to the RBPF

    Jamaican national Paul Andell Green age 38 years who was the subject of a person of interest bulletin issued on Tuesday 20th October 2020 has presented himself to the District ‘C’ Police Station. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    October 23, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Police out for tracing two Jamaican Nationals, both are Persons Of Interest

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating two individuals. The first is Jamaican national Paul Andell Green age 38 years; His date of birth is the 19th of April 1982. He speaks with a Jamaican accent and his address is unknown. Any person, who may know the whereabouts […]

    October 21, 2020CrimeNo comments
  23. Jenieve Bailey Reminisces About Her Legendary Father, Toots Hibbert, Reggae Icon

    On the eve of Toots Hibbert’s funeral service in Jamaica, Jenieve Bailey remembered her father as a selfless soul who never revelled in his status as a legend. “He was a people person. He loved people and made you feel absolutely comfortable…there were no airs about Daddy,” she said, “He never behaved entitled; I realize […]

    October 17, 2020MusicNo comments
  24. GRAMMY-Winning Morgan Heritage Celebrates Over Two Decades In Music with Family and Friends

    Longevity and consistency are what defines icons. Morgan Heritage are a true testament of the latter as the band celebrates over two decades in the music business in a series of many music celebrations to come. The multi-GRAMMY luminaries have delivered a musical gift with the re-release of their Family & Friends Vol.1 with an […]

    October 10, 2020MusicNo comments
  25. Musson Acquires Massy’s Information Technology & Communications Line of Business

    Musson (Jamaica) Limited (“Musson“) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Massy Holdings Limited’s regional information technology and communications line of business (“Massy Technologies“). Massy Technologies is one of the largest and most prominent information technology and communications providers in the Caribbean. Massy Technologies offers its customers enterprise IT and communications solutions including […]

    October 7, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments