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  1. Bob Marley “One Love Experience” Touches Down for U.S. Debut This January

    Bringing one of music’s most immersive experiential activations to the United States for the first time after acclaimed extended runs in London and Toronto, the official Bob Marley One Love Experience will open in Los Angeles on January 27th, 2023 at Ovation Hollywood (formerly Hollywood & Highland) through April 23rd. Produced by the Marley Family & Terrapin Station Entertainment, fans may join the waitlist for tickets […]

    December 9, 2022MusicNo comments
  2. Jamaican-Canadian journalist debuts with children’s book – The Boy and the Honeybees

    Jamaican-Canadian journalist and writer Desmond Loren Brown makes his debut as an author of fiction with his children’s book publication, The Boy and the Honeybees. The book shares the adventures of Marvin — a boy from the rural community of White Hall in St. Thomas parish, Jamaica — who loves to watch and play with […]

    November 25, 2022BooksNo comments
  3. Kes teams up with Shaggy, announces IzWe 2023 as Liki Tiki gets Grammy consideration

    Trinbagonian band, KES continues to share their unique brand of Caribbean music with the mainstream music markets of the world and recently received “Grammy Consideration” for their hit collaboration with Haitian producer, Michael Brun and singer/songwriter, Jonathan Perry entitled, “Liki Tiki“. Fresh from and mere days after concluding their highly-impactful North American “Liki Tiki Tour” […]

    October 31, 2022MusicNo comments
  4. Lila Iké Runs Kingston’s Streets in “Dinero”

    Lila Iké, the Jamaican-born singer and songwriter, has been lauded for her soothing vocal prowess, truth-speaking lyrics and versatile delivery. Today, she showcases her sonic range with her hard-hitting dancehall anthem “Dinero,” produced by Sean Alaric. Lila flows with bravado and grace, commanding the frenetic energy of Kingston’s streets in this accompanying Samo-directed visual. Growing […]

    October 18, 2022Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Jamaica College Old Boys Associations Worldwide Will Start a 30-Day Giving Campaign in October

    All Jamaica College Old Boys’ Association (JCOBA) chapters around the world will launch a 30-day giving campaign, One College, to raise funds in support of the school needs for the current 2022-2023 academic year.  Jamaica College itself will be the primary beneficiary of the first annual 30-day giving campaign. The One College initiative represents a collaboration of all […]

    October 6, 2022EducationNo comments
  6. Maloney increases lead in R5 Rally Championship

    Stuart Maloney has increased his lead in the R5 Rally Championship presented by First Citizens with a series of strong results as the summer break was followed by four qualifying rounds in quick succession. With three wins and a second-place finish, he has now amassed 208 points after 11 of 15 rounds, giving him a […]

    September 16, 2022RallyNo comments
  7. BULBY YORK TEAMS UP WITH MAXI PRIEST FOR NEW SINGLE

    Legendary producer Collin ‘Bulby’ York recruits world-renowned crooner Maxi Priest to explore the ups and downs of toxic love on his new single, “Want Her Love.” The second single off of York’s upcoming album, “Want Her Love” will be released on all platforms on August 26th. “I really want her love, but she’s just no […]

    September 3, 2022MusicNo comments
  8. Sunburn and a Spidey case, free Eyecare from Sandals has many hidden challenges – Cautionary Tale

    If you’re heading for Maxwell between now and Thursday for free eyecare, here are some things to consider… Some patients decided to ambush be there from as early as 4:30 or 5:00 am, but do make sure to carry sunblock, have a large water canteen and two sandwiches plus a folding stool. Be prepared to […]

    August 9, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. IGT Renews Coding and Robotics Camp with Focus on Creating Sustainability within the Region

    International Game Technology (IGT) in collaboration with Mona Geoinformatics Institute (MGI) will be implementing a renewal of its coding and robotics summer programme, dubbed the “IGT Coding & Robotics Rock! Camp” across the Caribbean. The first session of this camp is slated for July 20 – 29 and the second will be held August 15 […]

    July 12, 2022Photo Gallery, TechnologyNo comments
  10. “Dust off the Commonwealth SG elections” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Much has been written in the Caribbean media about the contest surrounding the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General that was decided on Friday, June 24 at an election in Kigali, the Capital of Rwanda. Many statements and claims were made that require clarification, particularly as some of them convey misleading impressions. One of these claims is […]

    July 5, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  11. Dre Island Drops “All Night” and Announces 2nd Album High Times

    The multi-talented Jamaican artist Dre Island sets course to elevate mind, body, and soul on his upcoming sophomore album High Times, out June 3, 2022 via DubShot Records. Following his 2020 debut Now I Rise, the eight-track LP is a steady burn through life’s most precious moments. The album is now available for pre-save. “ ‘All Night’ […]

    May 27, 2022MusicNo comments
  12. Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise Launches Pandora Radio “Takeover”

    Pandora just welcomed Jamrock Reggae Cruise for launching Jamrock Radio, a “takeover” of Pandora’s flagship Reggae Radio station over the weekend. This special takeover will highlight the music from this year’s Welcome to Jamrock Cruise lineup, and will be hosted by cruise founder Damian “Jr Gong” Marley, GRAMMY-nominated songstress Etana, and Christopher Ellis, son of […]

    May 23, 2022MusicNo comments
  13. Jamaican Mompreneur launches rum-centric hideaway in Negril

    A small gathering of local hoteliers and locals came together for the launch of the rum-centric bar Rummaz Bar & Grill on the West End in Negril, Westmoreland sponsored by Worthy Park Estate. Known for birthing the most popular and favoured rums in the world, Jamaica will now have another place to experience world-class rums […]

    April 27, 2022CultureNo comments
  14. RESPECT THE JUX – Tony Sirico, Robert Costanzo, Tobias Truvillion

    Director: G.C. Goba Writer: G.C. Goba Stars: Tony Sirico, Robert Costanzo & Luis Da Silva Jr.

    April 25, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. JESSE ROYAL UNVEILS NEW VIDEO FOR “DIRTY MONEY” Fea. STONEBWOY OFF HIS 2022 GRAMMY NOMINATED ALBUM ‘ROYAL’

    One of reggae’s most prominent voices Jesse Royal reveals a brand new video today for “Dirty Money,” from his 2022 Grammy-nominated sophomore album Royal. The Jamaican  luminary is also back on the road to perform his hits from the acclaimed LP for the first time. “Dirty Money,” featuring Ghanian artist Stonebwoy, addresses greed and corruption in a flawed political system. Jesse co-produced […]

    March 17, 2022Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. NASHVILLE-BASED HIP HOP ARTIST LORD ABSTRACT TAPS DANCEHALL LEGENDS BEENIE MAN & MR LEXX FOR NEW POWERHOUSE SINGLE “BODY HOT”

    Hip hop artist Lord Abstract, who hails from Lansing, Michigan and lives in Nashville, Tennessee, has an affinity for Jamaican dancehall music. For his new song “Body Hot” (out today via Tuff Gong International), the rapper went straight to the source to tap two of genre’s leading icons, including the legendary Beenie Man and Mr. Lexx. The song is off the brand […]

    March 16, 2022MusicNo comments
  17. For the love of Food: Michelin trained Jason Howard curates Valentine’s Dinner at Charela Inn

    Negril’s finest gathered on Monday, February 14th, for Valentine’s Day under the stars of Charela Inn’s in-house restaurant Le Vendôme to indulge in a curated dinner by Michelin trained Chef Jason Howard, and well known Jamaican chefs Haleem Card and Andre Sewell. To end the evening Andre Sewell created a sorrel mousse with an Otaheite […]

    February 17, 2022Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  18. CARPHA Jamaica Addresses Risk-based Post Market Surveillance for Monitoring the Quality of Medicines using Laboratory Testing

    Monitoring medicines quality along the supply chain and detecting substandard, or falsified products are even more critical now, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on supply chains.  Accordingly, the need to ensure standards are maintained for medicines used in the treatment of diseases including COVID-19 has been recognised by CARPHA. Market surveillance and […]

    January 23, 2022HealthNo comments
  19. Inn-spired! Chef Jason Howard begins residency at Le Vendôme Restaurant at Charela Inn, Negril

    Five-star modern Caribbean cuisine trailblazer maestro, Chef Jason Howard begins a month-long residency at the award-winning boutique hotel Charela Inn’s in-house restaurant Le Vendôme. Trained in classic and modern French techniques and pioneering food art, he is known for his unique culinary approach and methods to Caribbean food. Currently based in the UK, Chef Jason […]

    January 14, 2022TravelNo comments
  20. APPLETON ESTATE JAMAICA RUM ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE RUBY ANNIVERSARY EDITION

    Appleton Estate, a global leader in premium aged rums, is proud to announce the launch of Ruby AnniversaryEdition, a limited-edition release celebrating Master Blender Joy Spence’s 40 years of craftsmanship with the distillery. Ruby Anniversary Edition is an exclusive release unlike any before it in the brand’s 270-year history: it is a blend of 5 […]

    January 14, 2022AgricultureNo comments
  21. Sterling Investments Limited cements its status in the J$2.2billion assets club for Q3

    In the penultimate quarter of 2021 facing continued global volatility, uncertainty continued to impact investor sentiment. Yet Sterling Investments Limited (SIL), posted an impressive 27.5% Year-On-Year (YOY) increase in the value of investment securities. Charles Ross, Director, Sterling Investments Ltd stated, “Throughout 2020, Sterling Investments Limited (SIL) was able to generate significant increases in its […]

    January 11, 2022BusinessNo comments
  22. Jamaican PR Executive Kesi Gardner lands role as Caribbean Liaison for International Luxury PR Agency

    After 18 months in operation, The Storyteller Agency. Co. has expanded as the Caribbean liaison for an international PR communications firm, Aura Communications based in New York City. “The global luxury travel market was worth an estimated $945 billion in 2019 (Source: Allied Market Research). Since the pandemic, the demand for luxury has caused many […]

    January 10, 2022BusinessNo comments
  23. WORK IS UNDERWAY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN URBAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN THE KINGSTON METROPOLITAN REGION (KMR)

    Commuters will soon benefit from a new Urban Traffic Management System (UTMS) that will reduce travel times and fuel consumption by 30% through improved traffic control management in the KMR. The UTMS is a component of the Energy Management and Efficiency Programme (EMEP), a government initiative that is a key element of Vision 2030 for […]

    January 5, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  24. The CATAPULT Arts Grant Returns

    The CATAPULT Arts Grant, valued at $210,000 USD, returns to support Caribbean creatives in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arts Grant was born out of a collaboration between Kingston Creative and The American Friends of Jamaica and is partly funded by the Open Society Foundation. All artists that apply for the grant will […]

    January 1, 2022CultureNo comments
  25. DIGICEL UNVEILS SYMPTAI CONSULTING PARTNERSHIP TO BRING CUSTOMERS’ STRATEGIC VISIONS TO LIFE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

    Digicel Group announced they acquired a strategic stake in Caribbean-based Symptai Consulting Limited, which will result in the two companies partnering to help companies bring their strategic vision to life through technology. The partnership is good news for Government and corporate customers across the Caribbean with combined consulting capabilities and service delivery excellence. This will […]

    December 22, 2021BusinessNo comments