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Tag Archives: Jamaica

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. “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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. CARICOM Scty. Gen. congratulates Jamaica’s Prime Minister on Election victory

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party on their victory in the General Elections of 3 September 2020, and has given the assurance of CARICOM’s full support.. “The people of Jamaica must be commended for the successful conduct of the Elections, […]

    September 9, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  18. 2020 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 29

    The Trinbago Knight Riders once again showed that they are a formidable squad, not just an XI, as even with four changes, Sunil Narine still rested and Colin Munro injured, they put together a superbly planned and executed performance to bowl out the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots inside 19 overs and chase their modest […]

    September 7, 2020CricketNo comments
  19. PANTON, MAYERS SET FOR RETURN OF CLOSED-ROAD ACTION

    Motor sport fans across the island are promised a bumper weekend of action when closed road events return for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The non-championship Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Test Stage in St Peter on Saturday, August 22, will be followed on the Sunday by the Motoring […]

    August 17, 2020RallyNo comments
  20. PROTOJE UNLEASHES “LIKE ROYALTY” FEAT. POPCAAN

    Protoje, one of Jamaica’s most important music figures in front and behind the scenes, will return with arguably his biggest album to date. In Search of Lost Time is available for pre-order today, August 6th and will be released worldwide on August 28th via In.Digg.Nation Collective / Six Course / RCA Records. Today, he reveals […]

    August 7, 2020Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. DIGICEL CEASES ALL PAID ADVERTISING ON FACEBOOK PLATFORMS IN ANTI-HATE SPEECH STAND

    Digicel will cease all paid advertising activities on Facebook platforms globally for the month of July, it was announced today, as the company takes a stand against hate speech online. The move is in solidarity with a number of leading global brands who have moved to send a strong message to Facebook that enough is […]

    July 1, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  22. When can you travel to the Caribbean again?

    It’s every tourist dream to visit the Caribbean. With their deep blue, silver waters, tropical breeze, swaying palm trees, and warm sunny days, it’s the perfect spot to spend your holiday with friends and family. However, tourism has remained as one of the activities cancelled in 2020 due to the ongoing global health concerns.  Fortunately, […]

    June 11, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  23. REGIONAL BANK COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING TOURISM SECTOR

    Despite bleak forecasts for the tourist sector hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, a regional bank is committed to the sector and “will continue to be active” in supporting the Caribbean tourism industry. Speaking recently during a webinar entitled, “Covid-19 and Investment in Caribbean Infrastructure”, Adam Carter, Managing Director and Head, Investment Banking at CIBC FirstCaribbean […]

    May 28, 2020BusinessNo comments
  24. Don’t Delay Treatment for Heart Attack because of COVID19 Fear

    Hospitals around the globe are reporting an overwhelming number of patient admissions due to a heavy influx of COVID-19 patients. Surprisingly, clinicians are reportedly seeing fewer patients with symptoms of heart attack or stroke in emergency departments. Several reports from many countries indicate that patients are delaying seeking treatment for non-COVID related symptoms because they […]

    May 11, 2020HealthNo comments
  25. Leading TT firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout Caribbean

    Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. Analogic is headquartered in Trinidad and is at the forefront of supplying the latest cannabis breeding and testing technology […]

    January 9, 2020HealthNo comments