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‘Broadbandits’ give Bolt the run-around in new Virgin Media ad

Olympic 100m champion Usain Bolt stars in another Virgin Media TV ad. Usain Bolt has returned to UK TV screens for the latest Virgin Media advertising campaign, which sees him sharing his broadband connection with three 'gadget rascals'. In the firm's new TV ad, the champion sprinter is joined by three cheeky racoons - known as the Broadbandits - who cause chaos while he tries to stream … [Read More...]

Entertainment

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Soul Skelly – Jamaican Talent in NYC

Jamaicans make an impact wherever they go- they pursue their dreams and work hard by using their talents. I had the pleasure of speaking with one such talented member of the Jamaican diaspora who lives in New York City – the upcoming dancehall artiste Soul Skelly. This budding musical lyricist is the voice behind the […]

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‘Broadbandits’ give Bolt the run-around in new Virgin Media ad

Olympic 100m champion Usain Bolt stars in another Virgin Media TV ad. Usain Bolt has returned to UK TV screens for the latest Virgin Media advertising campaign, which sees him sharing his broadband connection with three ‘gadget rascals’. In the firm’s new TV ad, the champion sprinter is joined by three cheeky racoons – known […]

Business

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British Jamaican rum enters world trade market

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Morant Bay Rum – founded by the Morant Bay Distillery owner Peter Townsend – will make its international debut in London at the International Food & Drink Expo (IFE) at the Excel centre in March. The four-day IFE Expo is said to attract people from more than 100 countries, covering food and […]

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Investment Opportunities Main Area of Focus at Jamaica’s Diaspora Conference 2015

Investment opportunities in Jamaica will be the main area of focus, when the sixth biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference is held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James, from June 13 to 18. Hon. Arnaldo Brown, said this emphasis will be a continuation of activities initially undertaken at the 2013 conference, and is in […]

Law & Politics

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Jamaican opposition: Marijuana bill opens door to discrimination

Opposition members in Jamaica’s Senate warn that a bill to decriminalize the use of marijuana for medicinal or religious purposes could lead to discrimination. Sen. Tom Tavares-Finson said he is against Section 7 of the bill because it gives power to the Minister of Justice “to authorize persons, groups or organizations, he recognizes as Rastafarian, […]

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Jamaica Sees Success in Curbing Killings by Police

Courtesy of abcnews.com: Jamaican police have often been viewed with suspicion and fear, routinely accused of indiscriminately using their weapons and intentionally killing suspects as the island struggled with soaring violent crime. Now, with overall violence ebbing, the Caribbean country is on track to have the fewest deaths at the hands of law enforcement in years, […]

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Jamaica Falls on Corruption Perception Index

Courtesy of the Jamaica Gleaner: FORMER CONTRACTOR General Greg Christie has harshly criticised the Government for its seeming lacklustre approach to fighting corruption even as the country slips in the latest corruption perception index (CPI) rankings released by global anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International (TI). In the 2014 CPI, Transparency International reports that Jamaica has fallen two […]

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