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Raging Fyah in Germany at Reggaejam 2014

Raging Fyah Shares Highlights From “DESTINY” Tour & New Music Video

Kingston, Jamaica - Over the last two months, there has been a rhythmic flame blazing a trail around the reggae scene with the ever growing band, Raging Fyah, touring across Europe, North America and Russia.    As music and reggae festivals were in full peak over the summer season, the talented collective have been sharing sounds of their latest album “Destiny” with crowds in Germany, … [Read More...]

Entertainment

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“He no Faking Jamaican” – Fraser Kershaw

Contributed – Island boy, water boy, jungle boy, and star, is how the bio currently stands for star Fraser Kershaw.  He has a heart for the Caribbean people as he takes his breaks climbing coconut trees. One should never go dry with our guy. Kershaw is known to pluck a few coconuts down and give them […]

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Jamaicans awarded in Caribbean Life’s “40 Under 40″ Awards

There was nothing but sheer ecstasy last Thursday night as Caribbean Life, the nation’s most-widely circulated Caribbean newspaper, honored its “40 Under 40” Caribbean achievers at a gala ceremony at Sirico’s in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The second annual event, held in conjunction with DiasporaDashb‌oard.Com, a New York City-based company headed by former […]

Business

Dunn's River Falls. Courtesy of siliconcaribe.com

Jamaica to Welcome 3.5M Visitors This Year, Official Says

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism and entertainment minister, Wykeham McNeill, said Jamaica is on track to welcome some 3.5 million visitors this year. The number, he said, involves a combination of cruise passengers and stopover arrivals. McNeill was addressing the opening session of the two-day Tourism Outlook Seminar on Thursday at the Montego Bay […]

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Jamaicans awarded in Caribbean Life’s “40 Under 40″ Awards

There was nothing but sheer ecstasy last Thursday night as Caribbean Life, the nation’s most-widely circulated Caribbean newspaper, honored its “40 Under 40” Caribbean achievers at a gala ceremony at Sirico’s in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The second annual event, held in conjunction with DiasporaDashb‌oard.Com, a New York City-based company headed by former […]

Law & Politics

Obama immigration speech

Obama fly the gate?! Illegal immigrants can come out of the shadows…

Courtesy of (CNN) Washington – President Barack Obama is ordering the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he is acting illegally by moving unilaterally to shield five million undocumented immigrants. Obama rejected accusations by conservatives that he is offering a free pass to undocumented immigrants and warned in a […]

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Jamaican Judge Robinson elected to ICJ ahead of Argentine

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaican Judge Patrick Robinson was today elected to the panel of judges which will serve the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague starting February 25, next year, for a nine-year period. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs this afternoon said that the elections were marked until the final round by differing […]

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Ganja decriminalisation brings ‘war on drugs’ to Jamaica

JAMAICA’S decriminalisation of ganja has placed the island in the centre of activities related to the ‘war on drugs’, ahead of the critical United Nations General Assembly (UNGASS) where fire works is expected when the issue is discussed in 2016. Last week, two of the leading organisations preparing the ground for changes in the rules […]

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