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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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Jamaican Actress Shauna King lands role on “Criminal Minds”

Actress Shauna Chin is hoping her role on the hit CBS series Criminal Minds will lead to more acting opportunities in Hollywood. The Montego Bay-born Chin shot scenes for an upcoming episode of the popular television drama this week. She told Splash how the part came about. “Over the years I’ve developed a relationship with […]

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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 […]

Business

Women Agriculture

Red Stripe Enrolls More Women in Casava Project

In doing its part to curb unemployment among women and enhance the agricultural sector, Red Stripe has made it its mandate to recruit 40 per cent of females for their cassava cultivation project. The company has established a cluster of cassava farms across the island, in keeping with its overall aim to significantly cut production […]

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Grant Gives Red Stripe Thumbs Up For Casava Plan

  President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) Senator Norman Grant has endorsed the cassava cultivation project under which Red Stripe is investing US$1.3 million in a processing plant to extract starch to replace imported high-maltose corn syrup which currently accounts for as much as 40 per cent of the ingredients in some of its […]

Law & Politics

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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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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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