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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

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 […]

Courtesy of rickey.org

Anita Antoinette Proudly Sings for Jamaica on The Voice

She did her family – and her native land – proud. Kingston, Jamaica, native Anita Antoinette stepped up to honor her island-nation homeland Monday on The Voice, delivering a theatrical and spirited performance of Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” as her mother – who brought the family to the U.S. for a better life – looked […]

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Jamaica to ‘lively up’ U.K. banana market

Jamaican banana grower-exporters are back in business in Britain after a long spell of absence, with relations between the two nations high on the agenda for U.K. industry body Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC), which was behind a recent deal to reignite supplies. Speaking with www.freshfruitportal.com, chief executive Nigel Jenney explains the working partnership with the Jamaican High Commission […]

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Official “Bob Marley Weed” Will Be For Sale Next Year

The family of reggae superstar Bob Marley, whose public embrace of marijuana made him synonymous with cannabis culture, has joined a private equity firm to launch the first global consumer marijuana brand. Marley Natural products will begin appearing in shops located in countries and U.S. states where marijuana is legally sold in late 2015, the […]

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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