Jamaica's Blue Mountains
Worth A Visit

“AT THE moment, it hasn’t quite sunk in yet. It all seems very surreal. This has just been such a long time in coming,” Dr Susan Otuokon, executive director of the Jamaica Conservation Development Trust (JCDT), told The Gleaner via email from Bonn, Germany, on Friday. She was responding to

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Jamaica's Blue Mountains
Worth A Visit

July 3, 2015 is a historic day for Jamaica and Jamaican people as our renowned Blue and John Crow Mountains was inscribed to UNESCO’s Prestigious World Heritage List. This is Jamaica’s first world heritage site. Today the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee during its 39th session taking place in Bonn, Germany

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Happening on the Edge 2015

The Independence Village will see the return of The Aunty Roachy Festival this year on Monday, August 3. Joining the Independence Village roster for the second time, the free literary festival will run from 1:30 – 5:30 pm and promises to be even better the second time around covering a

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Actress Michael Hyatt
Film

When your parents are legendary comedian, actor and broadcaster Charles Hyatt and musicologist and art historian Vera Hyatt it may be fair to assume that the arts are in your blood. Ms. Hyatt will be sharing with Jamaican actors and other industry practitioners on Saturday July 25 at the Dennis

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The Portland Bight Wildlife Centre
Worth A Visit

  The Caribbean Coastal Area Management (C-CAM) Foundation is developing a wetlands and wildlife centre in Salt River, Clarendon to be opened in July 2015 for a pilot phase of operation.  The multi million-dollar facility is in its final stages of construction and will promote ecotourism and wildlife conservation in southern Clarendon and

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KOTE

Kinston on the Edge 2015 is not quite over…if you missed any of the following Studio Exhibitions you still have time to see them & to meet the artists!! Little Women (Redbones Gallery) Chandis Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm (Show ends Sat July 4) Tarp Project (NLS Studios) Garfield Morgan Fri. 10am-5pm

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Music

Check out the official music video for Jamaican songstress Denyque’s latest 2015 track “Ring The Alarm”. Buy it on iTunes http://znc.bz/SPR02 Denyque – “Ring The Alarm” from Her Name Is Denyque EP On the Full Speed Riddim produced by Sean Paul

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Jamaican photographer, Pierre Diaz for this photo from the edge! These beautiful waterfalls are in White River, St. Mary and looks like a great place for a cool dip this hot summer!

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KOTE2015_Schedule
KOTE

  Here’s the schedule for this year’s KOTE.  Lineup looks great!

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Books

Jamaican authors Pamela Mordecai and Kellie Magnus will be participating in this book festival in Brooklyn, New York on June 6th.  Pamela Mordecai will be reading from her new book, Red Jacket.  About Red Jacket Available: February 28, 2015 TAP Book (Distributed by Dundurn) 9781459729407 “Growing up on the Caribbean

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