Bob Marley's Family
Star Sightings

Check out this rare photo shoot where GQ Style caught up with the Marleys – sons, daughters, and grandchildren… Read more: http://www.gq.com/story/bob-marley-family-photos

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Shaare Shalom, Jamaica’s sole synagogue
Jamaican History

Here is an interesting article on Jamaica’s Jewish heritage: “Once, Semitic swashbucklers battled for control of the Caribbean island. Today, some tour operators and cultural historians are calling attention to the country’s little-known Jewish heritage.” Read more: travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/jewish-pirates-jamaica-kingston

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Jamaica and Globalization
Current Affairs

Here’s an interesting article from The Economist about how Jamaica can benefit from globalisation.  IT IS EASY to succumb to the romance of Jamaica over dinner with Chris Blackwell in GoldenEye, his boutique hotel in the grounds of Ian Fleming’s Caribbean retreat. Mr Blackwell’s mother was Fleming’s mistress, muse and

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UWI Net Zero Energy Building
Environment

Construction of the Caribbean’s first Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) is to commence shortly at The University of the West Indies (UWI).  Ground was broken on May 10 at the UWI for the approximately J$61.48 million (US$500,000) project, to be situated along Gibraltar Way on the UWI Mona campus. The

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YardEdge earrings
Jewelry

YardEdge Jewelry 2016 YardEdge’s 2016 Jewelry line combines sterling silver, semi precious stones as well as various other types of materials. Semi precious stones include turquoise, fresh water pearls, hematite, jasper among others. YardEdge jewelry is inspired by the many moods and colours of Jamaica. For more information on our

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Usain Bolt
Sports

What does life in athletics look like after Usain Bolt? Here’s a story from CNN talking about life after Usain Bolt in athletics. They’re wondering how interesting athletics will be after Usain hangs up his spikes….Team Jamaica to the rescue? According to Daley Thompson, ‘Without Usain Bolt athletics ranks beside mud-wrestling’ (CNN) With

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Kingston on the Edge 2016
KOTE

Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) 2016 – Kingston Art is Happening KOTE 2016 runs from June 17 – 26.  KOTE is Jamaica’s urban arts festival which happens every year in Kingston. Past KOTEs have showcased Jamaica’s plethora of artists, dancers, actors, musicians, singers and more! Create a KOTE 2016 Logo

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Calabash2016
Books

Calabash 2016 will be held this year from June 3 to 5 in Treasure Beach, Jamaica.  Check out Calabash 2016 schedule here: http://www.calabashfestival.org/2016/schedule.html About Calabash – Jamaica’s Premier Literary Festival  The Calabash International Literary Festival was founded in 2001 by three Jamaicans the novelist Colin Channer, the poet Kwame Dawes and

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Sean Paul
Sean Paul

Sean Paul joins forces with Magic!, the Canadian pop-reggae quartet, to produce this new single and video, “Lay You Down Easy”.  Sean Paul has been busy lately producing lots of collabs with various artists and we’ve been enjoying them! Looking forward to the next album! For more on Sean Paul: allseanpaul.com  

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Hilary Nicholson and Karen Harriott for Woman Tongue
Drama

The sterling talents of Barbara McCalla, Karen Harriott, Carol Lawes, Hilary Nicholson and Bertina Macaulay have been pulled together to make up the all-star cast for the upcoming play Woman Tongue. With celebrated director Eugene Williams and lighting designer John DaCosta also on board, Woman Tongue is promising to be

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