Kingston on the Edge 2016
KOTE

Here’s the Kingston on the Edge 2016 schedule of events. If this is too small, try here: https://www.facebook.com/85175342479/photos/pcb.10154209845197480/10154209842807480/?type=3&theater

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Jewelry

Look out for the YardEdge 2016 Jewelry Collection coming soon!  The 2016 YardEdge jewelry collection includes an assortment of earrings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants ranging from funky statement pieces to trendy bling. YardEdge’s 2016 collection features an array of semi precious stones and other natural materials including turquoise, jasper, lapis

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Kingston on the Edge 2016
KOTE

Kingston on the Edge (KOTE) 2016 celebrates Jamaican creativity! KOTE is an annual ten-day, multi-venue, non-profit, urban arts festival that supports and promotes positive creative energy in Kingston, Jamaica through artistic exchange and community involvement. Providing a forum outside of traditional spaces, KOTE allows participating artists to express themselves and

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Frenchman's Reef Restaurant, Treasure Beach, Jamaica
Good Food

Here’s a list of 10 great places to eat in Treasure Beach, Jamaica. I’ll be there for Calabash for the next few days and so eating places are on my mind… I haven’t put any contact info as pretty much everyone in Treasure Beach knows where these places are. Treasure

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Community Tourism in Treasure Beach
Worth A Visit

Here’s a great article on the truly  Jamaican “community tourism” experience that Treasure Beach has to offer.  “Away from the all-inclusive resorts, a quiet spot steeps visitors in the culture with Red Stripe beer, roaming goats and soccer on the beach.” Read more: http://www.startribune.com/finding-authentic-jamaica-at-jake-s-on-treasure-beach/380139271/

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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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