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Yoga

“Gentle is the new advanced” – J. Brown Join Karin Thursdays at 10am for Gentle Yoga for Overall Wellbeing at Afya Yoga Studios, 2D Bamboo Ave, Kingston 6. This practice explores how yoga can build strength, flexibility and balance using gentle yoga postures and mindful breathing. This practice also explores

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Yardie Film
Film

The film is an adaptation of Victor Headley’s novel of the same name. The film follows the story of a young Jamaican named “D” who comes to London in the early 1980’s and unexpectedly finds the murderer of his brother from back in Jamaica ten years before. Elba who also

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Worth A Visit

Here are some more great reasons to visit Treasure Beach other than for Calabash Literary Festival coming up June 1-3! Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth is a small fishing and farming town on Jamaica’s south coast. It’s worth a visit! A Jamaican fishing village, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth The breadbasket of

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Books

Jamaica’s premier literary event, Calabash Literary Festival, is here again! Here’s the link to this year’s festival: Calabash festival schedule About Calabash The Calabash International Literary Festival was founded in 2001 by novelist Colin Channer with the support of two friends, the poet Kwame Dawes and the producer Justine Henzell. Their

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Books

If you’re looking for transportation to Treasure Beach for the Calabash weekend, you’ll be happy to hear that there’s a bus service to and from the Calabash Literay Festival! Individual and group bookings are  available. On Saturday June 2: Buses depart Kingston at 7am,10am and 12pm from Bookophilia. Buses depart

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Jamaican Farmers
Environment

166 farmers in St Thomas and St Andrew are now certified in climate smart farming techniques to improve their produce while protecting their lands and the island’s water supply. According to an advisory from the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), the farmers have successfully completed a 13-week climate smart land

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Ganja
Current Affairs

Here’s an update from FORBES Magazine on the legal status of marijuana or ganja in Jamaica for those looking to add some ganja smoking to their next visit to Jamaica.  Depending on whom you ask, Red Stripe, Rum and Reggae are the main reasons to take a trip to Jamaica.

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Redselecter

Here’s the Tmrw.Tday Culture Fest 2018 schedule! 2018 SCHEDULE Don’t miss REDSELECTER playing on May 3!   Check him out on Facebook: Redselecter About Redselecter Kingston, Jamaica based DJ and producer Redselecter (Christopher Edmonds) is at the forefront of the new wave of house and electronic music from the Caribbean.

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Banyan Tribe Wellness & Yoga

If you look at all the research, experiences are what make you happy. For more on wellness experiences in Jamaica: Our Banyan Tribe Wellness & Yoga

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Current Affairs

KAYA Farms — a sister company to Kaya Herbhouse, home to Jamaica’s first legal medical cannabis dispensary — on Tuesday had its first official “cut” and harvest under the watchful eyes of the Cannabis Licensing Authority’s (CLA) interim Chief Executive Officer Augustus Staples at its farm in Drax Hall, St

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