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23 min ago | The Gleaner
Much outrage has been coming from fans and associates of Vybz Kartel following the use of one of his songs as the soundtrack for a video showing crossing-dressing and homosexual men in New Kingston.
4 hrs ago | The Gleaner
This Emancipation weekend will come alive as Smirnoff in association with Dream Entertainment, will invade the white sandy beaches of Negril for the 10-party, week-long extravaganza, Smirnoff Dream weekend.
8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
ON Monday, Jamaica will begin its quest to regain the World Reggae Dance Championship at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew.
12 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
REUSING wastewater might not be able to alleviate the current crisis of water shortage and raging bush fires brought on by the prolonged dry spell being experienced across the island, but biochemist and bioprocess engineer Denise Forrest believes it ought to form part of government's water strategy for future planning.
16 hrs ago | Travel World News
Reggae fans across the United States can experience the Marley magic this summer as the Jamaica Tourist Board has joined forces with Grammy Award winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley for his 2014 Fly Rasta North American Tour.
17 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer
PAYMASTER Jamaica Limited yesterday relaunched its Loyalty Rewards Programme, offering members up to $1.5 million in benefits which company CEO Audrey Marks said was a major upgrade.
While homosexuality is not technically illegal in Jamaica, British colonial anti-buggery laws punish sodomy with a 10-year prison sentences and hard labor.
ENP Newswire - 29 July 2014 Release date- 28072014 - Existing and new businesses operating in Jamaica will benefit from streamlined regulations and processes, public-private partnerships, as well as training and access to financing as a result of a US$ 50 million loan for the Foundations for Competitiveness and Growth Project, approved by the World ... (more)
JN Fund Managers has strengthened its commitment to the development of young entrepreneurs in Jamaica by funding over 200 high school students to receive business training and mentorship.
THE Tourism Product Development Company says there will be a zero tolerance approach to private and commercial jet ski operators who refuse to adhere to the regulations governing the industry.
MANY of us, at home or abroad, have a love-hate relationship with our country. The love part is about the richness of our natural resources and the vibrancy of the culture we have created from the fusion of our predominantly African ancestry, sprinkled with Taino, Asian and Europeans.
With a fog machine, a generator and some studio lights, the gyrating youth take the genre's powerful sexuality and turn into an occasionally direct confrontation the society that produced it.
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University student Clare Mobley has been awarded one of two annual $1,000 scholarships presented by Lambda Iota Tau , a national literary society.
Chang, who was conferred with the Order of Jamaica in 2011 and the Order of Canada in 2014, was ailing for some time.
A service of Thanksgiving for the late former Jamaica honorary consul to Atlanta, Vin Martin, will be held at the Springfield Baptist church in Conyers, Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday, August 1. Martin, who passed away on July 23, was born on July 31, 1943 in Jackson Town, Trelawny.
SANDALS and Beaches Ocho Rios Region crowned its top male and female singers, models and dancer for 2014 at an exciting event dubbed ENCORE at Sandals Grande Riviera recently.
PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday expressed 'deep sadness' at the passing of Jamaican-born Canadian business leader and philanthropist G Raymond Chang.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 09:59 pm
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