Month: January 2015

List: Global Bob Marley 70th Birthday Events

We’ve rounded up a full list of Bob Marley 70th celebrations taking place from Jamaica to Jerusalem. If you’re reading from any of these locations, be sure to join the party on social media using the hashtags #idiGreggae and #bobmarley70. January

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Let’s Build A Vibe – Reggae Month 2015

Sunday marks the start of February, which is celebrated in Jamaica as Reggae Month. Last year, we brought you profiles, playlists, interviews and more, and we’re kicking it up a notch this year with our Interactive Reggae Month Special. In addition

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5 Things To Do This Weekend – Jan 30-Feb 1

TGIF! We have a full plate this weekend, with live musical events for every taste. The big event this weekend is Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, at the Greenfield stadium in Falmouth, Trelawny. The festival started yesterday evening and closes in

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Bob Marley at 70 – The Legacy Continues

Reggae Month 2015 is extra special as the legend himself, Bob Marley, would have turned 70 this February 6. Reggae fans at home and abroad are marking this milestone birthday with major events. In Marley’s hometown of Kingston, his big

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 30, 2015

Wheelchair-Bound Man Killed By JUTC Bus. People’s National Party councillor for the Papine Division, Venesha Phillips, is expressing sadness over the death of Marlon King, a physically challenged man who was killed in an incident involving a Jamaica Urban Transit Company

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Jamaica Jazz & Blues Playlist

Live music fans, are you ready? Jamaica Jazz & Blues kicks off tonight! We’ve made a playlist with one song each from the performers’ catalogues to get you in the mood for the three-night festival. Enjoy! Baltimore – The Tamlins Black

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Breaking Bad Habits – Tips To Help You Quit Smoking And Drinking

We’re almost at the end of Janurary, and each Thursday, we’ve been sharing some tips to help you achieve the top new year resolutions, such as saving money, losing weight and managing stress. This week, we wrap up the series with

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 29, 2015

Extradition Buzz: Alleged Scammer Yields To US Request – More Cases In Works. Almost two years after lawmakers in the United States (US) demanded that Jamaicans involved in the lottery scam – that has fleeced elderly American citizens of millions of

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Investing In Jamaica In 2014 (Or Not Investing)

If your Grandma/Aunt/Uncle/Cousin/Sister/Brother/Mother/Father/Friend in the USA sent you US$1,000 on December 31, 2013 and said that’s my gift to you, no strings attached, what would you have done with it? Here’s a small list of some things you could have

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 28, 2015

Judges Livid – Only Politicians To Retain Automatic Right To Police Bodyguards. Some of the country’s judges yesterday responded with fury after it was announced that they would no longer be automatically assigned bodyguards… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Lotto Closes In

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