Month: February 2015

5 Things To Do This Weekend – Feb 27-March 1

TGIF! Can you believe February is basically done already? Here are some fun events for you to enjoy this weekend. Rock away at the 2nd staging of Oneness Reggae Fest, featuring a Retro Reggae Jam tonight and a live show tomorrow

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7 Times We Reminded the World It Was Cool to Be Jamaican

It is a good time to be Jamaican. From music to sports to culture, Jamaica has made an indelible mark on the world stage. One just has to search for the hashtags #BobMarley70 or #KaciFennelShouldHaveWon on Twitter to see what a

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Up Next: 7 Reggae Artistes Ready To ‘Buss’ Big

Jamaican artistes have been ‘crossing over’ into international stardom since Millie Small in the 1960s. We’ve had, of course, Bob Marley and The Wailers and just about all of his singing sons. In more recent times, we’ve seen Beenie Man,

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6 Things People Who Love Jamaica Will Understand

Today is #JamaicaDay in schools across the island.  Jamaica Day is an annual celebration of all things Jamaican and this year is no different. The Norman Manley High School will be center stage as it observes under the theme ‘Celebrating Jamaica:

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 27, 2015

150 Years After The Morant Bay Rebellion … St Thomas Begs For Development. Legend has it that after the Morant Bay Rebellion in 1865, Queen Victoria, in anger, broke her pen and uttered the words “those rebels, let them suffer”… Read

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6 Epic Facts About Reverend Glen Archer

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” Brad Henry The late Reverend O.J. Archer, B.Th., O.D. was an amazing individual who coached his way into the hearts of many Jamaicans by leading

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Before & After Reggae: Dancehall Nice Again!

We’re celebrating reggae all month long on diGJamaica.com, but we’re also going to be looking at the bigger picture when it comes to Jamaican music. Although reggae is the most widely known type of music to emerge from the island, it was

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 26, 2015

Revoked! Senior Cops Lose US Visas. Two high-ranking police officers have reportedly joined the list of members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) whose visas have been revoked by the United States government… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com JLP Chairman Rips Babsy

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Reggae Around The World – The Americas

Our final stop on the 2015 Reggae Month world tour is close to home. This week, we look at reggae music in the Americas. We hope you’ve enjoyed learning more about how reggae has impacted various parts of the globe. Canada Canadian reggae

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 25, 2015

New Law To Allow Government To Sell Delinquent Taxpayers’ Property. It will soon take just a few years of delinquency in the payment of property taxes to cause landowners to lose their property if legislation tabled in Parliament yesterday is approved…

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