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16 Jamaican Women Who Created History

Jamaican women have recorded a number of great accomplishments over the years, oftentimes creating history on the global stage. Today, in honour of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we celebrate the achievements of 16 trailblazing ladies: Alia Atkinson – On

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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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Hot Chat – A Conversation With Shaggy On Going Global With Reggae

Without a doubt, international reggae-pop superstar Shaggy continues to make a unique mark around the world. His record includes a Grammy, eight number 1 hits, twelve international top ten singles and two multi-platimum albums, one of which is the only diamond-selling reggae album, Hot

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 31, 2014

Gleaner Honour Awards – Just Two Good: Shelly-Ann, Tessanne Named Women Of The Year. Two of Jamaica’s most celebrated women, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Tessanne Chin, created history yesterday when they were chosen as the 2013 Gleaner Honour Awards Women Of The

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 14, 2014

Gov’t Asset Sell-Off – UDC To Divest State-Owned Properties This Week. The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is poised this week to rake in hundreds of millions of dollars from the long-overdue divestment of several public assets in the Corporate Area and

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#DestinationDowntown

Once upon a time, just a few decades ago, downtown Kingston was the jewel in Jamaica’s crown, boasting all the amenities of a modern, prosperous city. The narrow streets boasted successful businesses, majestic theatres, awe-inspiring places of worship and stately administrative

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Why It Is Important To Buy Music

Jamaica is world-renowned for several things, including athletics, Blue Mountain coffee and, of course, our music. People in just about every country can identify Bob Marley and will hum at least the title of his global anthem, One Love. He is,

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120 Memorable Moments In Jamaica In 2013

What a year 2013 has been! There have been many memorable moments, including a fractious political leadership challenge, a new IMF deal, shocking positive drug tests for some of our elite athletes,  international glory and accolades for other sprinting stars

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 23, 2013

T&T Job Magnet – Jamaicans Drawn To Employment Opportunities In Twin-Island Republic. Trinidad and Tobago – the twin-island republic in the eastern Caribbean – is truly the great Caribbean lure for Jamaican job seekers, and the signs are there for all

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Image Of The Week – Tessanne Fever In Half Way Tree

Jamaicans at home and abroad gathered in front of any available screen on Tuesday, December 17, anxiously awaiting the moment when our songbird, Tessanne Chin would be crowned the Season 5 winner of Emmy-winning US talent competition The Voice. A

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