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As the world prepares to mark the 73rd anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth tomorrow, many persons can’t help but wonder what the Gong would be singing about today, had his life not been cut short by cancer 37 years ago. Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Bob’s last-born son and recipient of the 2018 Best Reggae Album […]

Mark Lipsky, the man who assisted with the production of a musical collaboration between Shabba Ranks and Eddie Murphy titled I Was a King, has inked a deal for the production of the upcoming film, So Enticing, which is slated to be shot in Jamaica later this year. Lipsky is known worldwide for his role as executive […]

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica —  The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona has reported that a minor earthquake struck near Maggoty in St Elizabeth this morning. The magnitude 3.9 quake, which had a focal depth of 4.3 km, occurred about 8:35 am. It was reportedly felt in St James, Westmoreland and Hanover, […]

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — London will host a new World Cup this summer featuring eight top nations including the United States and Jamaica, British Athletics announced on Monday. Britain, the United States, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica and South Africa will compete at the London Stadium on July 14-15. The tournament follows last year’s […]

Jay Ajayi hopes he has inspired fellow Britons after helping the Philadelphia Eagles to an historic victory in Super Bowl LII. Running back Ajayi, who was born in London before moving to the United States as a youngster, was part of the Eagles team that claimed a maiden Super Bowl win by beating the New […]

Jamaica beat USA to capture the men’s 4x200m title at 89 at Saturday’s (January 27) Dr. Sanders Invitational (Indoor) inside the Armory, New York City. The quartet of Colin King, Kevon Rattray, Jermaine Brown and Andre Clarke, completed the four-lap event in 1:25.65 to beat Guyana 1:28.08 and USA 1:32. In the women’s 4x200m final, […]

About 950 workers remain trapped in a gold mine in South Africa after a storm caused a power cut, preventing them from getting out, Without electricity, lifts could not bring the night shift workers to the surface, but they “appear to be fine”, a spokesman for their employer said. He said about 65 miners have […]

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) is working collaboratively with the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) and other CARICOM countries to develop a standard that will address Minimum Energy Performance for Refrigerators, Air Conditioners and Lighting. This energy efficiency standard is expected to ensure that all appliances imported into Guyana and […]

Lawmakers yesterday voted unanimously to extend the state of public emergency in St James by three months, sending a strong signal to the criminal underworld that legislators were in unison as they approved a resolution to cramp the record murder rate in the parish. Fifty-one parliamentarians voted in support of extending the state of public […]

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley wins the 2015 Best Reggae Album Grammy for Stony Hill. Gong picked up his third Grammy at the 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at Madison Square Gardens in New York City on Sunday night. Damian Marley released the 18 track album on July 21st in 2017. The project was released under Republic Records and […]


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