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Widow of the ‘Cool Ruler’, June Isaacs, told The Gleaner that the marker will be placed “on behalf of the British government in recognition of Gregory’s place of abode.” The website www.english-heritage.org.uksays in England “London’s famous blue plaques link the people of the past with the buildings of the present. Now run by English Heritage, the London blue

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

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,

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


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