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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 […]

he Government alone cannot shoulder the responsibility of lessening the plight of the nation’s most vulnerable children. Members of the private sector and the public must also act if these youngsters are to see a brighter future, many-time World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt has asserted. In a speedy response to the fire that destroyed […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is sending a women’s bobsled team to the Olympics for the first time. Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who drove for the U.S. at the 2014 Sochi Games, will pilot the Jamaican sled in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. It’ll likely be pushed by Carrie Russell, a sprinter who helped Jamaica win gold […]

  By Ann Maloney NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune In an ideal world, jerk chicken would be grilled over an open fire scented with pimento wood, the sounds of sizzling meat mingling with the gentle lapping of waves and a favorite reggae tune. These days, Clinton “Johnny” Haughton of Montego Bay, Jamaica, owner of Johnny’s Jamaican Grill, makes […]

After retiring from athletics as one of the sport’s greatest ever, Usain Bolt continues to set his sights on a professional football career. Sprint star Usain Bolt will undergo a trial with Borussia Dortmund in a bid to earn a professional contract at Manchester United. The Jamaican, an all-time athletics legend after winning eight Olympic […]

As seen on : https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/jamaica-travel-advisory.html Travel Advisory January 10, 2018 Jamaica – Level 2: Exercise increased caution C Exercise increased caution in Jamaica due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Some areas of Kingston due to crime. Some areas of Montego Bay due to crime. Spanish Town due to crime.  […]

The government of Jamaica is attempting to make amends for the 1963 Coral Gardens massacre. Yesterday, Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness, formally apologized to the Rastafarian community for the atrocities committed against them more than 50 years ago, via a statement in Parliament, Holness called the Coral Gardens incident “A grave injustice” and said that […]

Athletes from Jamaica and the Dominican Republic returned home from the 2017 Special Olympic Winter Games as medal winners. Jamaica’s 18 man team won 5 medals – 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze, its best medal haul ever and the first time all Jamaica’s competitors medaled in the games. Speed skaters Romaine Austin won […]


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