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The Regional Super50 day/night semi-finals have begun in the Caribbean. Yesterday, the first semi-final, took place between Jamaica’s Scorpions and Trinidad & Tobago’s Red Force at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua. The Scorpions crushed defending champs Red Force by a historic 292 runs, amassing 434 for four off their 50 overs, setting a record for […]

Leader of Jamaica’s opposition People’s National Party, Portia Simpson-Miller is stepping down. Yesterday during a meeting of the PNP’s National Executive Council,  Simpson-Miller announced she would submit her resignation on April 2, following her contribution to the Budget Debate in parliament, scheduled for March 16. She will remain the Member of Parliament for St Andrew […]

The Jamaican music fraternity has lost 2 legendary stalwarts. First on Wednesday legendary trombonist Nambo Robinson passed away. Born Ronald Robinson, Nambo remained one of the most in demand studio musicians in Jamaica for more than 40 years. He was also a vocalist, percussionist, and recording artist, releasing 4 solo albums. He began his career […]

Jamaica’s Alpha Institute will rename is Music Technology Department in honor of Dancehall artist Sean Paul. Announced yesterday, ALPHA Institute’s Music Technology Department will be renamed the Sean Paul Henriques Media Centre. The honor came after Sean Paul toured the school in December and donated JA$1.5 million to its music technology program. The donation will […]

A former Jamaica and West Indies batsman has been appointed Director of Cricket for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). On Tuesday, Jimmy Adams officially took over the position on a three-year contract. Adams who turned 49 just the day before the announcement, replaces Richard Pybus, who opted not to renew his 3-year contract. The […]

FIFA will be moving its regional office to Barbados. Football’s world governing body will move its office from Jamaica to Barbados by the end of February. The announcement was made last Thursday by Barbados Football Association (BFA) President Randy Harris at the BFA headquarters. President of the Barbados Football Association (BFA), Randy Harris, said “when […]

A teacher in the U.K. has created the first talking dollie that speaks Jamaican patois. Saffron Jackson – of St. Catherine Jamaica, officially launched her Zuree Doll Collection with dollie Toya, at the Jamaican High Commission in the U.K. in November. Toya – described as African/Caribbean, with brown skin, brown eyes, and black curly hair, […]


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