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Kingston is the capital of the island of Jamaica, lying on its southeast coast. In the city center, the Bob Marley Museum is housed in the reggae singer’s former home. Nearby, Devon House is a colonial-era mansion with period furnishings. Hope Botanical Gardens & Zoo showcases native flora and fauna. Northeast of the city, the Blue Mountains are a renowned coffee-growing region with trails and waterfalls.
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News
  • I-Octane urges parents to support children’s dream to entertain - Puts daughter on major stage as example
  • Dancehall entertainer I-Octane is beaming now that his daughter Octavia, an aspiring recording artiste, received the opportunity to perform on a major stage. Last Sunday in the wee hours, the proud father invited his 10-year-old daughter to share...
  • Published On : Sat, 25 Jan 2020

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  • BRT is in no competition - Organisers says Jamaican debut was largely requested
  • While Beach Road Trip (BRT) Weekend gears up to make its debut in Jamaica, organisers are making it clear they are not here to start any competition with the other party weekend that already exists on the island. In an interview with The Gleaner...
  • Published On : Sat, 25 Jan 2020

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  • Morgan Heritage stages all-genre iJAM festival in Florida
  • Roots reggae sibling group Morgan Heritage – namely Roy ‘Gramps’ Morgan, Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan and Memmalatel ‘Mojo’ Morgan – have embraced a new challenge, the inaugural staging of the iJAM Music Festival. Scheduled for Orlando’s Tinker Field in...
  • Published On : Sat, 25 Jan 2020

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  • Pliers ‘shook’ by apocalyptic vision - Reggae singer moved to record gospel song
  • This may sound rather dramatic, but it was an apocalyptic vision that changed the path for reggae singer Pliers and led him to record his very first gospel song. Pliers’ end time scene was played out about two months ago, and to this day, he is...
  • Published On : Sat, 25 Jan 2020

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  • 'Best birthday gift'...Twins for reggae singer Romain Virgo and wife
  • Reggae singer Romain Virgo has double reasons to celebrate today.It's the singer’s 30th birthday and his wife, Elizabeth, has given birth to twins. The sex of the babies are still unknown but an overjoyed Virgo took to social...
  • Published On : Fri, 24 Jan 2020

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  • Five Questions with … Ce’Cile
  • From the genesis of her career, dancehall entertainer Ce’Cile has always sought to break new ground so that she could plant the seeds for success – and she flourished – adding a bit of change that the local music industry needed to see from female...
  • Published On : Fri, 24 Jan 2020

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  • Pantomime: a community drama with colour and music
  • Because of the approach taken by the Edna Manley College’s School of Drama and the Sistren Theatre Collective, community drama in Jamaica is about helping communities to solve social problems. Often, the dramatic work is created through discussions...
  • Published On : Fri, 24 Jan 2020

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  • ‘South Wind’ blows from Chevelle Franklyn
  • This year is shaping up to be a big one for the local gospel industry – in terms of album releases from major artistes. In addition to Kevin Downswell hitting the road again for his successful Realignment Tour later this summer, to coincide with...
  • Published On : Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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  • Kevin Downswell kicks off 2020 with double single release
  • Gospel artiste Kevin Downswell is not a man ever short on words, or air from the diaphragm. Last week, the performer invited a small group of close friends and relatives to gather in a private listening session for not one, but two singles. In...
  • Published On : Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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  • Soyini Phillips ready to transform Miss Universe Jamaica Central
  • In 2014, Soyini Phillips won the first Miss Universe Jamaica Central Pageant. Now, at 23 years old, the beauty queen, TV presenter and journalist is the new pageant manager. Pointing out that it has been a lifelong dream of hers to contribute to the holistic development of young women, Phillips described this latest achievement as an honour...
  • Published On : Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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  • Meghan’s dad fears he won’t see her again
  • Thomas Markle doesn’t think he’ll see his daughter, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, ever again. The retired lighting director hasn’t had contact with the former Suits actress since before she married Prince Harry – the father of her eight-month-old son...
  • Published On : Thu, 23 Jan 2020

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  • ‘Saluters’ see the calmer side of Chronic Law - Bogdanovich, Beenie Man want St Thomas artiste to work on his craft
  • For the reggae and dancehall fans present at Rebel Salute early Sunday morning who wondered who Akeem Campbell was, their curiosity was satisfied when one of 2019’s breakthrough artistes, Chronic Law, stepped on to the stage as the sun rose in the...
  • Published On : Wed, 22 Jan 2020

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