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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
  • Miss Universe Jamaica eliminations today - Largest number of applicants since 2013, says franchise holder
  • With beauty pageants and related activities barred under existing COVID-19 protocols and quarantine rules, Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) franchise holders are taking the necessary steps to find this year’s queen, and the response has been second to...
  • Published On : Sat, 24 Oct 2020

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  • McKenzie: Examine COVID messaging - ... says Buju’s utterances require ‘deep analysis’
  • Music analyst Clyde McKenzie says the messaging of coronavirus (COVID-19) campaigns, both locally and globally, needs to be examined. This amid uproar over Buju Banton’s denouncement on social media of mask-wearing as one of the protocols...
  • Published On : Sat, 24 Oct 2020

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  • Grammy nominees to be announced November 24
  • Ever since the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), often referred to simply as the Recording Academy, announced the January 31, 2021 date for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, the music industry has been waiting impatiently for...
  • Published On : Sat, 24 Oct 2020

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  • ‘More than my size’ - Lizzo wants to be recognised for beliefs and music, not figure
  • Lizzo was “bothered” that people used to focus on her size. The Good as Hell hitmaker has promoted body positivity since soaring to the top of the charts but has now revealed that she would rather be recognised for her music and beliefs as opposed...
  • Published On : Sat, 24 Oct 2020

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  • Palace Amusement postpones drive-in launch due to 'technical difficulties'
  • Palace Amusements has announced that as a result of technical difficulties, today's grand opening of the New Kingston drive-in cinema has been postponed.  In a statement sent to The Gleaner a short while ago, Melanie Graham,...
  • Published On : Fri, 23 Oct 2020

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  • Five Questions with Kabaka Pyramid
  • Kabaka Pyramid is one of the next generation of players in the reggae narrative dubbed ‘reggae revival’. Even if you don’t have your finger on reggae’s pulse, the rhythmical heartbeat that is signature of the subgenre pervades his music. And, if...
  • Published On : Fri, 23 Oct 2020

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  • Now open - Palace Amusement’s New Kingston drive-in ready for first showing
  • When The Gleaner interviewed Palace Amusement Marketing Manager Melanie Graham back in June, the return of drive-in cinemas in Jamaica was a mere thought, an idea the team was actively pursuing as an alternative to indoor cinemas that had been...
  • Published On : Fri, 23 Oct 2020

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  • Happy birthday, Shaggy - Reggae artiste living his purpose
  • Mr Boombastic, Shaggy, has completed another trip around the sun, and the reggae and dancehall artiste is less concerned with ageing and more focused on longevity and the fact that he has found his purpose. In a recent interview with The Gleaner,...
  • Published On : Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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  • Kelly Rowland six months pregnant and loving it
  • Kelly Rowland is enjoying “every moment” of her pregnancy. The former Destiny’s Child star – who already has five-year-old son Titan Jewell with her husband Tim Weatherspoon – is already six months into expecting her second child and she can’t...
  • Published On : Thu, 22 Oct 2020

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  • Lessons learnt from J’can grandma help Naomi Campbell in lockdown
  • Naomi Campbell has enjoyed being on her own during the lockdown. The 50-year-old model has been spending time at home by herself amid the coronavirus pandemic, but said she was more than happy to do so because she knows how to take care of herself...
  • Published On : Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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  • Red Table Revelation - Pinkett Smith’s mom alleges ‘non-consensual sex’ with actress’ father
  • Jada Pinkett Smith’s mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, says she had non-consensual sex with the actress’ late father, Robsol Pinkett Jr, during a candid discussion for an episode of their Facebook Watch series ‘Red Table Talk’. Banfield-Norris told...
  • Published On : Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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  • Popeye Caution’s music and fashion collab - ClothesJesus helps artiste to broaden scope
  • Miami-based entertainer Popeye Caution continues to merge his love for music and fashion — working his way on to mainstream radio and fashion runways — with collaborations like Shoes Off, Hollywood, Good Ting Dem and Clothes Can’t Done. Vocal...
  • Published On : Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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