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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
  • Reggae Icon awards for Ken Boothe, Marcia Griffiths, Shaggy
  • This year’s recipients of the Jamaica Reggae Icon Award, presented on Independence Day, are Marcia Griffiths, Ken Boothe and Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport say the special presentation will be...
  • Published On : Thu, 06 Aug 2020

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  • What does Independence mean to you?
  • Today, as the country celebrates 58 years of Independence under the theme ‘Resilient and Strong’, we ask some formidable figures in the entertainment industry to express what the holiday means to them. Some say it is a time of celebration as it is...
  • Published On : Thu, 06 Aug 2020

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  • Independence honour for Shaggy, Marcia Griffiths and Ken Boothe
  • Culture Minister Olivia Grange has announced that Jamaican music stars Shaggy, Marcia Griffiths and Ken Boothe will be honoured during the nation’s Independence celebrations on Thursday.The three will be presented with Jamaica Reggae Icon...
  • Published On : Wed, 05 Aug 2020

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  • TVJ goes ‘Rolling with Deiwght Peters’
  • “It will be hilarious fun! Exclusive celebrity interviews and behind-the-scenes, international runway shows and features, politicians, supermodels, breakout stars, pop culture highlights, island magic and more,” shares a wildly enthusiastic...
  • Published On : Wed, 05 Aug 2020

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  • No Jamaica Festival Queen contest this year - 2019 winner, parish finalists to reign until 2021
  • When Khamara Wright was crowned Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2019, she made history when her win brought to an end a 29-year drought for the parish which she represented, St Catherine. In 2020, Wright is again in history-making mode. Interim...
  • Published On : Wed, 05 Aug 2020

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  • ‘With life, there’s not much to complain about’ - Sister Carol hits Billboard chart
  • The lyrically potent Sister Carol, also known as ‘Mother Culture’ and the ‘Black Cinderella’, is holding on to the belief that in this COVID-19 era, it is best to look for the good. “I’m here in Jamaica now on quarantine. I’m very grateful to be...
  • Published On : Tue, 04 Aug 2020

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  • Voicemail finds opportunities in the face of COVID
  • It’s difficult to see the sunshine in the eye of a storm. And nothing has caused more chaos and created more mayhem than COVID-19. But sometimes, facing a crisis gives you the time to slow down, reflect, recharge, strengthen bonds and make your...
  • Published On : Tue, 04 Aug 2020

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  • ‘The Unfiltered Truth’ - Jamaican men speak their minds on weekly podcast series
  • Some women can attest to waking their partner in the middle of the night or going through their phones, all in the quest to find out what’s on their man’s mind. Shop Talk: The Unfiltered Truth takes the conversations a man would have with his...
  • Published On : Tue, 04 Aug 2020

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  • Bunny Wailer recovering in hospital
  • The family of Bunny Wailer has dismissed reports that he had died. Two weeks ago,  Bunny Wailer, 73, was hospitalised for issues and complications related to a stroke he had in October 2018. "The rumour was spreading like...
  • Published On : Mon, 03 Aug 2020

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  • ‘We are still mentally enslaved’ - Entertainment players add voices to dreadlocks debate after Supreme Court ruling
  • The entertainment industry has lashed out at the country’s judicial system following last Friday’s ruling that the constitutional rights of a then five-year-old girl were not breached two years ago after she was denied access to her primary school...
  • Published On : Mon, 03 Aug 2020

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  • Beverley Robotham lives Jamaica 58 theme –Resilient and Strong
  • WESTERN BUREAU: Long before Buju Banton’s I am Jamaican Festival song won the hearts of locals and members of the diaspora, the woman responsible for giving the region Island Dolls was busy manufacturing masks depicting the island’s rich culture....
  • Published On : Mon, 03 Aug 2020

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  • Music video brings new life to Bonafide and Marley’s collab
  • International Reggae group Bonafide is looking to breathe new life into their 2012 collaboration with Grammy-winning artiste Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Start and Stop, by finally releasing the music video for the track. In an interview with The...
  • Published On : Mon, 03 Aug 2020

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