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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
  • Koffee cops Grammy nomination with EP - Academy defines 5-track ‘Rapture’ as an album
  • In addition to her age, the other elements that take the euphoria of 19-year-old Koffee’s Reggae Grammy nomination up a few notches are the fact that she did it on her first-ever attempt, and her submission is not a full-length album. Reggae...
  • Published On : Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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  • ... New acts dominate award picks
  • NEW YORK (AP): The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, including bids for the top four awards, making her the show’s top-nominated act. Lizzo picked up nominations for...
  • Published On : Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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  • EarthKry: booked and busy abroad
  • EarthKry is Jamaica’s busiest self-contained reggae music band. At the end of September, the band wrapped up this year’s touring activities, counting 76 performances, declining some dates to complete work on their upcoming album. In 2018, the four-...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • ‘Pit to Pulpit’: a worthy dramatic encounter
  • In an imperfect world, life throws obstacles that unnerve and destroy the best ideals. Henry Jackson (Michael Nicholson), the central character in Mikhail Solomon’s surreal play, Pit to Pulpit, knows all too well about this. Jackson, the son of a...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • Koffee's 'Rapture' among five nominations for reggae Grammy Awards
  • 'Rapture', the five-song EP by teenage sensation Koffee, 'More Work To Be Done' by Third World, and Steel Pulse’s  'Mass  Manipulation' are among the five nominations in the Grammy reggae...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • Storytelling in all public libraries today
  • Today is National Story-telling Day and thanks to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed last week, every parish library in Jamaica will be holding a storytelling hour. In addition to this, the Jamaica Library Service (JLS) will begin to...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • René still has Celine Dion’s heart
  • Celine Dion is “still in love” with her late husband. The My Heart Will Go On singer is open to finding love again, almost four years after René Angelil died following a long battle with cancer, but she isn’t worried if she doesn’t find a new...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • A-Rod’s daughter is J-Lo’s ‘favourite teenager’
  • Jennifer Lopez has described Alex Rodriguez’s daughter as her “favourite teenager”. The Hustlers star took to Instragram to share a birthday tribute to Natasha – her fiancé’s oldest child with ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis – and praised the student for...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • TI to address controversial comments on ‘Red Table Talk’
  • TI is going to “address the controversy” over his recent comments about his daughter on Red Table Talk. The 39-year-old rapper caused a stir when he admitted last week that he takes 18-year-old Deyjah to the gynaecologist every year to make sure...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • Ford vs Ferrari | The ultimate showdown
  • American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966. Ford vs...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • Unplanned | Beliefs questioned
  • As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counselled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman’s right to choose led...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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  • Playing with Fire | Firefighters meet their match
  • A crew of rugged firefighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids. Playing with Fire is a family comedy directed by Andy Fickman from a screenplay by Dan Ewen and Matt Lieberman. The film stars John Cena, Keegan-...
  • Published On : Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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