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Mikey B Top 10 Reggae / Dancehall Chart – September 11th 2018

Mikey B Top 10 Reggae / Dancehall Chart – September 11th 2018

SOUTH FLORIDA – Mikey B Top 10 Reggae & Dancehall songs for the week of September 11, 2018: Last Week This Week Song Title Artist Label Weeks on Chart #2 #1 Mother’s Love D Y C R Tad’s Records 8 #1 #2 I’m Alive Beres Hammond VP Records 11 #4 #3 Weh Di Fire Gone I […]

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Get “Ready for College” with Free Workshops from Broward County Library

Get “Ready for College” with Free Workshops from Broward County Library

Broward County Library to offer Free SAT/ACT test prep, financial aid seminars and more BROWARD COUNTY – Attention high school juniors, seniors and their parents/guardians – need help with the college admission and application process? Seeking financial aid and don’t know where to start? No worries! Broward County Libraries is now offering a series of free […]

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NY Based Jamaican Charity COJO Presents Scholarships to Top Jamaican In State Wards

NY Based Jamaican Charity COJO Presents Scholarships to Top Jamaican In State Wards

Jamaican charity Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc. presents $25,000 in Scholarships KINGSTON, Jamaica – Six outstanding wards of the state were recently honored by the New York based Jamaican charity Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc. for academic excellence. Gary Williams, Founder & Chairman of COJO presented the scholarships to the six scholars at […]

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Black Owned Brand Creates Fun Apparel Designs Inspired by Black Culture

Black Owned Brand Creates Fun Apparel Designs Inspired by Black Culture

SOUTH FLORIDA – BTWN Culture Apparel recently launched a line of playful, illustration and design driven apparel that is all about celebrating the diversity and pride among the people of the African Diaspora. Every piece in the brand was designed by founder, Kathryn-kay Johnson, a South-Florida based Designer, Illustrator, and Visual Storyteller. Johnson was born […]

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Hotelier Hails Naomi Osaka’s Haitian Heritage

Hotelier Hails Naomi Osaka’s Haitian Heritage

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Le Plaza Hotel’s General Manager Marc Pierre-Louis hails Naomi Osaka’s stunning victory at the US Open as “an achievement of which all Haitians should be incredibly proud.” Speaking in the euphoric aftermath of the 20-year-old’s 6-2, 6-4 upset of 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams last weekend, the Haitian hotelier congratulated the […]

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Singjay, Hessnce Releases Tribute Song to Yetanya Francis

Singjay, Hessnce Releases Tribute Song to Yetanya Francis

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – The gruesome murder of Yetanya Francis, a teenaged girl in Jamaica has sparked outrage among politicians and civic groups  throughout the country. Hessnce, a singjay, is equally incensed. Last week, Hessnce released Pray in tribute to 14-year-old Yetanya Francis whose burnt body was found in an open lot in Arnett Gardens, […]

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“Jamaica’s Tourism is a Culture not an Industry”, says Bartlett

“Jamaica’s Tourism is a Culture not an Industry”, says Bartlett

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett urged more Jamaicans to embrace tourism as a cultural asset, in order  to improve the growth of the tourism industry as well as the country’s earnings. Speaking Thursday (Sept. 13) at the closing session of the inaugural Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas, the Minister explained […]

Posted in: Travel
JAMPRO to reopen New York Office on September 17th

JAMPRO to reopen New York Office on September 17th

Kingston, Jamaica –  The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will officially reopen its office in New York City on September 17 as part of its revamped marketing strategy to target the Tri-State area for investments and exports. A number of activities will be executed surrounding the opening, all of which will be led by The Honourable […]

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UWI professor: A “colossal mistake” for Jamaica to give police powers to the military

UWI professor: A “colossal mistake” for Jamaica to give police powers to the military

Basseterre, St. Kitts – A professor at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica is of the view that it would be a colossal mistake for Jamaica to follow in the footsteps of St. Kitts and Nevis and give police powers to the military. The Jamaica Gleaner reporting on a St. Kitts and […]

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Extend Summer Dreams With A Fall Weekend Escape To Jamaica

Extend Summer Dreams With A Fall Weekend Escape To Jamaica

Three Days in Jamaica – One Unforgettable Weekend Filled with Music, Food and Adventure KINGSTON, Jamaica – With summer quickly coming to a close, dreams of breezy days and steamy nights turn to melancholy as the reality of the return of mundane routines set in. Alas, a weekend escape to Jamaica is the perfect pick-me-up to […]

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