All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jamaica' (133)

More Jobs Created in Jamaica’s Film Industry

FILM COMMISSIONER AT JAMAICA PROMOTIONS CORPORATION (JAMPRO), RENÉE ROBINSON. (PHOTO CREDIT: JIS)

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday August 24, 2017 –…

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Added by CShout1 on August 25, 2017 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Jamaica Enticing Travelers with Local Food

TOURISM MINISTER EDMUND BARTLETT (SECOND LEFT), BITES INTO A ‘BAD DAWG’ SANDWICH AT THE LAUNCH OF DEVON HOUSE AS THE FIRST GASTRONOMIC CENTRE IN KINGSTON. OTHERS…

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Added by CShout1 on July 27, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Richards-Ross has successful book launch in Jamaica

(From left) Sanya Richards-Ross, Olivia Grange and Marva Bernard at the book launch of Chasing Grace and Run with Me. (Photo: Dwayne Richards) 

Despite the heavy rains that lashed the island since Friday, over a hundred Jamaicans, including the…

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Added by CShout1 on June 20, 2017 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Hop Aboard the One Love Bus Crawl

Lenbert Williams, host and driver of the One Love Bus Bar Crawl is all smiles at the first stop on the tour in Negril, Jamaica

Warren Brown…
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Added by CShout1 on June 14, 2017 at 9:15am — No Comments

Peppatree takes root, with input from down under

Five years ago, Nathan Patrick left a cushy job as a designer and creative director in Sydney, Australia to return to Jamaica after spending ten years away from the island. A surfer and 'beach bum' at heart, Patrick found that there were many similarities in lifestyle and culture between the Jamaica he…

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Added by CShout1 on June 9, 2017 at 9:28am — No Comments

Elaine Thompson blazes to year's fastest 100m

Jamaica's Elaine Thompson clocked the fastest 100m so far this year at the Shanghai Diamond League on May 13, 2017 (AFP Photo/Johannes EISELE)…
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Added by CShout1 on May 14, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Asafa Powell plans sub-10 milestone

POWELL…I am trying to get my 100th sub-10 as well; that's one of the main focus this year (Photo: AFP) 

A lot of Jamaican fans were left disappointed when Asafa Powell withdrew from the 2017 staging…

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Added by CShout1 on May 2, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Chukka Good Hope gets US$4-m adventure park

A section of the falls at the Good Hope attraction

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter

GOOD HOPE, Trelawny - Chukka Good Hope has…

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Added by CShout1 on April 16, 2017 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Have we found the Female Usain Bolt?

Brianna Lyston was in a league of her own in Class…
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Added by CShout1 on April 4, 2017 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Ground Breaks on Construction of Adults-Only Resort in Montego Bay

EXCELLENCE OYSTER BAY IS SET TO OPEN ITS DOORS TO GUESTS IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2018.…

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Added by CShout1 on April 3, 2017 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Four Caribbean Locations Among TripAdvisor Top 25 Destinations in the World

JAMAICA, WHICH HAS AS ONE OF ITS BIGGEST ATTRACTIONS IS DUNNS RIVER FALLS, WAS THE HIGHEST RANKING CARIBBEAN DESTINATION.…

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Added by CShout1 on March 29, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments

Reggae legends on their Soul of Jamaica album: ‘This is what freedom is’

‘We’re handing the baton over to the future leaders’ … Kiddus I. Photograph: Bernard Benant

Greats including Cedric Myton and Ken Boothe…

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Added by CShout1 on March 9, 2017 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Using Dancehall to Teach Maths and Science

MINISTER OF SCIENCE, ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY DR. ANDREW WHEATLEY (RIGHT) SPEAKS WITH SENIOR MANAGER, LEARNING, DEVELOPMENT AND CULTURE AT THE JN GROUP DR. RENÉE RATTRAY AND MATHEMATICS…

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Added by CShout1 on February 26, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

See Where Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Blockbusters Were Filmed — in Jamaica!

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday February 24, 2017 – A new tour, showcasing movie locations throughout Jamaica, including the sites of some of the world’s most iconic films, has been launched by destination management company (DMC) Caribic Vacations.…

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Added by CShout1 on February 26, 2017 at 11:44am — No Comments

New 146-Room Royal Resort Opens In Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday February 24, 2017 – A 146-room Royal Decameron Cornwall Beach Resort has opened in Montego Bay, Jamaica, bringing the company’s room count in the island to 521.

The new property adds to the 144 rooms at the Royal Decameron Montego Bay…

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Added by CShout1 on February 26, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Need Medical Care In Jamaica? There Will Soon be An App For That

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday January 30, 2017 – Respected Jamaican doctor and wellness practitioner Dr. Winston Davidson is gearing up to roll out a new app that will allow people who need urgent medical care to access their doctors around the clock, anywhere in the…

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Added by CShout1 on February 2, 2017 at 8:24pm — No Comments

The Secret of Jamaica’s Runners

Orlando Patterson - NY Times

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Among the most enigmatic features of Jamaica, an island of only 2.8 million people, is its…

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Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

A New Queen, Elaine Thompson Reigns - Long Live Queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Elaine Thompson was crowned Olympic 100m champion following a scintillating 10.71 seconds run which also ended compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s bid for a third-consecutive title here inside the Olympic Stadium last night.

Fraser-Pryce, who won back-to-back titles in 2008 and…

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Added by CShout1 on August 14, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Is Jamaica's Yohan Blake ready to snatch the sprinting crown from his friend, Usain Bolt?

The night before the men’s 100-meter final at the 2012 London Olympics, 22-year-old Yohan Blake could not sleep. The following day’s race would be the most important of his life: The young Jamaican was about to compete in his first Olympic final. Billions of people would be watching…

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Added by CShout1 on August 3, 2016 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Usain Bolt out to dominate his final Olympics

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Usain Bolt, the fastest man who has ever lived, has withstood a balky hamstring, a needy public and precocious challengers for nine years. Now, he plans to finish his unprecedented Olympic career with three more gold medals.…

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Added by CShout1 on July 15, 2016 at 8:48am — No Comments

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