The line-up of the 14th staging of the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival has been expanded to include the multi-platinum singers Babyface and Erykah Badu. The now weeklong Festival takes place at multiple venues islandwide starting on Sunday, January 24 and culminating at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium.
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Leaders of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), except Montserrat, have signed a new treaty establishing the OECS Economic Union. The framework for the new free trade area was formalised in the St Kiits capital, Basseterre on Tuesday afternoon 29 December. It marks another historic milestone in the evolution of the sub-regional grouping. However, it may be some months before free trade and the related areas actually come into effect.… Continue
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"This is an honourable event for us," said one band member of the free concert
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New York based St Lucian born writer Demedrius Charles has released his third book. The publication is a collection of poems called “Dancing with the Imagination”. Charles says that the book invites readers to get out of their safety zones by exploring and taking risks through their imaginations. The well-written poems in “Dancing with the Imagination”, touch every mood or state of life, be it romance, drama, starting over or… Continue
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Spare a thought this Christmas for our banana farmers in Micoud, Babonneau and Dennery, the island’s main banana producing communities. The longest international trade dispute is over: the European Union (EU) is no longer prepared to fight for the preservation of any special treatment for banana imports from African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. The EU has lost every banana trade dispute to Latin American producers at the WTO and is truly… Continue
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By Deborah Netburn.
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Extensive drainage repair works are currently being carried out by the Hope project on two major waterways in Rose Hill.
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Traditional dancing with a modern twist!
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Butterfly Orchids will soon be the star attraction at a tourism oriented farm in Union, St. Lucia!
Sherry-Ann Coelho wins Queen of the Bands, portraying Marilyn Monroe as "Fly, Fly Sweet Life," from the 1982 Peter Minshall Carnival band, "Papillon." Photo Courtesy of Callaloo Co.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Exploring Jamaica just got easier with the creation of the Caribbean’s first GPS Navigation map data known as JAMNAV. The Mona GeoInformatics Institute of the University of the West Indies in Jamaica has developed and released JAMNAV, offering turn by turn, voice assisted navigation across Jamaica.
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Students from Winston Park Elementary and Parkway Middle School participated in the Arts Inspire... workshop.
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Rihanna will play a UK arena tour in 2010. Rihanna has said she's returning to the UK next summer to play gigs and would "love to" play Glastonbury. The Barbadian singer, who yesterday announced details of a UK arena tour for May 2010, described the Somerset festival as "a great festival and a great platform for me to be a part of."
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For Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid (far left), if the music isn't the centerpiece, everything falls away.
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Gilbert, Queenie, Bernard and Hortense are at the centre of Small Island
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As Caribbean peoples criss-cross their countries in the hustle and bustle of work, study and leisure, they appear to worry little about the effects of climate change until it hits them hard.
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Lauryn Hill is scheduled to perform at the Raggamuffin Festival held in Rotorua, New Zealand next month. It'll be her first show since canceling a string of scheduled performances this past summer. The show's other high profile headliner is former Fugees bandmate Wyclef Jean. It's always a thrill to hear Ms. Hill is back on stage, but the days of hoping for a Fugees reunion are over, don't you… Continue
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Tourists ride along Havana's Malecon in April 2009
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How sweet it is! The Soufriere Secondary School Under-16 Netball team celebrating their finals victory over Micoud Secondary on Friday at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Complex.
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