Jamaicanising Jamaican Culture (Part 2)
Jamaica Observer

A burgeoning entertainment scene was growing rapidly by expansion of the means of listening to music. First, the transistor radio made it possible for anyone to own a cheap device which could receive music on radio. For...

Free villages were not free; they were all paid for by slaves
Jamaica Observer

As we celebrated 'Emancipendence' this month of August, 2018 and many of us were involved with the 'rigging and the jigging', others remained contemplative and watchful of the quality and substance of the information flow...

Maintaining independence: The imperative of diplomacy
Jamaica Observer

Except in times of crisis, many countries of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) credit their foreign ministries and embassies or high commissions abroad with little value. Yet, diplomacy, which is the work of foreign...

Photos: JUNCTION ROAD REPAIR IN FULL SWING
Jamaica Observer

A heavy equipment operator clears a section of the bank along the Junction Road in St Mary last week.A front-end loader puts dirt into a truck while work on the Junction Road in St Mary continued last week.Truck drivers...

Big money shopping
Jamaica Observer

Friends, what a piece a crowd (33) in the city centre yesterday!Big store, little (10) store, and even di very tiny ones were buzzing! It's back-to-school shopping at its peak.

16,000 officials and civil servants are paid by the taxpayer to work full time for their unions, new figures show
Telegraph UK

16,000 officials and civil servants are paid by the taxpayer to work full time for their unions, new figures show elegraph logo eed of articles aved articles Save ALL SECTIONS More 16,000 officials and civil servants are...

Book Review | Cries of Anguish, Cries of Hope: The Voice of Christena Williams
Jamaica Gleaner

Book: Black GoldAuthor: Christena AV WilliamsCritic: Glenville Ashby, PhDFrom the outset Christena Williams appears tepid,but slowly, she grows infervour.Her tone and unremitting cadence define a soul rebelling against...

Centre to enhance China-Africa environmental cooperation launched in Kenya
Jamaica Observer

NAIROBI, Kenya (Xinhua) — The interim secretariat to manage the China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Centre was launched on Friday at the United Nations Office in Nairobi.Joyce Msuya, deputy executive director of...

Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief
Jamaica Observer

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — The West African nation of Ghana on Saturday mourned Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world's top diplomatic post.President Nana...

Berlin… blendend
Jamaica Observer

The West yet glimmersWith some streaks of day;Now spurs the lated traveller apaceTo gain the timely inn.— Shakespeare, Macbeth II, 3 

Portland's tourism gets a boost
Jamaica Observer

The Alligator Head Foundation recently partnered with the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) to expand the tourism product offering in the parish of Portland to include diving, snorkelling, boat rides in the harbour, and...

Barbados records increase in unemployment
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados has recorded a slight increase in unemployment during the period January to March this year as compared to the same period last year, the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) has...

American tourists donate shoes to St Mary school
Jamaica Observer

At least 40 students at the Belfield Primary School in St Mary will receive a pair of shoes for the new school year after guests staying at the Couples Tower Isle Resort donated 40 pairs of shoes, socks and other school...

Dental health facts you need to know
Jamaica Observer

NOT taking care of your mouth can lead to many dental problems: Bad breath, gum disease, cavities, sensitivity, and even tooth loss. But the good news is, these issues are preventable.For ideal dental health, there are...

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