Government to increase subvention for 2017 Carnival
Dominica News Online

Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Senator Robert Tonge has announced that the government of Dominica will increase its annual subvention for the hosting of Carnival this year, in order to allow for greater marketing...

IN PICTURES: Media launch of Mas Domnik 2017
Dominica News Online

The media launch of Mas Domnik 2017 took place on Thursday afternoon at the Fort Young Hotel. The launch commenced with a mini-motorcade train from Carnival City ( Pottersville Savannah). It included pageant participants...

Percy Williams on winter break
Jamaica Observer

Former champion jockey Percy Williams, who has been riding at the Calder racetrack in Florida, United States, has returned to Caymanas Park for a short while. Local Sports Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT Windies blind...

American Pharoah’s first foal has arrived
Jamaica Observer

The following article was taken from the BloodHorse Local Sports Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT Percy Williams on winter break http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/Percy-Williams-on-winter-break_86993 Former champion...

Happy for the recognition
Jamaica Observer

Hylton said that he was happy for the recognition and that he will continue to do the hard work. Local Sports Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:00:00 GMT American Pharoah’s first foal has arrived...

Irwin open Division One with win
Jamaica Observer

IRWIN, St James — Irwin United FC opened their St James Football Association’s Sandals International Division One account with a 3-1 win over promoted Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College at Irwin High School on...

Heights, Marl Road clash in Sandals Senior League
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Heights FC and Marl Road FC will meet at the UDC field this afternoon starting at 3:00 as the St James Football Association’s Sandals International Senior League continues. Local Sports...

Nooks tops NY year-end charts
Jamaica Observer

SINGER George Nooks is reeling from a prolific 2016 on the New York reggae charts. His most recent album, the gospel-inspired Ride Out Your Storm and single of the same name, both did well on the year-end charts. The...

Digicel introduces new digital music streaming app
Jamaica Observer

Digicel customers will now be able to stream and download from a catalogue of over 25 million songs with d’Music a new digital music streaming mobile application. Speaking at the launch of the Bob Marley week of...

Peter Tosh, Sean Paul smoking hot
Jamaica Observer

PETER Tosh’s militant Legalize It and Sean Paul’s party monster We Be Burnin’ have been named in Billboard Magazine’s Top 25 weed songs. The list includes light-it-up classics by Snoop Dogg ( The Next...

AFTER 12: Fashion CODE... the secret is OUT!
Jamaica Observer

The name said it all. And the patrons spared no effort to impress at Fashion Code on January 4, 2017 at 3b Port Royal Street aboard the Caribbean Queen . The styles varied from sober to extremely daring, and OBSERVER...

Three the hard way
Jamaica Observer

Inner Circle, Konshens and J Boog have teamed-up for Light My Fire, a song produced by the veteran band. It will be released in April by their Soundbwoy Records label. This is Inner Circle’s latest collaboration with...

Praj-X building on momentum
Jamaica Observer

EMERGING singjay Praj-X is hoping to get his big break this year following the buzz he created with Dem A Seh Wah Do Mi. “After I came out with Dem A Seh Wah Do Mi last year, the response has been so good. Inna the...

Aston Cooke plots route to playwriting success
Jamaica Gleaner

Participants in a recent workshop at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, Hope Road, got invaluable advice on playwriting from a multiple award-winning master of the craft."I see writing as a journey," said...

Cinnic talks about 'money'
Jamaica Star

Cinnic talks about 'money'

Windies blind cricketers for warm-up game
Jamaica Observer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — West Indies blind and visually impaired cricketers will play a practice match at Comfort Community Club in central Manchester on Sunday, starting at 11:00 am. Local Sports Fri, 20 Jan 2017...

JFF says it’s working hard to give U-17 Boyz tools
Jamaica Observer

Under-17 Reggae Boyz coach Andrew Edwards says he eagerly awaits word from the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) regarding proposals to help the team ready itself for the CONCACAF championship slated for April 21-May 7....

Dottin set for Heat return following face surgery
Jamaica Observer

ADELAIDE, Australia (CMC) — Barbados and West Indies all-rounder Deandra Dottin is set to make a dramatic return for Brisbane Heat in the Women’s Big Bash League this weekend, three weeks after undergoing face...

Breakthrough!
Jamaica Observer

Having played his role in leading Tivoli Gardens on a glorious run to the upper regions of the Red Stripe Premier League, captain Romaine Breakenridge’s brilliance at the heart of defence has paid off with a national...

Allure of the Cup  
Jamaica Observer

As FLOW and Manchester United’s partnership continues to bear fruit, their unprecedented FA Cup Caribbean tour has gained traction and the visit of the famous trophy and team mascot Fred the Red to the island...

Islandwide tour aids preparation goals — U-17 Boyz coach
Jamaica Observer

Coach Andrew Edwards says the islandwide match tour of his Under-17 Reggae Boyz has its share of benefits. International Football Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:00:00 GMT Allure of the Cup  ...

Marley clan clamps down on festival
Jamaica Observer

The Marley family has reportedly stepped in to prevent a New Orleans-based company from using the name Marley Gras to promote their jerk chicken festival. The NOLA Caribbean Festival has announced the inaugural Marley...

Paradise for Joseph Israel
Jamaica Observer

Paradise, the third studio album from California-based reggae artiste Joseph Israel, released last July via Lions of Israel Inc and it debuted at number 11 on the Billboard Reggae album chart. It re-enters the chart at...

Ding Dong gets ‘Lethal’ forward
Jamaica Observer

SIXTEEN years after releasing his debut single Badman Forward Badman Pull Up, dancer-cum-deejay Ding Dong is pleased with its longevity. The single was, earlier this month, featured in the 10th episode of Lethal Weapon...

POPCAAN’S Naughty Boy, Kyla collab hits Europe
Jamaica Observer

POPCAAN is gaining some international attention as a featured act on British DJ/producer Naughty Boy’s Should’ve Been Me, which also features singer Kyla. Should’ve Been Me was released in November via...

$6 million to stage event, says Lashley
Nation News

IT’S COSTING Government about $6 million to stage CARIFESTA XIII later this year. But Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley says the price tag associated with the regional cultural festival should be...

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