PHOTOS: #ReggaeSumfest2016
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James – Performers at the 2016 Reggae Sumfest Dancehall and Reggae Night at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay, St James. Local News Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:25:27 GMT One dead, two...

Police in Guyana investigating robbery of jewellery store
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – The police are investigating reports of a robbery at a jewellery store here late Saturday. Local News Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:02:00 GMT PHOTOS: #ReggaeSumfest2016...

Boys’ home residents return from Yohan Blake’s France trip
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The five boys from the Mount Olivet Boys’ Home in Walderston, Manchester, are back in the island after their 10-day trip to France, courtesy of Yohan Blake’s YB Afraid Foundation,...

TRN office reopens following recent tragedy
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising the public that the Taxpayer Registration Card Centre downtown, Kingston, will reopen for business tomorrow at 8:00 am.  Local News Sun, 24 Jul...

India beat Windies by innings, 92 runs in first Test
Jamaica Observer

NORTH SOUND, Antigua & Barbuda (AFP) – Ravichandran Ashwin completed a magnificent all-round performance with seven wickets to bowl India to a crushing victory by an innings and 92 runs on the fourth day of the...

Venezuela about to find out if Maduro recall vote can happen
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) – Venezuela's electoral authorities are to announce Tuesday whether moves to stage a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro can go ahead after verifying signatures on an...

Photos & Review: Cup Match Summer Splash
Bernews

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Cup Match Summer Splash 2016 was a night filled with incredible music, great bands, high energy and most of all, nothing but love. Revellers turned out last night at Par-la-Ville Car...

Video: Bermuda Fish Chowder On Rhode Show
Bernews

The island’s distinctive Bermuda Fish Chowder was recently featured on cooking programme ‘Rhode Show Kitchen,’ with Chef Michael “Sully” Sullivan of Gulf Stream Bar and Grille in Rhode Island...

ICAJ PAIB Round Table
Jamaica Observer

Sharon Donaldson-Levine, managing director, General Accident Insurance Company Ltd and chairman of ICAJ’s new Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee (left) poses with fellow committee members Earl...

Simms replaces Hosin at the Bank of Jamaica on one year contract
Jamaica Observer

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) which on Wednesday June 19 announced the departure of deputy Governor Gayon Hosin, has now disclosed that her deputy, Maureen Simms, will step into the role of supervisor of the Financial...

Sex rules
Jamaica Observer

Your affections are A sick man’s appetite, Who desires most that Which would increase his evil. – Shakespeare, Coriolanus, I, 1 Are they tying affections and desire with the increase of evil in some persons?...

NYOJ students get US scholarship
Jamaica Observer

FOUR National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) students recently left the island to represent Jamaica for four weeks at the prestigious Luzerne Music Centre, Lake Luzerne in New York. The camp ends on August 13. The...

#ReggaeSumfest2016: Busy Signal delivers versatile set
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Busy Signal gave a versatile performance on Sumfest's Reggae Night at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex. He started out with One More Night, Night Shift, Miss You, Reggae Music Again...

#ReggaeSumfest2016: Sanchez brought the house down
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Reggae singer Sanchez brought the house down with his exceptional vocal skills as Reggae Night of Sumfest got into high gear at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex. For the greater part...

#ReggaeSumfest2016: Barrington Levy brings back memories of early dancehall days
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Veteran dancehall crooner Barrington Levy's performance inside the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex this morning brought back vivid memories of the original dancehall days of the 1980s, as...

#ReggaeSumfest2016: Super Cat puts in workmanlike performance
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Veteran deejay Super Cat put in a workmanlike performance at Sumfest this morning inside the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex. The Don Dada reeled off lyrics from his vast catalogue which...

Stitchie giving it his all
Jamaica Observer

ON Friday, Stitchie will suit up for his headline appearance at ‘3 In 1’, a show scheduled for Cookies Sports Bar and Restaurant in Portmore. It is the the veteran toaster’s latest secular gig. He says fans...

Don Andre hits back at Spice
Jamaica Observer

Newcomer Don Andre, who recently stepped into the limelight thanks to his popular track Tom Cruise and the accompanying dance move, has snapped back at deejay Spice for comments she made during her performance on stage at...

Dancehall Night lives up to billing
Jamaica Observer

THE jury is still out on whether this was the biggest dancehall night ever at Reggae Sumfest. But what is indisputable is that a massive audience turned out on Friday to take in the first of the two live performances at...

‘Muta’ to get lauded
Jamaica Observer

DUB poet and radio personality Mutabaruka will be one of several people honoured at the Jamaica Poetry Festival scheduled for the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in St Andrew, on August 14. The Rastafarian poet is slated to...

Crime fighting strategies in place for Antigua & Barbuda’s Carnival
Antigua Observer

The police say it will be implementing some crime fighting strategies for the 60th stage of Antigua & Barbuda’s Carnival.

Story of the Song | Miss Lou pens part of migrant's tale
Jamaica Gleaner

On Tuesday, July 26, it will be a decade since the passing of Louise Bennett-Coverley, 'Miss Lou, in Toronto, Canada. Her writing is part of an extensive engagement with the comings and goings of Jamaicans and the Story...

The Music Diaries | Singing groups lose lead vocalists to solo careers
Jamaica Gleaner

One of the features of early Jamaican popular music has been the transitioning of lead vocalists of singing groups into solo singers. The phenomenon was most prevalent during the ska and rocksteady eras of the 1960s. Many...

Pulse's Jeneil continues amazing run, new MAC, H&M star
Jamaica Gleaner

Pulse model Jeneil Williams is enjoying 2016 after wrapping another fabulous year and possibly her best ever (2015) with new editorials in Glamour and SELF. But that was not all. Even with a career filled with...

Gospel artistes call for National Day of Prayer
Jamaica Gleaner

The local gospel fraternity wants the Government of Jamaica to take a stance against the rising crime rate by "actioning" a national day of prayer.The call was made by a few well-known gospel artistes at the recently...

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