Tag Archives: Jamaica

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BE Exclusive: Third World Band’s Cat Coore on Obama’s Visit to Jamaica

The son of late Deputy Prime Minister David Coore talks economics, politics, and music

The son of late Deputy Prime Minister David Coore talks economics, politics, and music.

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama Visits Jamaica

He’s the first POTUS to visit the country in three decades

President Obama is currently visiting Jamiaca, as the first President of the U.S. to visit…

By Cristie Leondis

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Port Antonio: Jamaica’s Hidden Gem

Among other attractions, get a sampling of famous jerk chicken or pork in its original home

Negril, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios are great, but why not try something different? Check…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Jamaica’s Plan To Legalize Marijuana Could Open Doors for Black Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs hope to capitalize on multimillion-dollar green rush with plan for licensing authority

Jamaican bill plans to create licensing authority for farming, distribution and sale of marijuana for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Holiday Relaxation: 10 Awesome Caribbean Resorts to Explore

From adventure to romance to seclusion there's a hotel that is the perfect fit

Whether for leisure, adventure, romance or seclusion there’s a hotel that is the perfect fit…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Mariah Carey and Charlie Wilson to Headline Jamaica Jazz and Blues 2015

The event welcomes over 30,000 fan-goers each year

As you’re planning your 2015 travel, Jamaica should be on the radar. At the top…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Jamaica To Host 6th Annual Tourism Outlook Seminar

Regional tourism stakeholders will meet to share ideas, examine best practices

Jamaican and regional tourism stakeholders will meet to share ideas, examine best practices and talk…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Jamaica Sets the Scene for Film ‘The White Witch of Rose Hall’

Depicts story of legendary Annie Palmer, who haunts Montego Bay

As a hardworking entrepreneur in the entertainment industry, I often spend long hours behind a…

By Aniesia Williams

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Jamaica’s Avant Garde Designer of the Year Previews New Collection

Andre Rowe's participation in the ‘Avant Garde Designer of the Year’ competition has afforded the young designer an opportunity to showcase his talents to a local audience.

Jamaica is much more than sandy beaches and jerk chicken. Slowly emerging as the fashion…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Still Planning Your Summer Travel? Discover All That Jamaica Has To Offer!

Jamaica has everything that makes the Caribbean the ultimate vacation destination.

Jamaica has everything that makes the Caribbean the ultimate vacation destination.

By Kimberly Wilson

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Jamaica Wants You to “Get Happy” by Visiting

Do you wanna speak patois? Well, do so in Jamaica!

Have you ever been there?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Taste of Jamaica Restaurant Brings Island Flavors to Sacramento

Restaurant aims to bring the culture of Jamaica to California's capital

A new Jamaican restaurant opens its doors New Year’s Eve in South Sacramento with a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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How Usain Bolt Earns $20 Million A Year

The Jamaican track star's road to riches

The Jamaican track’s star’s road to riches

By Black Enterprise

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The Caribbean fashion industry is on fire.  With a reputation for producing some of the biggest names to grace the catwalk, all eyes are on Kingston, Jamaica as Caribbean Fashion Week kicks off today, June 7.  With more than 50 designers from 20 countries showcasing their latest designs, CFW 2012 is gearing up for its biggest year yet. Meet the power players who will be turning heads over the course of the week and find out why they are the hottest to come from the Islands. ---Octavia Goredema


Left, a model wears a design by CFW designer Arlene L. Martin. (Photo by Andre Rattigan)

Caribbean Fashion Week Kickoff: The Power Players Behind Sizzling Style

Industry leaders taking industry by storm, from Jamaican to international shores

A snapshot of five top fashion industry leaders in the Caribbean, from founder Kingsley Cooper…

By Octavia Goredema

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Radical Muslim Cleric Returns To Native Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A radical Muslim cleric who served time in a British jail…

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