Approximately 250 students from early childhood to tertiary institutions islandwide have received educational grants from Food for the Poor.
The students received cheques in varying sums during a presentation ceremony at the entity’s head office in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, on Friday (August 24). Continue reading Food for the Poor Provides Grants for 250 Students
Nicholas Kee, from Spanish Town, St Catherine, will be representing Jamaica at the Edinburgh International Culture Summit, which takes place in the Scottish capital city from August 22-24, 2018. Kee is the co-founder and executive director of Next Gen Creators, a non-profit organization aimed at promoting youth software development and tech-entrepreneurship in the Caribbean. Continue reading Jamaica Represented in Edinburgh Culture Summit
DC World Reggae Festival, an Embassy of Jamaica-endorsed event, will have its inaugural staging on August 19, 2018 featuring Jamaican artistes such as Shabba Ranks, Chronixx, Toots and The Maytals, Kes the Band, Raging Fyah, Rupee, Jah Works, and Ras Slick. Continue reading Inaugural DC World Reggae Festival August 19
Nigeria’s Reggae/dancehall superstar, Patoranking represented massively as the only African act at the Jamaican Jerk Festival in the USA. Continue reading Patoranking Becomes Only African to Perform at the Jamaican Jerk Festival
Namibia hopes to learn from Jamaica’s sport administration as the country has developed world-renowned track athletes, Minister of Sport, Youth and National Services, Erastus Uutoni said on Monday. Continue reading Namibia Wants To Learn From Jamaica’s Sports Sector
One hundred and ninety-five new employees are expected to benefit from what’s being described as the Google of Jamaica at Nestle’s new corporate office and distribution centre, opened on Monday at Ferry Pen in St Andrew. Continue reading Nestle Opens State-Of-The-Art Corporate Office in Jamaica
Sometimes it’s the places that really make you work to get there that leave the most lasting impression. This is what visitors tell themselves as they travel through winding dirt roads and hilly countryside, past makeshift bars with names like “Nuff Vibes,” to a sleepy fishing village called Treasure Beach. Continue reading This Literary Festival in Jamaica Is the Island’s Best-Kept Secret
Jamaican Irish Moss Featured on International Food Blog
Jamaican cuisine once again attracted international attention for its unique take on an Irish ingredient.
Jamaica Begins Process to Get Reggae Inscribed on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List
Jamaica’s Ministry of Youth and Culture is moving to have reggae inscribed on UNESCO’s representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Scotch Bonnet Jamaican Food Truck Brings the Heat to the Bay Area
At its point of origin, the Scotch Bonnet food truck in San Francisco’s FiDi, the burrito can sell out in less than an hour.