Food for the Poor Provides Grants for 250 Students

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

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Jamaica Represented in Edinburgh Culture Summit

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

Inaugural DC World Reggae Festival August 19

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

Patoranking Becomes Only African to Perform at the Jamaican Jerk Festival

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 Wants To Learn From Jamaica’s Sports Sector

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

Nestle Opens State-Of-The-Art Corporate Office in Jamaica

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

This Literary Festival in Jamaica Is the Island’s Best-Kept Secret

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