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A sweet soul, Ms Lorna, aka Pumpkin, overcame many illnesses, including a broken blood vessel in her brain to continue her passion for farming. Now she
Midnight shades, flamboyant yet rootsy attire & a compelling stage presence, complemented the mellow baritone vocals of the legendary singer, Toots Hibbert
Jamaica's south coast is just as beautiful as the north and east coasts and boasts many serene vacation spots and stop over destinations for not only the
There's nothing more refreshing than a cool sky juice (aka snowcone) on a hot Jamaican day. Well, let me take modify that a bit; it was true back then,
The 2020 Jamaica Elections was historic for many reasons, not least the fact that it was held during the Covid19 global pandemic.Here's a quick review.
Today, September 3, 2020, Jamaicans go to the polls to elect the party that will manage the country's affairs for the next 5 years, maximum. From all
Today, August 29, 2020, I celebrate yet another year! And again I say, to God Be The Glory! It has been another tumultuous year, but I've already seen
The PM has announced for the date for the general elections. What do you know of the Jamaica elections though? We have answers to the most asked questions.
A quite timely question, with an appropriate answer. Here's Kasia's question with Deon's answer below. What business must remain closed on election
What is exactly is Jamaican tangelo or ugli fruit? Where is it from? And What Does It Taste Like? We have the answers.
Jamaica Elections 2020 | Jamaicans will go to the polls on Thursday, September 3rd, following the announcement by PM Andrew Holness in parliament.
A look back at the Jamaica Festival Song Competition 2020; the selection process, the top 10 entries, and eventual winner of the competition
The Jamaican Black Castor Oil has traditionally been a great and versatile Jamaican product. Learn more about it here.
In 1956, The West Indies Federation was established by the British Caribbean Federation Act with the objective of establishing a political union and
Contributed by Tracie Shortridge Jamaica was inhabited by peaceful people called the Arawaks from South America. They were lovers of the earth and lived
The Jamaica Festival Song, also called the Popular Song Competition, and before 1990, known as the Independence Festival Song Competition, first took place
There is a particular job that very few of us aspire to do, and worst for our children. That's one of the Garbage Collector, certainly here in Jamaica.
Today, August 1, we commemorate Emancipation Day, this day in 1838 when our fore-parents, who were the property of the plantation owners, were granted freedom.
What else do you know about it this though?
What initiated it? And what about the Emancipation Act, its limitations and the apprenticeship period?
And above that, when did we gain full freedom and when did this day became a national holiday?
Be sure to click the link below to read my full article on this, Emancipation in Jamaica.'
This question, How to make Jamaican jerk chicken using pimento wood and leaves, over the last two months, have for sure, been the most asked question of
What's the most popular Jamaican beer? Is there light bud in Jamaica? And what about Red Stripe? These big, 'beer belly' questions & more, are answered here :-)
How Do I Say Hello In Jamaican Language? RESPONSE: by Kesha Stewart, Associate Writer Related: The language of Jamaica. I like your question! There
When is the hurricane season in Jamaica? How do Jamaicans prepare for a hurricane? And what are the top tips of dos and dont's in a hurricane.
I had the pleasure of visiting JahB's farm in the hills recently. Talk about organic subsistence farming in Jamaica? This is it! I have the pictures and video.
Another great question about what he/she termed 'tourism travel to Jamaica' during Covid19! Yet again, the asker didn't leave a name, but I don't mind;
There was anticipation, then anxiety, but above that, it brought excitement and hope to both Jamaican nationals and non-nationals. Yes, Jamaica Reopens!
It's the special ingredient in your favourite Jamaican curry dishes. But have you ever thought about what is in it? Here's your Jamaican curry powder recipe!
They visited Jamaica close to 100 times combined! Then decided to make it home. But what would they do? Here's the story of Ruth and Byron's Jamaican Goat Farm.
Did you know that our very own Jamaican guinea hen is a wonder muscle relaxant but also has rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties?
Day by day we tracked cases of the Coronavirus in Jamaica, starting with the first case on March 10, 2020
What are the health benefits of Jamaican turmeric? Really, what is tumeric good for? Get ready to be pleasantly surprised.
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