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  • Tivoli incursion internal review complete, says JCF

    July 28, 2017 3:26 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Police High Command has responded to suggestions that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has not conducted the Administrative Review into the 2010 West Kingston Operation. In a release today from the JCF's Corporate Communication Unit (CCU), the High Command confirmed that it has adhered to the recommendations of the enquiry

  • Senate resumes debate on pension bills today

    July 28, 2017 3:26 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Senate will attempt to complete debating the long awaited pension reform bills when it meets today at Gordon House. The bills are: The Pensions (Public Service) Act, 2017; and, The Constitution (Amendment)(Established Fund) (Payment of Pensions) Act, 2017. The Pensions (Public Service) Act, 2017 aims at giving effect to the proposed

  • Diaspora a Powerful Market for Tourism – Bartlett

    July 28, 2017 2:32 PM

    Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Government is committed to harnessing the potential of the Diaspora in ensuring the sustainable growth of the industry. “The truth is that 11 to 15 per cent of tourism arrivals in Jamaica come from the Diaspora, so Diaspora tourism is vital to us and is critical. That means $250 million to $300 million

  • House of Dancehall hosts Emancipendence events

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Last week, Reggae Sumfest gave fans of Jamaican music a host of live performances fit for an international crowd, complemented by the glitz and glamour of the luxury hotels of Montego Bay. This week the music returns to its authentic roots, Kingston, for six different offerings at the House of Dancehall, over the Emancipendence period. On Thursday, August

  • Star Struck boss hosts all-white day rave

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Star Struck Family boss, Nevon 'Animal' Brown, will celebrate his birthday with family, friends and promoters with a party dubbed 'We Nuh Seh Friend We Say Family: Part Three', an all-white day rave, at Sterling Villa, Old Harbour, St Catherine, on Saturday. "Old Harbour patrons are known to come out late whenever they party, however, Animal is promoting

  • Kamo gets controversial on 'King Solomon'

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Kamo, formerly known as Kamouflage, touched a very controversial topic with the release of his latest single, titled 'King Solomon'. The biblical king was not only known for his wisdom, but also for loving multiple women. "If the wisest man thinks it's wise to be acquainted with multiple women, who am I to denounce it?" asked Kamo. "Why not denounce

  • Singer J gears up for hectic summer

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Singer J is gearing up for a hectic holiday season. He has a packed schedule that kicks of this weekend and runs until the end of August. Tomorrow, he is booked for a gig in Jacksonville, Florida. He returns to the island on July 31 for RTI in Negril. His August itinerary includes Montego Bay Jerk Festival on August 1, Belmond, Westmoreland on August

  • Double K rides high with Vybz Kartel collab

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Female dancehall artiste Double K is riding on a high with her latest single, 'So She Stay'. Produced by True Blue Family and released in June, the song is a collaboration with Vybz Kartel, Shawn Storm, Shenseea and Wykel. "The song a gwaan wicked in the dance and wherever it play. It tackles relationship issues between a man and a woman, and we bring

  • Marvin, Nickeisha plan to 'shell' Spotlight Affair

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Smirnoff Tropical Village is trying to earn the spot of being the ultimate party for the summer and the name that is on the lips of most partygoers this weekend in Negril. With eight parties scheduled to be held over a period of five days, the promoters and sponsors are putting out all efforts to ensure the weekend delivers. Stoplight Affair on August

  • Tessanne Chin signs deal with Sagicor

    July 28, 2017 2:00 PM

    Sagicor Group Jamaica yesterday officially signed international recording artiste Tessanne Chin as their brand champion. The songstress is the featured voice in the group's recently launched 'Let us put a smile on your face!' corporate campaign, which speaks to the company's ongoing commitment to client satisfaction. As brand champion, Chin will be an advocate