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Jamaica government targets jobs in global animation industry

Jamaica government targets jobs in global animation industry

February 6, 2016
Science, Technology, Energy and Mining State Minister Julian Robinson (right), displays a poster promoting the KingstOOn Animation Conference and Afro-descendant Festival. Looking on is World Bank Country Representative for Jamaica, Galina Sotirova. [...]
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Nigeria, not Jamaica, should rule sprints

Nigeria, not Jamaica, should rule sprints

February 6, 2016
The National Olympic Committees of Nigeria and Jamaica, respectively, were among the 204 that competed for medals at London 2012. But while the Jamaican contingent of 50 athletes proudly returned home with four times their country's total haul o [...]
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Celebrate Bob Marley's Birthday at Jamaica's Best Restaurants

Celebrate Bob Marley's Birthday at Jamaica's Best Restaurants

February 6, 2016
By Chris Blackwell for Fathom | February 6 is the birthday of reggae legend Bob Marley, who, before he died too young at 36, made some of his best music with Island Records' founder Chris Blackwell. In the years since, Blackwell has opened some [...]
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Jackie Bell semis take centre stage on Sunday

Jackie Bell semis take centre stage on Sunday

February 6, 2016
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Premier League takes a break this Sunday, but some of the contenders in the Corporate Area will be locked in battle in the semi-finals of the Locker Room Sports/ KSAFA Jackie Bell Knockout competition. [...]
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Cops pick up 100 people in early morning operation

Cops pick up 100 people in early morning operation

February 6, 2016
KINGSTON, Jamaica — As the police heighten their drive around public order issues, they carried out another in a series of coordinated operations on Saturday, this time in the Corporate Area. [...]
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Farmer's body found in Portland river with head wound

Farmer's body found in Portland river with head wound

February 6, 2016
PORTLAND, Jamaica — Peter Cole, a 45-year-old farmer of Cascade district in Spring Hill, Portland, died Friday when he fell into a river in his community. [...]
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Civil Service Association supports JLP leader's tax proposal

Civil Service Association supports JLP leader's tax proposal

February 6, 2016
A proposal by Andrew Holness - the leader of the opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP),  to... [...]
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Jamaican Cuisine at the NyamJam with Action Bronson

Jamaican Cuisine at the NyamJam with Action Bronson

February 6, 2016
As Action Bronson's presence in the "Food World" becomes more permanent, new and diverse opportunities are popping up for the self proclaimed Human Highlight Reel. This time it popped up in the most beautiful location possible, Goldeneye Resort in Or [...]
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<a href="/article/news/20160205/officials-warn-against-kissing-wake-zika-virus">Officials warn against kissing in wake of Zika virus</a>

<a href="/article/news/20160205/officials-warn-against-kissing-wake-zika-virus">Officials warn against kissing in wake of Zika virus</a>

February 6, 2016
Officials warn against kissing in wake of Zika virus [...]
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<a href="/article/news/20160205/uwi-student-accused-scamming-pay-school-fee">UWI student accused of scamming to pay school fee</a>

<a href="/article/news/20160205/uwi-student-accused-scamming-pay-school-fee">UWI student accused of scamming to pay school fee</a>

February 6, 2016
UWI student accused of scamming to pay school fee [...]
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State-of-the-art cancer treatment centres coming to Jamaica

State-of-the-art cancer treatment centres coming to Jamaica

February 5, 2016
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday February 5, 2016 – Two new state-of-the-art cancer treatment centres are to be built in Jamaica within the next 12 months. The first, expected to be completed in the middle of this year, will be located at the Cornwall ... [...]
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Brazil, Jamaica find clever ways to focus attention on Zika threat

Brazil, Jamaica find clever ways to focus attention on Zika threat

February 5, 2016
(CNN) If you visit the official Brazilian government website of www.brasil.gov.br, you will probably wonder if it has been hacked. The site, it seems, has been infested by mosquitoes who seem to have just had a very satisfying meal. Their bellies see [...]
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Program lets tourist hang with the locals in Jamaica

Program lets tourist hang with the locals in Jamaica

February 5, 2016
We took a walking tour in the historic port of Falmouth , stopping in to meet a local baker and fruit vendor, sipping coconut water from big coconuts and trying Jamaica's most popular fast food -- pattys (spiced meat inside a fried pastry served [...]
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Tomlinson advances in ITTF Latin American Championships

Tomlinson advances in ITTF Latin American Championships

February 5, 2016
KINGSTON, Jamaica—Jamaica’s national table tennis champion, Simon Tomlinson, dramatically turned his fortune around to join Michael Hyatt in the last 32 in Men's Singles at the ITTF Latin American Championships in [...]
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