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Click To Read: From Heavy Rivers by Lorna Goodison

Published on November 24th, 2017 | by asiedu3

Throughout her life my mother [Doris] lived in two places at once: Kingston, Jamaica, where she raised a family of nine children, and Harvey River, in the parish of Hanover, where she was born and grew [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read The fastest Man Alive By Usain Bolt

Published on November 7th, 2017 | by asiedu3

 A skinny kid from the Jamaican parish of Trelawny, Usain Bolt’s life changed in August 2008 when the Olympic men’s 100-meter starter pistol was followed just 9.69 seconds later by his streak across the finish line [&hellip... Read More


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Click to read Small Island by Andrea Levy

Published on October 27th, 2017 | by asiedu3

Want to Read Small Island It is 1948, and England is recovering from a war. But at 21 Nevern Street, London, the conflict has only just begun. Queenie Bligh’s neighbours do not approve when she agrees [&hellip... Read More


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Independence Dreams and the Gaza Don

Published on September 26th, 2012 | by asiedu3

– Ryan Jobson; Guest Contributor & Editor Independence Dreams and the Gaza Don A Review of Vybz Kartel’s The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto  The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto: “Incarcerated but not Silenced.” Adidja Palmer [&hellip... Read More


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Memoirs of a Jamaican Media-Man

Published on March 9th, 2012 | by asiedu3

TITLE:    MEMOIRS OF A JAMAICAN MEDIA-MAN AUTHOR:     CAREY ROBINSON PAGE COUNT:  344 PUBLICATION DATE:   March 2012 Memoirs of a Jamaican Media-Man takes us on an epic journey through the life of Carey Robinson, [&hellip... Read More


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Between the Pages

Published on August 2nd, 2011 | by asiedu3

The Lunatic By. Anthony C. Winkler Aloysius is the village madman, tolerated by neighbors but forced to make a living by doing odd jobs. His only company is the animals, trees, and bushes of the woodlands in [&hellip... Read More


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PUSS FOOD AND OTHER JAMAICAN STORIES

Published on July 25th, 2011 | by asiedu3

Puss Food and Other Jamaican Stories is an eclectic and charming collection of fictional short tales that smartly and vividly highlight and examine the traditions, diligence, resourcefulness and idiosyncrasies of Jamaicans – in both rural and urban [&hellip... Read More


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JAMAICAN ART: THEN & NOW

Published on July 25th, 2011 | by asiedu3

JAMAICAN ART: then and now is the revised edition of the first book ever produced on Jamaican Art, tracing the history and development of Jamaica’s multifaceted art movement. It is lavishly illustrated with over 200 full-page, full-colour [&hellip... Read More


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BLOOD OF ANGELS

Published on July 25th, 2011 | by asiedu3

Laku Leon is an artist who lives in France. Half-French, half-Egyptian, tall, handsome and broody, the reclusive twenty-five year old is a graduate of the prestigious Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts where he had honed his prodigious talent, becoming [&hellip... Read More


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FAREWELL TO STEELY

Published on September 3rd, 2009 | by asiedu3

Keyboardist Wycliffe ‘Steely’ Johnson of the infamous production duo Steely and Clevie died on Tuesday from a heart failure. Steely who suffered from diabetes contracted pneumonia after removal of a benign tumour at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital [&hellip... Read More


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TRELAWNY WOMEN’S FEST

Published on August 28th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Women in Trelawny will be treated to three days of workshops and motivational talks courtesy of the inaugural Trelawny Women’s Fest. This will be held from September 11-13 and will feature local as well as international [&hellip... Read More


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THE WEEKEND WAS FABULOUS

Published on August 25th, 2009 | by asiedu3

August 7-9 saw the launching of an event series entitled ‘The Weekend’ and by reports, it was a great success. The décor, presentation and service were of first world standards. The interesting blend of attendees was [&hellip... Read More


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SOJA RELEASES ALBUM ENTITLED BORN IN BABYLON

Published on August 24th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Washington D.C. based reggae band SOJA announced that the highly anticipated third full-length album “Born in Babylon“ will be released digitally worldwide, exclusively on iTunes on August 25, 2009. The album follows on the heels of [&hellip... Read More


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GOSPEL NIGHT ON DIGICEL RISING STARS

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by asiedu3

The roof of the Courtleigh auditorium was left in shambles by the end of this week’s Digicel Rising Stars performance show, as performance after performance was a humbling and inspiring experience for both the Judges and [&hellip... Read More


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REGGAE/DANCEHALL/SOCA AT THE NEW JERSEY REGGAE FEST

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Caribbean music’s highest ranking officials are planning to invade Newark‘s Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Sunday, September 20th. The ‘King of the Dancehall’ Beenie Man, the ‘International Soca King’ Machel Montano, and Iconic Roots/Dancehall General [&hellip... Read More


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JAMAICA DOING WELL IN DIGICEL CARIBBEAN CUP NEW YORK

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Reigning Digicel Caribbean Cup New York Champions, Jamaica, managed to draw 1 – 1 with St. Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG) in the feature match of the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York. The match was played [&hellip... Read More


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DAYDREAMS WAS FABULOUS

Published on August 11th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Despite of the heavy rain, patrons clad in full white were ready to enjoy the dream experience last Friday at Long Bay Beach in Negril. Wherever there was shelter at the venue or on the way [&hellip... Read More


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EAST vs. WEST AT YUSH

Published on August 11th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Dubbed the musical showdown of ‘East vs. West’, Yush took Margaritaville, Negril on a musically journey with Code Red and Coppershot representing the east and ZJ Liquid and DJ Wayne representing the west. Thousands crammed into [&hellip... Read More


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THE I AM BLESSED TOUR

Published on August 7th, 2009 | by asiedu3

After completing a seemingly successful tour across Europe Dancehall artiste Mr Vegas is back in the island. The ‘I AM BLESSED TOUR’ started on July 13th at the Summer Reggae Fest at Fort de Saint Pere [&hellip... Read More


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