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Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

If you don’t know ‘Carnival,’ where you been? Notting Hill is one of the biggest street carnivals in the World, overtaken only by Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With 2 million visitors over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Notting Hill Carnival this year will be more...

Jamaica Independence Day

Jamaica Independence Day

On the 6th of August 1962, Jamaica became an independent nation. In a ceremony to commemorate the occasion, the British flag was replaced by the Black Green and Gold of the Jamaican flag. Representing the Queen, who was still the head of state, Princess Margaret...

Roots Rock Reggae

Roots Rock Reggae

International Reggae Day on the 1st of July is an annual ‘Celebration of Global Reggae Culture,’ held in Kingston, Jamaica. This year’s celebrations also include events in Slovenia as well as the UK. So, what do we know about this popular music? Life before Marley? To...

Dine With Your Father

Dine With Your Father

Father’s Day is around the corner, so it’s only right that we honour fathers and father figures everywhere! When you think of a father what image comes to mind? Is it someone that you look to for emotional support or it is someone who knows when you need practical...

Island Delights @ Easter

Island Delights @ Easter

For many Jamaicans, Lent is a time to fast or abstain from certain types of food such as red meat. During this period, there is a noticeable increase in the sale of fish in Jamaica, UK and other parts of the globe where Jamaicans live. Good Friday sees the culmination...

Mammas Cooking…

Mammas Cooking…

March is International Women’s Month and Mother’s Day is just two weeks away, so we want to honour inspirational women everywhere. One lady who is the epitome of inspiration and influence is Annmarie Richards. As founder of Stars of Hope in Clarendon, Jamaica, Ms...

Rudie’s In The Press!

Rudie’s In The Press!

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How incredible is this?

How incredible is this?

How is it possible that an island of only 2.9 million people can boast not one, but two of the fastest people in the World today? We are talking of course about Usain Bolt – the fastest person ever no less – and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce who have each recently picked up...