Jamaica commemorates her 60th Independence with the launch of a 60th Logo Competition. Bobby Smith, a student of UWI Mona, won the competition with a prize of US$2,500.
In celebrating Groundation Day, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, The Honourable Oliva Grange, released a heartfelt message. She intends to point out the significant meaning of such a visit to the only global religion indigenous to Jamaica. Well done, Rastafari.
We have heard it said in so many ways, but there is truth in the statement; When music hits, you feel no pain. It’s the best hitting that one can imagine. But in reality, the impact of some music changes the world. Think, where would Jamaica be without Mento? We celebrate the creation because we celebrate us.
There are two sets of people in the world. Those who do what they do because they “have to” and those who do what they do because they are passionate about their craft. Miss Daisy falls in the second category. Miss Daisy is a meticulous and well respected senior farmer with many lessons to teach.
The Library of Congress added The Harder They Come to its archives. The addition signifies the cultural significance of the album. The Jamaican movie was the first, and the soundtrack help transport our culture worldwide. A definite cultural treasure!
As Jamaicans, we have always heard our elders talking about the wonders of “bush tea”. These teas do have incredible medicinal value. The healing of all is resting in herbs. Know what you can do with natural remedies. It will help you live an organic life.
No matter the situation you find yourself in, Jamaica has a proverb to fit. That is the beauty of our wonderful language, becasue it is so colourful, there are many ways to communicate to get your message across.