The Ministry of Culture has spearheaded the annual Reggae Month celebrations, since 2008. With this intention, the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) powers the execution of the Reggae Month activities. Throughout the month of February each year, it would appear that the world paused from all of her other work, to focus on Jamaica's musical […]
‘Laughter is the best medicine’, if that statement is true, then everybody who watched the Windscream Posse is definitely healed. Laughter and excitement filled the theatre, from the little children to the elders were in a laughing fit. Long after the play, patrons congregated to discuss the spectacular show. Some described it as ‘interesting and […]
Not all heroes wear capes. Normally, when people hear the word "hero", they think of Marvel or DC characters with some form of superpower. Some think of soldiers, doctors and any other person who risks their life for our country and its people. In Jamaica, the term ‘hero’ is associated with our national heroes. However, […]
Being stuck in a rut is not cool. We come up with so many 'reasons' why we just can't move on but the truth is, we just have not decided to 'move different' as Nichole McIntosh puts it. This short motivational video is our way of reminding you just how powerful you are. You have every second of your life to make the choice to live a different life. Start with 'Yes'.
February is annually celebrated as Black History Month in the Western Hemisphere. It is a celebration of achievements by our black people and a time for recognizing our role in history. Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting some amazing people who have overcome various struggles and rose to the top. Many women […]
Welcome to the city of Miramar. That was the blaring message sent to the patrons who attended the Black History Month meets Reggae Icon Awards. Under the patronage of the Honorable Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Oliva Grange, MP, CD and presented by the Vice Mayor of Miramar Alexandra P. Davis, the Icon […]
“Wah nuh dead, nuh call it duppy”. Long gone are the days when people were fearful of venturing Downtown. For many years, Downtown Kingston had been plagued with many troubled inner-city communities, gangs and socio-economic issues. There was an increase in crime, which unfortunately drove tourists away. Thankfully, like Port Royal, Kingston is an reawakening […]
Painless periods, sounds impossible right? How about having a period that only lasts for a day? Must be a miracle. I can't even begin to imagine what that feels like. I am confident that a vast number of females are with me on that. The reality is many of us (females) suffer from painful periods. […]