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The Global Rise of Afrobeat
NEW YORK: Nigerian-Ghanaian Afrobeat artist, Akeju, has created a buzz with his new single Kiss and Tell which has been well received within the US and globally. To continue the momentum, Akeju has collaborated with Beenie Man, the Jamaican Grammy award-winning artist, also popularly known as the ...

CWG: Indian Basketball teams lose on opening day
Gold Coast, April 5 : Cameroon made an astonishing comeback to outplay India 96-87 in men's preliminary round Pool B basketball match while Indian eves also suffered a loss 57-66 to Jamaica in the opening day of the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

CWG: Indian eves lose to Jamaica in basketball
Gold Coast, April 5 : Jamaica defeated Indian eves 66-57 in a preliminary round Pool B match of the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

IPL: Russell raring to go after training with Bolt's physio
Kolkata, March 29 : Explosive Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all-rounder Andre Russell is raring to go in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) after training hard with iconic Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt's sports therapist Everald 'Eddie' Edwards, the West Indian said here on Thursday.

I don't know how to write a hit song: 'Cheerleader' hitmaker
New Delhi, March 21 : Omi's "Cheerleader" was officially hailed as the "Song Of The Summer" in 2015 by Billboard. The globally hit song was followed by the catchy track "Hula hoop", but the Jamaican singer says he doesn't know how to write hit songs and that it is not his job to do so.

Omi's 'Cheerleader' to get Indian version
Mumbai, March 10 : Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and actress-singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi's daughter Kaveri Kapur will produce a cover version of Jamaican singer Omi's hit song "Cheerleader".

'Sprint King' Bolt signs for mystery football team
New Delhi , Feb 26 : Former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who has won eight Olympic gold medals in his illustrious career, is all set to swap his spikes for studs as he revealed signing for a football team.

'Cheerleader' hitmaker may meet Badshah
New Delhi, Feb 15 : Jamaican singer Omi, who shot to fame with "Cheerleader", might meet Indian rappers including Badshah during his maiden visit to India.

Neeta Lulla roped in to dress Sean Paul
New Delhi , Feb 15 : Designer Neeta Lulla, who has gifted her creations to Akon, The Chainsmokers, Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo and Martin Garrix, is now on board to design an outfit for Jamaican Dancehall Superstar Sean Paul.

My wife's very supportive, says Sean Paul
New Delhi, Feb 13 : Grammy Award winning Jamaican rapper Sean Paul says marriage and fatherhood have neither changed him as a person nor affected his work. He has praised his wife Jodi 'Jinx' Stewart Henriques for being supportive throughout.

LGC Capital Provides an Update on Jamaican Medical Cannabis ...
MONTREAL, Feb.7: LGC Capital Ltd. (TSXV: LG) ("LGC") is pleased to provide an update on its proposed investment in Jamaican cannabis company Global Canna Labs Limited ("Global Canna Labs").

Master Spas Partners with NAZ Children's Centre in Jamaica to Create ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind: Thanks to the support of Master Spas, a leading, U.S.-based manufacturer of hot tubs and swim spas, a new, mixed-ability high school in Jamaica broke ground earlier this month on the campus of the existing NAZ Children's Centre elementary school.

You're not sh**holes: Grammys' message for immigrants
New York, Jan 29 : With Sting performing "Englishman in New York", Shaggy joining in to state he was a Jamaican in New York, and American rapper Logic shouting out "You're not shitholes" -- the 60th Grammy Awards here turned out to be quite a statement against US President Donald Trump's crude ...

Failure has made me stronger, says Sean Paul
New Delhi, Jan 17 : Grammy Award-winning Jamaican rapper Sean Paul became a global star after his second album "Dutty Rock" hit the music stores in 2002. While his dancehall-oriented numbers often topped the charts, there were times when he also faded from prominence. But he believes that failure ...

Sting is working on reggae album with Shaggy
Los Angeles, Jan 14 : British singer Sting has teamed up with Jamaican rapper Shaggy to release a reggae album this year.

Sean Paul excited to headline at Vh1 Supersonic 2018
Pune, Jan 8 : Sean Paul is excited to perform at the upcoming fifth edition of electronic dance music (EDM) festival Vh1 Supersonic. The Jamaican dancehall rapper-singer is looking forward to be in India again and says he wants to try some 'desi' food.

New marine spider species named after Bob Marley
Washington D.C. , Dec. 27 : A team of researchers has discovered a new water-adapted species of spiders from tropical Queensland, Australia, and have named it after a renowned Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter Bob Marley.

Priority Pass Unveils The World's Best Airport Lounges - and They're ...
LONDON: A selection of the world's best airport lounges have been revealed by independent lounge membership program, Priority Pass, in its annual Lounge of the Year Awards. This year winners include lounges in Jamaica, Estonia, Malta and Quebec as well as Singapore and Dubai.

Priority Pass Unveils The World's Best Airport Lounges - and They're ...
LONDON: Lounges in Jamaica, Estonia and Malta among those recognised in annual poll based on 72,000 ratings from Members

Sean Paul to perform in India in 2018
New Delhi , Dec. 21 : After five-long years, Jamaican rapper Sean Paul is all set to rise the 'Temperature' with his performance in 2018.

Sean Paul excited about performing in India again
Mumbai, Dec 20 : Jamaican dancehall rapper-singer Sean Paul, who performed in India in 2012, is looking forward to his gigs in the country next year.

Sandals Resorts Inspires Brides And Grooms With Its Destination ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica: Sandals Resorts International (SRI), parent company of the Caribbean's leading luxury all-inclusive brands: Sandals Resorts, for adult couples and Beaches Resorts, for everyone, announces the launch of Aisle to Isle, a new destination wedding experience.

Bolt could have broken my record if he tried: Powell
Kolkata, Dec 14 : Putting Usain Bolt alongside legendary track and field athletes Carl Lewis and Jesse Owens as one of the greatest of all time, long jump world record holder Mike Powell said on Thursday that the Jamaican star would have bettered his 26-year-old mark if he had trained for it.

Kennedy Funding Financial Closes USD 2.09 Million Loan For 570-Acre ...
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J: Most loans take a few weeks or months to close and only involve one locale and a small handful of professionals. Not so for Jamaica World, which recently closed on a debt restructuring loan which took seven attorneys in three countries to finalize.

X Fund Properties Limited and Aimbridge Hospitality Unveil Jewel ...
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica: X Fund Properties Limited and Aimbridge Hospitality announce the opening of Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort and Spa nestled on a private cove between Jamaica's sprawling rolling hills and vibrant Caribbean Sea, a mere fifteen minutes from Sangster International Airport.

Queens Community Celebrates Expanded Matilda Raffa Cuomo Health Center
QUEENS, N.Y: Brightpoint Health, a leading nonprofit provider of healthcare services to New Yorkers in need, is renovating their successful clinic in Jamaica, Queens to better serve the community.

Feel The Vibe Of Jamaica At The Island's Pop Up Shop In New York
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept. 14, 2017 : The Jamaica Tourist Board invites New Yorkers to experience the "sights, sounds and tastes" of Jamaica through the colorful and interactive Feel the Vibe Pop Up Shop in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

Hurricane Irma: India issues 24hrs helpline in Kingston
New Delhi , September 10 : India on Sunday issued a 24 hour helpline after Jamaica's Kingston was put on 'Hurricane' alert.

CPL 2017: Jamaica Tallawahs replace Imad Wasim with Mahmudullah
Barbados [West Indies], Aug 21 : Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah, who has been left out of the Test side for the two-match series against Australia, has been roped in by Jamaica Tallawahs for the remainder of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

Bolt praises Gatlin, says 'he's one of the best I've faced'
London [UK], August 7 : Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the 100m on Saturday night at the World Championships after being defeated by Justin Gatlin, has hailed the American as one of the best competitors he has faced.