Hanna Urges Jamaicans To Celebrate Jamaica 53

Hanna Urges Jamaicans To Celebrate Jamaica 53
MINISTER of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna yesterday urged Jamaicans to participate in this year's Emancipation and Independence celebrations and to turn a deaf ear to those who are of the view that there is nothing to celebrate. The minister said that globally people associate the symbol of "Jamaicaness" with excellence, and the country has achieved a lot and should celebrate. "To the rest of the world Jamaica symbolises excellence, [yet locals] often...

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter of Whitney Houston, Dies

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter of Whitney Houston, Dies
A representative for the Houston family has said Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about seven months after she was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub. She was 22 years old. Kristen Foster said Sunday, "Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July 26, 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendo...

Reggae Boyz Coach Says It Hurts But Still Proud

Reggae Boyz Coach Says It Hurts But Still Proud
Coach of the Reggae Boyz Winfried Schaefer says he is proud of the performance of his team although the 1-3 defeat against Mexico hurts. Schaefer made the comment shortly after the Boyz were defeated by Mexico in the final of the Gold Cup in Philadelphia yesterday. Schaefer tweeted: It hurts, but we are proud because we have outstanding fans thank you all for your support it means so much #ReggaeBoyz #Jamaica @ItsTheJFF

Million-dollar Ms Universe Ja

Million-dollar Ms Universe Ja
PROMOTERS of the Miss Universe Jamaica 2015 pageant will be awarding the new queen a cash prize of million dollars. The announcement was made at a press launch held at the Fiction Fantasy nightclub at Market Place in St Andrew, on Friday night. In addition to the cash and crown, the 25 finalists will also compete for a $1.2 million wardrobe to take to the Miss Universe finals in Shanghai, China. The local finals is scheduled for Jamaica Pegasus ho...

Cure Tops Billboard Reggae Album Chart

Cure Tops Billboard Reggae Album Chart
THE Cure, Jah Cure's seventh album, has become the roots singer's first number one on Billboard's Reggae Album Chart. The set sold 2,500 copies in its opening week to surge to the top. Distributed by VP Records, The Cure contains 13 tracks, including a cover of John Legend's All of Me, Rasta, That Girl, Life We Live, Made In California and I Surrender. Christopher 'Sketch' Carey, Clive Hunt, Llamar 'Riff Raff' Brown, Justin 'Jus Bus' Nation, and Trev...