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JAMAICA | PM Holness Hails Sub-10 King Asafa Powell

KINGSTON, February 10, 2020 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has hailed track and field star athlete Asafa Powell CD, for his outstanding performance in the 100-meter sprint over the years.

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Sports

JAMAICA | Reggae Music gets UNESCO Recognition

I heard the news and felt the pride, knowing that somewhere in my busy schedule a brethren would shed more light and there would be celebrations galore, Rastaman mek history again. Reggae music was added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity for its “contribution to the international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity underscores the dynamics of the element as being at once cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual.”

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  • Countries Jamaica
  • Published in Opinion

Minister Grange Endorses New Focus of Reggae Sumfest

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tuesday, June 07, 2016 – Culture and Entertainment Minister, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has endorsed the new focus taken by organisers of Reggae Sumfest to put on show the best of Jamaica’s roots, rock and reggae artists, under the theme, ‘Our Music, Our Festival’.
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