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JAMAICA | Phillips mourns the passing of Toots Hibbert

KINGSTON, Jamaica September 12, 2020: People’s National Party (PNP) President and Leader of the Opposition Dr. Peter Phillips is expressing sadness at the death of Jamaican music icon Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert. 

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JAMAICA | Happy Birthday Bob Marley

KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 2020 - February is Reggae Month. The month of February is also the King of Reggae, Bob Marley's Birthday. Its  also the birth month of the Prince of Reggae, Dennis Brown, Third World crooner Bunny Rugs and Derrick Harriot among others. But its the birthday of Marley, Bob that is, that we celebrate on the 6th of February.

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Why UNESCO was right to add reggae to its cultural heritage list

When UNESCO announced that “the reggae music of Jamaica” had been added to its list of cultural products considered worthy of recognition, it was a reflection on the fact that reggae, which grew from its roots in the backstreets and dance halls of Jamaica, is more than just popular music, but an important social and political phenomenon.

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