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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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Sunscreen wouldn’t have saved Bob Marley from melanoma, and it won’t help other dark-skinned people

Melanoma is a potentially deadly form of skin cancer linked to overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunscreen can block UV rays and therefore reduce the risk of sun burns, which ultimately reduces the risk of developing melanoma. Thus, the promotion of sunscreen as an effective melanoma prevention strategy is a reasonable public health message.

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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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Jamaica signs cultural MOU with Mexico, Marley statue unveiled

MEXICO CITY, Sep. 11, CMC – A cultural cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), has been signed between Jamaica and Mexico – symbolizing a commitment between the cities of Kingston and Chetumal to work towards the enhancement and development of their cultural and creative industries.
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