Archive | May, 2011

Support builds for National Museum

28 May 2011

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Support builds for National Museum

In the basement of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) on East Street in downtown Kingston, thousands of artefacts are locked away from public view because the country does not have a national museum to appropriately house them. In an effort to remedy this unfortunate state of affairs, the Friends of the Museums (of History and Ethnography) and the Our […]

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Nicole ‘Sky’ Grey broadens her horizons

22 May 2011

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Nicole ‘Sky’ Grey broadens her horizons

In her turn on the silver screen as leading lady in Storm Saulter’s film “Better Mus’ Come”, model-turned-actress Nicole ‘Sky’ Grey showed Jamaica and the rest of the world that her talents extended well beyond the runway. She quickly followed up her film debut with a lead role in Andrew Dosunmu’s movie“Restless City”, and now has […]

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Chris Campbell fuelled by Fruta

21 May 2011

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Chris Campbell fuelled by Fruta

With a business relationship already firmly established with Chris Campbell’s wholesale enterprise in Mandeville, it was only a natural progression for the management of Jamaica Beverages Limited, through its Fruta, Busta and Turbo Energy Drink brands, to sponsor the 2009 Jamaican circuit racing champion in his new BMW M3 concept car for the remainder of […]

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No Jamaica stop for Clipper yachts in 2012

15 May 2011

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No Jamaica stop for Clipper yachts in 2012

After fielding a vessel in the last two Clipper Round the World Yacht races, which included a stop at the Errol Flynn Marina in beautiful Port Antonio, Portland on each occasion, the 11-12 race will be without a Jamaica-branded yacht and the fleet is set to make a spirited dash from Panama to the United […]

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Controversy surfaces out of the Blue

15 May 2011

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Controversy surfaces out of the Blue

It’s a scenario that plays out ever so often in Jamaica – environmental lobby groups sound the alarm over development projects that threaten to damage or potentially destroy areas that fall within the island’s treasured natural patrimony. On this occasion, the location in question is the fabled Blue Lagoon, known as Blue Hole to the […]

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‘Ghett’a Life’ gears up for summer release

14 May 2011

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‘Ghett’a Life’ gears up for summer release

The trailer is already in local cinemas and the buzz around “Ghett’a Life”, the new feature film from Chris Browne, is gathering momentum ahead of its scheduled release this summer. Written and directed by Browne, the film is “an explosive action drama that tells the riveting story of a teenager living in an inner-city community […]

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The storm around Chris Gayle

14 May 2011

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The storm around Chris Gayle

To say that Chris Gayle has taken the fourth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by storm is an understatement. His pyrotechnics with the willow has been consistently lighting up cricket cathedrals across India, bringing another dimension of excitement to the competition. Since his inclusion in the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) line-up, the performance of the […]

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Pree10: Make-up artist Loni Jones

8 May 2011

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Pree10: Make-up artist Loni Jones

Her impressive body of work speaks for itself. In the world of high fashion, entertainment, media and special events, professional make-up artist Loni Jones has established herself as one of the best in her field. Her client list includes the names of popular recording artistes, top models, beauty queens and leading corporate entities and brands. […]

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MagWall delivers low cost housing solutions

6 May 2011

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MagWall delivers low cost housing solutions

Local landowners can now access affordable, low cost living solutions courtesy of the MagWall building system – a Canadian construction patent that was developed to address concerns and deficiencies related to residential and commercial construction. The system uses MagBoard, which is a magnesium oxide sheathing that is used make structural insulated panels (SIPS). A single […]

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The Contender breathes life into boxing

1 May 2011

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The Contender breathes life into boxing

After many years of laying comatose in Jamaica, the sport of boxing has been recalled to life in a major way by the 15-week Wray & Nephew Contender boxing reality television series, which culminated on April 27 with the exciting middleweight championship fight between Rikardo “The Surgeon” Smith and Devon Moncrieffe at the Constant Spring […]

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