Posts Tagged with "Port Antonio"

Jamaica back in Clipper global yacht race

Monday, September 16, 2013

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Jamaica back in Clipper global yacht race

For the third time, Jamaica will field an entry in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – a 40,000-mile, 11-month adventure at sea that will deliver global promotion to Jamaica and boost tourism in scenic Port Antonio when the 12 new state-of-the-art ocean racers arrive at the Errol Flynn Marina at the end of […]

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No Jamaica stop for Clipper yachts in 2012

Sunday, May 15, 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

Sunday, May 15, 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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Knight and Day in JA

Monday, June 28, 2010

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Knight and Day in JA

The June 23 local premiere of Knight and Day, the action comedy starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz that was partly filmed in Jamaica, was hosted by JAMPRO at the Carib Cinema in Cross Roads. Officials from the agency, members of the local film industry and other specially invited guests were on hand to watch […]

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