Category: Jamaican Sayings

Entire Jamaican family wiped out by gangsters

Entire Jamaican family wiped out by gangsters

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thursday was a happy day for  63 year-old Lynette Bloomfield and her family as her beloved daughter, 36 year-old Kerry-Ann Bloomfield, who resides in the United States, had just arrived at the family home on vacation. Obviously waiting to share in the goodies, which often come with visiting relatives from overseas, the family members were […]

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Reasons for enlisting in World War I

Reasons for enlisting in World War I

| August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

When the Great War began in 1914, the majority of people living in British Guiana and the West Indies were experiencing great economic hardships because they had been forced to live below the standards necessary to maintain them. Some middle- class people of African descent in their struggle for political and constitutional change welcomed the […]

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Plot to kill Vybz Kartel uncovered

Plot to kill Vybz Kartel uncovered

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Social commentary. Hot on the streets : Rumour has it that a scheme has been uncovered to have Adidja Palmer, more popularly known as Vybz Kartel ‘disposed’ of. According to several blogging sites, RJR news reported that the Correctional Service Department uncovered the diabolical plot. It was also said that the plot included a member […]

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Exhibiting Africans like animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

Exhibiting Africans like animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Africa news. Next week in Norway a ‘human zoo’ will open, a re-enactment of the voyeurist exhibitions of Africans that took place during the colonial era. The organizers aim to spark discussions on the legacy of racism and colonialism, but have they overlooked the pain and humiliation this may bring to Africans worldwide, and the […]

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10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you thought about your New Year’s Resolution for 2014? Do you believe creating a list of things to do or not to do will help towards a better you for a New Year? As we approach 2014, we have decided to list the 10 most commonly used New Year’s Resolutions. 1. Getting a new […]

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Airfare Lobby Campaign gathers momentum in Birmingham

Airfare Lobby Campaign gathers momentum in Birmingham

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Business news. Dear Fellow Jamaicans & Caribbeans &  Friends of Jamaica & The Caribbean. As the Christmas season is on we would like to let you know that the campaign is intensifying and we have not given up the campaign even in this festive season. Before we go any further the team would like […]

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..C’mon BBQ Salmon

..C’mon BBQ Salmon

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yes so I have been M.I.A for a while (oh the joys of motherhood..lol).  Yes I am a new mommy! And in my bit to return to my normal size 10 self I have been working out…YES …me….certified foodie… working out…and trying to eat a bit healthier. So I tried this very delicious dish and […]

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JA’s 150 year old law forbidding homosexuality being challenged

JA’s 150 year old law forbidding homosexuality being challenged

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. For 150 years Jamaica like many other countries in the Caribbean has conformed to the illegality of homosexuality as prescribed by the old British Common Law prior to independence. As homosexuality gains popularity around the world particularly in developed countries such as the United States and Britain former colonies or dependent territories […]

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Beauty Queens at aged 50+..The Winners!

Beauty Queens at aged 50+..The Winners!

| October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

In pageant News. Ms. Sheer Elegance beauty pageant held in London for ladies aged over 50+ was a night filled with glitz and glam. The competition delivered entertainment, great environment and a showcase of good sportsmanship from all eleven contestants. Ultimately there could only be one winner and Patricia Bernard took that crown. Euphemia Scott took second place […]

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Aged 50+ Beauty Queens for Ms. Sheer Elegance

Aged 50+ Beauty Queens for Ms. Sheer Elegance

| October 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. The first ever Ms Elegance Pageant show for women 50+ was held on Saturday 19th October 2013 in London, England. The show, founded and created by Lorraine Williams a native from Guyana was held in support of breast cancer research UK. Eleven beautiful contestants graced the stage representing different nationalities in one of the three themed sections “Traditional wear.” Another vibrant […]

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