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Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMGeorge Ruddock

A hostĀ of British sports stars, politicians, business leaders and ardent fans were in attendance inside the ballroom of the Dorchester Hotel in London's Park Lane on Sunday, July 16 as The Voice newspaper UK and the Jamaica National (JN) Group paid...

Published:Thursday | August 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMGeorge Ruddock

LONDON:JAMAICANS in the United Kingdom wrapped up Independence celebrations with a series of events last weekend ranging from church services, receptions, dinners, and dances to outdoor fun-day activities, which attracted an outpouring of patriotic...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMGeorge Ruddock

The long-awaited memorial statue in honour of Jamaica-born nurse Mary Seacole was unveiled in London on June 30 in the grounds of St Thomas Hospital, Westminster, overlooking the River Thames. It is the first statue of a named black woman in the...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 11:45 AMGeorge Ruddock

Well-known Jamaican trombonist Emmanuel 'Rico' Rodriguez, who played with Jamaican and UK ska bands The Skatalites and The Specials, respectively, passed away in London on Thursday, September 3, after a short illness. He was 80 years old.Members of...

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