When officials from one of the world's top football club sides come calling, you expect the who's who to welcome them. Such was the case on Wednesday night as Manuel Velazquez and Carlos Abella of Spain's Real Madrid football club were guests of the Spanish ambassador to Jamaica, Jesús Silva.
He did it! Around the world in 97 days
Barrington Irving, the world's first black man and the youngest pilot to fly solo around the globe, has been labelled 'Superman' by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan ... And guess what? He is Jamaican!
Agents choose Sandals in Jamaica
The tiny Sandals island, located off the shore of the Sandals Royal Caribbean Hotel in Montego Bay, was transformed into an evening of serenity, on Monday. About 200 guests and staff were on board the 'Wayang Doll' that sailed to the island for the Canadian based Baxter Media Agents Choice Awards ceremony for the 6:00 p.m. function.
Claiming their birthright
Dressed, for the part and looking trčs smart, the six participants in GraceKennedy's Jamaica Birthright programme were welcomed last Tuesday by company executives and sponsors. The programme was started in 2004 and targets third-generation Jamaican university students in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
Charles Hussey riding a natural high
Multi-repeat champion jockey, and avid cycling enthusiast, Charles Hussey, whose skills as a first-class rider in has been the stuff of legends. His prowess in the saddle, bringing not only vicarious triumph but many a financial returns to many.