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Published:Wednesday | October 2, 2019 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

For the first time in the centuries-old history of the Church of England, the Bishop of Dover in the Diocese of Canterbury will bear a staff that was lovingly handcrafted in Jamaica. The Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, a Jamaican from Montego Bay,...

Published:Saturday | September 28, 2019 | 12:15 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

A number of Jamaicans yesterday staged a demonstration at the United Nations in New York to register their opposition to potential mining activities in the island’s Cockpit Country. The effort, which was led by the Council of Overseas Maroons, saw...

Published:Thursday | September 26, 2019 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

The rave reviews about the Cracked Conch Restaurant and Bar located in Belmont, Westmoreland, were circulating in conversations at the JAPEX tourism expo in Montego Bay. As a passionate enthusiast of exciting food excursions, the alerts caught my...

Published:Tuesday | September 17, 2019 | 12:25 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

Hermine Ricketts, a Jamaican architect who had a lengthy legal battle that led to a new state law allowing people to grow vegetables in their frontyards without fear of local ordinances in Florida, has died. Born in Hermitage, St Andrew, 63-year-...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 12:42 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

Another Jamaican restaurateur in the United States has died suddenly. Rohan Martin White, 49, owner and executive chef of Bull Bay Caribbean Cuisine in Wilmington, Delaware, is suspected to have committed suicide Monday morning at his residence....

Published:Wednesday | June 26, 2019 | 12:14 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

“How many minutes are there in four weeks?” That was the first question in round one of the finals in the USA Schools’ Challenge Quiz Bowl Competition. “40,320 minutes,” a young teenage girl from the Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy fired back...

Published:Monday | June 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney/Contributor

Reggae artiste Freddie McGregor has bought a tour bus in the United States. McGregor told The Gleaner that for his upcoming US tour, it simply was more cost-effective to buy a tour bus, rather than spend thousands of dollars on each occasion to rent...

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