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Published:Saturday | September 3, 2022 | 12:06 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: Seth George Ramocan, Jamaica’s high commissioner (HC) to the United Kingdom (UK) since January 2017, has bid farewell to the UK Jamaican community after his term of duty ended last month. The outgoing high commissioner and his wife, Dr...

Published:Saturday | August 13, 2022 | 12:06 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

One of the highlights of the Jamaica 60 Independence celebrations in the UK was the Jamaica House hospitality pop-up at the Glee Club in Birmingham City Centre, which provided five nights of Commonwealth Games watch parties and themed, live music...

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2022 | 12:10 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: A new project designed to attract a younger audience of visitors to Jamaica will be launched next month during the Jamaica House showcase in Birmingham to celebrate the island’s participation in the Commonwealth Games. Aptly named ‘...

Published:Saturday | July 2, 2022 | 12:05 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: Last week’s unveiling of the national monument to Windrush pioneers and the generations that followed, by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at Waterloo Station in London, was greeted with joy and tears from members of the Caribbean...

Published:Saturday | March 5, 2022 | 12:06 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: Amid the blanket television news coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, among the most riveting has been Clive Myrie’s live reports from the capital Kyiv on the BBC News at Ten. Each night, Myrie brings the harsh reality of the war...

Published:Saturday | February 12, 2022 | 12:06 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: The Bob Marley ‘One Love Experience’ exhibition had its official opening at the Saatchi Gallery in Kings Road, London last week, and fans of the Jamaican reggae icon are in for a treat. The exhibition not only showcases several...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2021 | 12:06 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: Reactions to the proposed rule change to Clause 9 of the UK Nationality and Borders Bill, which could see individuals stripped of their British citizenship without notice and appeal, have been swift and condemning. Critics, including...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2021 | 12:05 AMGeorge Ruddock/ - Gleaner Writer

LONDON: Maxie Hayles, one of the leading campaigners for equal rights for African-Caribbean people in the West Midlands for more than three decades, has received the Member of the British Empire (MBE) insignia in a ceremony at Windsor Castle....

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