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Morgan Heritage is scheduled to perform at the New York Stock Exchange's 94th annual tree lighting ceremony on November 30.

The occasion, which opened to the public, is slated to start at 2:30 pm. The reggae band, however, is earmarked to perform at 5:35 pm.

The rock band Hollis Brown, country star Jackie Lee, singers Karen Rodriguez and Jesse Campbell, the Harlem Globetrotters, and the Radio City Rockettes are also billed to perform.
Oswald Caines, a reggae music legend well-known in Sarasota, Florida, died Friday morning in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down the William Howard Frankland Bridge connecting St. Petersburg to Tampa. The accident froze early-morning rush-hour traffic in the central Bay area for hours.

The 61-year-old Caines, affectionately known by his friends as “Ham,” was scheduled to play a show with his band, the Democracy Reggae Band, at the Five O’clock Club in Sarasota on Thursday night.

Friends and family, shocked by the fatherly musician’s sudden death, took to social media to offer their condolences.
Born in March 1900, Violet Mosses Brown says that hard work, devotion to the Baptist church and respect for family, life and people in general have helped her live a long and happy life. The new oldest person in the world eats what she wants — except for pork and chicken. And the Jamaica-born 117-year-old abstains from what she called “rum and dem tings.”

Hailing from the same part of Jamaica as Olympic champion Usain Bolt, Brown on Saturday became the world’s oldest person after the death of Emma Morano of Italy. Known affectionately as "Aunt V," Brown stated that she "likes fish and mutton and sometimes she will have cow foot." She also likes locally grown produce such as sweet potatoes, breadfruit,...
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Sergeant Neville Bryan died after he was attacked by gunmen at a gas station in Portmore, St Catherine, early Friday morning. Bryan, who served for 20 years in the force, was shot repeatedly while he sat in his motorcar.
On Tuesday the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s information arm, revealed that Alkaline was being sought for questioning in regards to the murder of Rohan Morris and has asked him to report to Area Four HQ at Harman Barracks.

Rohan Morris, a 28 year old, was murdered at his home in Maverley, St Andrew, on January 13, 2017.
The governing body the International Olympic Committee (IOC) disqualified Jamaica's 2008 Beijing 4x100m sprint team today. Re-analysis of Carter's samples from Beijing resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine.

Initially sold as a nasal decongestant in the US until 1983, methylhexaneamine was reclassified in 2011 as a "specified substance" and has been used more recently as an ingredient in dietary supplements.

The 31-year-old Carter has been a key member of Jamaica's relay team, running the first leg as they won gold at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

All four members of the team, which includes Bolt, Asafa Powell, Michael Frater and Carter, a bronze medalist at the 2013...
Jamaica created sports history as its women's bobsled team of Carrie Russell and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian won bronze in the North American Cup held in Lake Placid in the United States of America (USA).

The Jamaican pair was third in 1:57.87 behind the winners Nicole Vogt and Bonnie Kilis of the USA with 1:57.70 and Canadians Julie Johnson and Janine McCue with 1:57.81.

The Jamaican bobsled team is asking for $60,000 to hire a coach through a crowdfunding campaign. The team hope to qualify men’s and women’s bobsled teams for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, which will mark the 30-year anniversary of their Olympic debut in Calgary, which inspired the...
2017 Grammy Nominee Reggae Band Raging Fyah Named " Jamaica's Reggae Music Ambassador". Adding to the prestigious honor of being nominated for 2017 Best Reggae Album by the Grammy committee, Pele, Demar, Anthony Watson, Courtland “Gizmo” White and Kumar collectively known as Raging Fyah add "Jamaica's Reggae Music Ambassador" to their numerous honors.

It was indeed a proud moment for the self-contained band to officially proudly represent their country to the world, " We have said this many times before, and it rings true to who Raging Fyah are. Jamaica is the birthplace of reggae, it is our birth place. The vibes and the sounds of our beautiful island is what we Raging Fyah carry in our soul to the world."...
Natty King took to Facebook accusing a Kenyan music promoter of being unprofessional. Natty King performed in Buruburu on his first show before heading to Meru for another show. But the Meru show was cancelled.

Natty King alleges that Chini Ya Mti promoters refused to pay him, hence the reason for the no-show in Meru. Chini Ya Mti Promotions CEO Juma, stated he upheld his side of the contract signed with the reggae singer. Juma stated that upon arrival in Meru, Natty King demanded an additional 30% on top of the agreed performance fees.

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