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News Jamaica Culture: M&S Christmas advert: Is dancehall culture getting the credit it deserves?

Published on: Sunday 24 November 2019
M&S Christmas advert: Is dancehall culture getting the credit it deserves?
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-50536970

But once he realised that Chukky and other Jamaican dancehall choreographers were involved, he posted another video giving them props: "I'm smiling, I'm happy... but we gotta gatekeep the culture," he ...

News Jamaica Culture: Ackee and saltfish: A Jamaican navigates the taste of home

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
Ackee and saltfish: A Jamaican navigates the taste of home
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/ackee-saltfish-jamaican-navigates-taste-home-191114121614626.html

You earn it by keeping up with the latest dances, the new slang, and displaying your loyalty by hunting down Jamaican food wherever you are and loudly despising all other cuisines. Take your eyes off ...

News Jamaica Culture: Concern J'can culture could pose challenge with sexual harassment Bill

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Concern J'can culture could pose challenge with sexual harassment Bill
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/concern-j-can-culture-could-pose-challenge-with-sexual-harassment-bill_181291?profile=1373

JAMAICA'S “highly sexualised culture” could pose a major challenge to the enforcement of laws against sexual harassment when they are passed, experts say. Speaking at this week's Jamaica Observer ...

News Jamaica Culture: Culture of silence exists at Edna Manley, claims ex student's council head

Published on: Sunday 01 September 2019
Culture of silence exists at Edna Manley, claims ex student's council head
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/culture-of-silence-exists-at-edna-manley-claims-ex-student-s-council-head_173815

Marketing and communications manager at the EMCVPA Colleen Douglas told the Jamaica Observer that the perception of a cover up by the administration was particularly disturbing. In a weekend interview ...

News Jamaica Culture: Celebrating Miss Lou, Queen Of Jamaican Culture

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
Celebrating Miss Lou, Queen Of Jamaican Culture
News source: https://nowtoronto.com/events/celebrating-miss-lou-queen-of-jamaican-culture/

Join us for a celebration of the 100th birthday of Louise Bennett-Coverley, fondly remembered as “Miss Lou”: a poet, folklorist, writer and educator, who lived in Toronto and shared her love ...

News Jamaica Culture: Prohibiting the use of “bad words” on stage does not diminish the Jamaican Culture

Published on: Saturday 07 September 2019
Prohibiting the use of “bad words” on stage does not diminish the Jamaican Culture
News source: https://jamaicans.com/prohibiting-the-use-of-bad-words-on-stage-does-not-diminish-the-jamaican-culture/

Recently the Jamaican dancehall artist & reality show star Spice appealed to Prime Minister Andrew Holness Jamaican to legalize “bad/curse words” as it is holding back our culture. She alluded to the ...

News Jamaica Culture: ‘Shake informer fi dead culture,’ Jamaican DPP says

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
‘Shake informer fi dead culture,’ Jamaican DPP says
News source: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/shake-informer-fi-dead-culture-jamaican-dpp-says/

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula LLewellyn, says that Jamaicans need to get rid of the pervasive “informer fi dead” culture. She made the comment this afternoon at the first ...

News Jamaica Culture: Amber Pinkerton: An Exploration of Culture & Self

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Amber Pinkerton: An Exploration of Culture & Self
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/style/amber-pinkerton-amber-pinkerton-_166750?profile=1237

“Every time I go back to Jamaica, I develop new eyes, new ears, and continue to learn lessons about my own culture and self.” I truly believe that travel is one of life's greatest gifts. Change is ...

News Jamaica Culture: 'Shake informer fi dead culture,' DPP says

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
'Shake informer fi dead culture,' DPP says
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Shake_informer_fi_dead_culture,_DPP_says?profile=1607

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula LLewellyn, says that Jamaicans need to get rid of the pervasive "informer fi dead" culture. She made the comment this afternoon at the first ...

News Jamaica Culture: Jamaica travel review: Jamaica is a uniquely stunning island with a densely rich culture

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Jamaica travel review: Jamaica is a uniquely stunning island with a densely rich culture
News source: https://www.irishmirror.ie/lifestyle/travel/jamaica-travel-review-jamaica-uniquely-18336415

The star like blanket of Kingston was sprawled below us as the van snaked its way up the steep mountain roads. It was midnight on Monday morning in the Jamaican capital and the lights of the city are ...

News Jamaica Culture: Young acts do it fi culture

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Young acts do it fi culture
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/young-acts-do-it-fi-culture_170074?profile=1116&template=MobileArticle

Fi Di Culture Live was conceptualised out of a need to give young ... We got about 700 people,” he told the Jamaica Obse rver. “The highlight of the show was definitely the performances, especially ...

News Jamaica Culture: Without The Windrush Generation, British MC Culture Would Be Non-Existent

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Without The Windrush Generation, British MC Culture Would Be Non-Existent
News source: https://www.complex.com/music/2019/06/without-the-windrush-generation-british-mc-culture-would-be-non-existent/

Sam King—a Jamaican ex-serviceman and first black Mayor of Southwark ... The sound, from Lewisham, boasted global chart-topping singer Maxi Priest, and culture-shifting deejays Smiley Culture, Peter ...

News Jamaica Culture: A Jamaican Charity Called Mission:FoodPossible Might Have The Answer To The World's Hunger Problem

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
A Jamaican Charity Called Mission:FoodPossible Might Have The Answer To The World's Hunger Problem
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daphneewingchow/2019/06/25/a-jamaican-charity-called-missionfoodpossible-might-have-the-answer-to-the-worlds-hunger-problem/

Mission:FoodPossible, The Reggae Chefs' Corporate Social Responsibility arm, is focused on empowering communities and fighting global hunger through a multifaceted program that incorporates research, education and philanthropy.

News Jamaica Culture: 'Patsy' review: Nicole Dennis-Benn's novel of Jamaican immigrant is magnetic, wrenching

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
'Patsy' review: Nicole Dennis-Benn's novel of Jamaican immigrant is magnetic, wrenching
News source: https://www.newsday.com/entertainment/books/nicole-dennis-benn-patsy-review-1.31933266

and simply doesn’t know. As a teenager, Tru begins to reject the role her culture has carved out for her (Dennis-Benn has a lot to say about how girls are raised in her native Jamaica). Both women ...

News Jamaica Culture: Bob Marley's daughter saves Jamaican women’s soccer team on World Cup path

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Bob Marley's daughter saves Jamaican women’s soccer team on World Cup path
News source: https://www.freep.com/story/sports/soccer/worldcup/2019/06/04/bob-marley-daughter-jamaica-soccer-team-world-cup/1337519001/

The Jamaican federation cut funds from the women's team a second time in 2016, and Marley reignited her fundraising efforts once again. It was around that time that she found the team its head coach, ...

News Jamaica Culture: New Children's Book Celebrates Jamaican Culture

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
News source: https://menafn.com/1098552567/New-Childrens-Book-Celebrates-Jamaican-Culture

(MENAFN - PRLog) Chicago author Ayesha V. Dwyer shares an adventurous tale of a young girl who lives life grounded in her Jamaican roots that makes great summer reading CHICAGO - May 21, 2019 ...

News Jamaica Culture: Caribbean Currents: Remembering the life and legacy of Edward Seaga

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
News source: https://www.phillytrib.com/caribbean_currents/caribbean-currents-remembering-the-life-and-legacy-of-edward-seaga/article_64b0f9b1-a60d-5aec-b31c-af741be05786.html

Like most people with a bi-racial background he tried to find a place for himself and so he did a lot of research on Afro-Jamaican folklore and obeah which probably helped him to fall in love with his ...

News Jamaica Culture: An unpaid coach and Bob Marley’s daughter sparked Jamaica’s incredible World Cup run

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/05/31/reggae-girlz-jamaica-backed-by-cedella-marley-make-world-cup/

Support was yanked again in 2016. Cedella Marley, a Miami-based executive and performer, appreciated soccer’s importance to Jamaican culture. Her famous father, the late reggae superstar, had loved ...