Tag: competition


Jamaican Flag Gets Hi-Five Globally!

And the winner is…The Jamaican Flag! The Jamaican Flag got its mojo. It was the winner of the World Cup of Flags 2020 event, staged on twitter recently. The 64 elimination rounds and voting over a six weeks-period would see the Jamaican Flag rising to the top of 192 flags around the world. What began as a game on Twitter […]


“Big Up Jamaica” Wins 2019 Festival Song Competition

Raldene ‘Loaded Eagle’ Dyer emerged the winner of the JCDC Jamaica Festival Song 2019 Competition. Dyer showcased his singing prowess against Percival Lord (Dharma); Jason Wright (Iya Concord); Edwin Myers; Escarpment Road New Testament Church of God Choir; Alero Perrier (Alley Bless); Nickoy Green (Shawn- D); Nester Chung (Humility); Vernon Smith (Ramize); Raldene Dyer (Loaded Eagle);  Meckedah Henry (McKada); and […]


Spelling “Koinonia” Did It For Karthik Nemmani

Although he did not win his regional or county spelling bee competition, Karthik Nemmani made his appearance at the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition counts by taking home the trophy as the champion. The 14-year-old Karthik showed that he was made from sterner stuff than the initial rounds of the competition showed. He proved to be the upsetter when 12-year-old […]

cricket SPORTS

Why Windies Players Fit T-20 Cricket

It is difficult to believe that T-20 Cricket has been around for less than fifteen years due to the appeal of the format and the amount of T-20 Cricket that is played today. There have been six (6) T-20 World Cups since 2007 compared to eleven (11) One -Day-International Wold Cups since 1975. The audience for cricket, in general, has […]


Over 6,000 Students Set To Show Case Technical Skills At National Careers Week Event

More than 6,000 students will put their technical abilities on display at the 2018 National Careers Week (NCW) and Skills Competition to be held from February 17 to 23 at the National Arena. Under the theme ‘Building the Future’ by Guiding the Present, the initiative, organized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in collaboration with public- and private-sector […]


The Germans Are Coming!

German grocery chain Aldi Inc. is set to invest over $3.4 billion in a new move to expand their business in the U.S. market. This should be a welcome move to the U.S. consumers as it opens more opportunities for them in terms of options to purchase grocery goods. The expansion mode by Aldi to increase its U.S. store base […]