Tag: Jamaican

SPORTS

Jackson — A Force To Be Reckoned With On The Tracks

Olympic 100-meter bronze medalist Shericka Jackson was the only Jamaican winner at the Rome Diamond League on Thursday. Jackson upset a quality field including two-time Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah in the 200 meters. Jackson ran a blistering turn to get home in a meet record and season’s best 21.91 seconds. Thompson-Herah ended second in a season’s best 22.25. […]

SPORTS

Elaine Thompson-Herah Continues Winning Ways

Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah continues to show her class with an impressive start to the season, turning in a meet record performance to be the lone Jamaican winner at the Rabat Diamond League meet in Morocco on Sunday. The 29-year-old brushed off the field to win in a meet record 10.83 seconds. There were a host of season’s […]

TALKING BOOKS

10 Marcus Garvey Quotes You Should Commit To Memory

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Sr. ONH was a Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator. He was the founder and first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities, League. Garvey advanced a Pan-African philosophy which inspired a global mass movement known as Garveyism. Garveyism would eventually inspire others, from the Nation of Islam to the Rastafari movement. […]

HEALTH/FOOD

12 Jamaican Dishes You Would Want To Try

Jamaican food will make you feel brand new  The different dishes will inspire you Taste and see that this is all true Welcome to the scene; try the cuisine  The authentic, traditional Jamaican food is no ordinary cuisine, and one has to experience the taste to see what one is missing in the food department. And for all the foodies, […]

SPORTS

Windies Big Four Get Call For England’s Men’s Hundred Game

Four West Indians including Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell and West Indies captain Kieron Pollard are among the big overseas names selected from the Men’s Hundred draft in England. Russell was signed by Manchester Originals, while Pollard has been drafted by the London Spirit. Dwayne Bravo was drafted by Northern Superchargers, while another Trinidadian, Sunil Narine was picked by the Oval […]

HEALTH/FOOD

Keep Those Masks On Your Faces

Ragamuffin, don’t be silly, put some rubbers pon unuh willy AIDS a go ’round and we don’ waan catch it Rude bwoy, don’t be silly, rubbers pon unuh willy AIDS a go ’round and we don’ waan catch it Willy (Don’t Be Silly) — Buju Banton Today, the Jamaican artist Buju Banton’s rendition titled, Willy Don’t Be Silly, could easily be applied […]

HEALTH/FOOD

How To Make Jamaican Gungo Peas (Pigeon Peas) Soup

Jamaican gungo soup is one of the main staples in any eatery or on the dining table of any household in Jamaica. It is flavorfully rich, nutritious, and delightfully good! And don’t be offended if a Jamaican tells you, you haven’t eaten soup if you have not tasted this delicious meal. Now, perhaps you may want to try preparing it, […]

SPORTS

Regional Cricket Hero Easton “Bull” McMorris Dead At 86

The regional cricket fraternity and Jamaicans, in particular, are now mourning the loss of former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman Easton ‘Bull’ McMorris. Easton Dudley Ashton St John McMorris played in 13 Tests from 1958 to 1966. McMorris honed his early cricket career at Wolmer’s Schools before going on to play for Jamaica and then later the West Indies. […]

Jamaica

Project Launched To Boost Coffee Export Into Europe

The Jamaican coffee sector will receive support to boost export into the European market through a joint project between the Government and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Carib-Export). The initiative aims to bolster the productivity and export competitiveness of local coffee within the European Union (EU). Speaking at the launch held on Thursday (January 27) at the Ministry of Foreign […]

HEALTH/FOOD

How To Make Jamaican Saltfish Fritters

Saltfish fritters are a popular staple in the breakfast department in any Jamaican household. However, these days they are also served as dessert or appetizer. These little crispy and succulent delight are easy to prepare. There is no doubt that you’ll enjoy them once served. In local parlance, they are known as ‘flittas.’ So, in patois, you will hear Jamaicans […]