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Jamaica

Jimmy Cliff’s Village Set To Get Icon Treatment

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced plans to make Jimmy Cliff’s hometown Somerton a tourist attraction. The Minister’s announcement comes against the background of renaming the hip strip in Montego Bay Jimmy Cliff Boulevard. Cliff’s hometown of Somerton holds the rich cultural history of some of the most celebrated Jamaicans. Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson, former Governor General Sir Howard […]

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Ocho Rios Adds Fishing Village Complex To Its Attractions

Tourist mecca Ocho Rios is set to get a new state-of-the-art fishing village at a cost of $220 million, according to Port Authority of Jamaica President and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Gordon Shirley. The new development is touted as a boost to the tourist attractions in the area. “We are expecting this facility, which will be occupied and operated (through […]