Tag: winner


“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 […]


How To Boost Your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is a critical part to everyday success. It’s the difference between being able to stand up for yourself in the classroom or workplace, and simply seething quietly as more work that isn’t yours gets piled on your desk. Whether you need a little help coping with rejection or even getting yourself to the point where you can even ask, […]


Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott Dead At 87

Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott has died after a long illness at his home in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia at the age of 87. The renowned poet, playwright, painter, journalist, and professor has received praise from many of his contemporaries  including Robert Graves, who wrote that Walcott “handles English with a closer understanding of its inner magic than […]