Monthly Archives: September 2014

Jamaica now looking to export pork as local industry booms

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Dervan Spence, has lauded local pig farmers for creating a “self-sufficient pork industry”.

GOVERNMENT MINISTER LISA HANNA AND CHRONIXX IN “TWEET” BATTLE!

Lisa Hanna and Chronixx—

RED-HOT singjay Chronixx and Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna have knocked heads in a heated Twitter war.

NO GENERAL CONSUMPTION TAX (GCT) ON TEMPORARY IMPORTS TO JAMAICA – GOOD NEWS FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY!

Damion Crawford

By Daraine Luton—

Importers of goods for temporary use are set to benefit from the removal of general consumption tax (GCT) on such items starting Wednesday when the amended GCT Act takes effect.

THE GENIUS OF RAY CHARLES – THE FATHER OF SOUL!

Last Tuesday (September 23) marked the 84th anniversary of the birthof Ray Charles Robinson, dubbed the blind genius and the father of soulmusic.

CHOREOGRAPHER ORVILLE HALL TO TEACH “DANCEHALL MOVES” AT EXCELSIOR COLLEGE!

Top: Dance Xpressionz in performance.
CHOREOGRAPHER Orville Hall may have pulled off his best move to date. Come January, he will be conducting a course in dancehall dance at his alma mater Excelsior Community College in St Andrew.

JAMAICAN FATHER PUTS FAMILY HOUSE UP FOR SALE TO SEND DAUGHTER TO MEDICAL SCHOOL!

Georgia and her proud dad George Lindsay at their New Forest home in Manchester last Friday.–

A Manchester father, desperate to raise $1 million to send his daughter to medical school in China, has put his family house up for sale, saying that he would do anything to prevent her from experiencing the hardships he endured growing up.