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Ja Consulate to Host Groovin 2014 Launch

Ja Consulate to Host Groovin 2014 Launch

The Jamaica Consulate will be hosting the promotion team of the annual Groovin In The Park on Tuesday April 1, 2014. This event is by invitation only as the guests will be joined by headliners Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt in an intimate setting where plans for the ...

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April 1st, 2014

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Veteran Quartet of Artist for Groovin in the Park 2014

Veteran Quartet of Artist for Groovin in the Park 2014

On Saturday morning on Groovin Radio, the latest announcement of acts for the 2014 edition of Groovin in the Park was releases. Since the announcement and subsequent interview with Chronixx, the first act to be confirmed, there has been anticipation of the next artist that ...

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March 25th, 2014

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An unsworn statement is not grounds for a guilty verdict, Judge instructs jury

An unsworn statement is not grounds for a guilty verdict, Judge instructs jury

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Justice Lennox Campbell in continuing his summation in the Vybz Kartel murder trial Thursday morning told the jurors that they cannot find the accused guilty because they gave unsworn statements. “One of the things you cannot do is because they did ...

Yanique Hyatt

March 13th, 2014

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‘Irie’ boss buried

‘Irie’ boss buried

OCHO RIOS, St Ann KIND and caring were some of the words used to describe Chad Young during a Thanksgiving Service for his life held at the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on Saturday, March 8. Young, 27, died on February 27 after a brief illness. ...

Yanique Hyatt

March 12th, 2014

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Chronixx makes outdoor debut in New York’s ‘Groovin’

Chronixx makes outdoor debut in New York’s ‘Groovin’

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Chronixx, arguably the hottest act in contemporary reggae, is one of the headliners for this year’s Groovin’ in The Park show, scheduled for June 29 in Queens, New York. The event marks the singer’s outdoor debut in the Big Apple. ...

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March 8th, 2014

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Defence continues to push ‘conspiracy’ line at Kartel trial

Defence continues to push ‘conspiracy’ line at Kartel trial

ATTORNEY Everton Dewar yesterday questioned the rationale behind the arrest of his client during his address to jurors in the ongoing Vybz Kartel murder trial in the Home Circuit Court. Dewar, who is representing co-accused Shane Williams, pointed out to the jurors that the ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 26th, 2014

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Easy Win For Windies

Easy Win For Windies

Guided by captain and man-of-the-match, Dwayne Bravo, the West Indies defeated Ireland by four wickets in their one-off one-day international cricket match at Sabina Park yesterday. Bravo first took three for 36 to help restrict Ireland to 202 off 49.2 overs, before ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 24th, 2014

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Buju again appeals drug conviction

Buju again appeals drug conviction

INCARCERATED reggae star Buju Banton has filed yet another appeal in the United States to reverse his conviction on drug charges. The appeal by attorneys Professor Charles Ogletree, Jack Cushman and Max Stern was filed with the 11th US Circuit Court on February 4. Ogletree, ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 20th, 2014

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Kartel Lockdown: Cops Seal Off Kingston Streets As Rowdy Fans Gather In Anticipation Of Verdict

Kartel Lockdown: Cops Seal Off Kingston Streets As Rowdy Fans Gather In Anticipation Of Verdict

Nerve-wracking anticipation of a verdict being handed down yesterday in the high-profile Vybz Kartel murder trial brought a section of the busy downtown Kingston commercial district to a virtual standstill that harked back to the 1991 extradition case against notorious ...

Yanique Hyatt

February 20th, 2014

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Wayne ‘Sleng Teng’ smith Dead

Wayne ‘Sleng Teng’ smith Dead

THE history of pop music is dotted by artistes defined by one song. Wayne Smith falls in that category. Smith, whose massive 1984 hit Under Mi Sleng Teng marked the dawn of dancehall’s digital era, died Monday at the Kingston Public Hospital at age 48. Tidel Smith, one

Yanique Hyatt

February 19th, 2014

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