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Greta Bogues' passing leaves a void in the business, civic community

Jamaica Observer 22 Feb 2021
The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Greta Bogues ... The Broadcasting Commission extends heartfelt condolence to her family and colleagues. Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica ... Now you can read the Jamaica ...


Santa Monica Daily Press 18 Feb 2021
It’s from the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, and I wish the USA had more “government” like that ... Your government is broadcasting Charles Mingus into homes and bars? My government doesn’t even know who he is ... Jamaica Cultural Development Commission is broadcasting live video on Reggae Month TV 6th Feb 2021, and every day in Feb.

'Don't call it Reggae'

Jamaica Observer 12 Feb 2021
RADIO broadcaster/show promoter George “GT” Taylor says a lot of the contemporary music produced is being incorrectly labelled as reggae ... The veteran broadcaster, who has worked more than three decades on IRIE FM, said that reggae has suffered from the intrusion of new styles, including Afro and Latin beats.

Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle

Rapid City Journal 05 Feb 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is running low on ganja ... Jamaica, which foreigners have long associated with pot, reggae and Rastafarians, authorized a regulated medical marijuana industry and decriminalized small amounts of weed in 2015 ... “It’s something so laughable that cannabis is short in Jamaica.”.

JaRIA to toast 'fallen soldiers'

Jamaica Observer 26 Jan 2021
ON February 3, Jamaica Reggae Industry Association's (JaRIA) annual weekly concert — Reggae Wednesdays — will open with a tribute to the more than 30 members of the entertainment fraternity who died in 2020 ... Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere.

David 'Wagga' Hunt Scholarship Foundation Annual Red Carpet Ball goes virtual

Jamaica Observer 23 Jan 2021
The foundation will also honour two of Jamaica's distinguished sons and exemplars of excellence — Richard Pandohie, CEO of Seprod and a Calabar old boy and Rainford Wilks, professor emeritus, Caribbean Institute for Health Research and a KC old boy ... Emcees for the evening are Leighton McKnight and radio broadcaster Dervan Malcolm.

‘Trafficked’ digs into Tel Aviv’s underworld

The Jerusalem Post 20 Jan 2021
Mariana van Zeller is one cool cookie ... In one episode, due to be broadcast here on January 25, van Zeller digs into the multibillion dollar scamming scene in Jamaica and right here in Tel Aviv ... “I would say it [the Tel Aviv scamming scene] was night and day from the scamming world in Jamaica,” van Zeller says ... .

Anglican Church, National Chorale hail Easton Lee

Jamaica Observer 19 Jan 2021
However, his professional career was spent chiefly in the field of communication where he maintained a high standard of excellence as a radio announcer at the then Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation; or television announcer; director of audio-visual programming at Jamaica Information Service.

41st National Leadership Prayer Breakfast to focus on resilience

Jamaica Observer 15 Jan 2021
“We will always keep hope alive.” ... The programme will also be broadcast on Jamaica's television and radio stations ... Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http.// .

The WNET Group's American Masters Pictures Brings Documentaries on Rita Moreno, Amy Tan, Alvin Ailey ...

Finger Lakes Times 13 Jan 2021
broadcast premieres on American Masters on PBS at a later date. Additionally, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio ... from emerging talents like Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio to icons like Rita Moreno, Alvin Ailey and Amy Tan." ... broadcaster of all films as part of the American Masters series.

Voting for Dubby's closes today

Jamaica Observer 10 Jan 2021
Voting for the inaugural Digital Music Awards, better known as the Dubby's, closes today on the website of the organisers Dubwise Jamaica ... “This was a response to three major factors,” Panton told the Jamaica Observer ... Discussions are also being held with local television stations to see which will broadcast the inaugural presentation.

Gordon “Butch” Stewart: Jamaica's first international superstar of business

Jamaica Observer 06 Jan 2021
... adopted by a wealthy St Ann couple — Ethel and Cyril Stewart — distant relatives who changed his name to Gordon Leslie Stewart, later to be the legendary chief engineer at the then Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation ( JBC), the State-owned radio and television complex.

What's happening in Parliament?

Jamaica Observer 31 Dec 2020
Have you ever called your Member of Parliament or written to him or her to provide comments on a Bill or issue before the House? Do you know the television channel number for the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ) which airs the live sittings of both the Senate and the Lower House of Parliament?.

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