Well-known Jamaica-born barber dies in Toronto at 72

Well-known Jamaica-born barber dies in Toronto at 72

Well-known  Jamaica-born barber Ronald Ashford Wisdom, popularly known as Jimmy, died on Thursday of a suspected heart attack. He was 72. Wisdom  collapsed at his home in  North York and was rushed to Sunnybrook Hospital where he was pronounced dead, his daughter, Ninfa, told the Caribbean Camera. She said her father who was born in Montego Bay, […]

Jamaica to set up shelters for victims of gender-based violence

Jamaica to set up shelters for victims of gender-based violence

Jamaica’s government is building up to three state-run covers for casualties of sexual orientation-based savagery. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has just finished the acquisition of one property to fill in as a national safe house. What’s more, Minister Olivia Grange said the administration is currently completing the procedure to gain the […]

Jay Douglas sings with The Trees

Jay Douglas sings with The Trees

By Stephen Weir Toronto’s all-time favourite reggae performer Jay Douglas has a new song out and a new “album” in the works. Still going strong after 45-years of performing, the Toronto singer has just “dropped” Jah Children, a single he has recorded with Jamaica’s Dancehall DJ General Trees. Saying that Douglas is part of Toronto’s […]

CArt is Jamaica bound! New art fair set for Mandeville

CArt is Jamaica bound! New art fair set for Mandeville

By Stephen Weir Attention Jamaica, a group of Caribbean Canadian art experts is about to put the spotlight on art and artists from Jamaica and other Caribbean nations. A 3-day exhibition and sale of local art beginning January 30th will take place in Mandeville Jamaica. The fair is being spearheaded by well-known founder of the […]

Jamaica women’s lacrosse team makes history

Jamaica women’s lacrosse team makes history

Jamaica’s senior women’s lacrosse team recently made history, becoming the first Caribbean team to qualify for the 2021 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. The 2019 Pan American Lacrosse Association (PALA) Women’s World Lacrosse Qualifier was a 4-day tournament held this past weekend at the PALA headquarters, Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale, FL, just west of […]

Ocho Rios poised for record cruise ship arrivals

Ocho Rios poised for record cruise ship arrivals

Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is posed for a record 2019/2020 cruise ship season with some of the largest vessels in the world scheduled to call at the resort town. Some 15 vessels have stopped in Ocho Rios since the start of November. “Ocho Rios, alone, will be seeing over 756,000 visitors for the cruise-shipping season,” according […]

Single Mother’s Diary set for Jamaican launch

Single Mother’s Diary set for Jamaican launch

The Single Mother’s Diary, officially released in London England earlier this year, is set to have a Jamaican launch organized by one of the ten authors featured in the novel. Andreen Rose-Cephas; Certified Trichologist, Cosmetologist, Entrepreneur and owner of Hair Extreme Beauty and Barber Concept, will be showcasing the novel in Jamaica this month.  The […]

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