Month: August 2017

Damion Lowe transferred to Norway from US club

KRISTIANSAND, Norway (CMC) — Jamaica midfielder Damion Lowe was expected to arrive in this Norwegian city on Friday, following his transfer move to first division club, IK Start. The 24-year-old Lowe was transferred from the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the United Soccer League on Wednesday, following 18 appearances in all competitions in his first season…

Tropical Storm Harvey expected to affect Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) and the Meteorological Service of Jamaica (MetService) are advising that weather condition across Jamaica could deteriorate as a result of Tropical Storm Harvey. According to a release from the ODPEM this morning, on the forecast track, the system will impact some islands of…

JCF hosts back-to-school clinic

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) Chaplaincy Services Branch says it will be hosting a back-to-school motivational clinic to assist students. The clinic, held under the theme “Upliftment through Character Building” is geared towards children aged 10 – 17 and is planned for next week Thursday, August 24, starting at 9:00am at the…

Warrior King For One Love, One Heart Reggae Festival

Reggae artiste Warrior King, real name, Mark Dyer, joins the likes of Steel Pulse, Anthony B, Sizzla and others, for the eighth annual, One Love, One Heart Reggae Festival on Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3 at the Yolo County Fair grounds in Woodlands, California. Warrior King, confirmed for the Saturday edition of the…

Two Western Union Outlets In Spanish Town To Be Closed

“Although we believe that those enhancements, as well as our continued investment in technology, have been effective in many ways, there are still some locations where an unusually high number of suspected fraudulent transactions are being reported,” it said. “We regret the need for this step and we encourage customers to transact with us at…

Eira Schader Home for the Aged Charity Event – 28.07.2017

Phenomenal Acts of 2 Young Entrepreneurs!!! JK Auto Dynamics Ltd Co-Founder and President Kristen Meikle and Tashana Reynolds, owner of Fabchem Chemicals hosted a charity event at the Eira Schader Home for the Aged located at 38 Upper First Street, Trench Town. Instead of partying and living it up, these young ladies with big hearts,…

Coconut Park Rebranded as Funland Jamaica

The fun space inside Hope Gardens, which had housed the popular Coconut Park amusement facility, reopened last week after being closed to the public for 20 years. It is being operated under a new name, Funland Jamaica, by new operators FYI Consultancy. The first phase of its operations began Friday, and will run throughout summer, with…

Dancehall Fest 2017 August 3 – 8, 2017

Dancehall fest begins tomorrow The Slowhine Dancehall Festival’s roster is completed by: — Independence Cup Clash (August 4) which features the Echo One and Flava Unit sound systems from Portmore against High Quality of Kingston and Montego Bay’s CC Emotion. The winning ‘sound’ earns $120,000.   — Miss Slowhine contest (August 5) A ‘pageant’ with…