Posts made in February, 2010

Nonstop Jet Blue service from Orlando to MoBay!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Airlines & fares, Blog, Jamaica Travel | 0 comments

JetBlue Begins Nonstop Service between Orlando and Montego Bay, Jamaica 8) -- Now offering 23 nonstop destinations from Orlando -- ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today celebrated its inaugural service between Orlando International Airport and Montego Bay's Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Jamaica.  The new daily flight becomes JetBlue's 23rd nonstop destination and its 6th international destination from Orlando International. (Read the complete press release at Hispanic PR...

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Jamaica’s Bobsled Team… maybe Sochi 2014?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica bobsled, Jamaica sports | 0 comments

Jamaican bobsledding alive Canada four-man takes bronze 28 February 2010 VANCOUVER – What is there to do after more than two weeks of Olympics in Vancouver when you have become too broke, too partied-out and too bored to watch any more CTV figure skating highlight re-runs? Downloading and watching a borderline sappy Olympics-themed movie is the remedy, of course. In this case, the 1993 Disney film Cool Runnings. Not only does the film feature the entertaining antics of the late Canadian actor, the jovial John Candy, but Cool Runnings is also historically informative. In case you missed out...

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Queen Tella of Song

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican Music, Sylvia Tella | 0 comments

Queen Tella of Song By Tam Fiofori February 27, 2010 07:04PM With a thirty-year musical career that has involved her working as a lead singer with the superstars in the genres of Lover's Rock, Pop, Reggae, and Jazz music, it is most rewarding that Sylvia Tella at 50, has herself become a revered icon who had earlier been crowned the First Lady of UK Reggae. She is however very much more than a reggae singer as she is also a successful songwriter and producer, and her fame based on her live performances in Britain, Europe, Russia, the United States, the Middle East, Asia, Japan and Africa in...

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Fi Wi Sinting pays homage to the ancestors…

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaican crafts, Jamaican Culture, Maroons, Portland Jamaica | 0 comments

Fi Wi Sinting pays homage to the ancestors…

Saturday, February 27, 2010 THE 20th staging of Fi Wi Sinting, held recently at Somerset Falls in Portland, was a thrilling affair despite the early drizzle and mild showers during the day. The venue was transformed into a market place with African craft; natural foods; Phillip Henry doing his portraits; African Dance Party hosted by Mutabaruka, with his vast repertoire of rhythms from the continent, with emphasis on Haitian music. Ted Emmanuel was also present with his health talks. The LaCadco dancers and drummers made a captivating presentation... (read the complete article in...

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What’s in a name? Ask Flava McGregor…

Posted by on Feb 28, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican Music, Kemar Flava McGregor | 0 comments

Sunday, February 28, 2010 The McGregor name is synonymous with music and talented reggae producer, Kemar 'Flava' McGregor along with Big Ship's Stephen 'Di Genius' McGregor and Chino McGregor are proving more than able to keep the legacy alive. Bu there's a twist here, as Flava is not related to the highly decorated captain of the Big Ship, Freddy McGregor, but despite him saying it out loud on numerous occasions, nobody's listening. "I don't know what else to do ... it happens here in Jamaica, it happens overseas. I am at the airport in New York and the immigration people tell me 'I listen...

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