Posts made in August, 2010

Jolly Boys head to Ireland!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Music, Mento Jamaican Music, The Jolly Boys | 0 comments

The Jolly Boys lead Jamaican sounds in Trenchtown Wednesday 25th August 2010 Trenchtown returns to Ireland's Electric Picnic to add a touch of the Caribbean to the festivities. A Jamaican village right in the heart of the festival, Trenchtown offers the sites, sounds, tastes of the island in the Stradbally forest. Curated by Martin Hickey who spends 6 months of the year sourcing the finest that Jamaica has to offer. Jamaica's answer to Cuba's Buena Vista Social Club, The Jolly Boys will be making their first ever visit to Ireland, to make their debut appearance. Joining them in the woods...

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Bolt considers long jump or 400m after London Games

Posted by on Aug 25, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica sports, Trelawny Jamaica, Usain Bolt | 0 comments

Bolt will consider long jump or 400 after London Games By Simon Evans MIAMI | Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:56pm EDT MIAMI (Reuters) - Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt could compete in the long jump or over 400 meters at the 2013 Moscow world championships, the sprinter told Reuters on Tuesday. In a telephone interview from Jamaica, Bolt said he was aiming to emulate American Carl Lewis by successfully defending his Olympic 100 meters title at the 2012 London Games. He said if he completed the 100-200 double again he would then look to try new events, some years earlier than he has...

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Food Awards | Negril Rockhouse Hotel’s Kevin Broderick

Posted by on Aug 24, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica Lodging, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Food, Jamaican restaurants, Negril Jamaica | 0 comments

Food Awards creating great opportunities for Chefs Thursday, August 19, 2010 Kevin Broderick of The Rockhouse Hotel was named Chef of the Year at the 2010 Jamaica Observer Food Awards held at Devon House on Thursday, July 22. Honoured for his innovative use of authentic Jamaican foods over the years, Broderick has created several mouth-watering treats like Old Time Sinting, Grandma's Sweet Potato Pudding topped with a Zesty June Plum Sauce; Fried Dumpling Jerk Chicken Roulade stuffed with Ginger-Roasted Plantain, and a Guinness Jerk Sauce among others. Not surprisingly, the award-winning...

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Anthony Cruz cruises through Canada!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2010 in Anthony Cruz, Blog, Jamaican Music, Reggae & Canada | 0 comments

Anthony Cruz cruises through Canada!

Anthony Cruz cruises through Canada Tuesday, August 24, 2010 It could easily have been called making up for lost time as singer Anthony Cruz cruised through Canada on his first professional visit to that North American country. "It was as if the people were holding their breaths and waiting for me," an excited Cruz said, his eyes flashing with glee. "They knew my songs like Half-Way-Tree, but they had never seen me perform live, and it was a big thrill for me to be so appreciated. It was just a joy," he said of his performances at the Jamaica Day Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa and Jambana...

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Miss Universe 2010 First Runner Up is Yendi Phillips – Miss Jamaica!!!!

Posted by on Aug 23, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica News | 2 comments

Miss Universe 2010 First Runner Up is Yendi Phillips - Miss Jamaica!!!! Tuesday, 24 August 2010 03:09 Tricia Williamson Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete was crowned Miss Universe 2010 during a pageant that aired Monday night on NBC. Miss Jamaica Yendi Phillips was named first runner-up during the pageant, hosted by Natalie Morales and Bret Michaels. Fourth runner-up: Miss Philippines Third runner-up: Miss Ukraine Second runner-up: Miss Australia First runner-up: Miss Jamaica!!! Winner: Miss Mexico! On behalf of the PJM team, we congratulate our outstanding Miss Universe 1st Runner Up- Miss...

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