Posts made in September, 2010

Flash Flood Warning extended for Jamaica

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Blog, Hurricanes, Jamaica News, Jamaica Travel, Kingston Jamaica, St. Andrew Jamaica, St. Catherine Jamaica, St. Elizabeth Jamaica, St. Thomas Jamaica | 0 comments

Flash Flood Warning extended Continued showers and thunderstorms forecast for at least the next two days. Thursday, September 30, 2010 THE Meteorological Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for low-lying and flood prone areas of all parishes until 5:00 pm Friday. The warning means flooding has been reported or will occur shortly. Motorists and pedestrians should not attempt to cross flooded roadways or other low-lying areas as strong currents are likely. Residents in low-lying areas should be on the alert for rising waters and be ready to move quickly to higher ground. Although...

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Places to shop till you drop in Jamaica!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican crafts, Kingston Jamaica, Montego Bay Jamaica, Negril Jamaica, Ocho Rios Jamaica, Shopping in Jamaica | 0 comments

Places to shop till you drop in Jamaica!

  6 Must Stop Souvenir Shops in Jamaica From local hand-made crafts to gourmet coffee, exotic liqueurs and batik fabrics shopping in Jamaica is an experience in and of itself. It would be a shame to leave the island after visiting without something special to remember the trip, for yourselves or even those back home. The island’s stores and vendors peddle all kinds of wares, sometimes too much to even know where to begin your quest for the perfect souvenir. It is for this very reason that Island Buzz now brings you our list of 6 must stop souvenir shops for the returning traveler....

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Learn a little Jamaican patois with Dr. Seuss!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in Blog, Jamaican Culture, Jamaican language, Jamaican Patois (Patwa) | 0 comments

I think these childrens' stories read in Jamaican patois are so cute and they make for fun listening! Whoever the reader is, he does a wonderful job. Enjoy! If you want to hear more Patois/Patwa, check out these videos from Jamaican...

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Cool Ruler takes much-needed rest

Posted by on Sep 10, 2010 in Blog, Gregory Isaacs, Jamaica News, Jamaican Music | 0 comments

Isaacs takes well-needed rest Veteran singer Gregory Isaacs is currently taking some downtime in England after undergoing medical tests. The popular singer, who is known as the "Cool Ruler", has had a hectic year touring and performing at a number of events and is now resting. Earlier this week rumours had reached THE WEEKEND STAR that the singer was severely ill and in hospital abroad. Isaac's manager, Copeland Forbes, however, said the singer is okay and doing well. In an email Forbes said, "he's not in a hospital. he's staying with Linda Smith (our United Kingdom management representative...

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Nice Judith Kitson interview with Benjy Myaz!!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2010 in Benjy Myaz, Blog, Jamaican Music | 0 comments

Check out this great interview here on UStream with Judith Kitson who hosts E2onair.com's "Eclectic" show. She did a lengthy interview with one of my very favorite reggae artists and musicians, BENJY MYAZ!! To read more, visit my article here.

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