Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending May 17 2013!
This week we say Happy Mother's Day from Jah Cure, Stephen Marley and I-Octane and Happy Birthday to VCB! Also this week Darren Mattocks, Naomi Campbell, Ziggy Marley, Romain Virgo, Mutabaruka and Alaine!
My wife and I split for over 14 years, I dont want her to have any part of the house
My wife and I are divorced for at least 14 years now. In fact, I live in Florida, and she got remarried and lives in Jamaica. We haven't been on good speaking terms since. I called her recently to tell her that I needed the title, as I wanted to sell the house we own as joint tenants. She told me she spoke with an attorney and she was told she is entitled to a half.
Jamaican Headlines News, Jamaican Diaspora News & Jamaican Sports Headlines for the week ending May 10th, 2013
Bishop Expects Little To Come From Tivoli Report | First Funds From Imf Coming To Jamaica | Arrest In Attack On Brother Of Prime Minister | Parliamentarians To Receive Foreign Help To Fight Corruption | Canadian Ships Stop Vessel Carrying Former Jamaican Prime Minister | Golding Mistrustful Of Jdf, Sought U.s. Help In Tivoli Abuse Claims | Clarke Aims To Bring Normalcy Back To Area One | Woods Suspended From Pnp Youth Organization | Tanker Truck Drivers Call Off Strike | Jamaica May Create A Diaspora Database | Cedric Brooks, Roots Reggae Musician, Dies | Diaspora Should Be Reresented In Parliament, Says Holness | Jamaican Ambassador To Speak In Minnesota | Jamaicans End Reign At Sabina | Mcpherson Getting Faster, Targets 49.10 | Bolt To Run In Cayman Invitational | Synthetic Putting Green To Benefit Junior Golfers
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending May 10 2013!
This week we say "Happy Teachers Day" with Shakira Martin and Warren Weir! Also this week Cedella Marley, I-Octane, Tyson Beckford, Rohan Marley, Tifa, Wayne Marshall, Busy Signal and Chris Gayle!
Penn Relays a Brand Jamaica Success at Work
The Penn Relays at Franklin field at the University of Pennsylvania, one can call the equivalent of Reggae Sunsplash, or Usain Bolt and Jamaicans at the Olympics, or the bi annual World Athletic Championships, truth be told it feels more like Jamaica’s annual ISSA Boys and Girls Champs Kingston, Jamaica which, by the way was inaugurated in 1910. The Penn Relays festival has become, "the world's largest relay carnival" according to the UPEN organizers, America’s largest amateur track meet. But was this venerable Franklin Field event always this way? No, it wasn’t.
I won my Court case in 2011, do I need a new ruling to get the tenants out?
I won a Court case to evict naughty tenants two year ago. I really don't want to go back to Court, as they are very dishonest and I am afraid they will use tactics and win. What can I do?
Track and Field Roundup: Penn Relays & Drake Relays Penn Relays: Jamaica, again Stamps its Dominance
The official inaugural flying of the Jamaica Green, black and gold flag high above Franklin Field, in Philadelphia, the ubiquitous presence Jamaican Food Giant Grace Kennedy Food in a veritable sea of Jamaican flags among the roaring enthusiastic 48,871 paid spectators, the eighth largest third-day crowd in the history of the annual event on April 27th, became the back drop for what has now become routine, Jamaica’s dominance at every level – high school, collegiate and professional, at the annual Penn Relay carnival.
As everyone already know the United States Congress is now seriously debating and drafting immigration reform. By the time this article is published immigration reform may have already been passed into law. This month I want to discuss some the key areas of the proposed immigration reform and some key steps that you can do to position yourself to receive the benefit of immigration reform.
Jamaican Headlines News, Jamaican Diaspora News & Jamaican Sports Headlines for the week ending May 3rd, 2013
Canadians Open Fire, Break International Law In Jamaican Waters | Investigation Into Applications Of Houses Built By Food For The Poor | Health Ministry Finds More People Taking Advantage Of NHF Benefits | Three People Charged With Multi-Million Dollar Robbery | CAP No Burden To Jamaica, Paulwell Says | Jamaica Approves Free Trade Agreement With Costa Rica | Government Will Not Tax Basic Foods | Interim Tivoli Report, Recommendations Issued | Jamaican Woman Arrested In Case Of Mistaken Identity | Jamaican Ambassador Visits University Of Miami | Jamaica Has New Ambassador In China | Jamaican Women's Group Dedicated To All Jamaican Women | Fowler Leads Steel Over Mystics In Netball | Riley Wins At Drake Relays | Bolt To Miss Jamaican Championships | Former Jamaican Prime Minister To Head Caribbean T20 League Committee
Visit, Eat, and Live with a Purpose: The Rockhouse Foundation, Jamaica
A love of all things Jamaican inspired owner Paul Salmon and his partners to invest in both the Rockhouse Hotel and Miss Lily’s NYC. However, they are not just hotel owners and restaurateurs. Paul Salmon and his partners have also found a highly impactful way to return dividends to the local community of Negril by way of the 501c(3) non-profit Rockhouse Foundation.
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending May 4, 2013!
This week Oliver Samuels shows us that we may join but not necessarily know how to use social media. Also this week Asafa Powell, Etana, Yohan Blake. Wayne Marshall, Tarrus Riley, Tessane Chin, Cecile, Yendi and Warren Weir!
Fashion Advice - Updating drab to fab on a budget
Whether you have different seasons or not, Spring is the perfect time of year to do some revamping to your wardrobe. Get your creative caps on, put your wallets up, and let´s go shopping…. in your closet.
I want my murdered sisters money to buy her dream house in Jamaica
Good day., My sister was murdered. As her older brother, I want to carry out her intentions before she was killed to buy a house using the funds in her Money Market Account from JMMB. Do I just go in and show that we were related for them to give me the money.
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending April 26 2013!
This week we say "Mi love mi Jamaica!" with Tifa and Sean Kingston! Also this week Rohan Marley, Cherine Anderson, Papa San, Barrington Irving, Yendi Phillips, Sanya Richards-Ross, Usain Bolt and Ms Kitty!
Selling Dreams & Unrealistic Hope – Jamaicans being pitched to be an Entrepreneur
I'm getting really tired of seeing in Jamaica this endless push for it to be up to the people to create the opportunities. Everyone being pitched "BE AN ENTREPRENEUR". Statistically even in the best economic climates its FACT that most entrepreneurs FAIL. Even with the tools, business degrees etc. How about coupling that with the fact that Jamaica is not set up to support small business.
Jamaicans in Business: Rachael McDonald, CEO, Fundaciones El Centro and Fundaciones
Fundaciones started in 2008 as an opportunity for children of all ages to learn Spanish in an after school setting. Conceived and birthed by the dynamic and energetic educator, Rachael McDonald, Fundaciones is Spanish for ‘foundations’ and describes perfectly what students learn at their centres. Here is our conversation with Rachael McDonald, CEO, Fundaciones El Centro and Fundaciones.
They killed my brother, I need to get his things at Jamaica police station
My brother was killed 4 yeas ago in the country. The investigating officer has informed me that the murderers were sentenced recently, and that I needed to collect the items they retrieved when my brother was killed. I went to collect the items and I got a run around.
Jamaican Headlines News, Jamaican Diaspora News & Jamaican Sports Headlines for the week ending April 19th, 2013
Jails Reviewed Following Five Escapes In Seven Months |Jamaicans Too "Tolerant" Of Injustice, Says Wilkison |Harrison Challenges Jamaica To Speak Out Against Corruption | Jamaican At Boston Marathon Escapes Explosion | Bunting Comment Criticized | Independent Commission Finds Increase In Killings By Security Forces | Police Investigate Caymans Connection To Jewelry Store Robbery |Finance Minister Optimistic About Jamaican Situation | Jamaican Flag Will Fly At Penn Relay Games Every Year |Beres Hammond Gets Key To The City In Miami |Death Of Jamaican Farm Worker In Canada To Get Human Rights Hearing |Us$63,000 Given To Charity By American Friends Of Jamaica | CARIFTA Chess Tournament Dominated By Jamaica | Actor Matt Damon And Wife Renew Wedding Vows In St. Lucia | Ten British Tourists Robbed At Gunpoint In St. Lucia | Venezuela's Madura Blames Opposition For Post-Election Violence | Head Of Jamaica Football Federation To Lead CONCACAF Committees | Physicians Leaving Puerto Rico For Mainland United States | Trade Union Group Worried About Government Approach To Airline |Government Could Withdraw Air Jamaica Brand From Cal |Bahamas Learns Agriculture Processes From Jamaica | Agricultural Group Provides Field Officers With Tech Tools | Forbes Comments On Jamaica And Social Media | Caribbean Nations Benefit From Idb Energy Program | Jamaicans Popular On Youtube | Fla Issues High-Tech Id Card | Vybz Kartel Book Describes Living Conditions Of Jamaican Youth | Tony Laing, Veteran Broadcaster, Dies At 68 | Women Musicians Celebrated At UTECH | Jamaica Hosts Africa World Documentary Film Festival | Walker To Focus On 100 Meter Hurdles | Young Reggae Boyz Beaten By Canada At CONCACAF FIFA Under-17 Games | Blake Injured, Could Be Out Six Weeks | Bolt To Compete In Britain
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending April 19, 2013!
This week Chris Gayle's favorite dance and I-Octane shows that everything has a purpose! Also this week Damian Marley, Ity Ellis, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Romaine Virgo, Cedella Marley, Jah Cure, Daniel McGregor and Konshens!
I need to get married in Jamaica but I dont have US$1,000
I saw your recent post offering marriage services. I dont have much, so I need your assistance again. I called around to a few hotels and they tell me the cheapest fee is US$1,000, which is more than I can afford. Please assist again!
Jamaican Headlines News, Jamaican Diaspora News & Jamaican Sports Headlines for the week ending April 12th, 2013
Public Health Facilities Limited By Doctor Strike | National Budget For Fiscal 2013 Reduced | Retirees From Jamaica Abandon Homeland | Prime Minister Asks Jamaicans To Ignore Detractors | Jamaica, Imf Reach Agreement For Loan Package | Revelers, Gay Men Clash During Traditional Road March | Dr. Olive Lewin, Pioneer Music Researcher, Dies | Government To Implement Renewable Energy Plans For Smaller Hotels | Attorney General Complimented By Obama Has Roots In Jamaica | Jamaican Diaspora Concerned About Health Care | Attorney Claims Barbados "Covered Up" Myrie Case | Members Of Diaspora Encouraged To Invest In Jamaica | Coach Of Sunshine Girls Says Team Has Improved Greatly | U.S. Coach Advises Jamaica's Best Athletes To Stay With Local Programs | Walker Reveals Reason For Leaving Mvp Track Club | Burrell Believes Club Players Should Form Base Of U-20 Team
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending April 12, 2013!
This week have a little faith with Darren Mattocks and Happy belated B'day Wayne Marshall! Also this week Marguerite Orane, Asafa Powell, Yendi Phillips, Taurus Riley, Cecile, Cherine Anderson, Sanya Richards-Ross & DJ Nicholas
I need to check who owns the Jamaica house left by my mom My mother passed away recently and there was no will. My father is still living and claims that he has a title to the house/land both he and my mother owned. However, upon checking on the status of this property at the tax office it was discovered that the property was not in their name.
Jamaican Headlines News, Jamaican Diaspora News & Jamaican Sports Headlines for the week ending April 5th, 2013
Police To Charge Sports Figure Following Raids In Montego Bay | Under NDX, Housing Agency Faced Reduction In Bond Prices | New Legislation Designed To Decriminalize Defamation | Water Agency Needs Funds Totaling US$1.2 Billion | Jamaican Prime Minister Congratulates New President Of WICB | Maurice Facey Dies | Clergyman Wants Jamaica To Turn Away From Populist Politics | Gas To Rise By $2.31 | Jamaicans In U.S. Feel Hope About Imf Deal, But Remain Skeptical | Jamaican Diaspora Imitates Jewish, American Diasporal Model | Jamaican Women Of Florida Host Manley-Duncan | U.S. Senator Has Jamaican Worker Problem | Jamaican Athletes Drug-tested Before Carifta Games | Bolt Makes Tax-free Deal, Will Run Two Races In London | Jamaica's Carifta 4x400-meter Team Disqualified, Reinstated | Riley Says Jamaican Athletes "Targeted" For Drug Testing At Carifta
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending April 5, 2013!
This week Yohan Blake shows he doesn't just scorches the track he plays cricket! Also this week we catch up with Jah Cure, Ziggy Marley, Dr. Marcia Forbes, Oliver Samuels, Shaggy, Rohan Marley, Busy Signal and Cedella and Kymani Marley!
Immigration: The Pros and Cons of a Two-Year Conditional Green Card
Recently my firm has been inundated with calls from individuals who have filed their Application to Remove the Conditions on their two-year green card, (Form I-751), and now they are scheduled for an interview or Immigration has sent them a Request for Evidence or a Notice of Intent to Deny letter. All of these scenarios bring stress and anxiety to my clients because they now run the risk of not being able to drive, work, or travel.
Handbags Wield Fashion Power
A woman spends considerable time on making sure her clothes are "just right" for every event, but she may not give the necessary attention to the most important accessory: her handbag.
2013 Protest March of 1963 Coral Gardens Massacre in Jamaica peaceful
Three years before the April 1966 visit of Emperor Selassie to Jamaica, a massive massacre of Rastafarians took place on March 16, in St James. In Kingston, a peaceful protest march on Holy Thursday's March 28, 2013 was organized by Mutabaruka
Round Up JA! A look at the social media happenings of Jamaicans Yaad and Abraad for the week ending March 29 2013!
This week Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce gives us the reason for Jamaican "Spring" and also this week Asafa Powell, Aleen Bailey, Wayne Marshall, Beenie Man, Damian Marley, Usain Bolt, Mavado, Tony Hendricks and Tyson Beckford!
My dead dad left a house in Jamaica for us and we cant live there
My dead dad left a will. One of the houses is to be shared for all his children of my mother. The other house is for my step mom who he later married and her children. The step mother is preventing us from entering the house left for my maternal siblings and I.
Jamaican Headlines News, Jamaican Diaspora News & Jamaican Sports Headlines for the week ending March 29th, 2013
Jamaican Pilots Refused Permits In Trinidad, Say Union | Golding Return Eyed By JLP | Government Calling For "Calm" In Face Of Budget Cuts | Doing Business With Government Should Be Easier, Says Prime Minister | Firefighters Rescue Man Barricaded In Clock Tower | Government Plans To Sue Teachers For Broken Bond Arrangement | Jackson Resigns From Disaster Preparedness Office | Major Police Operations Conducted In Montego Bay | Jamaican Woman Sentenced To Life In Prison In The U.S. | Jamaican Teachers In Turks And Caicos Could Lose Jobs | Mourners Pay Respects To Teen Killed By Police In New York | Jamaican Farm Workers In Washington Contribute To Retirement Home | Jamaican Rugby Teams Overcome Hardship To Make Sevens Progress | Bolt, Fraser-Pryce, Blake Lose At UWI | Bolt, Blake To Run At Jamaica International; Campbell-brown, Felix Too | Track Stars Booked For Jamaica Invitational
Jamaicans in Business: Gordon Swaby, CEO, EduFocal
At 14, Gordon created his first major website, and at 15, he created, perhaps the largest gaming website in the English speaking Caribbean, the now defunct advance-gamers.com. Gordon is the CEO and Founder of EduFocal.com. EduFocal is an interactive learning community. The company is focused on using technology to enrich the learning experience outside of the classroom as well as to help ideate and innovate the way we move forward with technology in education.
Review: First Annual Kingston City Run, March 10, 2013
Jamaica, known as home of the world’s fastest man and the birthplace of many world class sprinters. With media focus primarily on our sprinters, I am sure many people around the world erroneously wonder if anyone in Jamaica runs further than 800 meters. Of course we do have middle and long distance runners, we also have marathon runners. There has been an annual marathon in Negril for over ten years now, and in 2013 our capital city Kingston hosted its first half-marathon.
I need to add 96-yr-old mom's surname to Jamaican birth certificate
My mom is getting a piece of land as a deed of gift from her former employer. She never got married.
However on her birth certificate her date of birth is incorrect and her last name is absent.