A Perspective On The Future Of Business

by Roderick Gordon Jamaica is the home of some of the world’s most amazing talents. Just think of Usain Bolt – the fastest man in the world at 22; Barrington Irving – the youngest pilot to circumnavigate the globe at 23; and the young Bob Marley who made an indelible mark on the world with[…]

Profile of a Brand Jamaica Ambassador

In the Fall of 2013, Jamaican songstress Tessanne Chin became the first non-US citizen competitor in NBC’s The Voice, the American reality television singing competition. Even with unquestionable talent, there was no way she could advance or win unless she managed to get the most votes and most song purchases in the specified voting periods each[…]

Columbus: Pieces of the Past

Excerpt from Rebecca Tortello’s Pieces of the Past: A Stroll Down Jamaica’s Memory Lane Upon landing in 1494, Columbus is said to have declared Jamaica one of the most beautiful places he had ever seen. Some 150 years later, in 1664, the Spanish had relinquished control of Jamaica to the British, Sir Thomas Modyford subdivided the island[…]

Famous Films

This gritty, ground-breaking film, The Harder They Come, brought reggae music to the international stage, made Jimmy Cliff a star worldwide, and demonstrated that music and art can change the world.       In a timely and provocative production, Better Mus’ Come traces the origins of the use of street gangs by political parties in their violent struggle[…]