1940: SIR ALEXANDER BUSTAMANTE, Jamaica's first Prime Minister, poses atop his black Buick motorcar, surrounded by supporters.

This issue is a special Collector's Edition, celebrating Jamaica's 50th Year of Independence.  Our Jamaican Journey spans 300 years as we travel the road to freedom from the first slave rebellions, through to the struggles for economic and political independence that began in the 1930s...

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All things Urban - rediscovering our city of Kingston featuring the best places to eat, go, stay and shop!


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Firefly, photographer Anna Kaiser

ALL ART, All the Time

THE ART MAGAZINE, some 30+ pages within THE JAMAICAN features our vibrant local art ...This issue reviews recent exhibitions, including works by artist Barry Watson and David Boxer; highlights from 'Kingston on the Edge', 'Artistic Encounters in Urban Spaces',  the Liguanea Art Festival and the Island Art Show; The First International Reggae Poster Contest exhibition; and exciting new works in the galleries by established and upcoming artists, ceramacists and jewellers.  Images by Anna Kaiser will be featured in our online PHOTO GALLERY...

Local artiste CONKARAH promotes Jamaica in new music video FOREVER

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An exclusive luxury villa, high in the hills overlooking the Great River; the beautiful little bay in Oracabessa; the craggy cliffs along the east coast, the old stone bridge at Good Hope plantation in Trelawny, the bird sanctuary at Rocklands….just some of the locales featured in the recently released music video FOREVER featuring Conkarah, lead lady Jami Spence, produced by Niko Browne of Lifeline Music in association with Darren Scott Productions.

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