Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Monday | January 14, 2013
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Greenhouse farm flourishes in Trench Town
The South St Andrew community of Trench Town, known as the cradle of reggae music, having produced some of the island's top musicians, including reggae icon Bob Marley, is now yielding bounty of a different sort.In the heart of the community lies ...

Institute of Jamaica calls for Rastafarian artefacts
AS PART of a move to increase public awareness of how the Rastafarian community has helped to shape Jamaican cultural heritage, the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) has made a call for persons to offer historical material about the way of life for...

Black voters can decide who becomes Britain's prime minister
Britain's black voters can decide the 2015 election if they vote strategically and more of them cast their ballots, an analysis of constituencies by The Voice shows.And campaigners are busy alerting the community to this potential and warning ...

Black voters must exact a price for their support
For too long black people in Britain have allowed the political parties to take advantage of their vote.Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrat seem to be just paying lip service to the black community....

Whew! Big asteroid no longer threat to Earth
WASHINGTON (AP): Upon further review, a big scary-sounding asteroid is no longer even a remote threat to smash into Earth in about 20 years, NASA says. Astronomers got a much better look at the asteroid when it whizzed by Earth last Wednesday...

Hitting the debt limit: What bills would be paid? - Government could run out of cash to pay all its bills in full as early as February 15
WASHINGTON (AP): In the summer of 2011, when a debt crisis like the current one loomed, President Barack Obama warned Republicans that older Americans might not get their Social Security cheques unless there was a deal to raise the nation's borrowing limit....

Fuel farm facility to come for Ian Fleming airport
As the Ian Fleming International Airport (IFIA) celebrated its second anniversary last week, the management has expressed delight at the growth experienced over the period...

Red Stripe - the world's coolest beer
That Red Stripe came on the Jamaican entertainment landscape with a vengeance, saw what was there and has been conquering scene after scene for nearly a century, is an indisputable fact....


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