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Author: Candy Moo

Jamaica's Fun Facts

Friday, September 1, 2017 12:00 PM by Candy Moo

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The Telegraph has collected a few pieces of Jamaica’s history in honor of the island’s 55th Independence.

  1. Did you know that in the 1962 Bond film, Dr. No, Sean Connery and Ursula Andress took a dip in none other than the famous Dunn’s River Falls?

But! Did you also know that

Reggae Has Reached International Heights

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 12:00 PM by Candy Moo

Howard “Flagga” Duperly, Miami radio host of Reggae Ride, sits down with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss new music that’s hitting the reggae scene. Many reggae artists cover famous top charters while putting their own unique spin on the track. Duperly shares covers of “Rush” by Karen Smith and

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Remember the 1993 Disney movie, Cool Runnings? Where a group of unlikely Jamaicans band together to form the island’s first ever bobsled team. Whether you do or don’t, that story was based on true events! In 1988, Jamaica attended their first Winter Olympics

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Vogue can’t get enough of Saint Models. In an exposé, these young women and men, discovered all around the island from St. Elizabeth to Kingston, explain their gratitude to Deiwght Peters, the founder of Saint.

Most of them come from humble backgrounds, never

Where to Stay in Ocho Rios

Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:00 PM by Candy Moo

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One of the biggest dilemmas about travel: where to stay? When the entire trip is left up to the importance of location, accommodation and relaxation—look no further. Ocho Rios is the ideal city for those who want to be pampered, but also adventure.

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Photo courtesy of @DamianMarley.

In an interview with Andres Tardio, Damian Marley explains that his main goal for his music is to inspire others to be the best version of themselves. He encourages his brethren to stay motivated and use the hunger as a drive. Even though he grew up in Stony Hill, a

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