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Famous Jamaicans: The Culture Icon, "Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou)"

Famous Jamaicans: The Culture Icon, "Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou)"

"Miss Lou” of Jamaica, a multi-faceted artiste, brought the native language of Jamaica, patois, to the international stage through her poems, stories and acting roles. She traveled the world lecturing and performing. During her lifetime, she received many awards and accolades including the Order of Merit (OM) for her invaluable and distinguished contribution to the development of the Arts and Culture in Jamaica.

Early Life

(“Miss Lou”), Jamaican folklorist, poet, artiste, and


Famous Jamaicans: "My Boy Lollipop" Singer, Millie Small

Famous Jamaicans: "My Boy Lollipop" Singer, Millie Small

Millicent Dolly May Small, popularly known as Millie Small was the first Jamaican singer to expose Jamaican popular music on the international scene with a song which became the first million-selling Jamaican song. Her rendition of “My Boy Lollipop” became the first Jamaican song to make it on the British and American music charts reaching number one in Britain and number two in the United States in 1964.

Early Life

Millie Small was born in Vere, Clarendon on October 6, 1946 and died in the...


Attractions of Jamaica: The Peaceful Town of Negril

Attractions of Jamaica: The Peaceful Town of Negril

The town of Negril lies at the Western end of the island and still retains its charm that first attracted tourists in the 1960s. Negril with a famous stretch of beach, mega resorts, small hotels and inns is much more laid-back than Montego Bay or Ocho Rios, but also offers plenty of alluring natural attractions, both inland and along the coast. Negril Beach, also called Seven-Mile beach, is the area's main draw, and is considered one of the best beaches in the Caribbean.

Negril Guide Map 2018


Famous Jamaicans: The Great Bob Andy

Famous Jamaicans: The Great Bob Andy

Bob Andy who passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, after a decades long career as a singer, songwriter, producer, dancer and actor was best known as a singer and songwriter. He wrote and produced song standards throughout his life for famous artistes such as Delroy Wilson, Ken Boothe and Marcia Griffiths. He started his career as a member of the singing group, the Paragons and is...


How to Rise Above Anxiety: Keep Calm and Look to the Almighty God

How to Rise Above Anxiety: Keep Calm and Look to the Almighty God

Worldwide, we are facing a Covid-19 virus epidemic on which much information is circulating. The greatest enemy we face at this time is fear and anxiety. This article will highlight 3 keys for rising above anxiety so you can have peace in the midst of the Covid-19 storm.

NO ENTRY! - Incoming Passengers Barred Under New Measures Announced by the Government of Jamaica

All Jamaican airports and seaports will be closed to incoming passenger traffic effective March...