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Prince Harry Dares To Challenge Olympian Usain Bolt To Race

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.23.2016 | Good News

Looks like Prince Harry’s ready to give an Olympic champ a run for his money. The royal recently tweeted at Jamaican runner Usain Bolt, wishing him...

Want to Eat Like Usain Bolt? Try This Jamaican Recipe

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.22.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com The Olympics might be over, but that doesn't mean you have to wait four more years b...

Usain Bolt, Before He Was Famous

Zac Thompson | Posted 08.10.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Find out how the fastest man in the world came to be

Peppy Merengue Sets the Pace in the Dominican Republic

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Replicas of merengue dancers in a hotel lobby in the Dominican Republic. You've booked a vacation in the Caribbean, and you just can't wait to flake ...

11 Gorgeous Swim-Up Suites You'll Totally Fall in Love With

Oyster | Posted 08.05.2016 | Travel
Oyster

If you love lazing away the day in the hotel pool, you can't do much better than staying in a swim-up suite, where it's possible to dip into the water...

Five Reasons Vero Beach Is Your New Favorite Florida Destination

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

While too many of Florida's waterfront cities have succumbed to claustrophobic overdevelopment, tacky tourist traps, and high-rises, Vero Beach remain...

8 Iconic Hotels That Have Inspired Beloved Songs

Oyster | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel
Oyster

There are some hotel names you just know, whether you've ever stayed at the hotel or not. These iconic spots can be famous for a variety of reasons: t...

Is Rural Jamaica Home to the World's Greatest Literary Festival?

Tara Donaldson | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
Tara Donaldson

Go to rural Jamaica and you'll find so much more than reggae and Red Stripe: a sunshiny seaside village serving up some of the best jerk fish you'll f...

Usain Bolt Could Lose Olympic Gold After Teammate Tests Positive: Report

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaican Olympic relay gold medalist Nesta Carter's "B" sample for the use of a banned stimulant at the 2008 Beijing Games has re...

Loving My Hair Has Allowed Me to Love Myself

Shanice J. Douglas | Posted 06.08.2016 | Black Voices
Shanice J. Douglas

My hair is no longer my crutch in a dark state of self-loathing, neither is it my crowning glory. Loving my hair as it is, has allowed me to love myself as I am, and this natural hair journey was the perfect catalyst for this state of introspection.

Assassin a.k.a Agent Sasco, Who Has Hit Collabs With Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar Drops His Outstanding-First Solo Album After 10 Years!

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Melissa Mushaka

Theory of Reggaetivity Assassin a.k.a Agent Sasco's new album is an incredible example of true talent taking reggae to another level. The album, is a ...

Rohan Marley - Rastapreneur

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Rastafari is a belief that God is man and man is God. It is a belief that humans are called on to celebrate and protect life and that the spoken word,...

6 Awesome Hotels That Were Once Celebrity Homes

Oyster | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Oyster

You've booked the celebrity home tours, watched endless reruns of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," and feverishly scrolled through your favorite A...

You Need to Try at Least One of These Caribbean Eco-Adventures

Orbitz.com | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Orbitz.com

By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog We'd never knock you for spending an entire vacation with your toes in the sand, piña colada in hand....

Woman Accused Of Smuggling Cocaine Inside Coffee Bags

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.18.2016 | Crime

This isn't a good way to kickstart your morning. Customs officials at Kennedy International Airport in New York arrested a Jamaican citizen last Wedne...

Taking Psychometrics a Step Further

FOMIN | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
FOMIN

By Winsome Leslie and Wayne Beecher Winsome Leslie is the Multilateral Investment Fund's regional supervisor for the English-speaking Caribbean and ...

Sustainable Tourism and Natural Wonders of Jamaica

Ryazan Tristram | Posted 03.28.2016 | Travel
Ryazan Tristram

Jamaica sits in the heart of the Caribbean, gifted with natural wonders. Fantastic view from Hotel Mockingbird Hill in Port Antonio, Portland Parish...

Stop What You're Doing And Bask In The Glory Of These Unreal Bungalows

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 03.26.2016 | Travel

In the world of luxury travel accommodations, overwater bungalows are by far the most Pinterest-worthy. Whether you're a honeymooner, a solo traveler ...

No Skills = No Jobs: Building the Skillsets of Unemployed Youth in the Caribbean

FOMIN | Posted 03.18.2016 | Impact
FOMIN

In Latin America and the Caribbean, youth unemployment hovers around 13%--similar to the global average. This regional average is far less than the 25% in Central Europe and the Baltics, or the 30% in the Middle East and North Africa, the most affected region.

Caribbean Winer

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 03.08.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

There are some of us who don't care to wine on everything that moves, be it man or woman. Some of us like to dance with folks we know, or find attractive, or we just like to wild out with our girls and don't necessarily enjoy being jammed by sweaty random dudes.

The Rise of the Millennial Voice in Jamaica

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 03.03.2016 | Impact
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

The millennial, a term made popular around the world in recent history has not found much favor in the Caribbean until now. Jamaica's recent general e...

Don't Get Scammed by the Jamaican Lottery Scam

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 03.01.2016 | Crime
Gini Graham Scott

The Jamaican lottery scam is one of the most pernicious scams around. It largely targets the elderly, because they have accumulated their money over ...

Jamaican Cannabis Landraces: History and Importance

Amanda Feilding | Posted 02.16.2016 | Science
Amanda Feilding

Humanity's history with cannabis reaches back to the dawn of civilization. Cannabis has long been valued for its long-lasting and strong fibre, it's nutritious and oil-rich seeds, as well as its psychoactive and medicinal properties.

5 Great Resorts for Couples

Orbitz.com | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel
Orbitz.com

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog You're planning a romantic getaway for you and your significant other and you know two things going int...

Serena Williams Continues To Inspire, Helps Build A School In Jamaica

ESPN | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.10.2016 | Black Voices

Working and building a third school with Serena williams fund and helping hands #swf A photo posted by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Feb 9, 201...