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May 26, 2014

Karl Hendrickson, receives the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr Humanitarian Award

Described by his colleagues as "Jamaica's Gentle Giant of Business and Benevolence", Karl Hendrikson said, in receiving this award at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston, "Have no fear of this world. Work seriously and consistently. Go forth and build an economically strong Jamaica."

Jamaica-No-Problem congratulates Karl on receiving this well deserved award.

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May 12, 2014

Bill Lauries Steakhouse Mandeville

As a young man just starting out in the working world, I had the good fortune to work for about a year or so in Mandeville. This lead to two very memorable

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Feb 22, 2014

Marcus Garvey Fair 2014

This years fair is being held on Sunday February 23rd in Resource Village Manchester, and is being attended by a Taino delegation from the Caribbean.

This is the 9th year of the fair and as usual attendance by the public is free ... so this is great opportunity to go have some fun and discover more about Marcus Garvey and Resource Village.

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Feb 01, 2014

Jamaica Scotch Bonnet Pepper Jelly, Pepper Jam, Pepper Sauce

An original Scotch Bonnet Pepper Jelly recipe for those who realize that pepper jelly is about flavour and not just about heat ... a favourite with my friends.

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Dec 05, 2013

Professor Henry Lowe Launches Medicanja

The inevitable has finally happened, and Jamaica's first medical marijuana company has been launched by our leading expert on the medicinal uses of marijuana.

It is no surprise that a poll has shown that the majority of the population supports this move.

The surprise it that it has taken so long to materialize ... and Jamaica-No problem wishes Professor Henry Lowe every success in his venture.

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Nov 12, 2013

"Hey White Bwoy"

I guess I was (am?) a child on the dying edges of colonialism, no not the side of grandeur and reckless high life, but offspring of the missionaries,

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Nov 09, 2013

Jamaica - Visit, Explore, Discover, Enjoy - "No Problem"

Visit, explore, discover and enjoy the real Jamaica - our culture, our natural attractions, our countryside, and our very special people.

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Oct 24, 2013

ListenMi News - Weekly Edition 1

ListenMi Caribbean launches their first weekly audio news feature, using local music style to deliver the latest news stories, in a way that the younger generation can relate to.

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Oct 11, 2013

Jamaica Get All Right Gets Into Rio First

Jamaica Get All Right edges into Rio first by 19 seconds in Race 2 of the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race, but, due time credits (a system of redress) given to other boats, slips behind in the overall standings.

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Oct 10, 2013

17 yr old Jamaican competing to be 2013 Americas' Top Best Driver

Jamaicans seem to be excelling in every sport and every activity world wide.

A 17 year old young Jamaican is one of 12 drivers competing in Mexico on October 14-17 for a place in the 2013/14 Young Driver Excellence Academy.

Still without a driver's licence, this young Jamaican is the only female driver amongst 12 drivers from across the Americas nominated by their respective countries to compete, and is the daughter of Jamaica's motor racing champion ... David "King" Summerbell.

Jamaica-No-Problem wishes young Samantha Summerbell the very best of everything in the event.

17 yr old Samantha Summerbell ... "Go get 'em Samantha"!!!

Correction to above information which was taken from the newspaper article - Samantha's very proud grandmother writes to say "She got her racing licence before her drivers licence, but she does have her drivers licence. Remember we can get it at 17 in Jamaica. In fact she has a General, and I only have a Private!!!" Thanks Sones.

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