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Latest Jamaican culture Stories

2012-11-01 10:11:49

Many young Jamaican immigrants are succeeding in the United States precisely because they remain strongly tied to Jamaican culture.

2009-05-07 14:42:14

Children as young as 19 months understand different dialects, researchers in Australia found.

2009-01-01 11:17:35

Vincent Ford, who helped write the song No Woman No Cry with reggae star Bob Marley, has died in Jamaica at the age of 68, an official says. Bob Marley Foundation spokesman Paul Kelly confirmed Ford, who helped Marley create the reggae hit in 1974, died last weekend of complications of diabetes and


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.