Events in Jamaica

Events in Jamaica

Sport

Think fast: US sprinters still expect Bolt at Olympics

EUGENE, Oregon (AP): It’s a sport built on speed and at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials on Saturday, sprinters wasted no time drawing conclusions about Usain Bolt’s summertime itinerary. The consensus: He’ll be in Rio. For the second straight day, the Jamaican sprinter’s hamstring was Topic No. 1 in the track world. If…

Brazil welcomes the world with open arms

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Flags with the logo of Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, among others, reading “Welcome” in different languages, are seen near Antonio Carlos Jobim (Galeao) International Airport in Rio de Janeiro on June 30, 2016.Photo: AFP The following message by Michel Temer, interim president of the Republic of Brazil, is…

Entertainment

Dream Weekend boost for Negril

Appleton Special Dream Weekend, the annual summer party series, starts on July 28 until August 1 in the beach resort town of Negril. Today, associate sponsors Jamaica Observer publishes the first in a series of articles on the event. WHEN Appleton Special Dream Weekend kicks off on July 28, it is expected to pump nearly…

Meditation Music from Alex Marley

Alex Marley Singer Alex Marley launches Meditation Music, his debut album, on Saturday at Bourbon Beach in Negril.   He will headline a live concert featuring Mikey General, Silky Wonda and Fabian. “The album is a blend of acoustic, electric melodies fusing reggae/dancehall, jazz and rock with revolutionary words to uplift people and spread love.…

The Bachelor comes to Jamaica

JAMAICA’S breathtaking coastline and culture will set the stage for romance in the upcoming episodes of American reality series The Bachelor . “We have always known that Jamaica is the ideal place for romance, so to be selected as the location of choice for the culminating episodes of The Bachelor is testament to the island’s…

Business

How to gain a competitive advantage from your sales force (Part 2)

Managing the sales training process Herman Alvaranga Gaining competitive advantage via sales training This marketer has a simple way of knowing which companies are serious about gaining a competitive advantage from their sales force. THE STRATEGIC APPROACHThe best of them have very senior personnel at our initial meeting, do their homework, and come prepared to…

A.M.T OF USA PARTNERS WITH HECOIN

  A.M.T OF USA PARTNERS WITH HECOIN The prestigious-based American Medical Technologists/AMT; a major accrediting body in the USA, has partnered with Health, Education and Counselling Institute/HECOIN in an effort to make its Phlebotomy Technician student-graduates more marketable. According to Vice President of Administration, Finance and International Marketing at HECOIN Mr Colin O Jarrett, graduates…

All New Audi A4

It took me about two hours to really drive the all-new Audi A4 somewhere on an oh so sweet ride between Guadalajara and Mexico City three weeks ago. Sure, I was at the steering wheel all the way down the mountain from Camio D’Vinos (which is at an elevation slightly higher than Blue Mountain Peak)…