Jamaica

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Colin Powell obituary
Former US secretary of state and highly decorated army officer who made the case for the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Harold Jackson

18, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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White Witch review – slavery drama turned into awkward farce
Barry Reckord’s sexually charged play about freedom and rebellion is drowned out by chaotic comedy

Arifa Akbar

10, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: a limitless genius who took Jamaica into the future
By deeply connecting with the people and idyllic landscape of his county, the late producer channelled a stream of imaginative ideas into mindblowing music

Lloyd Bradley

29, Aug, 2021 @7:47 PM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry obituary
Reggae producer who had a profound effect on Bob Marley’s sound and helped propel him on to the world stage

Peter Mason

29, Aug, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, visionary master of reggae, dies aged 85
Producer and performer who worked with Bob Marley and pioneered both dub and roots reggae styles dies in hospital in Jamaica

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Aug, 2021 @3:31 PM

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‘The rug can be ripped at any point’: how rapper Cashh reinvented himself after being deported
The Jamaica-born Londoner had just released a star-studded mixtape in 2014 when he was removed from the country. Now back in the UK, he has channelled his experience into a debut album

David Renshaw

13, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK deportation flight to Jamaica leaves with just seven people on board
Home Office-chartered flight costs an estimated £43,000 a person after Covid fears and high court challenges

Diane Taylor

11, Aug, 2021 @10:24 AM

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Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze obituary
Poet who expressed female experience through dub and was a powerful performer of her own work

Lyn Innes

11, Aug, 2021 @8:42 AM

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Chaos as more than a dozen people taken off deportation flight from UK to Jamaica
High commissioner urges Home Office to stop flight because of Covid cases and spread of Delta variant

Diane Taylor and Amelia Gentleman

11, Aug, 2021 @4:49 AM

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The return of Jimmy Cliff: ‘Rebel spirit is still in the Jamaican people’
As he releases new music at the age of 77, one of reggae’s foundational figures charts his astonishing life in music, via swinging London, Brazilian samba and the chaotic bravado of The Harder They Come

Lloyd Bradley

06, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Jamaican dub poet Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze dies aged 65
Influential pioneer touched audiences through performance, books, albums – and even Poems on the Underground

Harry Taylor

05, Aug, 2021 @9:29 PM

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Outcry over plan to deport Jamaican nationals who came to UK as children
Move comes despite Home Office ‘agreement’ not to remove those who arrived in Britain under age of 12

Amelia Gentleman and Diane Taylor

05, Aug, 2021 @4:51 PM

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