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Live Audio: Power 106 Broadcast Of JAB Festival

Live Audio: Power 106 Broadcast Of JAB Festival

The Jamaican Association of Bermuda [JAB] is staging its annual JAB One Love Jerk Festival today [June 12] at the Shelly Bay Community Field in Hamilton parish under the theme “One Love, One Heart, One People.” The festival — designed as an event for spreading love, unity, fellowship and camaraderie — is being aired live in Jamaica and... Read more of this article

Jamaican ‘One Love Jerk Festival’ This Sunday

Jamaican ‘One Love Jerk Festival’ This Sunday

The Jamaican Association of Bermuda [JAB] is staging its annual JAB One Love Jerk Festival on Sunday [June 12] at the Shelly Bay Community Field in Hamilton parish under the theme “One Love, One Heart, One People.” “The JAB ​One Love Jerk Festival is a family festival with emphasis on the world renowned Jamaican jerk cuisine. Jamaica is... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Return Home From Jamaica

Regiment Soldiers Return Home From Jamaica

Bermuda’s soldiers returned home at the weekend after two weeks of tough training in the jungle of Jamaica. And the theory was put into practice in a large-scale final exercise at the end of last week, which involved battle tactics and fording a river. Welcome home: Sgt Maj Luis Pereira is greeted by daughter Sophie at the airport after two weeks... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Regiment Trains In Jamaica

Photos: Bermuda Regiment Trains In Jamaica

More than 200 troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] recently took part in two weeks of intensive training in Jamaica, taking part in a number of activities while visiting the island. The soldiers, together with officers from the Bermuda Police Service and St John Ambulance personnel, settled into the unfamiliar surroundings last month. While... Read more of this article

Junior Minister To Visit Regiment In Jamaica

Junior Minister To Visit Regiment In Jamaica

The Ministry of National Security advised that Sen. Jeff Baron, is travelling to Jamaica today to visit the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] during their annual training exercises. “The public will be aware that the RBR along with officers from the Bermuda Police Service and personnel from St. John’s Ambulance are in Jamaica for two weeks of intense... Read more of this article

Regiment Medics Train With JDF Medical Experts

Regiment Medics Train With JDF Medical Experts

Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] first responders got a taste of Jamaican medicine after they joined their Caribbean counterparts at the country’s main military medical centre. The RBR medics teamed up with Jamaican Defence Force [JDF] medical experts for two weeks of intensive training at the main military medical centre at Up Park Camp in the capital... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Training In Jamaica

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Training In Jamaica

More than 200 troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] started two weeks of intensive training in Jamaica. The soldiers, together with officers from the Bermuda Police Service and St John Ambulance personnel, settled into unfamiliar surroundings on Sunday before starting the annual training exercise at the crack of dawn on Monday. Private Showers... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers ‘Run’ Into Sprinter Usain Bolt

Regiment Soldiers ‘Run’ Into Sprinter Usain Bolt

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers in Jamaica got a shock when ‘running’ in to superstar sprinter Usain Bolt at their hotel. And the record-breaking athlete stopped to talk and have pictures taken with the advance party, which is preparing for the arrival of the main body of troops this weekend. Sergeant Major Rupert Lambert said the RBR group... Read more of this article

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Bermuda, Caribbean

“Despite being separated by hundreds of miles and the vast expanse of ocean, the familial, cultural, and historical ties that bind Bermuda with the islands of the Caribbean are unbreakable,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said in his address to visiting Caribbean delegates. Mr Bean was speaking at the 17th Biennial Conference of Presiding Officers... Read more of this article

Photos: Jamaican Association Awards Banquet

Photos: Jamaican Association Awards Banquet

The Jamaican Association of Bermuda [JAB] recently held its second Life Members’ Induction and Awards Banquet in recognition of its 28 years of service to the local community and Jamaica. The awards included the Humming Bird Award of Distinction, the Marcus Mosiah Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award, the Lignum Vitae Sports Awards, and the Blue Mountain... Read more of this article

“Celebrating The Past, Embracing The Future”

“Celebrating The Past, Embracing The Future”

In recognition of its 28 years of service to the local community and Jamaica, the Executive of the Jamaican Association Bermuda [JAB], under the distinguished patronage of Professor Roy Wright and Senator Joan Dillas-Wright, will be hosting its 2nd Life Members’ Induction and Awards Banquet. The JAB said, “This event will take place on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Taja’mes Branch Receives $2,000 HCEA Award

Taja’mes Branch Receives $2,000 HCEA Award

The Jamaica Association of Bermuda [JAB] has revealed Ms. Taja’mes Adia Nestajah Branch as the successful recipient of the Hazel Christopher Educational Award [HCEA] for the 2015-2016 academic year. Ms. Branch is the first beneficiary of the $2,000 USD educational award, instituted by JAB in honour of one of its four founding members, the late Hazel... Read more of this article

Jamaica Association Offer $2000 Scholarship

Jamaica Association Offer $2000 Scholarship

The Jamaica Association of Bermuda [JAB] is accepting applications for the Hazel Christopher Educational Award [HCEA] for the 2015-2016 academic year. The award is valued at USD$2000.00 and is issued yearly to a new recipient living in Bermuda who is of Jamaican lineage and studying at the collegiate level. Through the HCEA, the JAB supports one student... Read more of this article