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  • 02:00

    A Better Jamaica and The "Delightful Festival"

    in Music

    The Delightful Festival- Celebrates the vibrant Immigrant Community of Jamaica, Queens, by presenting a series of FREE evenings of Ethnic Music and Film. 


    AFRICAN DELIGHTS


    Friday, June 5th
    African (Nigerian) Delights


    Saturday, June 6th
    African (Ghanaian) Delight


    ASIAN DELIGHTS


    Friday, June 12th
    Asian (Bangladeshi) Delights


    Saturday, June 13th
    Asian (Indian) Delights


    CARIBBEAN DELIGHTS


    Friday, June 19th
    Caribbean (Haitian) Delights


    Saturday, June 20th
    Caribbean (Jamaican) Delights


    LATINO DELIGHTS


    Friday, June 26th
    Latino (TBD) Delights


    Saturday, June 27th
    Latino (TBD) Delights


    Join host Petula Beckles, as she speaks with the President of the Jamaica Arts Council, Greg Mays about "A Better Jamaca" and the upcoming festivites of the Delightful Festival.

  • 02:01

    Talk Jamaica- Aug 9

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this Sunday, we review stories from ‘THE WEEK THAT WAS’: Our top stories are: 
    * DERRICK SMITH SAYS NO PLANS TO REMOVE ANDREW HOLNESS
    * PAJ CONDEMNS WARMINGTON’S ATTACK ON MEDIA WORKER



    The discussion segment commences at 4:30. The discussion segment commences, we look at the state of the Jamaica Labour Party and reports that persons within its ranks want Andrew Holness removed from the helm. Our political experts will join us.



    At 5 p.m., Jamaica’s first ever LGBT Pride Celebrations. A sign of the times or is Jamaican society changing for the better? JFLAG’s Executive Director Dane Lewis and Chairman of the Jamaica Coalition for Healthier Societies will weigh in.



    Then at 5:30 p.m, remembering Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ)’s late former Chairman, Dr. Barry Wade who died last week. Reflecting on his life will be JFJ representatives -Susan Goffe and Rodje Malcolm.



    Then, later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, at 5:35 PM where he we chat with another top Jamaican performer in the 2015 World Championship of the Performing Arts, Donovan Gilpin.

  • 01:59

    Talk Jamaica Aug 2

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this Sunday, we review stories from ‘THE WEEK THAT WAS’: Our top stories are: 
    • PRIME MINISTER WANTS DEBT RELIEF.
    • JLP URGES STOP ORDER ON SCHOOLS WITHHOLDING REGISTRATION PACKAGES UNLESS FEES ARE PAID.
    The discussion segment commences at 4:30. Kingston’s Mayor Senator Dr. Angela Brown Burke yesterday endorsed the launch of Pride Jamaica 2015. We play excerpts of her presentation of what will be Jamaica’s first ever Gay Pride Event. 
    At 4:45 p.m., we’ll be joined by the Mayor of Montego Bay, Glendon Harris, who will speak to the crime wave affecting St. James, particularly, Montego Bay, which has recorded more than 100 murders since the start of 2015. 
    At 5 P.M., we sit, one on one, with INDECOM boss Terrence Williams, who has just commenced his second stint in the post. He will address the issues of the proposed oversight body among other burning issues.


    Then, later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, at 5:35 PM where he meet with 2015 Senior Grand Champion of the World Championship of the Performing Arts, Francois Medley.

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica June 21

    in Current Events

    Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4p.m. At 4:45 we go to West Central St. Catherine. What was behind that protest against Dr. Chris Tufton? A delegate will join us.


    Then at 5 p.m., we assess the situation in the Dominican Republic. Is it racism or just constitutional interpretation? And how should CARICOMreact? Jamaica's Jr. Foreign Minister, the Founder of the Free Haiti Movement and a Jamaican seminarian living in the DR will join us.


    We also have Talk Vault, Talk History and In Perspective in the package. Join us at 4p.m.


    Tune in on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen, you can listen via phone or download our mobile app

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica- June 14

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week we examine the issues surrounding defamation and the media. Our panel includes PAJ President Dionne Jackson Miller, members of the media fraternity and Attorney-at-law, Bert Samuels. 
    Then at 5 p.m., it’s our brand new feature where you, our listeners, ask the questions to our guests. Today’s guest is Education Minister Rev. Ronald Thwaites. Remember to post your questions on our Twitter page @talkjaradio and Facebook: Talk Jamaica Radio using the hashtag -?#‎askronniethwaites?. Ask the questions and get the answers right here on Talk Jamaica.


    Then, later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, where we meet young Camir Ricketts, a scientist in training whose aim it is to find cures for cancer and HIV/AIDS.


    Talk Jamaica is live on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen, remember you can also download our app or listen via phone

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica June 5

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week beginning at 4pm polygamy in Jamaica? The muslins in Jamaica are suggesting it is the way to go. Would it work? Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Jamaica will respond.


    Then at 4:45 p.m. we talk to JTA and Jamaica Medical Doctors Association Representatives about the contentious wage negotiations.


    At 5 p.m. The upcoming Diaspora Conference. We speak with Minister of State in the Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Ministry, Arnaldo Brown, as well as members of the Jamaican Diaspora on the conference as well as various issues.


    Then later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, where we meet Okarie Edwards, culinary arts expert, who started his own business at the age of 19.


    As always we are streaming live on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen, you can download our app, listen via phone or on Carib Riddims Radio

  • 01:59

    Talk Jamaica- May 31

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week, will public sector workers and the government reach a consensus anytime soon? The heads of the Jamaica Teachers Association, the Jamaica Police Federation and a member of EPOC will join us to discuss the challenges associated with wage negotiations.


    Then at 5 p.m., Is it time to take Christianity out of schools entirely or create spaces of religious diversity? Should mandatory devotions be removed from our schools? Representatives of the Jamaicans for Secular Humanism, National Secondary Students Council and the Jamaica Coalition for a Healthier Society will join us for this discussion.


    Then later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, Michael Collins of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) joins us to talk about Barracks Entertainment's latest gripping production – Force Ripe and why they are sponsors.


    Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen and also on caribriddimsradio

  • 02:04

    Talk Jamaica May 24

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week Christian group LOVE March Movement protests against the LGBT agenda and international pressure on the government to repeal the ‘buggery law’. Leader Daniel Thomas joins us.


    At 4:45. Young Jamaica President Howard Chamberlain joins us to discuss his organization’s stance on CCJ as well as that of the parent organization – the Jamaica Labour Party.


    Then at 5 p.m., can there be independent thought in a political party? Is it practical, politically or... is there time for a paradigm shift? Three Jamaican youth leaders Germaine Barrett, Kemesha Kelly and Aujae Dixon will give their perspectives.


    Then later in the broadcast, we take you into our Talk Vault feature, Young Aspiring Thespian, Director, Educator Horace Gordon is on the rise to make his stamp in the Theatre Industry. He joins us in the Talk Vault at 5:35 p.m


    We also have The Week That Was and In Perspective, Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pmEST on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen

  • 01:58

    Talk Jamaica May 17

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week The CCJ debate continues, the bill was passed in the lower house with both government and opposition voting on party lines. Is there need for a referendum? What about this secret deal that the government tried to make with the opposition, our panel will discuss the issues.

    In the second half of the discussion segment, why are so many Jamaicans leaving to seek political asylum? Are they really in fear or is it that they are looking for a better life. We will speak to someone who sought asylum and also from the Executive Director of JFLAG Dane Lewis.

    There is also The Week The Was and In Perspective

    Talk Jamaica comes your way at 4pm on talkjamaicaradio.com/listen

  • 02:02

    Talk Jamaica May 10

    in Current Events

    On Talk Jamaica this week Dr. Alfred Dawes of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association joins us . Did he step out of line when he declared that he will not have any further meetings with the Permanent Secretary? Why did he later withdraw the statement? He will also elaborate on the challenges within the health sector.


    At 5 p.m., is the Jamaica Parliament effective? The World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report 2015 suggests it’s not. Our expert analysts will join us.


    There is also Talk Vault and 'the week that was', Talk Jamaica begins at 4pm on www.talkjamaicaradio.com/listen and also on Carib Riddims Radio

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