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Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2016

Another year another Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run. In 2016 I didn’t train (again) thought I planned to but still managed to run an almost identical time to 2015. +26 seconds more for a 5.5K a year later minus the feeling of imminent death when I finished...

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Japanese Calendar Exhibit set for March 5th

The last Japanese Calendar Exhibition I attended here in Jamaica was in January 2014 when there were celebrations to mark the 50th year of bilateral relations between Jamaica and Japan. Now in 2016, the exhibition will be held later than usual but is still expected...

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Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2015

The yearly Sagicor Sigma Corporate 5.5-kilometre walk, run and wheelchair road race is one of the biggest charity events in Jamaica. This year I decided to sign up and participate due to my job and I happy to report that I survived the whole race! I intentionally didn’t do...

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Mash Di Button 2014 – Fighting Game Tournament

Its been a long time since I attended a fighting game tournament. I’ll probably never be skilled enough to compete but I’m looking forward to attending the 2014 staging of “Mash Di Button 2014” on May 31st at the A Bar restaurant and lounge in...

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Japan Matsuri/Festival Jamaica set for March 8th

Japan and Jamaica will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations and friendship in March .As part of the celebrations, the Embassy of Japan will host the biggest of its yearlong commemorative events the “Nihon Matsuri” Japanese festival at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on March...

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Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest 2013

The year 2014 will mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and Japan. One of the first events to mark this occasion is a Japanese Animation Film Festival and Manga Poster Contest. The poster contest is open to all high school students in Jamaica and the...

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Birthday Celebrations at Japanese Restaurant Cocoro

Ever since learning about Japanese restaurant Cocoro in late 2010 I’ve always wanted to visit. Billed as the best place in Jamaica for high-quality, affordable, authentic Japanese cuisine I had very high hopes. A friend of mine I met at college named Richard is “almost”...

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Anime Nation 2012 set for August 10th

Anime Nation is back for the third year running. Jamaica’s very own anime convention featuring cosplay, live performances, prizes and surprises will be held on August 10th 2012 from 6:30pm to midnight. The new venue this year will be Waterfalls – located at 160 Old...

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