Friday, 22 April 2016

OUT AND ABOUT: Sean Paul and Chronixx hit up Coachella; Grange and Tufton support Expo; Bolt attends Hublot grand opening

TIME WELL SPENT: April 19, United States. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum was abuzz with activity on Tuesday, as luxury watch-makers Hublot celebrated the grand opening of their new Fifth Avenue flagship store and the 10th anniversary of their All Black Collection in New York City. Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (centre), a longtime Hublot ambassador, joined fellow sporting legend Pele (second left), Jean Francis Sberro, Ricardo Guadalupe and Justin Rose at the glitzy event. (Photo:

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: April 18, St. Andrew. A former education minister and champion of youth achievement, PM Andrew Holness recently welcomed Jamaica College’s high-energy robotics team and their chaperones to Jamaica House, where he urged them to continue their innovative and game-changing streak. (Photo: OPM)

FUN TIMES: April 17, Kingston. Among the government officials who came out to support the entrepreneurs on show at Expo Jamaica 2016, culture minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange was spotted sharing a light moment with President Metry Seaga of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Associaion, as they made a stop by the Bartley’s All in Wood display inside the National Arena. (Photo: Expo Jamaica)

TASTE AND SEE: April 17, Kingston. As former head of the Jamaica Exporters’ Association Bev Lopez looks on, health minister Christopher Tufton and his obviously approving son sample one of the many refreshing beverage options that were on offer inside the National Arena at last weekend’s Expo Jamaica showcase. This year, well-deserved awards went to the likes of Home Choice Enterprise (the Buy Jamaican Spirit Award) and Salada Ginger Tea (Best New Product). (Photo: Expo Jamaica)

TRIPLE THREAT: April 16, United States. California’s premier annual concert series Coachella got a hefty dose of Jamaican star power this year, thanks to appearances by Sean Paul (left), Chronixx and Dutty Di General, who shared a fraternal moment for the cameras. Roots-reggae prince Protoje also hit the stage, making his long-awaited Coachella debut. (Photo: Sean Paul)

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