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REDjet admits making mistakes

More than two years after REDjet ceased flying to Jamaica and other regional destinations, a former director of the airline has admitted that the carrier’s management made mistakes, but he insists that sabotage played a role in its demise.

While not calling names, Ralph “Bizzy” Williams charged that REDjet’s main competitor, LIAT, was allowed to get away with predatory pricing. He added that aviation authorities in some countries put stumbling blocks in the way of the former Barbados-based airline that its collapse was inevitable.

REDjet first tried to set up operations in Jamaica but moved to Barbados after being denied permission by the Jamaican Government. It lasted just under 12 months in the skies and ceased operations on March 16, 2012 after falling into deep financial trouble. Read more

Government – Opposition talk of IMF test failure baseless

The Jamaican Government has shrugged off a prediction by the Parliamentary Opposition that the country will fail future International Monetary Fund (IMF) tests.

Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips last night dismissed the forecast as another attempt by the Jamaica Labour Party to discredit the Government. When contacted by our news centre, the Finance Minister said the prediction was baseless.

“From the very first test, there have been those predictions. There seem to be those who wish that things would go badly for the country, but others are working at trying to make certain that we make progress,” he said. Read more

Peter Bailey (@iampeterbailey) Nite cap with Stephen Marley (@stephenmarley) Talks New Album, ‘Fruit of Life’, working with The Roots, Wale & other Hip Hop Acts!

Peter Bailey continues his critically-acclaimed docu-series by heading to Stephen Marley’s “Lion’s Den” recording studios in South Miami where the reggae superstar discussed his iconic father’s legacy, his new album ‘Fruit of Life’ & working with rappers to create a more conscious sound.

Even on Tour Inner Circle Finds Time For the Kids in Papau New Guinea! Visit the Wardstrip School in Papua New Guinea to Inspire and Help the “Light For The World”

Inner Circle Visited the Wardstrip School For Charity while they Were on Tour.

It was a great visit to the school, some 1.000 kids were there and loving it! The charity is called “Light for the world” and they work with blind and deaf children around the world, but their work is threatened by budget cuts to development funding in Europe, including their work on Papua. So we came to interact with the kids, give some inspiration to the kids, and help the charity with publicity.

The Wardstrip Schoolhad 3 deaf students who were nicely integrated into the daily proceedings, and who got much respect as they were the reason the band came to see the school.

Check out the Photos after the Jump! Read more

Inner Circle Set to Perform with Aloe Black at the Festival de Crato 2014 in Brazil

The 30th edition of the Festival of Crato has a poster of luxury, of which artists such as, Aloe Blacc, Anselmo Ralph, Gisela João, Inner Circle or Miguel Araújo, promising to be one of the most attractive and comprehensive issues. It is also demonstrating that the Festival of Crato is a unique event, dedicated to various audiences and musical tastes.

From 27 to 30 August no sound or rhythm that don’t go through the Crato: dance music to fado, the soul to reggae, from rock to hip hop.