Jamaica

Global Scan

A Russian billionaire offers to help save the dogs of Sochi

Sochi's dogs were recently described as pests, expected to be exterminated from the Olympic venues. But that cavalier attitude prompted international outrage and at least one Russian billionaire has opened up his wallet to help save some of Sochi's dogs. Meanwhile, in the UAE, the government is ready to launch a drone delivery service. And a homeless man in England looks set to return to his native Jamaica, thanks to the generosity of strangers.

Arts, Culture & Media

Marketing Bob Marley

The family of the late Bob Marley has set up a company to license the Jamaican reggae star's image. The World's Marco Werman tells how "The House of Marley" brand will adorn everything from clothing to snowboards to beer.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo Quiz/Global Hit

For our Geo Quiz, we asked the name of the village where Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley was born. The answer is Nine Mile in Jamaica. Anchor Marco Werman tells us how Marley's hit "One Love" has become an unofficial anthem for many people around the globe.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo quiz

We were looking for Jamaica's largest city -- which also has the distinction of being the largest English-speaking city in the Americas south of the United States. The answer is Kingston. The World's Marco Werman tells about the recent restoration of an old Jewish cemetery in Kingston.

Global Scan

A Russian billionaire offers to help save the dogs of Sochi

Sochi's dogs were recently described as pests, expected to be exterminated from the Olympic venues. But that cavalier attitude prompted international outrage and at least one Russian billionaire has opened up his wallet to help save some of Sochi's dogs. Meanwhile, in the UAE, the government is ready to launch a drone delivery service. And a homeless man in England looks set to return to his native Jamaica, thanks to the generosity of strangers.