Most Commented Stories Tagged: Jamaica

Sports

Jamaican sprints dominate

Reporter Orin Gordon reports from Beijing on Jamaica's domination in short distance track and field events at the Olympics, as there's a long tradition behind Jamaica's current top sprinter Usain Bolt.

Arts, Culture & Media

Jimmy Cliff

'The Harder They Come' remains a film classic. Its outlaw theme and reggae soundtrack owed much to its star, Jimmy Cliff. He joins us to talk about the film, about the early days of reggae, and about Jamaica's music scene today. From PRI's The World.

Conflict & Justice

Questions about Jamaica's police

At least 73 Jamaicans died in gun battles this month when police and military pursued alleged drug lord Christopher Dudus Coke in Kingston.Human rights advocates urge police restraint to prevent more collateral deaths. The BBC's Nick Davis reports.