Most Commented Stories Tagged: Jamaica

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Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman tells us about the latest effort from reggae super-group, the Easy Star All Stars. The mostly Jamaican reggae super group has made a living out of reinterpreting concept albums in reggae and dub. Their current project targets the very FIRST concept album -- the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."

Global Scan

Is this China's environmental future?

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China's notorious air pollution makes this photo of a digitally-presented sunrise in an ad seem very eerie. Uganda's president is reconsidering a widely-criticized anti-gay law that the country's parliament passed last month. And India's Olympic team just got the nod to head to Sochi, but can't represent the country. All that and more, in this special weekend edition of the Global Scan.

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Jamming for Obama

In Jamaica, two songs have been written and recorded by Jamaican artists in support of Barack Obama's presidential run, and The World's Marco Werman has been trying to find out what Jamaica's Obama songs are all about.

Global Politics

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Singer Bunny Wailer has had a long career -- first with Bob Marley, then as a successful solo artist. Now he's re-mastered his song catalogue. Anchor Marco Werman finds out what's coming up.

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Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz today, we were searching for the name of the island nation that's home to the fastest man on earth. 21 year-old Usain Bolt, who set a new world record (9.72 seconds) for the men's 100 meters event over the weekend, was born in Jamaica - and that's the answer to our quiz.