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Issue #149, January 29, 2013
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  • Sanjay Thompson - Jazz and Blues 2013 Challenge winner
  • Gleaner Honour Awards - Jamaica 50 Edition
  • Video Feature - Parliament Report
  • Power 106 - Independent Talk

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Jazz and Blues 2013 Challenge winner

Sanjay ThompsonSanjay Thompson is the Groove with the Gleaner Jazz and Blues 2013 Challenge Winner. His rendition of John Legend's 'Tonight' captured the hearts of the Gleaner and Star followers who gave him the majority of the votes. Watch Sanjay perform again at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/groove and special congratulations to all who participated.

Special thanks to our sponsors, Jazz and Blues Festival for tickets, Sunset Beach Resort & Spa for accommodation and Budget Rental Car Jamaica for Transportation.

If you were not there, view pictures from Jazz and Blues 2013 at http://gallery.jamaica-gleaner.com/gallery/ and see video highlights at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/videos/video.php?id=664

Gleaner Honour Awards - Jamaica 50 Edition

Gleaner Honour AwardsThe Gleaner Honour Awards, the Jamaica 50 Edition, is here. The question on everyone's lips is who will come out on top?

This year's awards sees 19 companies nominated for the 8 categories. In addition to the category awards, there will be two prestigious awards, the Golden Award and the Global Jamaican Award.

Join us at the Gala Dinner on Thursday January 31, 2013 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. The cost is J$5,000 per person.

For more information visit http://go-jamaica.com/honourawards/ or telephone 932-3400 ext 6355 or e-mail amanda.black@gleanerjm.com

Video Feature - Parliament Report

Parliament Report Parliament Report - is a compendious recap of the issues of impact in the Houses of Parliament each week. This series returns soon but in the meanwhile watch the last installment and look out for an update in the coming weeks. http://jamaica-gleaner.com/videos/category.php?cat=parliament-report

Trivia Time: Did You Know…?

Jamaican Iguana Did you know that the Jamaican iguana is one of the rarest species in the world? Thought to be extinct by 1948, the Jamaican Iguana was rediscovered in 1990 by Mr. Edwin Duffus who was hunting pigs in Hellshire Hills, St. Catherine.

For more about the iguana visit http://digjamaica.com/blog/2013/01/18/5-facts-the-jamaican-iguana/

Power 106 : Independent Talk

Althea McKenzie This Morning Talk Show Programme has the distinction of providing its listeners with a wide range of information, ranging from farming to in-depth analysis of current events, as they start their day. Listeners have described the programme as one of 'the most information-oriented' on radio.

The programme has copped awards from numerous organizations such as Blue Cross of Jamaica, Jamaica Teachers' Association and the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management for its informative programmes.

Independent Talk is hosted by Althea McKenzie. Listen live at http://go-jamaica.com/power/ .

To listen to the programme via phone: Call (USA) 832-551-5045 or 213- 493-0133 Call (UK) 020-3519-0145). Power 106 where all views can contend.

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