Jamaican author Marlon James won the Man Booker Prize for best novel for "A Brief History of Seven Killings", a re-telling of the attempted assassination of musician Bob Marley.
Olympic champion in track and field Olga Rypakova from Kazakhstan has won the IAAF Diamond League in London.
Tourism Minister of Jamaica Wykeham McNeill and Kazakhstan Ambassador Konstantin Zhigalov have discussed simplification of visa regime.
Three key international lenders announced preliminary approval Monday for nearly $2 billion in loans to support a sweeping restructuring program for impoverished Jamaica.
"Gangsta" rapper Snoop Dogg said Friday that a transformational journey to Jamaica during which he embraced reggae music may have saved his marriage and gave him a new, "family first" outlook.