Archive for March, 2015

Are Tessanne Chin and Michael Anthony Cuffe Jr separating?

Are Tessanne Chin and Michael Anthony Cuffe Jr separating?

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several sites, including the Jamaica-gleaner.com, have reported that Tessanne Chin and Michael Anthony Cuffe Jr are having marital problems. According to Jamaica-gleaner.com – sources close to the couple have confirmed said report. This resulted in Michael Cuffe reportedly moving out of the couple’s marital home and staying with friends. The couple have been married for four […]

Continue Reading

Belgian Newspaper in trouble for portraying Obama as an Ape

Belgian Newspaper in trouble for portraying Obama as an Ape

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Belgian newspaper is in big trouble after printing a picture of Barrak and Michelle Obama as Apes. The Newspaper was forced to apologize. The picture was photoshopped to give the idea that they were in the process of evolving from apes to humans. Article courtesy http://conservativepost.com

Continue Reading

Limited Vendor Stands available at Caribbean Knights

Limited Vendor Stands available at Caribbean Knights

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

By now you will have heard of the Caribbean Food and Drink Conference and Expo in London in July 2015. As a pre-launch CaribDirect and Fairweather Productions are hosting Caribbean Knights, a dinner, dance and comedy evening at the plush Kensington Close Hotel in the heart of Kensington. If you are a business owner and […]

Continue Reading

bfm International film festival 2015 returns to London

bfm International film festival 2015 returns to London

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

London. The bfmiff2015 12th Edition returns to London after an absence of 4 years. The festival will take place from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th July 2015. This landmark festival opens with pioneer film director/producer, Menelik Shabazz’s documentary “Looking for Love” on July 2nd. bfmiff2015 has been instrumental in establishing a platform for UK black […]

Continue Reading

First Black Flight attendant honoured in US

First Black Flight attendant honoured in US

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

World news. “I was yelling and screaming and [the other flight attendant] was telling me to calm down,” she recalls, laughing at the memory of the first time she’d experienced soaring amid the clouds in an airplane. “I kept thinking, ‘what if I die?’” Doualla-Bell Smith had no idea that first flight – as terrifying […]

Continue Reading

Simmons named West Indies cricket’s new coach

Simmons named West Indies cricket’s new coach

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the Cricket World Cup being over, West Indies Cricket Board is ready to make a fresh beginning. It will be a homecoming for former international Phil Simmons who was named the new head coach of the West Indies days after the team made an exit from World Cup. The 51-year-old signed a three-year deal […]

Continue Reading

Jamaican Man killed his brother in a fight

Jamaican Man killed his brother in a fight

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. DUANVALE, Trelawny –The Trelawny police have taken a 42-year-old man into custody in connection with the death of his brother who was killed during a domestic dispute at their Duanvale home in the parish yesterday morning. The deceased has been identified as 44-year-old farmer, Lincoln Barrett, also called ‘Big Yellow’ or ‘Silly’. According […]

Continue Reading

South Africa’s Monument to Cecil Rhodes

South Africa’s Monument to Cecil Rhodes

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

World news. JOHANNESBURG — For two decades, many South Africans assumed that our university campuses had become politically apathetic. But this may be the year that South Africa’s students wake up from a deep sleep, refreshed and determined to demand transformation of their educational institutions. Their activism has been stirred, unexpectedly, by a controversy over […]

Continue Reading

In Denial Over Racism in Brazil

In Denial Over Racism in Brazil

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — One Friday night last month, the electricity was off in the streets of Palmeirinha, a favela in Rio de Janeiro. Three black teenagers were joking around in front of their houses. One of them started to run and the others followed, laughing. At that moment, the police came out shooting. Chauan […]

Continue Reading

Chinese Restaurant in Kenya Africa bans Blacks After 5pm

Chinese Restaurant in Kenya Africa bans Blacks After 5pm

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

World news. A Chinese restaurant in Nairobi Kenya is the talk of town after it became apparent that the management of the upmarket restaurant has enforced a policy barring Black Africans from coming into the facility after 5pm. The reason they claim, it is impossible to tell which Black person is a criminal and who is […]

Continue Reading