Archive for April, 2016

World’s third oldest person is a Jamaican woman

World’s third oldest person is a Jamaican woman

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jamaica’s oldest citizen, supercentenarian Violet Moss Brown, is approximately eight months younger than the world’s oldest person, Susannah Mushatt Jones of the United States, according to information available from the Gerontology Research Group (GRG) website. Moss Brown, who is ranked third by the GRG and who was introduced to local readers by an article published […]

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Jamaica Named Best Island in the Caribbean & 3rd best in the World by Tripadvisor

Jamaica Named Best Island in the Caribbean & 3rd best in the World by Tripadvisor

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jamaica has been listed at number three on TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards’ ranking of the best islands in the world . Jamaica was also ranked number one in the Caribbean by the popular travel planning and booking website. The world’s best islands were ranked based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and […]

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Jamaicans remove T&T goods from shelves

Jamaicans remove T&T goods from shelves

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

In an apparent retaliation against Jamaicans not being allowed into Trinidad, Jamaicans have called on nationals to boycott goods from Trinidad & Tobago. Jamaica reportdly imports over $150 million of goods a year from Trinidad.

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Comedy: Majah Hype – If Bounty Killer was Birdman and if Winford was Charlamagne

Comedy: Majah Hype – If Bounty Killer was Birdman and if Winford was Charlamagne

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The web has been ablaze recently with reactions, memes and parody’s following Hip Hop mogul Birdman’s bizarre interview with The Breakfast Club. The Cash Money CEO insisted The Breakfast Club Radio Show hosts “put some respeck” on his name. Majah Hype gives the now classic interview the Caribbean treatment, using one of his many personas […]

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Billy Paul famous for Me and Mrs Jones dies

Billy Paul famous for Me and Mrs Jones dies

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia soul singer Billy Paul died Sunday at the age of 81 after a battle with cancer. The singer, who rose to fame in 1972 with his hit “Me and Mrs. Jones,” died in his New Jersey home, according to his manager, Beverly Gay. Gay said Paul was hospitalized last week and diagnosed with cancer. Paul’s […]

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New Police Chief for British Virgin Islands

New Police Chief for British Virgin Islands

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Apr. 21, CMC – A 34 year veteran law enforcer who climbed through the ranks of the Gloucestershire Constabulary in the United Kingdom was sworn in as the new Police Commissioner for this British overseas territory on Wednesday. Michael Matthews, who was also the former chief constable for the Sovereign Base […]

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D Sync slams rumour mongers over his immigration status

D Sync slams rumour mongers over his immigration status

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sync MEDIA HOUSE | Daniel Sync slams rumour mongers over his immigration status. It is very disheartening to know that some low life, unambitious, gossipers have stooped so low to spreading ‘acidious’ rumours about my UK immigration status. It is unlike me to respond to such negative story, but to this particular untrue hear say; […]

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Venezuela’s economy heading for collapse

Venezuela’s economy heading for collapse

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

THE POLITICAL drama in Venezuela, where a populist, authoritarian government is attempting to cling to power despite losing a legislative election by a landslide, tends to obscure a deeper crisis. Though it is awash in oil, the country of 30 million people is facing an economic collapse and a humanitarian disaster. Venezuela already suffers from the […]

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Genius twins awarded $1.6 million in scholarships

Genius twins awarded $1.6 million in scholarships

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Deprice and Shaprice Hunt are nothing short of geniuses! Between them they have been awarded nearly .6 million in scholarships and offered places to almost sixty schools. While Deprice has accepted a place at Morehouse College, her brother Shaprice is still undecided; with 27 schools to choose from, it must be a difficult decision. Deprice told […]

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Amazing: Artist showcases nature in black women’s natural hair

Amazing: Artist showcases nature in black women’s natural hair

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Beyonce’s Lemonade being the hot topic at the moment and the recent white-washed images of Lil Kim being trending topics at the moment, the notion of black female beauty is being considered by many. While Bee talks of the “Becky with the good hair” – a supposed allusion to white females, this artist turns […]

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