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Margo Kitsy Brodie was confirmed Monday as a Brooklyn Federal Court judge, becoming the first Afro-Caribbean-born jurist to sit in US district court.
The US Senate voted 86 to 2 to approve Brodie, who was nominated by the White House in June.
Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from Vermont who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, noted before the vote that Brodie had…Continue
Prince Harry beat Usain Bolt in 100m sprint: Royal takes gold in Jamaica [VIDEO + PICS] / Prince Harry to visit Jamaica next week and is expected to race Usain Bolt. He will be travelling on behalf of the Queen on this trip, according to a statement from Kensington Palace.
The announcement that Prince Harry will visit Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent…Continue
Breakthrough Dancehall superstar, Popcaan continues to add to his international resume as he’s reportedly landed another collaboration with a prominent American rapper.
On February 17, Popcaan released the official remix of his number one hit, Only Man She Want, which featured internationally acclaimed Jamaican-American rapper, Busta…Continue
Analysts are predicting that the Jamaican dollar will continue to lose value against the US dollar over the next few months.
At the close of trade yesterday, the selling rate for the US dollar inched closer to the J$87.00 mark settling at $86.98.
The selling rate for US$1.00 was J$86.98.
Financial analyst, Dennis Chung…
Guyana’s fishing industry is paving the way for that country to achieve its Millennium Development Goals of feeding its people at international standards.
Agriculture minister, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy…
Newark Liberty Airport has reopened after a United Express flight from Atlanta made an emergency landing, forcing an hour-long shutdown.
There were no reports of injuries among the 71 people aboard.
Authorities say Flight 5124 landed around 6:20 p.m. Monday,…Continue
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Dr Conrad Murray, pictured here during his manslaughter trial,
was born in Grenada and raised in Trinidad
LOS ANGELES, California, Feb. 26, CMC – A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Michael Jackson’s Grenadian-born doctor must remain in prison while he appeals his manslaughter conviction in the American pop icon’s…Continue
Just because football star Terrell Owens has earned $80 million over the course of his career doesn't mean he's immune to foreclosure.
Owens, the star wide-receiver notorious for his off-field antics, is facing foreclosure on two of his Dallas condominiums, according to RealtyTrac, a real estate site that tracks foreclosure…
A student gunman opened fire with a handgun in the cafeteria of a high school near Cleveland on Monday, fatally wounding one boy and injuring three other boys and one girl before he was chased from the building by a teacher and gave himself up, police said.
The injured students were rushed to area hospitals where a boy identified as Daniel Parmentor, 17, died at MetroHealth System in Cleveland. Parmentor, a high school junior, went to a nearby vocational school where…Continue
A young man believed to be in his early twenties, was stabbed at the close of Carnival Tuesday's Parade of Bands at Queens Park Savannah.
Security was increased at Prime Minister Kamla-Persad-Bissessar’s private residence on SS Erin Road, Phillipines, Saturday night, after a large group of demonstrators staged a protest there over the $7.5 billion highway from Golconda to Point…Continue
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are in deep trouble with Uncle Sam. The couple owe $492,583.49 in unpaid taxes according to TMZ.
It seems they forgot to file their income taxes for 2009 and 2010 resulting in a lien being issued on their property.…
You gotta give it to Sacha Baron Cohen, he knows how to promote a movie. The actor showed up on the red carpet of the Oscars Sunday night dressed as Admiral Aladeen from his upcoming movie The Dictator. Flanked by two female "security" members, Cohen was interviewed by Ryan Seacrest.
“It gave me the opportunity to bring my dear…Continue
Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has lambasted the leadership of the West Indies Cricket Board as being “crude and rude”, and says she plans to take up the issue of its behaviour at the CARICOM level.
LEIGHTON 'LIVITY' Coke reportedly fought three soldiers during violent resistance, says JDF/Dudus Coke's BROTHER 'Livity' Coke BEATEN to near DEATH in PRISON A day after he was acquitted of gun charges in the High Court Division of the Gun Court on Wednesday, Leighton 'Livity' Coke had a few things he wanted to make public. According to Coke, he is not the…Continue
Jim Jones Says Arrest For Suspended License Was Bogus. Says Cops Asked Him To Move Car He Wasn't Driving/Jim Jones Maced and Arrested by Police After Casino Brawl [Video Inside]
Jim Jones signed with Jay Z's Roc Nation this week and then sat down with Hot 97 host Funkmaster Flex for an emotional interview.…Continue