Domestic abuse takes a surprising turn.
In the past, men have been the ones under fire for being abusive in relationships. Now, as more and more victims of domestic abuse are speaking out, a new trend in the violence is surfacing. We're talking to women who've admitted to hitting, punching, even kicking (in stilettos) their boyfriends and husbands.…
NAIROBI, Kenya – The mistaken belief that albino body parts have magical powers has driven thousands of Africa's albinos into hiding, fearful of losing their lives and limbs to unscrupulous dealers who can make up to $75,000 selling a complete dismembered set.
Mary Owido, who lacks pigment that gives color to skin, eyes and hair, says she is only comfortable when at work or at home with her husband and children.
Prime Minister the Hon. Bruce Golding has listed the current gaza/gully conflict among the negative influences destroying Jamaicans' self-confidence.
"We as a society must unite around some basic principles, some agreement as to what is right and wrong, good and bad; what will uplift and what will destroy. The gully/gaza conflict is just one example of the negative influences that destabilise us as a people and destroy our confidence in… Continue
Crashing a state dinner at the White House apparently takes a security breakdown as well as some kind of nerve.
The Secret Service is looking into its own security procedures after determining that a Virginia couple, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, managed to slip into Tuesday night's state dinner at the White House even though they were not on the guest list, agency spokesman Ed Donovan… Continue
2009 World Athletes of the Year, Sanya Richards and Usain Bolt (Getty Images)
Monte-Carlo – During the celebrations of the World Athletics Gala hosted by International Athletic Foundation (IAF) Honorary President HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and IAF & IAAF President Lamine Diack in the Salle des Etoiles of the Sporting Club d’Eté, Monte Carlo, on Sunday 22 November, 23-year-old Jamaican Usain Bolt and Jamaican born 24-year-old Sanya… Continue
Reggae icon Bob Marley died 28 years ago and he is poised to challenge Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson for the title of richest dead celebrity, according to a story in Fortune.
Hilco Consumer Capital, a Toronto-based private-equity firm has struck a management deal with the Marley estate, which is expected to generate worldwide annual sales in excess of $1 billion by 2012. That seems like a huge number, but by some estimates the Marley… Continue
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, November 18, 2009 - Barbados is the least corrupt among nine Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries surveyed by Transparency International (TI) in its Corruption Perception Index (CPI) this year.
The island ranked 20th among 180 countries just behind the United States on the CPI, which measures domestic, public sector corruption.
Among the CARICOM countries on the list which was released yesterday with New… Continue
Bwoy di biggest talk on the streets is not the fact that Lisa Hype was caught going down on Vybz Kartel, but it is the fact that he is really blessed! Yeah man a whole heap a woman a sey him never did a lie inna di song whey him do sey him c—ky longer dan him nine. Fi real from di look a tings him really did a talk di truth.
And di nex’ ting whey dem a talk hard bout is that di Gaza man teck it hands down when it come to armed with the… Continue
A 15-year-old boy who was killed by his father in an execution style killing spent the last moments of his life pleading, "No, Daddy! No!"
Jamar Pinkney Jr. was shot in the head Monday by his 37-year-old father, Jamar Pinkney Sr., who allegedly made the teen strip his clothes off and kneel in a vacant lot before he was killed by a single bullet.
Drinking alcohol every day cuts the risk of heart disease in men by more than a third, a major study suggests.
The Spanish research involving more than 15,500 men and 26,000 women found large quantities of alcohol could be even more beneficial for men.
Female drinkers did not benefit to the same extent, the study in Heart found.
Experts are critical, warning heavy drinking can increase the risk of other diseases, with… Continue
The latest drama to hit the dancehall circuit is a photo of Portmore Empire first lady Lisa Hype giving a "blowjob" to a male who many are speculating that it's someone from the Gaza. It took awhile to believe that it was actually Lisa Hype giving sexual favors to the opposite sex, until we received a statement from Lisa Hype.
You Can Read Her Statement Below:
First, I would like to say that there is no excuse for a picture of… Continue
Violence and venom force gay Jamaicans to hide
Jamaica is often said to hold the world record for the most churches per square mile. There’s a public place of worship for almost everyone — unless you’re gay. If you are, you must worship in secret.
Correspondent Lisa Biagiotti, producer Micah Fink and director of photography Gabrielle Weiss report on the secret underground church that is welcoming gay men and women to practice their… Continue
Beyonce pulled off one of the most surprising and coolest things I've ever seen a performer of her stature do. Sasha Fierce leapt into what had to be a shocked audience at London's O2 Arena and crowd surfed like a pro(Monday November 16th). I've seen a lot of male performers do this and also one female (Courtney Love of Hole) but never a superstar like Beyonce. This didn't looked like it was rehearsed. I'm sure her management team almost had a heart… Continue
Outrage grew in a Bay Area town over the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl as police made more arrests overnight.
National attention has been focused in Richmond over what police described as a gang rape of a 15-year-old student who struggled with attackers -- some of whom took photos and laughed -- as more than a dozen witnesses passed by and did nothing. Police said last night that as many as 20 people saw the attack, and some might have shot… Continue