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Laborie police are investigating the death of a UK National whose body was found at the bottom of a cliff near her residence at Piaye on Sunday 25December 2011 at about 10am.
Preliminary reports indicated that 46-year-old Sarah Pickering Thomas had jumped to her death…Continue
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PRESIDENT of the Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (CAISO), Colin Robinson, says Jamaican Prime Minister-designate Portia Simpson-Miller did the right thing by stating quite clearly that she opposed the discrimination against homosexuals.
Simpson-Miller led the People's National Party (PNP) into victory in Thursday's general elections in…Continue
Lakeasha Monique Rutledge Draft "courageously faced lung cancer, showing us all with every breath that we all need to hold onto life and love with both hands for as long as we can" her husband and former NFL star Chris Draft wrote on his foundation's website last week, honoring his wife who died from lung cancer on December 27, just one…Continue
Tired of the never-ending stories on Black women's married and unmarried lives, the horrendous Psychology Today article about Black women's looks, and the heightened obsession with making a spectacle of Black women that went down in 2011--with the new year I'm officially declaring the death of the "tragic, scientifically less attractive, unmarriable, single Black woman" narrative. Rest in Peace.…Continue
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The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is reporting that one of its soldiers has been abducted. He has been identified as 27-year-old private Davir Marston. According to the JDF Headquarters, Private Marston was at home Wednesday evening, when he was called out by a man. He left and did not return. A report was subsequently made to the police and the JDF. In a statement, the JDF says it does not think the abduction has anything to do with Thursday's General Election and is…Continue
There might have been two Damion Crawfords in the race but the voters in East Rural St Andrew knew which one they wanted to vote for and when the preliminary count ended last night, it was the People's National Party's (PNP) candidate who came out on top by the slimmest of margins.
The PNP's dreadlocked Crawford turned back his namesake who ran as an…Continue
A line of Charleston firefighters, wearing black bands over their badges, walk into a memorial service for nine fallen comrades at the North Charleston Coliseum June 22, 2007 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo by Stephen Morton/Getty Images)
As a child, I can remember my favorite toy at my local New Haven Head Start was a firefighter helmet. I was convinced that when I grew up that I would be put on a…Continue
This year has come and gone, but unfortunately, racism is here to stay. Our Black president has given racists a good target in the political realm, but we still see racism from teachers, police officers and even athletes. Here are the Top 10 racist quotes of 2011.
10. Ann Coulter Says, “Our Blacks Are Better Than Their’s”
There's nothing like the holiday season. It's a time where friends and families get together to catch up with each other, celebrate and be thankful for another year.
Sean Kingston and his family certainly know how to throw down.
Check out footage from their Christmas get together with guests Soulja Boy, Romeo,…Continue
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Kim Kardashia started a trend. Sinead O'Conner just pulled a Kim K and ended her marriage after just 18 days. Okay so maybe it wasn't entirely her decision, but either way, it's ova. Sinead married Barry Herridge a few weeks ago in Vegas after complaining about being super lonely and super horny. Just two weeks after getting hitched, he left her following all the media attention surrounding their wedding. Shocking.…Continue
The party led by Portia Simpson Miller has returned to government after taking the majority of the 63 seats. The PNP have taken 41 and the JLP 22 of the 63 seats. It had been expected to be a close race, but in the end the PNP secured a strong win. The economy was key to the campaign, with unemployment…Continue
While Rihanna may be known as the Princess Of Pop, she is the undisputed Queen in the digital sales department.
According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Barbados born beauty has moved an incredible 47.5 million digital sales since she hit the scene back in 2005.
Black Eyed Peas, who claim the top digital selling song of all time moving 7.68 million downloads of ''I…Continue
Three people were shot and injured – one in a reported confrontation with the police – last Saturday evening.
Shoppers scampered for safety when gunshots rang out along the busy Roebuck Street, Bridgetown area following a dispute at Brooklyn Finest store. Lamar Hewitt, of New Orleans, St Michael was shot in the torso while another 19-year-old, Andrew Watson, of Wildey in the…
An assistant middle school principal and Catholic high school volunteer accused of secretly filming teenage boys as they showered at school.
Patrick Lott, 54, of Somerville, New Jersey was arrested after videos of nude teenagers were allegedly found in his home.
Somerset County police raided his house earlier this month and and seized computer files and…Continue
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Tragic: Hiroyuki Joho, 18, died when he ran in front of a 70mph Amtrak train at Edgebrook Metra station in Chicago in 2008
A man killed while crossing train tracks can be sued for injuries caused to a woman on the platform, when one of his severed body parts hit her, a court has ruled. …Continue
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The Jamaica Labour Party and the Peoples National Party are locked in a near dead heat in their favourability rating. That's the findings of the latest RJR/TVJ/Boxill Poll.We asked 1482 enumerated Jamaicans in 216 communities to rate the parties. 47 percent of the respondents had a favourable view of the JLP...this compares to the 44 point 7 percent for the PNP. But with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percent, both parties could actually be dead even. This…Continue