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CaribbeanFever.Com's Blog – August 2011 Archive (68)

Beyonce Kicks Off The 1st Of 4 Sold Out NYC Shows /Sorry we were asked to remove VIDEOS

Beyonce is a master of commanding an audience and that's just what she did on the first night of her four sold out New York City concert dates.

According to Billboard, the r&b diva performed for 90 hit filled minutes at the Roseland Ballroom.

Check out some of the performance below.…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 15, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Transgender Woman and Gay Man Marry in Cuba (Even in Cuba)


A transgender woman and a gay man married Saturday on the 85th birthday of Fidel Castro in a wedding described as the first of its kind for Cuba.

Reuters reports on the civil ceremony in Havana for Ignacio Estrada, a 31-year-old gay rights activist and dissident, and Wendy Iriepa, 37. Their union is not classified as a same-sex marriage, which is illegal in Cuba, because Iriepa…

Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 14, 2011 at 10:29pm — 23 Comments

One man killed, two injured in McCooks Pen shooting

Three men were shot , one fatally in McCooks Pen, in St. Catherine, late Satruday.
Dead is 40 year old Clive Palmer, a taxi operator of McCooks Pen and the brother of Spanish Town's Deputy Mayor Owen Palmer.
According to reports about 10 pm, Palmer and the two other men were at his premises when gunmen entered the yard and immediately opened fire.
It was later discovered that the men were shot. The gunmen escaped on foot in the…

Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 14, 2011 at 10:24pm — 5 Comments

BUJU being transferred to Mississippi to serve ten year sentence

International Reggae Superstar, Buju Banton whose real name is Mark Anthony Myrie is being transferred to a Federal correctional facility in Mississippi to serve his ten year sentence. The Adams County Prison has the capacity to house 2,232 male prisoners and is owned by the corrections management provider, CCA.

Buju’s attorney David Markus, stated “The judge recommended that he serve his…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 14, 2011 at 3:04pm — 71 Comments

China moves in on Trinidad and Tobago's gas

IN A MOVE that arguably underlines the shifting of economic and political power in the region away from the US, China will this year acquire a substantial ten percent stake in the crucial Atlantic LNG plant at Point Fortin in a $5.5 billion deal.

The China Investment Corporation (CIC), the special-purpose company which manages China’s sovereign wealth fund, is to acquire the ten percent stake from…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 14, 2011 at 3:00pm — 15 Comments

Nicki Minaj Gives Drake A Lap Dance During Tour Stop In Toronto [Video]

A couple of weeks ago Drake talked about how much he missed Nicki Minaj, since they both became stars. The two reunited, at least for a day Saturday (August 13) during Britney Spears' Femme Fatale tour stop in Toronto.

Minaj brought Drizzy out and treated him to a lap dance. The duo also performed "Moment For Life."…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 14, 2011 at 1:11pm — 6 Comments

Tragedy Strikes Indiana As Strong Winds Cause Stage Collapse Leaving 4 Dead & Many Injured(VIDEOS)

TERRIFYING: The moment audience members witness the stage coming down, dozens of people were injured

(CNN) reports: -- In a few minutes, the festive mood of a summer concert turned tragic after a massive burst of wind tore down a stage at the Indiana State Fair on Saturday night, killing at least four people and…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Son jailed for hitting mom with bottle (PICTURE)

Emeline Matthew

Even as Emeline Matthew faces partial blindness after her son struck her with a beer bottle, the 76-year-old still found it in her heart to forgive him yesterday. However, the Victoria Street, La Romain, woman, whose head was heavily bandaged with her right eye bloodied and swollen, said: “I don’t want to see him again.” Yesterday, Matthew’s son, Wilbur, 49, a former Coast…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 13, 2011 at 2:58pm — 20 Comments

Virgin Atlantic plane in accident at Tobago airport


The airport in Trinidad’s sister isle had to be closed after a Virgin

Atlantic plane blew a tyre in a closed off section of the taxiway. (File photo)


The ANR Robinson International Airport in Tobago was closed last night and an investigation launched after a Virgin Atlantic aircraft entered a closed section of the taxiway and blew a…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 12, 2011 at 4:23pm — 6 Comments

Jamaican.Sprinter Tests Positive and Could be Banned for Life

Steve Mullings at the World Championship Athle...

Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings has tested positive for a masking agent, two weeks before the start of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea. Mullings now faces a minimum ban of four years and could be removed from the sport for life.

It is understood that the results of a test carried out by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission during the Jamaica Athletics Administrative…

Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 12, 2011 at 3:55pm — 20 Comments

50 Cent Begins Mission To Feed 1 Billion Africans Through Proceeds From New Energy Shot Street King



Last month 50 Cent announced plans to feed 1 billion Africans in need over the next five years.

"I want to impact people's lives more," he wrote on Twitter at the time. "I've set a new goal for myself. I want to feed a billion people in Africa over the next five years."

Today we know exactly…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 12, 2011 at 2:20pm — 34 Comments

U.S. Military's Hypersonic Glider Launched and Lost (VIDEO)

An unmanned hypersonic glider developed for U.S. defense research into super-fast global strike capability was launched atop a rocket early Thursday but contact was lost after the experimental craft began flying on its own, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said.

There was no immediate information on how much of the mission's goals were achieved.

The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles, was the second of two…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 12, 2011 at 11:42am — 16 Comments

Kanye West Falls Hard On Stage In Norway [Video]

It happens to the best of them, but that still doesn't make it any less embarrassing.

Kanye West became the latest entertainer to take a tumble while performing in concert. Yeezy was performing "All Of The Lights" at the Koengen concert in Bergen, Norway when he tripped on something. The rapper bounced right back up though and…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 11, 2011 at 9:52pm — 14 Comments

The 2011 Miss Black Nude Pageant (VIDEO)


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 11, 2011 at 1:50pm — 14 Comments

REDjet to FLY into Antigua

REDjet to fly into Antigua

Barbados - The new regional budget airline, REDjet, today announced it was expanding its service to Antigua and began selling tickets for flights between Trinidad and Guyana, just days after securing licences under the terms of a bilateral 'open-skies' air services agreement.…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 10, 2011 at 10:40am — 14 Comments

Drake Says He Loves Nicki Minaj, But They Don't Talk Anymore Since Becoming Famous [Video]

Drake is one of those artists who isn't afraid to show emotion in his records. That's not unusual for r&b artists, but in hop it's rarely, if ever seen. His fans obviously dig it because his debut album 'Thank Me…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 10, 2011 at 9:02am — 10 Comments

The island of St. Eustatius refuses to implement gay marriage [Commissioner said "NO WAY"]


St. Eustatius – Commissioner of Culture Clyde van Putten has said that there is no way the Government of St. Eustatius will implement the law allowing people of the same sex to get married. He put that position forward in a recent meeting with the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs Henk Kamp in the Netherlands.

Kamp has said the Dutch government will create an emancipation program to assist with…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 10, 2011 at 9:00am — 42 Comments

ASPARTAME - Sweet-but-deadly poison

As public awareness about the dangers of sugar has increased, many people now use artificial sweeteners to satisfy their sweet tooth. By far the most popular artificial sweetener found in restaurants, groceries, supermarkets and in our own kitchens and on our dining tables is aspartame. It is marketed under trade names like NutraSweet, Equal or AminoSweet.

In fact, you can hardly buy a stick…


Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 9, 2011 at 9:29pm — 24 Comments

Jay-Z is seen 'all over' Aaliyah in never-before-published photos taken a year before her death - Was Dame Dash correct?

Dame Dash: 'Jay-Z Tried Very Hard To Get Aaliyah'

Jay-Z had rented a mansion in East Hampton and had a catered barbecue in a tent in the back yard with Aaliyah, P.Diddy and Damon Dash all in attendance

  • Photos from a Fourth of July party in 2000 were obtained exclusively by DailyMailTV showing Aaliyah and Jay-Z getting cozy 
  • A source who was at the party in the Hamptons confirmed that Jay-Z, who was 30 at the time, appeared besotted with the then 21-year-old star
  • 'They were hugging…

Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 9, 2011 at 9:00pm — 76 Comments

Why Jamaicans remain poor (Video)



Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on August 9, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

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