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
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Britannia may no longer rule the waves but its imposition of the November 1 Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax has sent shock waves across the Atlantic that will wash up on Caribbean shores with a devastating effect on the Caribbean tourism industry.
In spite of massive lobbying from home and abroad and objections from airlines, tour operators and tourism organizations including the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the British government… Continue
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, and Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh, right, are shown to their places by a military officer at the Memorial Park in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009. Queen Elizabeth II will open the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, CHOGM, in Port-of-Spain Nov. 27. ANDRES LEIGHTON / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday to a wave of… Continue
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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
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NY Post: Sean "Diddy" Combs spent a whopping $3 million on his champagne-flooded 40th-birthday party at the Plaza for 500 guests.
He created a fantasy Garden of Eden-themed room with a $30,000 orchid display, installed his own black dance floor and black chandelier and treated guests -- including Jay-Z, Bono, Nelly, Martha Stewart, Christy Turlington, Zac Posen, Kim Kardashian and Denzel Washington -- to a silver confetti-drop, courtesy of… Continue
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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
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The father of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis told Oprah Winfrey today that the girl's mother trafficked the child to pay off a drug debt.
Police have charged Mario O'Neill with the kidnapping, rape and murder of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis. The little girl's body was found near a North Carolina highway this week.
The allegation by Bradley Lockhart came a day after Mario Andrette O'Neill… Continue
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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
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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
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NY Post: Cops breaking up a brawl at a Brooklyn club early yesterday wounded one man -- and then shot and killed a bouncer who once served as a bodyguard for the likes of Jay-Z, Mariah Carey and P. Diddy.
A spat over a spilled drink escalated at the Norwood Palace in Cypress Hills at around 3 a.m., with patrons striking each other with anything at hand and then firing off several rounds.
"Chairs and bar stools were flying all over the… Continue
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Jamaican-born Levi Roots' ' Reggae Reggae Jerk Sauce' has won the Best New Product award at the inaugural World Food Awards held recently in London England.
The 'Reggae Reggae Jerk Sauce' along with another Jamaican product, Caribbean Food Delights' patties, were shortlisted in the category.
European Regional Manager, for Jamaica Trade and Invest, Laurence Jones, said the success of the Reggae Reggae sauce brand had a positive… Continue
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Hall of Famer and Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed during an interview Monday that he has Philadelphia chromosome-postive chronic myeloid leukemia, a form of the cancerous blood condition that impacts blood and bone marrow.
While Kareem admits the initial diagnosis, made last December, was understandably frightening, fortunately the disease can be managed and his long term prognosis is positive. He has no plans to curtail… Continue
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Katt Williams Hit With 1Million Lawsuit From Former Assistant Who Claims She Was Hospitalized After Brutal Beating
The lawsuits against Katt Williams are starting to pile up at an alarming rate. The latest one was filed by fellow comedian and former tour mate Ashima Franklin.
TMZ obtained legal… Continue
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Jamaican reggae singer Jah Cure was arrested on Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain hours before his scheduled performance in south Trinidad but was later released.
Eye witnesses said armed police officers arrived at the hotel just before 7pm on Saturday night and, after chatting with hotel security officials for about 15 minutes they entered the hotel.
Jah Cure, aka Siccature Alcock, Jamaican reggae singer… Continue
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A new bride discovered that she's allergic to her husband's sperm.
The Daily Mail reports that Mike and Julie Boyde dated for two years and were then married. Their wedding night was the first time they decided to have unprotected sex, and that's when things went wrong.
"Pretty much right after I knew something was not right because I was in a lot of pain," Julie told ABC News . "The pain that I was feeling was inside, kind of like,… Continue
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A convicted rapist who fled before police arrived to arrest him on new rape charges was arrested Saturday in his inner-city neighborhood after police found six decomposing bodies at his home.
Police spokesman Lt. Thomas Stacho said Anthony Sowell was walking down the street on the east side of Cleveland when authorities spotted him and took him into custody.
Sowell initially denied he was the man… Continue
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