Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fire in Jack’s Hill 

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Firefighters are now trying to put out a blaze in Jack’s Hill, St Andrew.

CABLE GIANT HBO BUYS THE RIGHTS TO BOOK BY JAMAICAN AUTHOR MARLON JAMES! 

Written by Staff Writer/Jamaicans.com—-

The Bookseller reported today that HBO has optioned screen rights to Marlon James novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, for a series adaptation.  The books tells the story of the attempted assassination of a popular Jamaican singer and its aftermath. Most believe “the singer” is Bob Marley even though his name is not mentioned.

NO DISTRIBUTION DEAL IN JAMAICA FOR THE MOVIE “JAMAICAN MAFIA!” 

Producer Mykal Fax—-
 Producer of the highly anticipated movie, Jamaican Mafia, finds it very ironic that he has recently acquired theatrical distribution deals in several islands of the Caribbean with Jamaica, his native land, being the exception.

SHAREHOLDERS POUR US$7m INTO MARGARITAVILLE! 

Margaritaville in Montego Bay is located on the famous Hip Strip.—-

MARGARITAVILLE Caribbean, which runs bars and restaurants across the region, received a fresh injection of more than US$7 million (J$800 million) from undisclosed shareholders in a bid to reduce debt and prepare it for expansion.

Obama: police must hold officers accountable for wrongdoing 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said the Baltimore riots show that police departments need to hold officers accountable for wrongdoing “instead of just the closing-ranks approach that all too often we see.”