Monthly Archives: March 2016

JAMAICAN CHANEL CHIN, DAUGHTER OF REGGAE SINGER BOBO ZARO, BECOMES A QUEEN IN NIGERIA!

For scholars of African history and, indeed, the wider society, 2016 may go down as a significant year as far as Rastafarianism and the ‘Back to Africa’ movement are concerned.

CUBA STANDS ITS GROUND, WILL NOT RETURN JOANNE CHESIMARD TO THE U.S.A! 

Gustavo Machin, a representative of the Cuban government, told Yahoo news that the return of Joanne Chesimard also known as Assata Shakur was “off the table.”

‘Bridge for Life’ – US team joins forces with doctors at Cornwall Regional Hospital to help patients with kidney failure 

WESTERN BUREAU:

Surgeons at Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) are celebrating the success of recent AV Fistula surgeries which have given kidney failure patients independence from catheter (thin flexible tubes) that are prone to infection.

Venezuelan man caught with US$83,000 hidden in shampoo bottles pleads guilty 

A Venezuelan man who was caught trying to leave the island with more than US$83,000 or just over J$10 million has pleaded guilty to a number of criminal charges.

Schoolboys survive brutal attacks after ‘Champs’ 

Paula Lindsey spent much of last week praising God after her only son survived a knife attack on his way from the National Stadium where he had attended the penultimate day of the 2016 ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs).

UPDATE: US prosecutors block bail for former Miss Jamaica runner-up 

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) – A Brooklyn, New York, judge has agreed to release on bail a JetBlue flight attendant and former Jamaican beauty queen charged with leaving 70 pounds of cocaine at Los Angeles International Airport, but US federal prosecutors immediately blocked the judge’s decision.