Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lisa gets death threats 

THE police say they are now investigating vicious death threats made on social media against parliamentarian Lisa Hanna after she called for recordings of incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and other murder convicts to be banned from the airwaves.

Olathe shooting: India shocked after national killed in US 

From left: Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who died; Alok Madasani, who was injured; and Ian Grillot, also injured

From left: Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who died; Alok Madasani, who was injured; and Ian Grillot, also injured

India has expressed shock after the fatal shooting of an Indian national in the US, amid reports that the attack may have been racially motivated.

Rasta hails Trump’s deportation policy – Wants black people to be sent to Africa

February 21, 2017
A local Rastafarian yesterday endorsed Donald Trump’s controversial deportation policies, saying it represents a fundamentally important step in returning people to their roots.

Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall sees first Japanese contestant 

Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall is attracting even more international attention with the debut of its first contestant from Japan.

Skin care pioneer Jennifer Samuda is dead 

A Jamaican pioneer in skin care, Jennifer Samuda has died.
She died Tuesday night after a battle with cancer.

Haiti names new prime minister 

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — President Jovenel Moise said he has appointed Dr Jack Guy Lafontant, a professor of gastroenterology at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the State University of Haiti (UEH) as the country’s new prime minister