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Monthly Archives: July 2015

PM says transnational organised crime a grave threat to region 

Portia Simpson Miller (file photo)

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has said that the trade in illegal drugs and guns has driven crime in the region and stopped short of calling on countries where guns and drugs are produce to do more to stem the flow.

ENGLISH SOUL-SINGER JOSS STONE DIVES INTO REGGAE ON NEW ALBUM “WATER FOR YOUR SOUL!” 

Courtesy of Press Here Publicity

In some ways, Joss Stone’s new album, “Water for Your Soul,” is a departure for the big-voiced English soul singer. She and Damian Marley produced the 14-song collection, which has a pronounced reggae flavor with hip-hop accents. In another way, Stone says, the new direction was almost inevitable. “Water for Your Soul” premieres today on Speakeasy.

PM hiding from Ja’s problems 

General secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party Dr Horace Chang

KINGSTON, Jamaica – General Secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party Dr Horace Chang says evidence is mounting that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is hiding from the problems of Jamaica.

BERES HAMMOND & MONTY ALEXANDER HEAD TO NEWARK AND BROOKLYN FOR “REGGAE JAZZ FEST!” 

With Festival season in full effect Jammins Events has planned a fest of their own, “Reggae Jazz Fest”. A two day, two city festival for all jazz and classic reggae lovers alike.

BOBBI KRISTINA DIES AT 22! 

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown‘s daughter Bobbi Kristina has died at the age of 22.

She passed away outside Atlanta in the hospice care facility where she’s been since June 24 … when her family decided to take her off all meds. As we first reported, a specialist had told them there was no chance of recovery.

LLOYD PARKS AND WE THE PEOPLE BAND, 40 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG! 

(L) Lloyd Parks, bandleader of Lloyd Parks and We The People band. (R) PARKS… the music did get water down mainly because everybody have a studio in dem house, an’ a man can programme everything then bring in somebody fi dub a part if him feel.—-