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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Maytals’ manager Mike Cacia is dead 

Toots Hibbert of Toots and The Maytals (left) and his long time manager Michael ‘Mike’ Cacia (right) pose with Austin McBean, at a launch of Groovin In The Park in New York in 2013.

Michael ‘Mike’ Cacia, long-time manager of Toots and The Maytals, died on Monday at age 62. His former wife, Samantha ‘Denise’ Binkley, said he died in Negril from diabetic complications.

Christians should apologise to gay people — Pope Francis 

ROME, Italy (AFP) — Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated.

Forex: J$126.37 to one US dollar 

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Monday, June 27, ended trading at J$126.37, up by two cents,

Scientists discover antibodies that attack Zika virus

European scientists have discovered antibodies which attack Zika, a step they hope will pave the way for a protective vaccine against the mosquito-borne virus.
The team reported that the antibodies efficiently neutralize Zika in human cells in lab dishes, and are also effective against dengue fever.

Konshens mourns brother’s passing 

Delus (left) and his brother Konshens in happier times

The entertainment fraternity is in shock over the alleged suicide of singjay Delmark ‘Delus’ Spence, older brother of deejay Konshens.

Jamaica concerned

HOLNESS… the Government of Jamaica is actively monitoring and assessing the evolving global environment

THE Jamaican Government and the Opposition yesterday added their voice to the shell-shocked reactions from around the world to the massive blow dealt to the European Union (EU) on Thursday after the United Kingdom (UK) voted in a referendum to give up its membership in the bloc of countries.