REGGAE BOYZ ADVANCE TO GOLD CUP QUARTER-FINALS, AFTER 1-1 DRAW WITH CURACAO

    Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are through to the quarter-finals of the Conacacf Gold Cup, despite scrambling to a 1-all draw with Curacao in the event at the Bank of California Stadium in Los Angeles last night (Tues). They surrendered a first half lead. A 14th minute strike from Shamar Nicholson gave the Reggae Boyz the lead, but Curacao came running back...

FIRST BOND 25 TEASER RELEASED FEATURING DANIEL CRAIG

  A first behind-the-scenes teaser has been released for the yet-to-be-titled film Bond 25, showing the team on set in Oracabessa, Jamaica. Soundtracked by a groovy dancehall rhythm, the video shows the film’s stars, Daniel Craig, Lashana Lynch and Jeffery Wright, costumed and camera-ready, sometimes conversing with the film crew. But it doesn’t show them in action. Confident that the clip is...

KIM KARDASHIAN WEST’S KIMONO UNDERWEAR MEETS JAPANESE BACKLASH

  Kim Kardashian West has angered people in Japan with the launch of her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates. The reality star said the label, launched on Tuesday, is inclusive and "celebrates and enhances the shape and curves of women". But Japanese people on social media have said the trademarked brand disrespects traditional clothing. The kimono, a loose long-sleeved robe typically tied with...

TODAY’S FORECAST – WEDNESDAY JUNE 26, 2019

  There's a Tropical Wave east of Jamaica. The Met Office says this Tropical Wave will remain in the vicinity of the island until Thursday, thereafter, a High Pressure Ridge is expected to re-build across the area becoming the dominant feature. This morning will be partly cloudy over eastern parishes. This afternoon look for widely scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms across sections of...

Cardi B pleads ‘not guilty’ to new felony charges

  Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was arraigned Tuesday on new felony charges in connection with a fight last year at a New York City strip club. She didn’t speak to reporters as she entered and left the courthouse, but waved at a small crowd of fans who shouted her name and took video on their cellphones. The police have said 26-year-old Cardi...

Hashtag 10 Years Without Michael Jackson Blazes On Twitter In Top 3 Trending

It has been 10 years since the death of the King of Pop Michael Jackson and fans have not yet forgotten about the legend. With over one hundred thousand tweets, the hashtag #10yearswithoutmichaeljackson has been trending on Twitter since Monday night. Michael Jackson fans expressed saudade in their tweets. Some of these tweets were: “Always remembered and forever missed. 😔” “"A legend...

Marcia Griffiths 2nd Album To Ever Enter The Reggae Billboard Charts Debuted At Number 2

Jamaican singer Marcia Griffiths debuted in the top 5 on the Reggae Billboard Charts for the first time. On Tuesday, The queen of Reggae posted on Instagram a screenshot of the Reggae Billboard Charts displaying her album titled ‘Timeless’ debuted at number 2. She captioned the photo, “Blessed Morning to all my fans, #Timelessalbum is at #2 on the Reggae @billboard...

Primary and Junior High Schools get $7.98b for new academic year

The Education Ministry is to increase funding for primary, all-age and junior high schools to $7.98b for the new academic year in September. This is in keeping with the non-mandatory fee policy. In a recent bulletin, the ministry informed that infant departments and primary-level schools will receive $2,500 per student; and all-age and junior high schools will receive...

Rapper Trina talks Inspiring and Supporting City Girls

Rapper Trina says its inspiring to see other up and coming rappers follow in her footsteps, in creating their own brand. Trina recently sat with the crew at New York's Power 105 the breakfast club, where she dished about offering advice to City Girls' Yung Miami, who's been holding down the fort for the duo despite JT serving...

Jamaica Mental Health Advocacy Network gets support from Pasta Supreme

Mental Health Awareness is high on the agenda for Jamaica's Pasta festival, Pasta Supreme. The event, this year, through the Jamaica Mental Health Advocacy Network, is aiming to raise funds to support the mental health community. Director Dominic McDowell explains. While noting that a number of persons are struggling with mental health issues, McDowell is encouraging persons to support...
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