Monday, January 20, 2020

Bunting lashes gov’t over CMU report

The parliamentary Opposition says media reports on aspects of the Auditor General's report on the Caribbean Maritime University, highlight a situation of systemic and sustained abuse of public trust. Shadow Minister of Education, Peter Bunting notes that it also indicates a severe dereliction of duty on the part of the council that has been charged with the task of...

China to ban single-use plastic bags and other items

China, one of the world's biggest users of plastic, has unveiled a major plan to reduce single-use plastics across the country. Non-degradable bags will be banned in major cities by the end of 2020 and in all cities and towns by 2022. The restaurant industry will also be banned from using single-use straws by the end of 2020. China has for years...

HISTORIC: Port Royal welcomes its first cruise ship today

Port Royal will welcome its first cruise ship today. The Discovery II of Marella Cruise Lines is scheduled to make its inaugural call at the Port terminal at the historic Fort Charles between 10am and 7pm. The over 1900 passengers will experience historical walking tours of the town including the renovated Fort Charles as well as have the opportunity...

Xodus partners with Zip for Carnival 2020

As the carnival season approaches, revelers are gearing up for an amazing experience this year. Exodus band which touts itself as the largest band in the island has partnered with the Zee, to promote one of their most popular costumes called "Redd". While speaking a the launch of Carnival In Jamaica recently, Director Scott Dunn speaks about the partnership,...

Prince Harry breaks silence

Prince Harry has broken his silence on his break with the royal family, saying there was “no other option” for him and wife Meghan Markle. Speaking at a dinner in central London held for his Sentebale charity supporting children with HIV in southern Africa, the Duke of Sussex said it brings him “great sadness that it has come to this....

NUMBER ONE SPOT

It seems like everyone is vying for the number one spot on the Billboard Hot One Hundred Charts that Roddy Rich currently holds, first Justin Bieber and now Selena Gomez is prompting their fans on Social Media to help them take the number one spot from the rapper. Earlier this month, Bieber was gunning to get his new single, “Yummy,”...

MOVE ON

With the recent rise in domestic violence-related killings, we see where there are sides being taken. The general population has been divided, who is wrong and who is right, man or woman. Is it a woman’s fault for quote on quote, ‘taking a man’s things and not wanting him’ or the man’s fault for “killing a woman because she cheated...

LAST MINUTE TOUCHES BEING APPLIED TO PORT ROYAL AHEAD OF CRUISE SHIP ARRIVAL MONDAY

  Final works are underway at the Port Royal cruise pier in Kingston, as the location gets ready to welcome its first ship on Monday. The Port Authority of Jamaica PAJ which is carrying out the work, says the facility is about 90 % complete. President and Chief Executive Office of the PAJ Professor Gordon Shirley, says while all the work is...

RIHANNA AND BOYFRIEND HASSAN JAMEEL BREAK UP

  Rihanna is single again. The global superstar and her boyfriend Hassan Jameel have reportedly split after nearly three years of dating. The singer and Saudi businessman, both 31, were first linked in June 2017. The couple kept their relationship mostly private, but Rihanna opened up about their romance in the November 2019 issue of Vogue. Rihanna previously dated Chris Brown and Drake. In October,...

XXXTENTACION’S MOTHER CHALLENGING FOR GUARDIANSHIP OF HIS CHILD

Rapper XXXtentacion's mother, Cleopatra Bernard, is taking the late rapper's baby mama to court in a battle for custody of her grandchild. The late star's girlfriend, Jenesis Sanchez, gave birth to their son, Gekyume, in January 2019, six months after XXXTentacion was murdered in June 2018. Now Bernard has launched a bid to win guardianship of her grandson. A judge in Florida...
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