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Super Bowl ratings tumble

The New England Patriots’ competitive but action-starved Super Bowl victory over the Los Angeles Rams was seen by 100.7 million people on television and streaming services, the smallest audience for football’s annual spectacle in a decade. A boycott by disgruntled New Orleans Saints fans, a campaign by fans of quarterback Colin Kaepernick and a game with only one touchdown combined...

”Reggae films” at Emancipation Park

The Ministry of Culture, Gender and Entertainment & Sport in collaboration with the National Library of Jamaica and the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association, will be screening 'Reggae Films in the Park' over three nights at Emancipation Park, St Andrew during as part of February's Reggae Month activities. More than 150 Reggae festivals are held annually in countries around the world,...

Etana works hard ahead of Grammy 61st.

With the Grammy's only a few days away, Grammy-nominated reggae singer Etana believes that her work began, ever since the announcement of her nomination. Etana is the only female nominated for a Reggae Grammy, on a list which includes Ziggy Marley, Protégé, Black Uhuru and Sting and Shaggy. This nomination will see the artiste making history, becoming the first female...

Tempers flared over separation settlement for Petrojam HR manager

Tempers flared during today's sitting of the public accounts committee of parliament over a question regarding a separation settlement for the human resource manager at Petrojam. Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Sancia Bennett-Templer was tight-lipped as to whether the former human resources manager at Petrojam was offered a settlement agreement. Petrojam's HR Manager, Yolande Ramharrack resigned...

Several injured in two-vehicle collision

Several passengers from two vehicles were injured in an accident in Stewart Town, St. Mary last evening. Reports are that about 8:30 pm, a motorcar allegedly made a U-turn and collided with a bus. Further reports are that two men traveling in the car were trapped inside and had to be removed by other motorists and taken to hospital. Their condition...

JOSE MOURINHO ACCEPTS 12-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR TAX FRAUD

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence in Spain for tax fraud. He is unlikely to spend any time in prison, as Spain usually does not enforce sentences of less than two years. The Portuguese national was accused of owing Spanish tax authorities nearly €3.3m. In addition to the suspended sentence, he will pay a reported €2m...

Demi Lovato Deleted Her Twitter After Comments About 21 Savage Sparked Backlashes.

American Rapper 21 Savage, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested on Sunday morning by ICE (immigration and customs enforcement) for reportedly overstaying his visa. He faces a possibility of deportation. He was reportedly born in London. News of 21 Savage's arrest quickly spread over social media and subsequently became a meme. Lovato wrote on twitter...

POLICE HIGH COMMAND INSTRUCTS THAT ALL MEDIA REPORTS ON MURDER PROBE OF DR. LYNVALE BLOOMFIELD BE CONTROLLED

In the wake of controversial reports circulating on social media about the murder of Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield, the police high command has instructed that all media reports on the investigation be controlled. As such, information on the case will be channeled through the Assistant Commissioner in charge of the Criminal Investigation Branch CIB and the Constabulary Communications Unit CCU. Police say...

INSTAGRAM’S MOST-LIKED EGG REVEALED AS MENTAL HEALTH ADVERT

  It's been revealed that the picture of an egg - which is Instagram's most liked photo ever - is part of a mental health awareness campaign. The egg, known as Eugene, has now cracked after "feeling the pressure" of all the attention it's received. A message posted alongside the broken egg advises people to seek help if they feel the same...

TODAY’S FORECAST – TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2019

There's a High Pressure Ridge building across the Central Caribbean, including Jamaica. The Met Office says this Ridge is expected to remain across the region for the next few days while gradually strengthening. This morning will be Partly cloudy across northern parishes. This afternoon expect showers mainly across hilly inland areas Tonight will become fair. Maximum temperature expected for Kingston and Montego Bay today...
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