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Schools urged to crack down on new “Tripping Jump Challenge”

The Education Ministry is urging school administrators and the wider community to crack down on a new practice among students called the '' tripping Jump challenge". The ministry notes that there are several videos being circulated on the internet, showing students jumping and falling violently to the ground after being tripped by other students. In a statement this morning,...

KOBE BRYANT HEADLINES LIST OF FINALISTS FOR BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

  Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett were named among the finalists to be considered for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020. Bryant died aged 41 in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others in California last month. The Los Angeles Lakers great, an 18-time All-Star and five-time champion, was one of...

JENNIFER HUDSON TO PERFORM KOBE BRYANT TRIBUTE AT NBA ALL-STAR GAME

  Singer Jennifer Hudson will perform a tribute to Kobe Bryant during the 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago tomorrow (Sun). The two-time Grammy winner and Oscar winner will take the court just before the player introductions, as part of a special tribute to the late Lakers legend, his daughter Gianna, and seven others who died in a helicopter crash last...

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES BARRY MONCRIEFFE SCHOLARSHIP

The Ministry of Culture and Entertainment will offer a scholarship in the name of the late Barrington Moncrieffe for at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. Minister Olivia Grange, made the announcement of the scholarship at a memorial service at the Little Theatre in her tribute to the late former dancer, teacher and Artistic Director of...

ST CATHERINE POLICE LIST SEVERAL AS PERSONS OF INTEREST

The St. Catherine South Police Division have listed several men as Persons of Interest, the Police believe that these men can assist them in their investigation in relation to several murders, shootings, illegal possession of firearms and ammunition and gang related activities in the St. Catherine South Police area. In Central Village they are: Wayne Malcolm, otherwise called ‘Waynie’ and ‘Stone”, ‘Marcel’ Navardo...

DERRICK LARA OF THE TAMLINS HAS DIED

Singer and drummer Derrick Lara, who found fame with The Tamlins, has died at the age of 61. Lara who had been battling lung cancer for some time passed away on yesterday, according to a statement from his family that was published on his personal Facebook page. Derrick Lara had been fighting lung cancer, which was made public in December. The artiste...

SOCA STAR MONTANO TIES THE KNOT

  Soca star Machel Montano has tied the knot. The 45-year-old wed his long-time partner Renee Butcher a yoga instructor, in Port-of-Spain Trinidad today. The Valentines Day ceremony was the first to be held at the Rotunda at the Red House since the building was reopened just three weeks ago. Meanwhile, the wedding continues at the final Machel Monday on February 17, themed...

MANCHESTER CITY BANNED FROM EUROPEAN CLUB COMPETITIONS FOR TWO SEASONS BY UEFA

Manchester City have been banned from European club competition for the next two seasons after being found to have committed "serious breaches" of Uefa's club licensing and financial fair play regulations. The reigning Premier League champions have also been fined 30m euros (£25m). The decision is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Manchester City said they were "disappointed...

JISCO ALPART TO START MAKING COMPENSATION PAYMENTS TO ST. ELIZABETH RESIDENTS IMPACTED BY DUST NUISANCE

  Minister with responsibility for the environment Daryl Vaz, has confirmed that the management of JISCO Alpart in St. Elizabeth, will be spending an initial US$1m, to begin implementing measures to address the dust nuisance which has been impacting residents. The Minister made the announcement, following a tour of the communities impacted and a meeting with representatives from JISCO yesterday (Thurs). That...

KEMAR ‘SAUCE IS FOREVER’ LISTENING PARTY

Sauce Boss Kemar Highcon hosted “Kemar Highcon and Friends” on Tuesday. The event was a listening party for his EP, “Sauce is Forever.” The EP consists of 7 tracks and will be available on all streaming platforms on Friday, February 14. The Zee 103 reached out to Kemar to find out what was the support like last night… A Host of other...
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