Friday, January 17, 2020

US SENATORS SWORN IN TO SERVE AS JURORS AT TRUMP TRIAL

  The 100 lawmakers of the US Senate were sworn in today as jurors for the impending impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts administered the oath to the senators to "do impartial justice". In the coming weeks, the senators will decide whether Trump should be removed from office over charges brought by the House...

WINDWARD ISLAND VOLCANOES TAKE CHARGE AT SABINA PARK

  The Windward Island Volcanoes sent to bat against the Jamaica Scorpions, put up a respectable fight on today's opening day of the second round clash, this in the Regional Four Day Championship at Sabina Park. The Volcanoes, despite losing five wickets, have placed 314 runs on the board. Kavem Hodge scored a decent half century 88, Devon Thomas made a sizable...

WEINSTEIN’S LAWYERS WANT TRIAL MOVED, CALLING IT A ‘CIRCUS’

  Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court today with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense publicity, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case into a “media and entertainment circus.” Weinstein’s lawyers detoured to the Manhattan appellate court...

Jamaica Rum Festival to be Marketed as a Tourism Product

The launch of the Jamaica Rum Festival 2020 was held last evening at Devon House, in Kingston. Scores of Industry players attended the event, including Tourism Minister Ed. Bartlett, who endorsed the initiative as a Jamaica Tourist Board, JTB Event. Jamaica Rum Festival 2020 will run from February 29 to March 1 at Hope Gardens. J. Wray and...

MORE INTERNATIONAL CELEBRITIES TO COME

With Jamaica becoming a regular holiday nest for celebrities, Jamaicans can expect more celebrities to flock the island this year. By now, if you haven’t been living under a rock, you would have seen Lori Harvey, who celebrated her 23rd birthday on the island. She was accompanied by boyfriend Future, Normani, Winnie Harlow and Jordyn Woods. All were seen on...

THE ROCK FATHER DIED

Rocky Johnson, father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s died on Wednesday evening at the age of 75. A former professional wrestler, Rocky, began his career in the 1960s but got his big break after joining the WWE in the 80s. After a period in the World Wide Wrestling Federation, he became a top wrestler in the National Wrestling Alliance. Rocky...

Chimney Records hails Govana’s ‘impressive’ dancehall run & debut album

Notable Producer Jordan McClure, of Chimney Records, has hailed dancehall Artiste Govana, sighting his work ethics and growth. Jordan has worked with Govana on his debut album, "Humans and Monsters Are Not The Same", which was released last Friday. The project debuted in the second spot on the ITunes reggae albums charts upon release. It's currently at number 7. ...

Mariah Carey among Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

It’s one sweet day for Mariah Carey: the pop diva, who has co-written 18 of her 19 No. 1 hit songs, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Joining Carey for the 2020 class are the Neptunes (the duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), the Isley Brothers, Rick Nowels, William “Mickey” Stephenson and Steve Miller. The acts will...

POPCAAN SUPPORTS QUADA FOLLOWING MURDER CHARGE

Recording artiste Popcaan has publicly expressed his support for entertainer Quada, who was charged with murder and arson yesterday. The Unruly Boss, who signed Quada to his Unruly Entertainment label in 2018, took to Instagram to encourage the 23-year-old Dancehall Artiste to stay strong. Detectives at the Constant Spring Police Station charged Quada after a question and answer session yesterday. According to...

TEKASHI 69 SCARED FOR HIS LIFE

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is claiming that his safety is seriously at risk. According to TMZ, Tekashi's lawyer, Lance Lazzaro, has filed documents, asking the judge to allow him to serve the rest of his 24-month sentence under home confinement or in a community correctional facility. Lazzaro stated “He’s all right. He’s strong, but he’d like to come home. We’re not fighting...
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