Saturday, February 22, 2020

CELEBRITIES RALLY AROUND AUSTRALIAN BOY IN BULLYING VIDEO

  People around the world have rallied behind a nine-year-old Australian boy after a video of his deep distress over being bullied went viral. Yarraka Bayle posted the clip of her son, Quaden, crying after he was targeted at school for his dwarfism. "This is what bullying does," she says in the video, in which her son also says he wants to...

POLICE FEDERATION ACTIVATES RESPONSE AND INTERVENTION MECHANISM IN RELATION TO SHOOTING INCIDENT

  The Police Federation has activated its response and intervention mechanism, in relation to a shooting incident in St.Catherine. The matter involves a male police corporal, a male Jamaica Defense Force soldier and a female cop. Reports are that the JDF soldier shot and wounded the male corporal. The wounded cop has been treated and released from hospital. Its not clear if the...

POLICEMAN SHOT BY SOLDIER RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL

  The policeman who was shot and wounded by a soldier in St. Catherine last night (Wed) has been treated and released from hospital. The cop reportedly has a gunshot wound to the shoulder. It’s understood that the service pistol of the cop was recovered from the scene of the incident. Further reports are that the soldier is not in police custody, as...

Former Raging Fyah lead Singer preps debut solo album

Recording Artiste Kumar Bent who was the lead singer of the Grammy nominated reggae band, Ragin Fyah, is set to release his debut solo album. This after parting ways with the group in 2018. While speaking with the Zee today, the musician says his transition into becoming a solo artiste hasn't been difficult, dubbing it "another process". Meantime Kumar says...

Sean Paul promises new music ahead of a possible album release

Fans of International Recording Star Sean Paul says fans can expect a number of new music this year, with hopes of releasing a new album soon. Noting that his Grammy winning album, 2002's Dutty Rock collection, is close to 20 years old, Sean Paul who passed through the Zee Tuesday for out Celebrity Take Over feature, says a number of...

Pop Smoke’s death may have been “gang-related” reports say

Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke may have been shot dead over his ties to the Crips — with the killing appearing to be a targeted hit, according to reports Thursday. The “Welcome to the Party” star was initially assumed to be the tragic victim of a robbery gone wrong after four masked men stormed a Los Angeles house party in the...

JTA calls out Edu. Ministry over “slow” response to recent attack on Teachers

In light of the recent attacks on Teachers by students at schools across the island, President of the Jamaica Teachers Association, Owen Speid says teachers must practice self-preservation to protect themselves while on the job. Mr. Speid's comment follows an incident where the Dean of Discipline at the Oracabessa High School in St. Mary was attacked by a student yesterday. The...

P.S.G. President, Nasser al-Khelaifi, charged in football scheme

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged in connection with bribing ex-FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke Valcke has also been charged for accepting bribes, several counts of aggravated criminal mismanagement and falsification of documents, the OAG added. Al-Khelaifi has been charged, along with a third unnamed person, with inciting Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement. The 46-year-old is a member of...

Lawyer denies Popcaan was held with illegal firearm

The Lawyer for Dancehall Artiste Popcaan has denied claims that his client was held in possession of an illegal firearm. Attorney Bert Samuels' comment comes after a video had gone viral on social media which shows the police conducting a search of the vehicle in which the entertainer was travelling. In the video, a woman narrating the news that...

Pakistan suspend batsman under anti-corruption code

The Pakistan Cricket Board has suspended batsman Umar Akmal under its anti-corruption code hours before the start of its premier domestic Twenty20 event in Karachi on Thursday. The PCB did not reveal the exact nature of Akmal's offence, but said in a statement that the batsman cannot take part in any cricket-related activity pending the investigation being carried out by...
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