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NATALIA WHYTE NAMED CONFERENCE USA INDOOR TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK AGAIN

Former St Jago high sprinter Natalia Whyte has been named the Conference USA Indoor Track Athlete of the week for the second time this season. The former University of Auburn track star now representing Florida Atlantic University registered two wins at two separate meets on a busy weekend. Whyte continued her decent start in Boston at Harvard’s Crimson elite invite lowering...

INFANTINO TO REMAIN FIFA PRESIDENT FOR 4 MORE YEARS

Reigning FIFA president Gianni Infantino is set to remain at the helm for another four years after being confirmed as the only candidate for election in June. The 48-year-old was the sole individual to successfully submit their candidature for the position prior to the February 5 deadline and will thus run unopposed. Former Switzerland and Tottenham defender Ramon Vega had previously...

DNA TESTS TO DETERMINE MOTHER OF ALLEGED STOLEN BABY

A baby boy believed to be the one stolen from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital, has been found and placed in state care. Meanwhile, the woman who reportedly had the child, has been arrested and is to be questioned. It is reported that the woman went to a facility in St. Catherine, where staff became suspicious and alerted the police. Reports from the...

TODAY’S FORECAST – WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2019

There's a weak High Pressure Ridge across Jamaica and the western Caribbean. The Met Office says this High Pressure Ridge is expected to remain across the island for the next several days while gradually strengthening. Additionally, a Low-Level Jet Stream is expected to bring windy conditions to mainly northern parishes starting on Friday. This morning will be partly cloudy across sections of...

ARIANA GRANDE AXES GRAMMY PERFORMANCE

Ariana Grande has reportedly pulled out of performing at the Grammy awards. The 25-year-old singer had been due to take to the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Centre on Sunday to sing one of her tracks but now she won't even be in attendance at the annual event following a disagreement with organizers. Sources told Variety Magazine that Ariana felt ''insulted''...

NO HOST FOR THIS YEAR’S OSCARS

For the first time in three decades, the Oscars will officially have no host. ABC Entertainment PR and an Academy spokesperson confirmed the news today, months after Kevin Hart stepped down as host. The comedian stepped down in December, just hours after he was announced as the host, after homophobic tweets he posted almost eight years ago resurfaced. The last time the...

AIDONIA NAMED EPICAN AMBASSADOR

Recording artiste Aidonia has been unveiled as the first ambassador of Epican Jamaica. The artiste who was on hand for the announcement at Epican's Marketplace Location this evening, said it was an honour. Since October 2017 when the (CLA) granted it EPICAN was granted Jamaica's first and only licence to cultivate commercial quantities of medical ganja by the Cannabis Licensing Authority...

There’s a Petition to Stop ICE from Deporting 21 Savage

On Monday night, black lives matter activist Patrisse Khan-Cullors launched a petition called #free21savage to prevent the deportation of the rapper. After being shared by 21's manager Kei Henderson, the petition picked up steam, drawing support from the game at large. Artists like future, Post Malone, Quavo, Keri Hilson and more all did their part in sharing the cause,...

Tarrus Riley Roots For Etana To Win Grammy’s Best Reggae Album Award

Even though there are 5 nominees for the Grammy best Reggae album award, Reggae singer Tarrus says he is rooting for fellow Reggae singer Etana to be the winner of the Grammy’s best Reggae album award. In an interview with the zee on Tuesday, Tarrus explains why he is hoping Etana gets the win on the Grammy award. Other Nominees for...

INDECOM PROBING SHOOTING OF BUS DRIVER IN SPALDING

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, has launched a probe into the shooting of a bus driver by the police in Spalding, Clarendon this morning. It is reported that a police sergeant was seizing the driver’s Toyota Coaster bus when an altercation developed. Amateur videos show the bus driver getting out of his bus and engaging the sergeant. The bus driver pushed...
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