Saturday, October 31, 2020
Home Blog Page 2

Marlon Samuels “Calls Time” on Int’l Career

Jamaican Marlon Samuels has seemingly called time on his international career almost two years after his last game for the West Indies. The 39 year old has revealed that he sent a letter telling the West Indies that he's finished. It's the most recent in a string of several social media references about his cricketing career in the last 10 months. Earlier...

Dancehall artiste Laden arrested

Dancehall artiste Laden has been charged and arrested with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. According to reports, last night, the black Mercedes Benz in which the entertainer was traveling with two other occupants was signaled to stop by law enforcers in Cheapside, St Elizabeth. Laden who was allegedly the driver of the vehicle, disobeyed the police's order and sped off. A chase...

Date set for Toots Burial

Reggae icon ‘Toots’ Hibbert’s burial is set for November 8th at Kingston's National Heroes Park, This comes as good news, as many persons were disappointed with the way in which his scheduled burial was handled earlier this month. Following a service on October 15, the legend was slated to be interred at the Dovecot Memorial Park in St Catherine, but those plans...

Quavo 1 Billion Plaque

Migos star Quavo has joined the 1 billion club on Spotify for his collab ‘Congratulations’ with Post Malone. “Congratulations”, has been played a thousand million times on the streaming service. The song peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 when it was released back in 2016 and achieved diamond status. Before mounting the commemorative plate, Quavo followed in Drake's footsteps and...

3-Diamonds for Whitney Houston

The late iconic R&B singer Whitney Houston has become the first black artiste in history to have three diamond-certified albums, a fitting achievement that comes a week ahead of Houston’s induction as part of the 2021 Class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on November 7. On Wednesday the Recording Industry Association of America said that Whitney’s second...

5 Dead, Millions without Power as Zeta Barrels Through Louisiana

At least five people have died and more than 2.3 million customers are without power after former Hurricane Zeta hit the Gulf Coast and rushed inland. Zeta made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 2 storm yesterday before weakening to a post-tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph by this afternoon. But the storm was still packing strong winds as it moved through North...

Samsung Boosted By U.S. “Anti-Huawei” Stance

Samsung Electronics has reported record revenues of 59 billion dollars in its third quarter. The strong revenues were fuelled by a 50% jump in smart phone sales, while profits from microchips rocketed 82%. The Korean tech giant posted a third quarter net profit of $8.3bn, a 49% increase over the same period last year. Samsung's mobile and chip businesses were likely boosted...

US Amb Apologises for Twitter Remarks

US Ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia has apologised to Jamaica for controversial tweets made using his official Twitter handle on Tuesday evening. The tweets were made following concerns on social media in response to a news article which featured statements by Ambassador Tapia about the US raising concerns over the prospects of using a Chinese firm to establish a 5G...

COVID Deaths Surpass 200

Jamaica yesterday recorded four new COVID-19 deaths, increasing the nation’s tally to 202. Two other deaths are under investigation, moving that figure to 31. The deceased are: A 45-year-old female of a St. James address; A 34-year-old male of a St. Elizabeth address; A 90-year-old male of a St. Elizabeth address and a 38-year-old female of a Westmoreland address The death of the 38-year-old was...

Dancehall Artiste Laden hit with Gun, Ammo Charges

Dancehall artiste Laden has been arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Reports are that sometime last night, the black Mercedes Benz in which the entertainer was travelling with two other occupants was signalled to stop by law enforcers in Cheapside, St Elizabeth. The entertainer, who was allegedly the driver of the vehicle, disobeyed the police's order...
zip103