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5 MATCHES ON TODAY AS RSPL CONTINUES

Mount Pleasant FC will host leaders and defending champions Portmore United at Drax Hall in one of five games on today in the Red Stripe National Premier Football League. A win against Portmore United would restore hope in thier fans after losing twice in their last five games. In other games on today, Dunbeholden are up against Waterhouse at Royal...

SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IF EXPERIENCING DENGUE SYMPTOMS

The Ministry of Health is advising persons to seek medical attention immediately if experiencing dengue-like illnesses. This after the ministry revealed sixteen suspected deaths from dengue since 2018. Eleven of those deaths occurred last year and five have been reordered so far, this year. The Health Ministry says 174 suspected cases of dengue have been recorded across the country, since the start...

NEWS PAPER ARTICLE ANGERS BUJU BANTON FANS

Fans of Buju Banton were angered following a headline from a newspaper in The Bahamas. The headline for the article written in The Punch, read: "Jailed Drug and Gun Rasta to Play Gig Here." Fans took to social media to voice their anger and disappointment while calling for the artiste to cancel his performance in the country. In the meantime, other fans...

PRESIDENT TRUMP OFFERS PROTECTION FOR DREAMERS IN EXCHANGE FOR BORDER WALL FUNDING

President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him US$5.7 billion for his long-promised border wall. But Democrats dismissed the offer as non-starter, calling on Trump to re-open the government first. Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was...

LAWYER SHOT DEAD IN ST. ANDREW

An attorney-at-law was shot dead at his home in Oakridge, off Stillwell Road in Kingston, Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as 49-year-old Gareth Forbes. The Constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit reported that a relative found his body lying in a pool of blood about 10:00 pm. Upon closer inspection, it was revealed that Forbes had been shot several times. A motive has...

ATKINSON, DACRES NAMED JAMAICA’S SPORTSMAN, SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

Swimmer Alia Atkinson was named the National Sportswoman of the year, while the Commonwealth Champion and IAAF Continental Cup winner discus thrower Fedrick Dacres won the men's equivalent. Both athletes won the respective national awards, at the RJR/Gleaner Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony, held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel last night (Fri). Atkinson who had...

FANS THINK ARIANA GRANDE COPIED SOULJA BOY’S “PRETTY BOY SWAG” FOR NEW SONG “7 RINGS”

Soulja Boy might not have been wrong when he proclaimed that he has influenced a lot of artists including Drake. After Ariana Grande dropped "7 Rings" video Friday night, some fans believe the Atlanta rapper's bold claim is not too far-fetched. Fans have chimed in on Twitter suggesting that one part of the singer's new single mirrors the delivery on Soulja's...

TODAY’S FORECAST – SATURDAY JANUARY 19, 2019

There's a High Pressure Ridge building across Jamaica. The Met Office says this High Pressure Ridge should establish itself across Jamaica by later today, and is expected to remain through to early Sunday. A Cold Front is then expected to move into the vicinity of the island on Monday. This morning will see Isolated showers across sections of northern parishes. This afternoon expect...

Football Superstar Ronaldo expected in Madrid Tuesday for tax fraud trial

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is expected back in Madrid on Tuesday to attend a trial for tax evasion where Spanish prosecutors are asking for a 23-month prison sentence and fine. Ronaldo’s former Madrid teammate Xabi Alonso is also due in court next Tuesday for another case of tax fraud. Portuguese striker Ronaldo, who left Real Madrid for Juventus last July, is...

Future says Ciara’s Husband Is Not a Real Man

On Thursday, American rapper future shared his thoughts on Ciara’s husband, American football quarter-back Russell Wilson, who future believes does everything Ciara tells him to do. So, Apple music hosted a conversation between Future Hendrix and his good friend Big Black Bank. After talking about his new album, Future speaks on other topics like Rocko's lawsuit against him and his...
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