Sizzla Kalonji Set To Release New Reggae Single With Ghana’s Stonebwoy

March 30, 2017 admin 0

Jamaica’s contemporary international reggae musician Miguel Orlando known popularly as Sizzla Kalonji is set to drop a new reggae single with Ghana’s Stonebwoy. Sources close to the reggae legend unveils Sizzla has recorded a mind blowing reggae song dubbed ‘ Shoot Yuh’ produced by Jamaican producers JonFx and Alphaphi Music which featured the Ghanaian reggae/dancehall superstar. Stonebwoy happens to be the […More]

Prima facie case made out against Abu Bakr

March 30, 2017 admin 0

…he can call witnesses or testify JAMAAT-al-Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr on Monday had a prima facie case made out against him after a Port of Spain magistrate said she was satisfied that sufficient evidence was presented to have sentence imposed on him for failing to appear before a commission of inquiry into the 1990 coup attempt. Abu Bakr reappeared […More]

Three cops to go on trial

March 30, 2017 admin 0

…Alexander, Seales, Mires in court in May THREE police officers including president of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA) Insp Michael Seales as well as former TV6’s crime show co-host Insp Roger Alexader will face trial for separate offences when they next appear in court in May. Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar yesterday set May 2, […More]

More local cricket officials back Cameron for third term

February 16, 2017 admin 0

With the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) backing West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron for a third term in office, local officials are also throwing their support behind the Jamaican. RJR Sports broke last week that the Jamaica Cricket Association has decided to throw its support behind Cameron, after the West Indies Cricket Board president signalled his intentions earlier […More]

US embassy to demand social media PASSWORDS from visa applicants

February 16, 2017 admin 0

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US embassies could ask visa applicants for passwords to their own social media accounts in future background checks, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Tuesday. Kelly said the move could come as part of the effort to toughen vetting of visitors to screen out people who could pose a security threat. He said it was […More]

PNP leader Portia Simpson Miller ‘Sista P’ to demit office April 2

February 16, 2017 admin 0

People’s National Party president Portia Simpson Miller is to demit office on April 2. A week earlier on March 26, the party will host a special delegates’ conference to choose its new president. Simpson Miller, a short while ago, announced at a meeting of the party’s National Executive Council in Manchester that she will submit her resignation as Opposition Leader […More]

IMF releases report on Haiti’s rapid credit facility

February 16, 2017 admin 0

WASHINGTON, USA — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday released the staff report prepared in connection with the approval of the rapid credit facility (RCF) for Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. On November 18, 2016, the Board approved Haiti’s request for a disbursement of 30.7125 million SDR (about US$41.6 million) in financial assistance under the RCF, to […More]

UN considers change of mandate for peacekeeping mission in Haiti

February 16, 2017 admin 0

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — While the security situation in Haiti is “not perfect”, solid progress has been made over the past few years, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said, stressing that the Organization is considering a change in the mandate of the UN stabilization mission in the island nation, known as MINUSTAH. Wrapping up a week-long visit, […More]

Applications open for Caribbean youth entrepreneurship tech incubation programme

February 6, 2017 admin 0

A technology incubation programme that provides business support services for young entrepreneurs in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and Haiti is open for applications. The Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship Programme (CTEP) is an initiative of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the World Bank Group, in partnership with the Caribbean Climate Innovation Centre. It tailors support for participants according to the stage […More]

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