IRIEJAM 360 CARIBBEAN NEWS

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Were it not for missing salad dressing, Jessica Hughes and her family would have never stopped in the parking lot of the Steak ‘n Shake restaurant on Goodman Road in Southaven on Feb. 9. It was there that she was arrested and charged with misusing the 911 emergency phone system, and where she says she […]

Forty-five candidates have been nominated for Grenada’s parliamentary elections, slated for March 13, it has been announced. Most of the candidates are in one of two political camps, the first being the ruling New National Party (NNP). The second is the main opposition, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), according to Nation News. The NPC and NDC each nominated 15 candidates […]

Basseterre, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris is a no-show at the Twenty-Ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference Heads of Government of CARICOM in Haiti. This is the second successive CARICOM Inter-Sessional that Harris has missed. No St. Kitts and Nevis delegate attendee last year’s Inter-Sessional in Guyana. The conference […]

Mack, 69, was a director of JT Allum and Company Limited, Corinthia Development Limited (proprietors of C3 Centre), and JTA Supermarkets. The second son of prominent southern real estate magnate Carlton Mack, he joined the family business in 1965. The younger Mack was “instrumental” in managing the equipment and maintenance side of the business, and […]

All that makes this island a unique destination is just a click away with The MyBarbados Mobile App. The new destination guide initiated by the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is now available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. Word of this comes from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BTPA, Dr […]

HE FLATS – Georgia Tech junior hurdler Jeanine Williams was invited to Jamaica’s national team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships, the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association announced this week. With the World Indoors (March 2-4 in Birmingham, England) scheduled for one week prior to the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (March 9-10 in College Station, Texas), Williams […]

Exxon Mobil and Hess Corp. said Wednesday they’ve made their seventh oil discovery in the developing offshore fields of Guyana in northeastern South America. The find at the new Pacora-1 exploration represents the continuation of emerging oil development off the coast of the Latin American country, which is immediately east of Venezuela, where political and […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — As the nation celebrated the 16th staging of Jamaica Day, at least one West Kingston educator believes in its continued relevance as a source of reinforcing the country’s heritage for future generations. Principal of the Denham Town Primary School, Eugenie Brown believes the day’s significance, as well as its accompanying activities […]

“Hey, Jamaican dog — they want their bobsledder back! Jamaica just called, they want their bobsledder back!” That was the racist heckling directed at Spurs baller Patty Mills Sunday at The Q … while he was at the free-throw line at the end of a blowout win over the Cleveland Cavs. Zandra Ashley@thats_Z_Truth @KingJames am I the […]

(NY Post) Democrats in the New York Legislature are pushing to approve a 21st Century “Equal Rights Amendment” to the state constitution that would bestow legal protections to non-citizens — including illegal immigrants. “Equality of Rights shall not be denied or abridged because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, gender, […]


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