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Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley wins the 2015 Best Reggae Album Grammy for Stony Hill. Gong picked up his third Grammy at the 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at Madison Square Gardens in New York City on Sunday night. Damian Marley released the 18 track album on July 21st in 2017. The project was released under Republic Records and […]

Following her win in the 60-metre dash at the Queens/Grace Jackson meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday, double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson said she is looking forward to another great indoor season. Thompson clocked 7.18s to win a close race over MVP teammate Christania Williams (7.19) in the race that was run […]

Jamaican record holder Asafa Powell will make his first appearance indoors since copping silver at the 2016 World Indoor Championships when he lines up in the 60m at Saturday’s Millrose Games inside the New Balance Track and Field Centre at The Armory in New York. Powell, who is continuing his comeback after a lengthy layoff due to […]

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a super moon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982, and […]

Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has just announced that fresh general elections will be held March 13. The PM made the announcement this evening at a rally for his ruling party, the New National Party (NNP). Dr. Mitchell has held his seat since 2013 when in the previous general election, the NNP swept parliament […]

A year before he chose Zion in 1981, Jamaica’s most famous son Robert Nesta Marley, OM hailed the transformation of Rhodesia into Zimbabwe with a stirring performance at the Independence Day celebrations in Salisbury. On April 21,1978 at the One Peace Concert in Kingston, he united then Prime Minister of Jamaica Michael Manley and leader […]

NEW YORK — Sir Elton John is putting his touring days behind him. In a live-streamed announcement on Wednesday, the 70-year-old singer announced that his upcoming world tour will be his last: He’s retiring from the road. “My priorities have changed,” John said in a live interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, explaining his farewell. He said he needs […]

The French government has officially acknowledged that to err is human for citizens when dealing with officials and bureaucracy. Legislation passed with a show of hands in the Assemblée Nationale in Paris allows for the “right to make mistakes” without being punished. However, the government’s patience is limited: citizens will be forgiven just one error […]

Courtesy of: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42811304 Ex-US Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years after testimony from nearly 160 of his victims. The judge dismissed Nassar’s attempted apology as insincere, saying he would “be in darkness the rest of his life”. Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual assault against girls […]

A cat made famous online because of its permanent scowl has been awarded $710,000 (£500,000) in a copyright case by a California federal court. Grumpy Cat Limited sued the owners of US coffee company Grenade for exceeding an agreement over the cat’s image. The company only had rights to use the cat to sell its […]


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