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Haitian-American Hip-Hop artist Wyclef Jean was mistaken for a robbery suspect by sheriff’s in Los Angeles. Yesterday, Wyclef posted a video on social media – which was recorded by Detroit female rapper T-Baby who was traveling with him, of himself being handcuffed and detained by Los Angeles County Sheriff officers. Wyclef says he was leaving […]

2 more Jamaican athletes may be banned for violation anti-doping rules. The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has confirmed that World Championship and Commonwealth Games 400m medalist Kaliese Spencer and quarter-miler medalist Ryker Hylton have been referred to the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and face being banned. The 2 are alleged to have violated article […]

Trinidad & Tobago has joined Jamaica in banning the sale of canned corned beef from Brazil. Yesterday Jamaica announced its ban following investigations into Brazilian meat processors selling rotten beef and poultry to other countries. T&T’s Minister of Agriculture Clarence Rambharat confirmed that at least 1 local supermarket chain had at least 14 brands from […]

Jamaica has joined other nations across the world in banning canned corned beef imported from Brazil. Yesterday, Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries,  Karl Samuda, released a statement imposing the immediate import ban following reports that several Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry. The companies in question supply 99% of […]

Guyana will host the 58th annual Caribbean Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championships next month. Scheduled to be held over Easter weekend April 13­18 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has confirmed 8 regional teams for the event. Participating teams include host Guyana, Aruba, Barbados, the Dominican […]

Jamaica will soon establish a national DNA registry. Last week, National Security Minister Robert Montague, announced that a US$146,000 is being approved to purchase equipment and conduct training for the establishment of the DNA Registry. Montague said the equipment is expected to arrive within 6 weeks and Parliament should have passed DNA Regulations by then […]

The Antigua & Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) has appointed its first female Vice President. Earlier this month, former Antiguan national women’s footballer, Akeilah Hillhouse accepted the administration position serving at the highest level of local football. Hillhouse replaces former ABFA Vice President Michael Carr – who resigned late last year, and will serve the remainder […]

A legendary Caribbean author, poet, and playwright has passed away. Last Friday morning, St. Lucian Nobel Laureate Sir Derek Walcott, died at him home following a prolonged illness. During his career, Walcott received numerous regional and international awards including an Obie Award (1971), a MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award, a Royal Society of Literature Award, the […]

Imprisoned Dancehall DJ Vybz Kartel is being allowed to appeal his murder conviction. On Wednesday during a court appearance, Justice Frank Williams granted Vybz Kartel and his 3 co-accused leave to appeal their convictions and subsequent sentences. Kartel’s attorney Thomas Tavares-Finson, confirmed the new development with the Jamaica Observer, saying Judge Williams read through all […]


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