Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (file photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two female athletes are among Forbes top ten richest Jamaican-born sports stars. Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and former world and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown made the September edition of the 10 richest Jamaican born athletes list. According to the report, the number one position belongs to former […]

Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show

Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show

After skipping a season, the singer/designer is returning to the NYFW calendar. By Lauren Alexis Fisher If last season’s New York Fashion Week calendar seemed less exciting, it’s probably because it was missing Rihanna riding a dirt-bike down the runway. But good news for this September: the singer/designer is making a return to NYFW after […]

Dallas Police Officer Who Killed St. Lucian Should Face Murder Charge – CGID

Dallas Police Officer Who Killed St. Lucian Should Face Murder Charge – CGID

Botham Shem Jean. The New York based Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) on Friday harshly condemned the killing of 26 year-old St. Lucian national and Dallas, Texas resident, Botham Shem Jean. Jean was shot and killed around 10:00 p.m Thursday night, September 6, 2018 in his own home, by a female Dallas police officer. […]

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces New Program to Erase Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces New Program to Erase Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Friday, September 7, 2018 As the Vast Majority of Such Cases are No Longer Being Prosecuted in Brooklyn, DA Will Consent to Defense Counsel Motions to Vacate Past Convictions First Opportunity to File Motions Will Be During Begin Again Event on September 21-22, When Marijuana-Related Warrants and Other Summons Warrants Will Be […]

Canada to support post-hurricane reconstruction, gender equality in the Caribbean

Canada to support post-hurricane reconstruction, gender equality in the Caribbean

ROSEAU, Dominica — Canada has announced two new initiatives totaling CAN$17.5 million to support post-hurricane reconstruction, build long-term climate and economic resilience, and further the advancement of gender equality in the Caribbean. Global Affairs Canada (GAC), in a release today, said this strategic move is due to Canada’s commitment to the working with regional partners. […]

PAHO recognises health promoters in Jamaica, Belize, Barbados

PAHO recognises health promoters in Jamaica, Belize, Barbados

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is recognising health promoters in three Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as it observes “Wellness Week 2018”. PAHO said that the health promoters from Jamaica, Belize and Barbados are among eight people in the Americas who are being recognised. Wellness Week 2018 is being observed […]

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

GOSFORD, Australia (AFP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt fulfilled a boyhood dream yesterday in making his much-anticipated football debut , exciting fans but tiring quickly in a 20-minute cameo for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican superstar, a huge Manchester United fan, has been handed a chance to train with the A-League side for an […]

Sean Paul named Climate Change Ambassador

Sean Paul named Climate Change Ambassador

By Balford Henry (JamaicaObserver) DANCEHALL artiste Sean Paul has joined sprint star Usain Bolt as one of the Caribbean’s accelerator ambassadors. Both were hand-picked as ambassadors for the coalition of global organisations, including the Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), that have joined Virgin Atlantic’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, to make […]

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