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Glitzzy Hair makes contribution to brain tumor patient after reading Weekend Star article

Kingston, Jamaica: – When Glitzzy Hair owner, Jermin Culley, read the article in the Weekend Star of July 31, 2014, about the plight of  21 year-old  Kabul Rochester, who has been  diagnosed with medullablastoma, without thinking twice, he decided to make a contribution. “It was a no-brainer,” said Mr. Culley. “I was moved almost to [...]

Jamaica’s film industry joins the world in paying respect to Robin Williams

Jamaica’s film industry has joined much of the world in mourning the sudden passing of comic and actor, Robin Williams. Carole Beckford, Jamaica’s Film Commissioner, in a statement on the passing of Williams, recalled that he worked with members of the Jamaican industry “from as far back as 1985, when he along with Peter O’Toole [...]

Beres Hammond on ‘One Love, One Life’ tour

Internationally-acclaimed reggae singer, Beresford Hammond,is now on tour in North America, in support of his  album,  One Love, One Life. The month-long tour will see the Grammy-nominated artiste headlining events across the northeastern and southeastern region of the United States, as well as select dates in Canada. One Love, One Life, a double-disc studio album, was [...]

FINALLY! Justice for deejay Kentucky Kid; 3 policemen 2 others charged with his murder

chatychaty.com: – Three police officers, along with two civilians will finally be charged with the December 2009 murder of  deejay, Kentucky Kid, a jury in the Coroners Court has ruled. Warrants for the arrests of all five have been issued, as the men were absent at the time of the handing down of the verdict [...]

Ikon’s song, ‘Stress’ caused him to climb ZIP FM’s transmission pole and threaten to jump

  Twenty-four-year-old aspiring dancehall artiste Tyson Fisher, who goes by the moniker Ikon, brought quite a bit of national attention to himself  Tuesday evening, when he climbed ZIP FM transmission pole on Courtney Walsh Drive in Kingston and threatened to jump if his single, Stress, was not played.. According to reports, Ikon visited the radio [...]

Usain Bolt enjoys quite a bit of London nightlife with close friends

He is often seen sprinting across the race tracks at lightning speed. But on Thursday night, Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt made a run for the car door after spending the evening partying up a storm with a whole bunch of sexy ladies. The 27-year-old sports star was pictured leaving celebrity haunt Mahiki before making his [...]

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  • Exiled Tibetan monks from India  join rally advocating justice for Michael Brown

    Exiled Tibetan monks from India join rally advocating justice for Michael Brown

    The fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9 has sent shockwaves not just through the nation, but throughout the globe. Photos of the clashes between protestors and police in Ferguson, Missouri, could be easily mistaken for a war zone, as tear gas, molotov cocktails, and tanks fill the town’s streets. The situation is so dire that [...]

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    Police Federation wants accused ‘death squad’ cop, Witney Hutchinson, released from custody in Canada

    The Police Federation has sought the intervention of the government to secure the release of a Jamaican policeman Constable Witney Hutchinson, now in custody in Canada. Hutchinson, who is accused being part of a death squad in Clarendon, was arrested by the Canada authorities in June, following a request by the Independent Commission of Investigation, INDECOM. The Police [...]

  • Freak storm creates havoc in St. Elizabeth

    Freak storm creates havoc in St. Elizabeth

    A freak storm in St. Elizabeth on Tuesday afternoon, damaged buildings, felled trees and left several areas without electricity. Reports that shortly after 3:15 there was heavy wind, rain, hail and lightning in the northern sections of the parish. As a result, several trees were uprooted in Appleton. Teams from the Appleton Estate are now [...]

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    Andre Hamilton, son of drug kingpin, Andrew Hamilton, charged with money laundering

    Andre Hamilton, the  20-year-old son of convicted drug kingpin Andrew Hamilton, was offered bail in the sum of five million dollars in the Corporate Area Criminal Court on Tuesday. Hamilton, who is a student,  has been accused of money laundering. He was charged following allegations that he and some members of his family helped his [...]

  • Buju Banton

    Buju Banton granted request from US Appeals Court

    The US Appeals Court has granted a request by Buju Banton’s attorneys, that they be allowed to present oral arguments before the court. Lawyers for Buju Banton also known as Mark Myrie, are trying to get the court to grant the entertainer a new trial. He was sentenced to ten years in prison on cocaine charges [...]

  • PNP National Executive Council member arrested for fraud

    PNP National Executive Council member arrested for fraud

    A member of  the Peoples National Party’s (PNP) National Executive Council (NEC) and another man are behind bars on fraud charges. They are  Donovan Bisasor,58, an engineer  of  Great House Circle, Cherry Gardens and 31-year-old Quantity Surveyor Jessie Gosse of  Richmond Park. Both were held during an early morning operation carried out by the Major [...]

  • Former gay activist, Stephen Bennett, says ‘anyone with a brain’ knows thatLGBT people should not be treated equally

    Former gay activist, Stephen Bennett, says ‘anyone with a brain’ knows thatLGBT people should not be treated equally

    “Ex-gay” activist Stephen Bennett fired off at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in an interview with Mission America’s Linda Harvey last week. Identified by “Understanding the Times with Jan Markell” as a “former homosexual,” Bennett argued that “anyone with a brain” realizes that LGBT people should not be treated equally, Right Wing [...]

  • A re-energised I-Octane thrills Europe; dislocates his shoulder and gains new fans

    A re-energised I-Octane thrills Europe; dislocates his shoulder and gains new fans

    Kingston, Jamaica: – Not even an excruciatingly painful, dislocated shoulder could diminish the potency of international reggae and dancehall artiste, I-Octane, as he powered his way across the major festivals in Europe, in a continuation of his awesome “My Journey” tour.   It was right after closing Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night in inimitable style, that [...]

  • Summer’s hot like lava with DJ Sunshine’s Wul Dem riddim

    Summer’s hot like lava with DJ Sunshine’s Wul Dem riddim

    Kingston, Jamaica: – Irie FM radio disc jock and music producer, DJ Sunshine is blazing the summer with the riddim that is pure liquid lava, the unquenchable Wul Dem. The bouncy and gritty Wul Dem is as unstoppable as it’s irresistible and with a summer that is hot like lava, the Wul Dem is the [...]

  • Boxing promoter, Frank Maloney, as he looks now that he has taken on  a new female personal, Kellie

    xBoxing promoter, Frank Maloney is now a woman named Kellie; his ex-wife is still shocked

    Last week fight promoter Frank Maloney shocked the world of boxing by revealing he is undergoing a sex change. Tracey Maloney, his 47-year-old ex-wife is just as shocked by some of Frank’s revelations as the rest of the world. Wearing a wig, lipstick, dress and heels, the 61-year-old currently lives as a woman called Kellie. She [...]

  • Joseph M Matalon $4.3 million in a defamation case against the Jamaica Observer

    Joseph M Matalon $4.3 million in a defamation case against the Jamaica Observer

    The Supreme Court has awarded Joseph M Matalon $4.3 million in a defamation case against the Jamaica Observer. The suit was filed because of a 2008 article published in the Caribbean Business Report. The article was about a bond offering by the Mechala Group in the 1990s which resulted in investors receiving  47 US cents [...]

  • Detainee dies while in police custody at Hunt’s Bay; heart attack suspected

    Detainee dies while in police custody at Hunt’s Bay; heart attack suspected

    Fifty-four year old labourer, Dudley Davis, who was awaiting trial for fraud, died on Saturday, while in the custody of the police at the Hunts Bay station. Mr. Davis was reportedly hospitalised for three days, before being discharged on August 13. According to Senior Superintendent Richard Stewart, Head of the St Andrew South police division, [...]

  • Glitzy Hair operations manager, Mitzie Harriott-Moodie (second left) hands over a cheque to Glenda Harris, mother of Kabul Rochester. Sharing in the moment are (left) Janelle Pinnock and (right) Wendy Russell. The handing-over took place at Glitzy Hair’s Colcktower Plaza location last week Monday.

    Glitzzy Hair makes contribution to brain tumor patient after reading Weekend Star article

    Kingston, Jamaica: – When Glitzzy Hair owner, Jermin Culley, read the article in the Weekend Star of July 31, 2014, about the plight of  21 year-old  Kabul Rochester, who has been  diagnosed with medullablastoma, without thinking twice, he decided to make a contribution. “It was a no-brainer,” said Mr. Culley. “I was moved almost to [...]

  • Howard University freshmen pose with hands in the air in support of teenager Michael Brown shot and killed by police

    Howard University freshmen pose with hands in the air in support of teenager Michael Brown shot and killed by police

    Social media users have been sharing many incredible images coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, as tensions between police and demonstrators protesting the killing of an unarmed black teenager continue to flare. But one of the most powerful photos making the rounds on Twitter was taken hundreds of miles away at Howard University, the historically black college in [...]

  • Etana to launch new album, ‘I Rise’ in October

    Etana to launch new album, ‘I Rise’ in October

    Reggae singer Etana will release her fourth studio album, I Rise, on October 28, 2014. The first single, Richest Girl, is featured on Reggae Gold 2014, and is set for release in mid-August. Richest Girl is smooth with an edge and is produced by the legendary Clive Hunt. I Rise follows her acclaimed album Better [...]

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    Jamaica’s film industry joins the world in paying respect to Robin Williams

    Jamaica’s film industry has joined much of the world in mourning the sudden passing of comic and actor, Robin Williams. Carole Beckford, Jamaica’s Film Commissioner, in a statement on the passing of Williams, recalled that he worked with members of the Jamaican industry “from as far back as 1985, when he along with Peter O’Toole [...]

  • Beres Hammond on North American tour - One Love, One Life

    Beres Hammond on ‘One Love, One Life’ tour

    Internationally-acclaimed reggae singer, Beresford Hammond,is now on tour in North America, in support of his  album,  One Love, One Life. The month-long tour will see the Grammy-nominated artiste headlining events across the northeastern and southeastern region of the United States, as well as select dates in Canada. One Love, One Life, a double-disc studio album, was [...]

  • Deejay Kentucky Kid was murdered by the police in Jamaica December 2009

    FINALLY! Justice for deejay Kentucky Kid; 3 policemen 2 others charged with his murder

    chatychaty.com: – Three police officers, along with two civilians will finally be charged with the December 2009 murder of  deejay, Kentucky Kid, a jury in the Coroners Court has ruled. Warrants for the arrests of all five have been issued, as the men were absent at the time of the handing down of the verdict [...]

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