St. Jude and the Art of the Con — Part 12: The Case For Management

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Share This By David Prescod DURING his October 23, 2017 press conference, Minister Guy Joseph indicated that he had rejected a request from the Association of Professional Engineers of St. Lucia and/or the Engineers Registration Board to undertake a review of the Technical Audit of the St. Jude reconstruction project. In Minister Joseph’s opinion, the Read More

Caricom condemns US President over “shithole” comments about Haiti

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Saturday said it was deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the President of the United States, Donald Trump about  Haiti, and other developing countries. “CARICOM condemns in the strongest terms, the unenlightened views reportedly expressed,” the Guyana-based regional headquarters said. “The Caribbean Community Read More

Alkaline unlocks seven YVA nods

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For a second-consecutive year, Alkaline leads in nominations of the rebranded Your View Awards (YVAs). The announcement was made at the event’s launch held at  Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Thursday evening. The dancehall deejay received seven nods in categories including: Favourite Local Artiste (Male), Favourite Caribbean Artiste; Favourite Dancehall Artiste; Hot Summer Read More

Robert Minott wants a Rub A Dub Party

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WITH the recent increase in crime and violence in Montego Bay, Robert Minott has penned the single Rub A Dub Party. According to the reggae singer, the track is in an effort to promote love and unity among Jamaicans as he believes his music will help to lift people’s spirits and offer a soothing and Read More

D’Angel starts year on high

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D’Angel is pleased with the reception to her New Year’s Eve performance at Big Bash in Old Habour, St Catherine. The dancehall deejay — who appeared on stage at 3:30 am — took charge right off the bat, delivering a string of hardcore lyrics. Her set included Hot Gyal A Road, First Lady, and Baby Read More

Strictly niceness at Strictly 2K

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MORE THAN 2,000 patrons were treated to a well-received “gift” after police extended Strictly 2K: The Best of the 2000s to 3:28 am. The event was held the National Stadium car park in St Andrew recently. The Noise Abatement Act states no loud music should be played between 2:00 am and 6:00 am. The extension Read More

Portmore Music Fest was a blast

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Event director of the Portmore Music Fest Steve Billings says he is pleased with the second staging of the event held recently. Patrons flooded the UDC car park in Portmore, St Catherine, to hear the likes of Bounty Killer, Queen Ifrica and Tommy Lee, among others. “I am more than pleased. Last staging we had Read More