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Jamaica Among The World’s Best Airport Lounges

Published on Dec 18 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News
Lounges in Jamaica, Estonia and Malta among those recognised in annual poll based on 72,000 ratings from Members  LONDON, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A selection of the world’s best airport lounges have been revealed by independent lounge membership program, Priority...

Caribbean American Teen Is CNN Young Wonder Of The Year

Caribbean American Teen Is CNN Young Wonder Of The Year
Jamaican American Haile Thomas is a CNN Young Wonder of the Year. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 18, 2017: A soon to be 17-year-old Caribbean American from New Windsor, New York was on Friday night, Dec. 15th, presented with a CNN Young Wonder of the Year award in New York City. Haile Thomas,...

Funeral Set For Queens, NY Woman Killed In Jamaica

Funeral Set For Queens, NY Woman Killed In Jamaica
Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found murdered in Jamaica n Nov. 26thby locals. Her killer remains on the lam. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: The Hollis-Queens, NY woman, killed last month in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will be laid to rest next weekend following a funeral service in Queens Village. While...

Caribbean News – Jamaicans Help Doug Jones Win In Alabama

Caribbean News – Jamaicans Help Doug Jones Win In Alabama
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: A lot has been said of the power of the black vote, especially of black women voters, in the historic Tuesday, December 12th victory of Democratic senator-elect, Doug Jones. But lost among the black voters helping Jones make history in a ruby red state...

Caribbean Entertainment Report – Dancehall Producer Shot Dead

Caribbean Entertainment Report – Dancehall Producer Shot Dead
  Cleon “Mineral Boss” Jones was shot and killed on Tuesday morning on Caymanas Estate Road in St Catherine, Jamaica. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: A top Jamaican dancehall producer and independent label owner has been shot dead in Jamaica. Cleon “Mineral Boss” Jones was...

Brand Jamaica Makes Its Way Into German Politics

Brand Jamaica Makes Its Way Into German Politics
Published on Dec 13 2017 // Caribbean, Features, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017: There is no stopping Brand Jamaica. By some weird coincidence, Jamaica has found its way into German politics this year leading to the word of the year – “Jamaika-Aus.” The Society for German Language has chosen “Jamaika-Aus,” which translates...

This Caribbean Nation Has Sixth Highest Rate Of Violent Deaths In The World

This Caribbean Nation Has Sixth Highest Rate Of Violent Deaths In The World
Published on Dec 11 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Dec. 11, 2017: One Caribbean nation that is seeing its murder rate spiral by 20 percent this year has also been ranked as having the 6th highest rate of violent deaths globally. According to the latest Small Arms Survey report, the CARICOM nation of Jamaica has a violent...

Caribbean News – Funeral Set For Caribbean Born Patty King

Caribbean News – Funeral Set For Caribbean Born Patty King
CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, in happier times at the Jamaican Consulate, NYC in 2009. (Hayden Roger Celestin Image/File Photo) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 8, 2017: The body of the Caribbean-born, co-founder of the Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, Lowell Fitzgerald...

US Sanctions Assets Of Jamaican ISIS Recruiter

Published on Dec 05 2017 // Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
News Americas, Washington, D.C., Weds. Dec. 6, 2017: A radical Jamaican Islamic cleric, who provided recruitment services to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, (ISIS), has had his assets sanctioned by the U.S.’ Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, (OFAC). OFAC on Tuesday...

Family Of Queens Woman Slain In Jamaica Want Independent Autopsy

Family Of Queens Woman Slain In Jamaica Want Independent Autopsy
Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found murdered in Jamaica. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 6, 2018: The family of a Queens, NY woman, slain in Jamaica, say they will be seeking an independent autopsy once her body is returned to the U.S. That’s according to Peggy Brunner, the aunt of Desiree Gibbon,...