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JLP wants MP to apologise to Mayor of Lucea Shernette Haughton

The opposition Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) caretaker for Eastern Hanover, Paula Kerr- Jarrett has joined those calling for Member of Parliament for Western Hanover, Ian Hayles, to apologize to the Mayor of Lucea Shernette Haughton.

Hayles made several pronouncements last week, as part of efforts to remove the Mayor from office.
In a statement, Kerr-Jarrett said the people of Hanover stand to lose the most from the current feud and allegations engulfing the Hanover Parish Council and the Council is facing a crisis. Read more

Etana’s Heads To Europe with a Lifetime Achievement Award

We send congratulations to international reggae recording artiste, Etana for her recent accomplishment. She has received a lifetime achievement award for the milestone she has reached in the music industry. This accolade was presented to the prolific songbird at the recently held Linkage awards in New York. Her contribution to inspiration music as a singer and songwriter has not gone unnoticed. She has several number one hits under her belt that include: Free, August Town and Blessings, which features Alborosie.

Etana is appreciative of the recognition and prepares for a series of performances. On May 24th Etana is slated to perform at, Invasions of the Queens at Amazura in New York, the next day her schedule takes her to Miami for Best of The Best. She then jets off to Europe for back-to-back performances on her official tour that starts on May 27th in France. Read more

Super Cat Takes Spotlight in Trinidad

The legacy of Reggae/Dancehall music in Trinidad was restored to equilibrium last weekend as Dancehall icon, William ‘Super Cat’ Maragh delivered a scintillating performance to close off the third annual “Reggae on The Bay” concert event, held at O2 Park, Chaguaramas. Taking the stage around 9.30 p.m., Super Cat wasted no time talking or posturing, but instead got right into the business of delivering powerful and pristine renditions of his greatest hits.

Damian Marley to Join Skrillex at Bonnaroo

The Skrillex SuperJam at Bonnaroo will feature the likes of Big Gigantic, Damian Marley, The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Zedd, the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, Janelle Monae, Warpaint, Chance the Rapper, Thundercat and more. The SuperJam will take place from 12-2 AM in The Other Tent on June 14. Skrillex and The Doors have collaborated before in the past, as the popular DJ used the surviving members on his track Breakn’ a Sweat in addition to a sample from a Jim Morrison interview from the ’60s.
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West Kingston most wanted nabbed by police at airport

The police have arrested a man they consider one of their most wanted in the Kingston Western Division.
Twenty-two-year-old Javein Coke, otherwise called ‘Tico’, was held at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston yesterday.

It’s believed he was attempting to leave the island. The police say Mr. Coke was wanted for murder and shootings in West Kingston.

With his arrest, the Kingston Western Police say they have now captured five of their most wanted men since their names and pictures were published weeks ago.They include Kenneth Price also known as “Hulki,” who was wanted for the killing of a man on Pink Lane three weeks ago.