The Caribbean television show, 18 Degrees North, recently aired Jamaica's own Panama Papers; featuring Prime Minister Andrew Holness. This created quite a buzz on social media and on various mass media portals, even trending on Twitter. They investigated his link to various properties in Jamaica, outstanding taxes and of course, his mansion in Beverly Hills. Take … Continue reading 18 Degrees North recently aired Jamaica’s own Panama Papers, on Prime Minister Andrew Holness
A 15 year old argues why a Donald Trump presidency could be catastrophic to the US economy. Despite outrage from the general populous at the bombastic Donald Trump’s campaign for President, a great number of Republicans continue to support him, and shockingly, he remains the overwhelming favourite for the Republican presidential nomination. This confounding support … Continue reading President Donald Trump: A nightmare for Americans
Here is a developing list of famous figures who are either cited or who have associates cited in the ICIJ reports and other stories reported by the network of journalists involved in the project: RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN Though his name does not appear on any of the records, Putin's associates are cited frequently as having profited from … Continue reading Who is on the Panama Papers List?
The exhaustive list of foreign leaders and famous people exposed in a massive leak of confidential documents held by a Panamanian law firm illuminates a sprawling network of offshore investment accounts often used to make secretive investments and pad luxury lifestyles. SOCCER PLAYER LIONEL MESSI The world-famous athlete and his father, Jorge Horacio, held an offshore company … Continue reading Lionel Messi caught in the Panama Papers Net
The exhaustive list of foreign leaders and famous people exposed in a massive leak of confidential documents held by a Panamanian law firm illuminates a sprawling network of offshore investment accounts often used to make secretive investments and pad luxury lifestyles. Expensive yachts, luxury homes in London, ownership of a candy company, investments in construction companies are just … Continue reading Panama Papers dragnets the World’s Celebrities, Football Stars and Politicians
GENERAL secretary of the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) Paul Burke has described former security minister and Member of Parliament for Manchester Central Peter Bunting as “courageous” for announcing his interest to lead the party. Bunting, after a news conference on Monday, told journalists that at the “appropriate time” he would offer himself to the … Continue reading Peter Bunting stepping up to the Challenge, Paul Burke says Courageous
For months, they were kept in tiny thatched huts in the middle of the forest, waiting with dread each evening for their rapists to return. During the almost intolerable violence, the young women's minds drifted to escape or death. The victims were as young as 8. ... At night, Hamsatu heard helicopters and gunshots. Several … Continue reading They were freed from Boko Haram’s rape camps. But their nightmare isn’t over
Pearnel Charles Jr. has been appointed as a Government Senator. Charles Jr. is the son of the veteran JLP politician Pearnel Charles, who The Rose expects to be named Speaker of the House of Representatives when Parliament reconvenes in Jamaica. Charles senior represents the constituency of Clarendon North Central as Member of Parliament, but Charles Jr has never been … Continue reading Pearnel Charles’ son named Senator at Swearing- Kings House
Constant renewal of thought and process, while keeping the core firmly at the centre of the organisation, has always been the PNP’s strength. The Struggle consistently continues. Even as a huge fan of social media, I refuse to say that the lack of use of that medium is even slightly what caused the Party to … Continue reading The PNP Must Return to its Socialist Roots
The 2016 Jamaica General Election is over, just in case you missed it. But how could you? There was a 1.5 quake that displaced the ruling Peoples’ National Party. In March 2016, the Jamaica Labour Party with Prime Minister elect Andrew Holness came into power. Its early days yet, but many Jamaicans are watching like … Continue reading Friends and The Friendly, JLP’s Andrew Holness Assigns New Cabinet Members after winning 2016 Jamaica Election
What will the future hold for our political landscape? Will there be new faces in high places? Or will it be same old, same old? Well, Jamaicans are intrigued to see how the PNP rallies, from its 2016 election loss and whether they will listen to the ‘articulate minority’. Many surmise that the leader of … Continue reading The Expected or Unexpected, PNP’s Portia Simpson Miller assigns Spokesperson Council after losing 2016 Jamaica Election
Fly di gate Over the last six months, Jamaicans waited in anticipation for the announcement of the General Election date. Well, in the first month of the year, everybody's prayer was answered. At a massive Peoples' National Party (PNP) gathering in Half Way Tree, surveyed by 21st century drone technology, the Honorable, Portia Simpson Miller … Continue reading Jamaica Election 2016, Portia Simpson Miller vs. Andrew Holness
If yuh have notin good fi seh, dont seh notin.' The recent general elections and campaign season has provided a true representation of how negative and disrespectful people can be. Primarily, on social media platforms, the behavior is a 100 notches above repugnant. It seems every time the trumpet is sounded, or the bell … Continue reading Propagate Positive and Constructive Criticism
The Bob Marley museum in central Kingston was Barack Obama's first stop after landing in Jamaica. Barack Obama has taken a tour of the Bob Marley museum in Jamaica after becoming the first US president to visit the country since 1982.
The Bob Marley museum in central Kingston was Barack Obama's first stop after landing in Jamaica Barack Obama has taken a tour of the Bob Marley museum in Jamaica after becoming the first US president to visit the country since 1982. To the strains of the late reggae star's One Love, Mr Obama was shown … Continue reading Obama in Jamaica pays tribute to Bob Marley – BBC News