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Usain Bolt Beats Drug Cheat Justin Gatlin in 100M Race in Beijing

Usain Bolt Beats Drug Cheat Justin Gatlin in 100M Race in Beijing

Jamaican track phenom Usain Bolt defended his championship be beating drug cheat Justin Gatlin in the 100m race at the World Championships in Beijing on Sunday. Bolt beat Gatlin by a hair, but won in classic style to retain his title as the world’s fastest man. Gatlin, who is unashamed […]

by Joy Blake· · Caribbean News
Delhi's Water Mafia: Residents Buy Water on Black Market (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Delhi’s Water Mafia: Residents Buy Water on Black Market

Who knew water could be sold in the black market in India and there’s a water mafia in existence? Delhi’s Sangam Vihar neighborhood, which is “home to 500,000 people,” residents have to clamor for water when the government water tanker arrives once every 10 days. It’s depleted in minutes and people are […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News
Iranian Supreme Leader Allegedly Tweets Graphic of Obama with Gun to Head

Iranian Supreme Leader Allegedly Tweets Graphic of Obama with Gun to Head

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei allegedly tweeted a graphic on Saturday that appears to show President Obama with a gun to his head, USA Today reports. The image surfaced days after the U.S. and its allies reached a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic […]

by political diva· · Middle East
Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe mocked the U.S. on the Supreme Court recently upholding gay marriage and offered to propose to President Obama. SMH. Mugabe said, “Since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance, thus if it becomes necessary I shall travel to Washington DC, get […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · African News
DISGRACEFUL:  Jamaica's Public Hospitals are Death Traps for the Poor [Pictured: Cornwall Regional Hospital] (Photo Credit: Facebook)

DISGRACEFUL: Jamaica’s Public Hospitals are Death Traps for the Poor

(OPINION) — The schism between the rich and the poor in Jamaica is fast becoming comparable to Haiti. It’s a sad commentary that the public health system is broken beyond words. I had always heard about the deplorable conditions at hospitals such as Cornwall Regional Hospital, but experienced it firsthand […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News
Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar (Photo Credit:  Savanna-la-Mar Courthouse, Police Station/Wikipedia)

Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar

SHOCK:  A father and son were killed in a double homicide in Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica. The body of Trevor Wynter, 62, who was a supporter of Westmoreland’s Reno Football Club, was found riddled with bullets in his bed. Wynter’s son, Jahboukie Wynter, 19, was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds a […]

by Joy Blake· · Caribbean News
Aruban Mitch Henriquez Dies After Brutal Beating by Dutch Police Following Arrest

Aruban Mitch Henriquez Dies After Brutal Beating by Dutch Police Following Arrest

Protests turned violent in The Hague as about 200 demonstrated over the police custody death of Aruba resident Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was arrested at a music festival. Dutch prosecutors have launched an inquiry into Henriquez’s death. Videos show him being pinned to the ground by five white Dutch police […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News
Judy Mozes, Wife of Israel's Interior Minister, Tweets Racist Obama Joke (Photo Credit: Twitter Video Screengrab via @JudyMozes)

Judy Mozes, Wife of Israel’s Interior Minister, Tweets Racist Obama Joke

Judy Mozes, the wife of Israel’s interior minister, tweeted a racist joke about President Barack Obama on Sunday morning. Mozes tweeted:  “Do you know what Obama Coffee is? Black and weak.” Wow, really? She issued an apology after deleting the tweet. Judy Mozes is a talk-show host. So much for […]

Ex-Fifa VP Jack Warner Accused of Diverting $750K Meant for Haiti Earthquake Victims (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Ex-Fifa VP Jack Warner Accused of Diverting $750K Meant for Haiti Earthquake Victims

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner is accused of diverting $750,000 in emergency funds for victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the BBC reports. These funds were donated by Fifa and the Korean Football Association. US investigators are alleging that the money went to accounts controlled by Jack Warner, at his direction […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News
Jamaica's Outgoing Deputy Public Defender Matondo Mukulu Slams Rampant Nepotism (Photo Credit: JA Observer Video Screengrab)

Outgoing Deputy Public Defender Matondo Mukulu Says Jamaicans “Too Chummy”

Jamaica’s outgoing deputy public defender Matondo Mukulu had slammed the nepotism and favoritism rampant on the island. Mukulu said, “It’s too chummy. The issue of ‘because I know you and you and I went to school together’ sort of diminishes our ability as a small country to be objective in the performance of […]

by Janet Shan· · Caribbean News