DEA Claim BMF’s Involvement In Jam Master Jay’s Murder

For the past two decades since the tragic, untimely death of legendary DJ Jam Master Jay, there has been a lot of speculation as to who was behind the trigger when he was fatally shot and possibly who could have been behind the plot to kill him on that fateful morning of October 30th 2002 in Jamaica, Queens.
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Jackson County Restricts Mushroom Retreats to Cities

The vote upends plans for a massive psychedelic wellness ranch outside Ashland, but Silo Wellness CEO Mike Arnold says he plans to keep trying. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has voted to restrict mushroom retreat centers to commercial zones, upending a proposed business venture between Silo and the New Frontier Ranch: a 960-acre psychedelic wellness retreat in rural Jackson County.
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Endometriosis Is Harming Black Women. Meet The Entrepreneur Doing Something About It

Neeka Anderson-Isaacs combined her love of the arts and health advocacy to raise funds and awareness about endometriosis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and beyond. Neeka Anderson-Issacs remembers being frustrated when she learned that she would have to travel from her home in St.Vincent and the Grenadines to Barbados for surgery to treat her endometriosis. Her frustration grew when her attempts to raise the funds ($30,000 Eastern Caribbean Dollars, or about $11,000 U.S.) for both the procedure and her travel costs failed.
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Ulla Johnson Pre-Fall 2023

“We’re very much known for color, optimism and joy, so taking that into this hyper tropical landscape was super exciting,” Ulla Johnson said of her captivating pre-fall imagery, which featured Jamaica’s lush landscape as its backdrop. The designer tapped Nadine Ijewere not only to photograph the campaign, but as an influence for the collection’s seasonal mood, which was chock full of vibrancy and luxe craftsmanship.

Foodies & Friends - El Meson

Houston - Every Wednesday afternoon at 3 PM Ruben Dominguez and Katie Stone are live at a Houston area restaurant. Where they visit with the chef, taste their creations, and give you the low down on the restaurant. This week they visit El Meson and talk with Chef/Owner Pedro Garcia.

Shopping local could impact more than just the community

As you shop this holiday season, you may want to avoid chains or big-box stores. Supporting Ohio's small businesses can do a lot more for people inside and outside of the community than many may realize. In the interview above, Spectrum News 1 takes you into a woman-owned shop in...

Jamaica’s PM Andrew Holness in Washington DC for Working Visit

WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness arrived in Washington on Tuesday for a five-day visit, from December 6th -10th. Holness was met on arrival at the Ronald Reagan International Airport by Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States HE Audrey Marks. Areas of Focus. While in...
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Toni-Ann Singh Calls Popcaan ‘A Visionary A Legend A DIVINE Talent’

Toni-Ann Singh isn’t just collaborating with her boyfriend, Popcaan, but she is also singing him sweet praises. The former Miss World recently dropped her debut single “Next To Me,” a song with Popcaan that officially marks her entrance into the music scene. Toni-Ann Singh previously showcased her talent during her Miss World pageant when she covered Whitney Houston’s classic “I Have Nothing,” showing off her vocals and range. Her new song with Popcaan is a natural trajectory of what’s next for the beauty queen.

Jamaican PM Hit Over State of Emergency Declaration

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a state of emergency in 12 parishes of the island nation, including Montego Bay and the capital of Kingston, amid ongoing gang violence. “We have some really serious criminal threats facing us, and we have to use all the powers at our disposal,”...

Jamaican Women of Florida hosts “Run a Boat” December 10

Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF), in keeping with their mission to encourage emerging powerful women, which includes cultural/educational experiences will host their annual Run-A-Boat outdoor festival at the Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church, Pembroke Pines, Florida. This event will include shopping, food, and fun. As a family friendly event, there will...

Jamaican actress Miranda Melhado joins cast of new tv pilot From Yard

Jamaica-born, LA-based actress Miranda Melhado has joined the cast of the new TV pilot From Yard to be shot in Jamaica and Atlanta early in 2023. The series, based on the autobiographical novel Yardie by David G. Heron, is an immigrant story that follows the life of the author from his childhood days growing up in Jamaica through his often-turbulent young adulthood in New York City, as he struggles to find his own path amidst personal and professional challenges and tragedy.

Opposition blasts government over re-imposition of states of emergencies

The leader of the main opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Mark Golding has criticized the decision of the Jamaica government to re-impose states of emergencies (SOEs) in several parishes after the authorities said murders had increased following the expiration of the emergency measure last week. Mark Golding has reiterated...