The United States government issued a travel advisory for Jamaica due to a recent rash of murders and other violent crimes.

We were already angry when we heard the story of Dr. Tisha Rowe being forced to cover herself with a blanket on a flight from Jamaica to Miami. Apparently, the crew thought that her attire on the plane was inappropriate. But seeing her speak out about it on GMA this morning made our blood boil […]

Can’t say we’re mad at him. A Jamaican man showed up to claim his$ lottery winnings in a mask from the movie Scream.  The unidetified man won $158.4 million, which is about $1.17 million in the United States.         Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

This Jamaican woman won $180 million in a lottery (about $1 million in the U.S.) Sis showed up in a full mask and wig to hide her identity. According to Essence, she plans to pay off debt, donate to charity and assist a sick relative.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark […]

Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga made history on Tuesday, becoming the first to represent an African country in bobsleigh. The Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team also made history at this year’s Winter Games, 30 years after the men’s team competed for the first-time and inspired the film Cool Runnings. Female teammates pilot Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brake-woman […]

A joint U.S. and Jamaican operation captures an accused scam artist. The suspect faces extradition to the United States for allegedly bilking elderly American victims out of millions of dollars.

The rapper broke the news on his Instagram to inform fans that he wouldn't be making an appearance at Toronto's OVO Fest, in lieu of recovery.

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Samuel Sharpe was a Jamaican preacher who led a 10-day slave revolt on the island nation that moved the British Empire to end slavery in 1833. The so-called “Baptist War” because of the denomination of many involved, or the “Christmas Rebellion of 1831,” left over several hundred slaves dead. Sharpe was born around 1801, according […]


The video was released as part of Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday, Spike Lee will receive an honorary Academy Award for his work.

Police investigating a brutal brawl that occurred in a Brooklyn McDonald’s have arrested five teenagers in connection with the beating that left a 15-year-old girl with…