Smirnoff ’90s Recall | Entertainment

The promoters of Smirnoff Jamaica 90s Recall will certainly have to go back to the drawing board for the second anniversary in July; not because last Saturday’s staging failed to deliver, but more exceeded the expectations of patrons. “There was a lot of unexpected happenings,” said promoter/dancer, Ryan ‘Rage’ Riley, “especially where the patronage was concerned.” Both male and females entered in ’90s-style, dancehall outfits and headed straight to the dancefloor. The bar service was up to par, with Smirnoff Vodka and Tru-Juice mixologists meeting the patrons with special mixes…

Smirnoff 90’s Recall a real hit | Entertainment

The promoters of Smirnoff Jamaica 90s Recall will certainly have to go back to the drawing board for the second anniversary in July; not because last Saturday’s staging failed to deliver, but more exceeded the expectations of patrons. “There was a lot of unexpected happenings,” said promoter/dancer, Ryan ‘Rage’ Riley, “especially where the patronage was concerned.” Both male and females entered in 90s-style, dancehall outfits and headed straight to the dancefloor. The bar service was up to par, with Smirnoff Vodka and Tru-Juice mixologists meeting the patrons with special mixes…

Work left to be done … Powell excited after ton but concentrating on World Cup qualification | Sports

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC): Rovman Powell said Saturday he was elated with his maiden One-Day International but was keeping his focus firmly fixed on ensuring West Indies qualify for next year’s ICC World Cup in England. The 24-year-old struck 101 off 100 balls as the Windies trounced the previously unbeaten Ireland by 52 runs in their Group A contest of the World Cup Qualifiers at Harare Sports Club. “I’m feeling good about my performance. A lot of hard work has been done behind closed doors so I’m definitely elated at this…

Bailey focusing on Bayer Leverkusen | Sports

  There might be much discussion around his international future, but Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey seems focused on helping his club to a second-place finish in the Bundesliga. Bailey’s father and agent Craig Butler is embroiled in a very public disagreement with Jamaican football authorities, which has left his chances of representing his country of birth at risk. This has led to unconfirmed reports of approaches being made by other countries for the talents of the 20-year-old winger. However, Bailey, who started in his team’s 2-0 home win over…

Bailey focussing on Leverkusen | Sports

There might be much discussion around his international future, but Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey seems focused on helping his club to a second-place finish in the Bundesliga. Bailey’s father and agent Craig Butler is embroiled in a very public disagreement with Jamaican football authorities, which has left his chances of representing his country of birth at risk. This has led to unconfirmed reports of approaches being made by other countries for the talents of the 20-year-old winger. However, Bailey, who started in his team’s 2-0 home win over Borussia…

Not working for peanuts – St Elizabeth farmer switches to sweet potatoes | News

Bad roads, depleted soil and declining profits have combined to drive Glendford Smith, a peanut farmer of 30 years, out of that business. Smith, 68, who is from Cornwall district, has shifted his focus to other root crops. “First me use to plant peanut, but we see say the peanut thing nah work out. We nah get a good rainfall fi keep up with the farming. We change the system of the farming and start produce sweet potato, yellow yam, cocoa and tomato,” he said. “Mi loose about $150,000 out…

STAR of the Month: Prime Minister Konshens? – Artiste has no interest in top jobs | Entertainment

In exactly one week, Major General Antony Anderson will take over Jamaica’s fourth commissioner of police in eight years. His top priority, no doubt, would be to tame the crime monster. STAR of the Month Konshens, whose father, like Anderson, was an army officer, thinks the most pressing issue affecting Jamaica at this time is crime and violence. However, he said that he would rather stick to music than becoming either the prime mnister or commissioner of police. “At this point, mi can’t see myself doing anything outside of music.…

Portmore, Arnett in mega RSPL clash – UWI secure key win over Cavalier | Sports

The University of the West Indies (UWI) made a big step towards a spot in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) Championship stage when they edged Cavalier 2-1 at Stadium East yesterday. The win pushed the team to seventh place on 42 points, just outside of the top six play-off spot with two rounds remaining. While, Cavalier remained on 44 points in sixth position. UWI scored two early goals courtesy of striker Akeem Thenstead in the 12th minute and Ryan Miller, who netted his 10th goal of the season in…

Back off! – Gage warns veteran artistes to give young ones a break | Entertainment

Dancehall artiste Gage has been making the rounds on social media following his television interview on the weekend. The entertainer is today receiving heavy support from his fellow colleagues, particularly up-and-coming entertainers, for calling out veteran artistes on their lack of support for younger ones. In that interview, Gage described today’s dancehall landscape as a battlefield, where there is constant fighting between the old and the young. Explaining that criticisms from the elders (as it relates to how music is being approached today) isn’t necessary, Gage pointed out that some…