Windies, Bangladesh to face off in Florida T20s | Sports

(CMC): West Indies will face Bangladesh in two Twenty20 Internationals on US soil during the home series in July, Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed Tuesday. The first T20 International is carded for Warner Park in St Kitts on July 31 before back-to-back matches are played at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Florida on August 4 and 5. News of the US fixtures had come via media reports last weekend. West Indies are set to play two Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium. “Both…

Ity and Fancy Cat thrill in Canada | Entertainment

The Jamaican comedy duo, Ity and Fancy Cat, provided Jamaicans and Canadians with a bellyful of laughter at the recent Jamaica National Group Expo held in Toronto and Montreal, Canada. The comedians were joined by other entertainers, including Mysta, a reggae artiste based in Canada; Kafinal, Jamaican-Canadian reggae artiste; and award-winning reggae sensation, Mark Steele. Ity and Fancy Cat opened their act engaging the crowd about their favourite Jamaican dish. They turned up the tempo when they asked members of the audience about their favourite dishes and which Jamaican ingredients…

Big bucks for fake rum | News

Several persons in Kingston are cashing in on their fake alcohol business. So good is the market, that Jason Smith* has hired an assistant to deliver the products to his customers in other sections of the Corporate Area. “Me make me own ting. It sell more than hot bread and the rum head dem love it cuz mine little stronger,” he said. Smith said his suppliers include numerous bar operators and liquor stores. “The bar owners dem give me back the bottles when dem finish and me just full it…

PCJ pumps $12m into JIIM | Sports

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is continuing its support for local athletics with a $12-million sponsorship package for the Jamaica International Invitational Meet (JIIM), which is scheduled for this Saturday, May 19, at the National Stadium in Kingston. The allocation extends the PCJ’s support for the well-regarded event to a fifth consecutive year. The competition, which is an IAAF Challenge Meet, serves as a critical building block for the nation’s athletes, especially those who are based on home soil. JIIM continually brings internationally renowned track and field stars to…

Don’t come stress me – Spice claps back at fellow reality TV star | Entertainment

Dancehall’s leading lady, Spice continues to heat things up on US reality series ‘Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta’. In the latest saga, fellow cast mate Tommie Lee called out Spice for making her look like a liar. In the most recent episode of the show, Spice goes in on Tommie for turning up late for a studio session they were both supposed to be a part of because ‘her pet pig was sick’. The Indicator artiste was clearly upset as she lashed out at Tommie for not taking her career seriously.…

Portmore mastered CFU assignment | Sports

Portmore United’s administrator Rohn Rainford said it was a great learning curve for his club in hosting the FLOW CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship final stage at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex recently. Atletico Pantoja of the Dominican Republic were crowned champions after wins against local clubs Portmore and Arnett Gardens in the semi-final and final, respectively. The champions advanced directly to the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League, while Portmore and Arnett will take the longer route by playing in the CONCACAF League which starts on July 31. “It is the first…

‘Throwing shade’ with exciting lip colours | Entertainment

Nowadays, it’s normal for females to take to social media and pass a rude remark about other persons, leaving their followers wondering who it was directed at. This has been coined as ‘throwing shade’. It is almost immediately obvious to onlookers that the aim is to catch some amount of attention, but why not do it with a little more class and style? As summer approaches, dare to talk some smack with lip colours that say, ‘It’s OK. I’m just throwing some shade’.   Slick Lip   A shade of…

Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce Resource Centre gets face lift | News

Calling the residents of Waterhouse her biggest fans, double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is hoping that the Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Resource Centre will offer upliftment for persons in the community. “They are always cheering for me, no matter what. I have known them from I was three years old and it is just really exciting to be able to be a part of a community that continues to uplift you in your career and your endeavour, so why not associate with them and get them to excel at anything they do…

Rockets have plenty to fix for Game 2 | Sports

  (AP): The Houston Rockets have plenty of things to fix after squandering their coveted home-court advantage in game one of the Western Conference finals. Tops on their list: limiting turnovers, eliminating open 3s and making things tougher on the Golden State Warriors – particularly Kevin Durant. “Kevin Durant and (Stephen) Curry, they’re good. So they’re going to make shots,” Houston coach, Mike D’Antoni, said. “Our head can’t explode that they go one-on-one and make shots … you have to be able to absorb some of their greatness; at the…