‘Police’ replaces overweight ‘Wasp’ in tonight’s Contender clash | Sports

Jamaican boxer Michael ‘Wasp’ Gardener has been replaced by Donovan ‘Police’ Campbell in tonight’s Wray & Nephew Contender fight against Canadian Dave Leblond. Gardener, 24, was overweight for the contest, which is the first in the quarterfinals of the very popular fight series that takes place at the Chinese Benevolent Association in Kingston. His replacement, Police, was crowned the 2012 Wray & Nephew Contender champion. He won that championship belt by scoring a unanimous decision against Ramel ‘Sub Zero’ Lewis in the final. IN PHOTO: Dave Leblond Tonight’s fight between the…

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton On Cryptocurrencies And Investing | CNBC

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton speaks exclusively with CNBC’s Bob Pisani about the state of investing, the future cryptocurrencies, the IPO market and cybersecurity. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow…

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Are Not Securities | CNBC

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton speaks with CNBC’s Bob Pisani about what he sees for the future of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO). » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC…

Elephant Man to show off cooking skills | Entertainment

Elephant Man is set to fly Jamaica’s flag in this Sunday’s celebrity cook-off at the 3rd annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in Washington, D.C. The energy god is slated to compete with DJ Ricky Platinum in the Shoppers Culinary Pavilion for bragging rights. “I’m honoured that Jerk Fest wants me to participate in the celebrity cook-off. My skills in the kitchen aren’t as good as on the turntables, but I’m bringing my ‘A’ game. I hope Elephant Man ready for this,” stated DJ Ricky Platinum. Other highlights of the Shoppers’ Culinary Pavilion…

‘Obeah man’ tricks, rapes student – Woman told she was being followed by duppies | News

An alleged obeah man was found guilty of raping a young woman when he appeared before the Clarendon Circuit Court yesterday. A jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict for Baldwin Hyman, 41, who was accused of rape and larceny by trick. It is alleged that Hyman, who is of a Spur Tree, Manchester, address saw the 22-year-old university student walking along Main Street in May Pen, Clarendon, on September 16, 2016, and called out to her. When she came closer to him, he told her that he saw two ‘duppies’…

Customers flock sidewalk piercing ‘shop’ | News

“Come in nuh sexy, make me give you a discount on two piercing,” says Jahiem ‘Big Boss’ Matthie as he lines up customers on the sidewalk of Beckford Street in downtown Kingston. Cardboard and Solitex are used to create the perfect makeshift office. ‘If you feel pain, you don’t pay’ a slogan reads. This proved to be true as a female sits comfortably while Big Boss inserts a piercing needle into her tongue after numbing the area. Big Boss’ clients are kept well entertained and distracted with the hardcore dancehall…

Crime forces lottery winners to hide and collect money | News

Dressed in loose-fitting clothing and a smiling emoji mask on her face, N. Gray yesterday collected her cheque, valued at $180,900,000, from Supreme Ventures after winning the Super Lotto draw. Her disguise, once again, brought into sharp focus the harsh reality that many Jamaicans are scared to have their images broadcast after getting large sums of money because crime is rampant in the country. Simone Clarke-Cooper, assistant vice-president of Group Corporate Communications at Supreme Ventures Limited, noted that since Super Lotto started, winners have been wearing disguises to protect themselves.…

Duckie denies Mount Pleasant | Sports

Despite a release from the Jamaica Football Federation which lists him as the head coach of the St Ann-based club, controversial coach Donovan Duckie insists he is not the head coach of Mount Pleasant Football Academy. The outspoken coach, who led Waterhouse to the Premier League final last season, and who is expected to return to Drewsland again this season, pointed out that Paul ‘Tegat’ Davis is the head coach of Mount Pleasant and he must be the ‘ghost head coach’, because how could he be the team’s head coach…

Prohgres delivers positive message with his music | Entertainment

  Reggae artiste Prohgres continues his musical journey with the release of Energy Drainer. The singer believes that as an entertainer it is his duty to teach the younger generation through his musical craft and always keeps his music positive. “That’s why I tell my fans in my new single that they shouldn’t allow anything or anyone to drain their energy,” said the singjay. Prohgres also released the visuals behind the track recently. “The video was shot in various parts of Kingston and the videographers from Wicked Media Production captured…