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  • Wigging Out

    05/20/2024 5:52:02 AM PDT · by Twotone · 2 replies
    SteynonLine ^ | May 20, 2024 | Mark Steyn
    ~As you know, in three weeks' time my suit against the UK media censor Ofcom comes to the High Court of England: The King on the application of Mark Steyn vs The Office of Communications I'll be there. Not sure if the King will. Day on day, Ofcom's enforcement of the Covid-vaccine narrative looks increasingly not only preposterous but blood-soaked. Yet, in the so-called controlled demolition of the entire western world, it's the small things that get you. Just about the only reason I was looking forward to my court date was that, after a month in the dank septic...
  • 2 Kentucky moms say they were drugged and raped by Bahamas resort staffers, weren’t told about travel warning until after horrific assault

    02/08/2024 5:24:15 AM PST · by george76 · 73 replies
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 8, 2024, | Allie Griffin
    Two moms from Kentucky are speaking out after they were drugged and raped in the Bahamas after the US issued a travel warning for the vacation hotspot. Longtime friends Amber Shearer and Dongayla Dobson said their first kid-free vacation ended with a traumatic, broad-daylight assault when they decided to go to the beach after the Carnival cruise ship they were on docked at the island country. Now they’re warning other women. The moms were relaxing on a Grand Bahama beach when a resort staffer offered them a two-for-one drink deal ... they soon felt like the drinks were much stronger...
  • Americans Urged to Reconsider Travel to Jamaica (and Bahamas) Amid Spate of Murders

    01/31/2024 9:22:26 AM PST · by nuconvert · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Jan. 31, 2024
    The U.S. government has raised its travel alert level for Jamaica amid a spate of murders in the Caribbean nation, urging Americans to reconsider visiting the island "due to crime and [unreliable] medical services." The State Department announced the change, to its Level 3 travel advisory, for Jamaica just a few days after it issued a warning about the Bahamas, which remained at a Level 2 advisory, urging Americans to "exercise increased caution," despite a series of murders there.
  • Bahamas travel warning issued in wake of 18 murders so far this year

    01/27/2024 8:49:32 PM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    New York Post ^ | Jan. 26, 2024 | Alex Mitchell
    Think twice about a tropical getaway to the Caribbean this winter. The U.S. embassy in the Bahamas has released a security warning and travel advisory that the island nation is currently unsafe for tourists amidst 18 murders — “primarily” motivated by gang violence — in January alone. Safety concerns have reached a point of severity where U.S. officials say people shouldn’t even try to “physically resist” being robbed. “Murders have occurred at all hours including in broad daylight on the streets,” the embassy wrote in a release, also recommending the use of “extreme caution” on the eastern side of the...
  • Conservatives call for ethics probe into Trudeau’s Jamaica vacation

    01/10/2024 7:06:15 PM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    Global News ^ | January 10, 2024 | Sean Previl
    The military aircraft that brought Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Jamaica for a family vacation had a maintenance issue prior to his planned return to Canada this week, prompting a second plane to be flown to the Caribbean island ... The Conservatives are calling on the interim conflict of interest and ethics commissioner to launch a probe into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s holiday in Jamaica. Opposition parties were already criticizing Trudeau earlier this week for spending his holiday at an oceanfront villa in Jamaica at no cost, as first reported by the National Post. Rooms go for about $9,300 per...
  • Judge Deciding Trump’s Fate in 2024 Election Comes from Family of Marxist Revolutionaries

    08/28/2023 9:20:59 PM PDT · by bitt · 25 replies
    beckernews ^ | 8/27/2023 | Becker News
    The judge presiding over former President Trump’s multiple charges related to his attempts to legally challenge the 2020 presidential election comes from a family with a history of Marxist revolutionary activities in Jamaica. The judge’s family history was reported recently by the New York Post. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan, appointed by President Obama, is the grandchild of Frank Hill. Hill was a communist revolutionary in Jamaica who, along with his brother Ken, was briefly incarcerated by the British governor of the island during WWII due to suspicions of “subversive activities,” the report notes. Frank Hill is the father of Noelle...
  • Judge in Donald Trump’s D.C. Case Related to ‘Most Influential’ Marxist Revolutionaries

    08/16/2023 12:49:13 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/16/2023 | JORDAN DIXON-HAMILTON
    U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, who is assigned to the January 6 case against former President Donald Trump, is related to some of the “most influential” Jamaican Marxists. Special counsel Jack Smith indicted Trump on four counts related to his alleged effort to steal the 2020 election at the beginning of the month. Interestingly, the Article III Project revealed that Chutkan has family ties with the top Marxist revolutionaries in Jamaica. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1962, Chutkan’s grandfather, Frank Hill, and great uncle, Ken Hill, played a key role in founding Jamaica’s People’s National Party (PNP). Ken Hill was...
  • Man dies after trying to drink all 21 cocktails on menu during family vacation in Jamaica

    06/27/2023 10:55:27 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 27, 2023 | Isabel Keane
    A UK man on vacation with his family in Jamaica died after attempting to partake in a challenge that involved drinking all 21 cocktails featured on a bar’s menu. Timothy Southern had finished 12 of the menu’s various cocktails when he returned to his hotel room at the Royal Decameron Club Caribbean in Saint Ann, where he later died, ITV News reported. A pathologist in Kingston said the 53-year-old Staffordshire man’s cause of death was “acute gastroenteritis due to alcohol consumption.” Staffordshire-area coroner Emma Serrano ruled his death was alcohol-related, the outlet reported.
  • British father, 53, dies on holiday in Jamaica after trying to drink all 21 cocktails on pool bar menu: Family raises nearly £10,000 in bid to fly him back for funeral

    06/27/2023 10:51:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/27/23 | Elizabeth Haigh
    A British father died in Jamaica after attempting a challenge at a hotel pool bar to try and drink all 21 cocktails on the menu, an inquest has heard. Timothy Southern, from Lichfield, Staffordshire, had drunk 12 of the cocktails when he went to his room at the Royal Decameron Club Caribbean, in Saint Ann. The 53-year-old was on holiday with his sister, children, and other relatives when tragedy struck in May, 2022. Loved-ones rushed to Timothy's room after the alarm was raised. One of them told his inquest: 'He was on his back choking. I put him in the...
  • Jamaican Woman will no longer allow short-term rentals for black Americans.

    05/26/2023 5:49:09 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 31 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 23, 2023 | Andy Ngo
    "Disrespectful, entitled, unappreciative" Controversy has erupted around a video by the owner of Rustic Mountain Living, a Jamaican cottage rental business. The woman says she will no longer allow short-term rentals for black Americans.
  • Unapologetic Jamaican Vacation Rental Owner Says She Will No Longer Allow Black Americans to Stay At Her Property: “They fight with each other, they’re disrespectful, they’re entitled” [VIDEO]

    05/25/2023 11:20:40 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 69 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5-25-23 | Patty McMurray
    The owner said she rents to people from all over the world but has had difficulty with most of her Black American clientele. She categorized them as “disrespectful, entitled, unappreciative” and said the reason they are is that they have been spoiled and given too much “free sh*t” in America. She complained that they “start fights with each other” late at night and said they expected the same treatment in Jamaica that they receive in America, “They think that they can come to Jamaica and can get the same free shit here, and they are nasty about it.” She continued...
  • Attorney who helped firebomb NYPD car during BLM protests sentenced to prison

    01/27/2023 12:03:05 PM PST · by grundle · 37 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 27, 2023 | Alexander Nazaryan
    Booking photos of Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman taken on May 30, 2020. In a dramatic hearing on Thursday, a federal judge sentenced a corporate attorney who firebombed a police car during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests to a year in jail, arguing that his prestigious education — boarding school, Princeton, a law degree from New York University — should have rendered him a peacekeeper, not an instigator. “You’re not one of the oppressed. You’re one of the privileged,” senior Eastern District of New York Judge Brian Cogan told Colinford Mattis, even as he expressed admiration for what the...
  • Bauhaus Remember ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead’ as “the ‘Stairway To Heaven’ of the 1980s”

    10/29/2022 5:53:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Far Out ^ | THU 20TH OCT 2022 | Jordan Potter
    For many bands, they can labour away for years developing and reshaping their sound to reach what they deem artistic perfection – most never reach this eutopia. This, however, was never a worry for post-punk’s artful vampires, Bauhaus. With their cavernous, magical debut single, ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead’, they knew they had hit the nail on the head; everything after was a bonus. In 1978, Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J formed Bauhaus with the aim of bringing a sinister and more artistic edge to punk. They would employ the vibrations of glam, psychedelia, dub and prog-rock to...
  • Persecuting a Pro-Israel Scholar-DePaul University's show trial of Prof. Jason Hill.

    08/11/2022 6:04:45 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 11, 2022 | Matthew Vadum
    A white DePaul University professor mocked her black Jamaican-born colleague Jason D. Hill, claiming he came from a “shit-hole” country after Hill wrote an op-ed expressing support for the state of Israel. The smear may be shocking to some but it’s just another day on an American university campus nowadays. To the academic Left, supporting Israel is arguably the worst thing anyone can do. Backing the Jewish state is an unforgivable sin in their eyes. To these people, saying anything good about Israel is a crime against humanity. They believe that perpetrators of such thought crimes need to be...
  • IRD Hails Ska

    07/08/2022 5:14:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Jamaica Observer ^ | Jul 01, 2022 | Richard Johnson
    SKA, one of the musical genres Jamaica has gifted the world, will be celebrated today, July 1, International Reggae Day. Conceptualiser of the virtual celebration of Jamaican music Andrea Davis told the Jamaica Observer that the decision to celebrate ska this year was taken in a bid to pay homage to the genre which is celebrating 60 years, just like Jamaican Independence and spawned so much of the success that the country’s music has had on the world scene. “There is a big ska market all over the globe. It is very much a vibrant genre, even if it is...
  • International Reggae Day Ska 60 Essential Playlist

    07/02/2022 4:27:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Jamaica Gleaner ^ | JULY 1, 2022
    Today is International Reggae Day. An annual global celebration of Jamaican music and culture, it is this year being celebrated under the theme ‘60 years of ska music’. Here are 15 songs the organisers want you to add to your playlist. 1. My Boy Lollipop — Millie Small 2. Eastern Standard Time — Don Drummond 3. Guns of Navarone — The Skatalites Headlines Delivered to Your Inbox Sign up for The Gleaner’s morning and evening newsletters. 4. Forward March — Derrick Morgan 5. I’ll Never Grow Old — The Maytals 6. Ska War — The Maytals 7. Easy Snapping —...
  • Kamala Harris panned for offering 'word salad' at WH event with Jamaican prime minister: 'Is she punking us?'

    03/31/2022 4:02:02 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/31/22 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Vice President Kamala Harris went viral once again, this time for remarks she made during a White House event alongside Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness. During Wednesday's event, Harris and Holness touted relations between the U.S. and Jamaica and offered highlights of what was discussed in their meeting. However, the vice president raised eyebrows when she attempted to explain how the U.S. was going to assist the Caribbean nation from the negative impacts of the pandemic. "We also recognize just as it has been in the United States, for Jamaica, one of the issues that has been presented as an...
  • Prince William expresses 'profound sorrow' over Britain's role in 'abhorrent' slave trade

    03/24/2022 12:43:04 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 82 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 24, 2022 | Melissa Roberto
    Prince William expressed his "profound sorrow" over slavery and Britain's role in it during a speech he delivered in Jamaica on Wednesday night. "I want to express my profound sorrow. Slavery was abhorrent. And it should never have happened," the Duke of Cambridge said during a dinner hosted by the Governor General of Jamaica at King's House in Kingston, Jamaica. "While the pain runs deep, Jamaica continues to forge its future with determination, courage and fortitude," William continued. "The strength and shared sense of purpose of the Jamaican people, represented in your flag and motto, celebrate an invincible spirit." Prince...
  • Robbie Shakespeare of Sly and Robbie Fame Has Died

    12/08/2021 4:56:56 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Jamaica Gleaner ^ | Wednesday, December 08, 2021 | Brian Bonitto
    Robbie Shakespeare, one half of the powerhouse rhythm duo of Sly and Robbie, has died. A close associate confirmed his passing to The Gleaner a short while ago. Shakespeare had reportedly been ailing for some time and had undergone surgery related to his kidneys. He was living overseas and was in hospital in Florida. In July last year, he placed at Number 17 on 'The 50 Greatest Bassists of All Time list', compiled by the prestigious Rolling Stone magazine. Headlines Delivered to Your Inbox Sign up for The Gleaner’s morning and evening newsletters. When The Gleaner reached out to the...
  • Winsome Sears says she would die for America, starts 'USA' chant during victory speech: 'American dream' Winsome Sears declared victory and called it a 'God thing'

    11/03/2021 7:39:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies ^ | 11/3/2021 | Emma Colton
    Winsome Sears delivered a patriotic speech as she claimed victory in her race to become the first woman and woman of color to be elected Virginia's lieutenant governor. "I'm telling you that what you are looking at is the American dream," Sears said during her victory speech. Sears, a Marine Corps veteran, claimed victory in a speech early Wednesday morning and was met by a crowd chanting, "Winsome! Winsome! Winsome!" "When I joined the Marine Corps, I was still a Jamaican. But this country had done so much for me, I was willing, willing, to die for this country," Sears...