Cop cleared in chokehold death of Eric Garner

December 04, 2014 in International

A Staten Island grand jury cleared an NYPD cop in the chokehold death of Eric Garner during his caught-on-video arrest for peddling loose cigarettes, the Staten Island district attorney confirmed Wednesday. The panel voted a “no-bill” and dismissed all potential charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo. The blockbuster...

The chief ganja officer

December 03, 2014 in International

BALRAM Vaswani's new position as chief ganja officer (CGO) at the US-based Ganja Inc and associated companies puts him at the centre of a high-growth industry. Vaswani moved from Kingston to cash in on coffee in Denver, Colorado last year, but soon segued into ganja, which...

The Voice lets go Anita Antoinette

November 28, 2014 in International

Jamaican singer Anita Antoinette Fearon's journey on The Voice came to an end Tuesday. She was eliminated in the Top 10 stage of the popular NBC talent contest. She performed a reggae version of British singer Passenger's Let Her Go which failed to impress voters and...