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UPDATE!!!! Primary Elections to be held today in Jamaica, candidates in a dead heat

UPDATE!!!!  Primary Elections to be held today in Jamaica, candidates in a dead heat

GFBC NEWS NETWORK December 29, 2011 On Tuesday, according to the Jamaica Gleaner the JLP had a slight lead according to 63 constituencies reporting. The candidates have alot in common both have held the office of Prime Minister of Jamaica for a short period of time. In addition, there would Holness would become Jamaica’s youngest […]

USVI to lay off nearly 500 amid budget crisis

USVI to lay off nearly 500 amid budget crisis

(AP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says he will be forced to lay off nearly 500 employees in the coming months because of a fiscal crisis. Gov. John de Jongh said Wednesday that 143 temporary and part-time workers will be dismissed on Dec. 30, and that another […]

Jamaican PM struggles in tight reelection race

Jamaican PM struggles in tight reelection race

KINGSTON — Jamaica’s youngest prime minister is locked in a tight campaign ahead of Thursday’s elections, as voters fret over high unemployment, endemic corruption and crime. Prime Minister Andrew Holness — at 39, the youngest to lead the Caribbean nation of just under three million — is standard-bearer for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), while […]

Heavy D died of Pulmunary Embolism (blood clot in the lungs)

Heavy D died of Pulmunary Embolism (blood clot in the lungs)

GFBC NEWS NETWORK December 27, 2011 According to the Loa Angeles coroner’s report, Heavy D real whose real was name Dwight Myers died of Pulmonary Embolism. The coroner’s report also stated, “manner of death: natural.” But Heavy D also could have died from a pulmonary embolism, a fatal consequence of sitting for prolonged periods of […]

Tax Scam: The Florida Real Estate Connection

Tax Scam: The Florida Real Estate Connection

MIAMI – The Miami Herald reports that Florida is the number one state in the country for international residential real estate sales, with almost one-third of the nation’s foreign-backed property transactions. Most of the deals are in cash. However, the State of Florida and the federal government may be left holding the bag, according to […]

THE Federation has recorded its 33rd homicide for the year with the suspected stabbing death of a male teenager last night (Dec. 24) in Nevis.

THE Federation has recorded its 33rd homicide for the year with the suspected stabbing death of a male teenager last night (Dec. 24) in Nevis.

GFBC NEWS NETWORK December 25, 2011 THE Federation has recorded its 33rd homicide for the year with the suspected stabbing death of a male teenager last night (Dec. 24) in Nevis. SEE THE SAFEST CARIBBEAN ISLANDS According to the Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for the Nevis Division of the Royal St. Christopher and […]

Free Buju!!! Please!!!! however, the case is left up to the appellate Judges not the “media” and his attorney

Free Buju!!! Please!!!! however, the case is left up to the appellate Judges not the “media” and his attorney

GFBC NEWS NETWORK December 24, 2011 Various media outlets are reporting that Buju may be soon set free, however before we set a parade date let’s consider what is necessary to facilitate our hopes. Quoting the Jamaica Observer, it was reported on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 that “Violations of the act, such as where the […]

HBO Special on JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival Showcases Brand Jamaica

HBO Special on JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival Showcases Brand Jamaica

The 2012 installment of the much celebrated JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival – The Art of Music will once again take over The Greenfield Stadium, Trelawny with three days of music and magic from January 26 – 28 The JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival has proven to be an important tool for marketing Jamaica throughout […]

OUTRAGE!!! 68 year old Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) disrespects the 1st lady First Lady Michelle Obama‘s rear end

OUTRAGE!!! 68 year old Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) disrespects the 1st lady First Lady Michelle Obama‘s rear end

GFBC NEWS NETWORK December 22, 2011 Black is beautiful; and in White House it is apparent. Sensenbrenner was overheard saying that after buying all their “crap” (his word) a woman approached him and praised first lady Michelle Obama. Now look at this guy. He told the woman that Michelle should practice what she preaches, stating […]

Allen Stanford will stand trial ruled “competent” to stand trial for “fraud”

Allen Stanford will stand trial ruled “competent” to stand trial for “fraud”

GFBC NEWS NETWORK December 22, 2011 U.S. v. Stanford, 09-cr-342, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas Allen Stanford, will stand trial next month in a Houston courtroom to face charges of fraud and that he he swindled investors of more than $7 billion, a U.S. judge ruled. The trial is to begin with jury […]

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