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Vybz Kartel Says Shorty And Him Will Never Get Back To Again

Vybz Kartel has revealed that the chances of him rekindling his relationship with Shorty is out of the question.

On Tuesday, the incarcerated Dancehall superstar finally confirmed that he called it quits with his long time common-law wife Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson.

Kartel uploaded a video listening to a Whitney Houston track when a fan accused him of missing the mother of his three sons.

“Diss shorty and want har back,” the user wrote, “f**king food, get the f**k outta here.”

The ‘Fever’ deejay instantly hit back saying his relationship with Shorty is over and done, “Want back who?,” Vybz Kartel questioned. “P***y me nuh go back way ! Leave mi page and go chuck inna di darkest part a yuh mada,” he added.

Kartel’s statement comes after he cropped out Shorty during his Father’s Day post on Sunday. According to sources, the two broke up late last year.

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#VybzKartel vs fan who said he wanted back Shorty 👀

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Bog Walk High renamed in honour of late Enid Bennett

The Bog Walk High School in St Catherine has been renamed the Enid Bennett High School in honour of the late former State minister and daughter of the parish, who was instrumental in the establishment of the institution.

Bennett played a key role in securing funds and land for the construction of the school, along with Tacius Golding High School and Lucky Valley Primary School in the 1970s under the ‘New Deal in Education’ project.

Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Ruel Reid, in his address at the renaming ceremony on the grounds of the institution on Tuesday, hailed Bennett as an exceptional servant of the people.

“She had an outstanding record in community service and in (her) political life… and, therefore, this is a fitting opportunity for us to recognise her contribution to the nation,” he said.

He added that “it is delightful because not only do we have an opportunity to recognise the role played by a humble Jamaican who was passionate about the welfare of the less privileged in society but also to celebrate the significant growth and progress of this school since it’s founding in the 1970s”.

Principal Patrick Phillips said the school board, administration, teachers, students and other stakeholders welcome the name change.

He also informed that the uniform for the fifth-form students will be changed at the start of the upcoming new school year.

“Ordinarily, the students who are moving from grade 10 to grade 11 would not change uniform; however, with the new name, we have to have a new look, so we are going to change the uniform,” Phillips said.

Bennett’s grand-niece, Belinda-Gae Orrett, thanked the Government and the school’s administration, noting that “we the members of her family accept this honour with pride and humility”.

She said that one of her late grand-aunt’s proudest achievements was her role in the establishment of the school “to give the children a ladder whereby they can climb out of poverty. We are happy that her work has been recognised. We are happy because it means her sterling service will never be forgotten”.

Bennett was born in Linstead on May 18, 1931. She started her education at Linstead Primary School and later attended St. Helen Commercial School, where she qualified as a stenographer.

She was elected Councillor for the Sligoville division and later Member of Parliament for Central St Catherine, before moving to represent St Catherine West Central.

She served as minister of State in the Ministry of Local Government between 1980 and 1982, and minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security between 1982 and 1989. She was awarded the country’s fourth-highest honour, the Order of Jamaica, in 2012.

Bennett is hailed as a trailblazing politician, serving as Member of Parliament for 30 continuous years until her retirement in 1997 and setting a record as a female legislator in the House of Representatives.

Throughout her years of service in politics, she aimed to transform the lives of citizens and was instrumental in establishing community centres in Buxton Town and Point Hill, improving the West Central St Catherine road network and bringing electricity to several communities in the constituency.

Bennett died on December 22, 2017 at age 86 after a brief illness.

Bog Walk Junior Secondary first opened its doors on September 14, 1971 to 680 students, 16 teachers, three administrative staff members and seven ancillary staff workers. The school’s name has changed over the years to Bog Walk Secondary School, Bog Walk Comprehensive High School and Bog Walk High School.

Jamaican clients inspire designer bodies

It is not uncommon for people considering plastic surgery to take inspirational stories or images to their preliminary consultation, said Michelle Garcia, head representative for Designer Bodys, that has worked on numerous local and international celebrities.

Designer Bodys, an online community and cosmetic surgery company operating out of the Dominican Republic, has collected data to determine the most-requested celebrity features and the level of satisfaction from those who have gone under the knife.

“The most requested surgery procedures are those that will give a flatter stomach, smaller waist and enhancements on the hips and bottom – such as the tummy tuck, liposculpture and the infamous ‘BBL’, that is the Brazilian butt lift,” Garcia said.

From data collected, she said the most popular inspirations are Puerto Rican Internet model Bernice Burgos and Jamaican Sher Luxury Doll, who is an ambassador for Designer Bodys. Shauna Chyn has also sought their professional services.

“Cosmetic surgery has given some female social media influencers and those in the entertainment industry a boost in their careers, so it is becoming a very popular lifestyle choice,” she said. “As a public figure, they need to look their best whether through a general healthy lifestyle, gym usage or going down the route of cosmetic surgery; it is part of the brand they are promoting.”

Sher Luxury Doll, who has been sporting her breast lift and liposculptured body, told The STAR, “It makes me feel happy to know females all over the world desire my look.”

She added, “My Instagram inbox is filled with messages from females asking me questions about Designer Bodys.”

Garcia said Caribbean persons find it easier to travel to and from the Dominican Republic as there is no hassle to get a US visa.

“We have clients, whether in groups or individuals, travelling from all over the Caribbean islands daily to have surgery here; it has become a very popular destination,” said Garcia.

She said about 70 per cent of their clients have been from Jamaica or are of Jamaican descent.

“We have a lot of Jamaicans come in from different countries. So much so that now we do a Jamaican menu at our new recovery house,” Garcia continued.

Despite all the glamour of the finished product, Garcia stressed that cosmetic surgery is not an overnight journey.

Mavado’s Son Didn’t Show Up For His First Appearance In Court On Monday

Mavado’s son was a no show in court on Monday.

The 16-year-old, who is facing murder charges, didn’t show up to his first court hearing set for Monday (June 18). Mavado’s attorney, Tamika Harris, who is also representing the teen, says police officers were responsible for bringing the accused to court but didn’t. The case hearing will be rescheduled to a future date and we will keep you posted.

Mavado‘s son is currently facing charges including murder, conspiracy to murder, arson, shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

Cops say he and another man, 23-year-old Andre Hinds, are responsible for the gruesome murder of Lorenza Thomas in Cassava Piece, Kingston 8 on June 5, 2018.

Mavado says his son is innocent of the charges and vows to fight the case to clear his name.

Dancehall Artists Reacts To XXXTentacion’s Death

Several Dancehall entertainers including Tommy Lee Sparta, Sizzla, Sean Kingston, Gage took to social media on Monday following the news of XXXTentacion’s death.

The Jamaican-American rapper was shot and killed yesterday.

The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. He was shot earlier Monday outside a Deerfield Beach motorcycle dealership.

“Rip #xxxtentacion jah knw me no like hear them news yah jah Gide an protect all musicians #jamaicanfamily,” Sparta captioned a photo of the ‘SAD!’ rapper.

“Rip #xxxtentacion jah knw me no like hear them news yah jah Gide an protect all musicians 🙏🏼#jamaicanfamily,” Sparta captioned a photo of the ‘SAD!’ rapper.

Sizzla who collaborated with XXXTentacion on a track titled ‘I’m Yours’, reposted a snippet of the single and wrote, ‘Rest up in Zion 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾.’

While Jamaican pop singer Sean Kingston, Stefflon Don and Gage also sent out their condolences.

#TommyLeeSparta speaks 🙏

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#Sizzla sends out his condolences after #Xxxtentacion’s death.

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Spice Get The Biggest Gucci Bag Ever What Did She Bought

Forget Dancehall…. Spice is officially the ‘Queen of Gucci’.

The recording artist got the “biggest Gucci bad ever” on Monday when she stopped by a store and dropped almost $2,000 on a new pair of shoes.

“Buy it or not?,” the ‘Under Fire’ deejay asked her fans via Instagram story. Spice’s next post showed off her receipt of the posh purchase.

The Reality TV show star then uploaded a photo to her profile standing outside the store with the massive bag.

It seems Spice did some retail therapy after having a breakdown on social media during Father’s Day celebrations Sunday. In a series of messages, the entertainer wrote “I’m tired of being loyal f**k that shit.”

“So i must really shit here lonely to please who? You know what i’m gonna find me a good…….,” she continued.

“Being at home all by myself today made me realize something,” Spice added in another post. “Never take my kindness for [weakness]. Never try to take advance.”

View below.

#Spice living her best life 💰👏

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#Spice getting some stuff off her chest ✌️

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Jamaican students on visitor visas sue hosts in U.S. Federal Court

Jamaican students who arrived in the United States on J-1 exchange visitor visas to work at a Holiday Inn Express and a Hampton Inn have sued their hosts in Oklahoma federal court.
They are claiming to be survivors of  human trafficking who shelled out high recruitment fees, got paid less than promised and were threatened with physical harm if  they tried to quit. The proposed class action is led by named plaintiffs Dorret Francis, Anthony Kennedy and Christine Pearce.
The documents, which were filed on Friday, claim that Walter Schumacher and Carolyn Schumacher used a J-1 sponsor organization – Apex USA Incorporated – which they controlled and operated, to recruit staff for the hospitality businesses that they also owned and operated in Clinton, Oklahoma. The businesses included the Holiday Inn Express, the Hampton Inn, a steakhouse and an indoor water park.
The complaint said the defendants’ overseas recruiting agents defrauded the plaintiffs and other individuals throughout the recruitment process, inducing them to pay substantial fees for recruitment, immigration processing and travel with promises of full-time, good-paying jobs and suitable housing.
However, it said after the individuals arrived in Oklahoma, the defendants caused them to believe that if they did not work exclusively for them, they would suffer abuse of the legal process and serious financial and reputational harm. The suit said when the Jamaicans thought about leaving, they realized they could not return home because they had incurred substantial debts to pay for the Apex recruitment fees and other expenses.
The suit said the student workers were also subjected to threats of physical harm from Walter Schumacher, who allegedly told them he carried a firearm in his car and was a police sheriff with close ties to law enforcement authorities in Clinton.
Mr. Schumacher and other supervisors also reportedly threatened the students with deportation when they complained about their wages and working conditions.
Similar case
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, whose lawyers are representing the Jamaican students, revealed that the workers took action after learning of a similar lawsuit filed in July 2017 against most of the same defendants on behalf of employees recruited from the Philippines for the guest worker program.

They allegedly worked as housekeepers at Holiday Inn Express or the Hampton Inn Clinton at a rate of pay between $4 and $4.25 for each room cleaned.

According to the suit, the job was time-consuming, so only a small number of rooms could be cleaned each day.

It also said the piece rate did not satisfy the hotels’ contractual promises or minimum wage requirements.

The suit alleges violations of the Federal Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. It seeks actual damages, including restitution, compensatory damages and punitive damages.

Representatives for the Schumachers did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Monday.

Gaza Fan Blasted By Vybz Kartel For Asking About His Kids

Vybz Kartel had to check a fan on social media Sunday evening for asking about his kids complexion.

The Dancehall superstar uploaded a photo with his three sons on Father’s Day with the caption, “🔉🔊🔊”…Get di oats Mh get di supligen Mhm…get a gal n jus go get u children mhm…”🎵🎶🎧📻👩👸🏾👨🏿👩🏿‍🎓👨🏿‍🏫👨🏿‍⚕️👶🏿.”

A curious fan then chimed in asking the deejay why his kids where black and he was of a brown complexion. “Hey why all those kids have dark skin and you are so light,” the user wrote, seemingly unaware of the entertainer’s bleaching practices.

However Kartel wasn’t having it and immediately hit back, “@_proverbs31_10 for someone name “proverbs” you fool nuh bloodcl****t,” he responded.

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Harry Toddler 15-Year-Old Daughter’s Life Needs Saving, Makes Emotional Plea For Help

Harry Toddler made an emotional plea on social media Monday afternoon to help save his 15-year-old daughter’s life.

In a heartfelt video, the veteran recording artist/actor revealed that his daughter, Iceces Jackson is dire need of US$2,000 to assist with her medical expenses.

Iceces was recently diagnosed with Wolf Parkinson’s White Sydrome. She is scheduled to do heart surgery next month in Boston.

In the one minute clip, Harry Toddler said he is calling on all Jamaicans and celebrities both local and international to help. He tagged He tagged Kevin Hart, Bounty Killer, Will Smith, Cardi B, Spice, Nicki Minaj, Bunji Garlin, Beenie Man, Popcaan, Usher, Kylie Jenner, Beyonce, just to name a few.

Iceces has since launched gofundme account titled “Help My heart ❤”. Persons wish to donate can click here.

Sending our prayers to #HarryToddler and his family. Please help if you can 🙏

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Wayne Marshall Speaks On Passing Of is Father

Wayne Marshall is currently mourning the death of his father and in a rare interview posted on his YouTube page, he opened about their relationship before he passed.

In the 5-minute clip, which was released as part of the Fathers Day with JMMB special, Wayne Marshall spoke about his father and what he was like growing up. “The relationship with my father… it has developed over time,” Marshall said. “As a young kid, I use to think he was strict and kind of a little bit rough, overbearing… But then that was just me being a kid and thinking that he doesn’t want me to be great.”

Wayne Marshall said as an adult he grew to understand why his father was like that. The dancehall singer is now a father of two and says his father used to give him advice on fatherhood.

Me general. You are a true example. Happy fathers day!!!

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