Caribbean

CARIBBEAN FILM PREMIER: KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES -THE MOVIE (TRAILER)

After its successful run on the small screen, the hit Caribbean TV series from Barbados “Keeping Up With The Joneses” (KUWTJ) has now moved to the big screen in the UK. “KUWTJ: The Movie” is centred around the fictional Jones family (father Irving, mother Angela, daughter Tracy and son Nathan) who became famous after starring in a TV reality show. Life is going well but when the Joneses are kidnapped at a beach picnic, all seems to be lost. But hope is []

U2, JAY-Z AND SWIZZ BEATZ RECORD SONG FOR HAITI

I just love it when major artists from different genres come together and produce a song within a matter of minutes to raise money for charity… Via BBC News U2, Jay-Z and producer Swizz Beatz have recorded a song together to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. U2’s guitarist The Edge told Irish radio station 2FM the band “wrote a song, finished and recorded” last week after being contacted about the idea. The Edge, Bono and Jay-Z, along with Rihanna, are due to appear in []

MTV TO SHOW HAITI BENEFIT CONCERT IN THE UK

Via BBC News George Clooney’s star-studded benefit show for the victims of the Haiti earthquake will be shown on MTV in the UK, the network has announced. Featuring performances from Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys, the two-hour telethon will be screened live from 0100 GMT on Saturday, 23 January. It will then be repeated at 0900 GMT on Saturday morning. Funds raised will go to Oxfam America, Red Cross, Unicef, Partners in Health and the Yele Haiti Foundation. Performances are also due from Bono, []

RUSSELL SIMMONS ANNOUNCES TO THE WORLD THAT TIGER WOODS HAS DONATED AID TO HAITI

Russell Simmons announced to the world today that “disgraced” golfer Tiger Woods has donated aid to Haiti. The annoying little man tweeted , Tiger Woods is “doing something amazing,” “I heard tiger woods donating to send a cargo plane with a mobile hospital out there. Keep our prayers high!” Is Tiger using the tragic situation in Haiti to gain favour with the public, and to gain back his million dollar endorsement deals? Is this just a PR move?   Or is he simply doing this out of the goodness of []

ANTIGUA TO INTRODUCE DEATH PENALTY AFTER THE MURDERS OF BRITISH HONEYMOON COUPLE

Antigua’s government will introduce the death penalty for crimes involving weapons in the wake of the murders of a British honeymoon couple. Catherine was killed and Ben Mullany died later in hospital in Swansea The new sentencing legislation will be introduced for anyone who uses a gun or knife in a crime which results in death or serious injury. The inquest into the fatal shootings of honeymoon couple Ben and Catherine Mullany has been opened and adjourned. Three forensics staff from the []