Jamaican National Arrested for Aggravated Identity Theft In Boston, MA

BOSTON, Massachusetts (DOJ Press Release) – A Jamaican national was arrested last night for misuse of a Social Security number and aggravated identity theft. Basil Ledgister, 41, was indicted on one count of misuse of a Social Security number and one count of aggravated identity theft. He will appear in federal court in Boston before…

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Update: Anti-Gay Pastor Refused Entry Into Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica – Steven Anderson, the controversial pastor who was the subject of an online petition launched by Jay John was refused entry into Jamaica by the Chief Immigration Officer on Monday. According to Mr. Anderson, he and his 14-year-old son flew from Arizona to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport where they were scheduled to fly to the…

LGC Capital To Invest 2.5M CAD In Jamaica’s Medical Cannabis Market, Global Canna Labs Limited

Montreal, Canada – On Friday January 26, LGC Capital, a Canadian incorporated public company announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent with the rapidly-developing Jamaican cannabis company Global Canna Labs Limited (“Global Canna Labs”) for a strategic investment in the Jamaican cannabis market as part of their ongoing international expansion. The Letter of Intent with Global…

Photo Update: The Links, Incorporated, Third Humanitarian Trip To Jamaica

Montego Bay, St. James – A delegation from The Links, Incorporated, an organization of African-American women connected in friendship and service, returned to Montego Bay, Jamaica for their third humanitarian trip, part of a global linkage initiative, to enhance the education, health and welfare of the island nation’s schools and students. The group’s goals are…

15-Year Golar LNG Import Terminal Deal Coming To Jamaica

LONDON, (Reuters) – Norwegian shipping company Golar LNG Partners plans to deploy a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to Jamaica for up to 15 years from the fourth quarter of 2018, according to industry sources. An FSRU allows for the import of liquefied natural gas and on January 19th the company issued a statement…

American Greed: Jamaican Lottery Scam Contact Arrested In Virginia

Eagle, Virginia – Nene Kochuga, 61 a Virginia beach resident was ordered by a District court Judge to repay the money she stole, as well as serve four years in prison during a Monday, January 22nd, sentencing hearing by District Court Judge Russell Granger. Kochuga admitted to investigators she defrauded the woman of her money as…

Jamaica On Display In Basketball Match Between Kentucky Wildcats & Florida Gators

Thanks to Nick Richards’ love for his Island nation and pride in the strength and talent of his people, the entire ESPN audience who watched the game between the Kentucky Wildcats and Florida Gators, broadcasted live on Saturday Jan. 20th and those who attended the game, will know that Jamaica also produces great basketball talents. .@iamnickrichards…

5 Books By Jamaican Authors You Should Read This Year

Reading maketh a man, or so they say! For the bookworms among us here are five notable works by Jamaican authors that you can add to your reading list for 2018. 1. The Book of Night Women by Marlon James The Book of Night Women is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican…