News from a Jamaican perspective serves up a hearty helping of local and international fare, with a Jamaican twist. Readers are kept in the know with an engaging mix of news, from US cooperation to curb the lottery scam to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Rapper French Montana and Nicki Minaj sampling Sly and Robbie’s “Murder She Wrote” rhythm. Vibrant commentary on pertinent issues of the day adds to’s relevance. In addition, the blog highlights our distinctive culture through fascinating short stories and poetry.