March 21, 2023

Angola: Rafael Marques de Morais – A one-legged man in an ass kicking competition

A one -legged man in an ass kicking competition  By Peter Polack I first came into contact with Rafael Marques when I began research on my book Last Hot Battle of the Cold War which was originally entitled Black Stalingrad about a major battle during the Angolan civil war.I found him to be receptive and […]

CONCACAF Q&A: Junior Flemmings (New York Red Bulls II)

Junior Flemmings is a talented attacker, who has represented Jamaica at the under-17, under-20 and under-23 levels. The 21-year-old scored seven goals in 23 games last year for New York Red Bulls II, before suffering left medial meniscus injury that ended his season. In 2017, he has netted once in six appearances. Flemmings spoke to […]

Peter Polack’s new book: “Jamaica Land of Film”

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has acquired the rights to publish the definitive reference book Jamaica Land of Film by Jamaican author Peter Polack. Jamaica Land of Film will provide a historical record for a century of film production in Jamaica starting with the epic 1916 production, A Daughter of the Gods. The Jamaica Land of Film […]

Peter Polack: Canover Watson’s removal from Cayman Islands Courts Building

By Peter Polack I have noted the recent commentary in regard to the manner that Canover Watson was removed from the Courts building after conviction. I would draw the following to the attention of the public: 1.Accused and convicted persons are usually handcuffed from the front when being escorted from the court buildings. Handcuffing a […]

Schoolboy football rights to SportsMax

Partners with TVJ for local coverage Sunday, September 13 2015 – Kingston, Jamaica: SportsMax can now add schoolboy football to its impressive lineup, as it has been awarded the exclusive three year broadcast rights the ISSA/FLOW Schoolboy Manning and Dacosta Cup competitions (for 2015, 2016 and 2017). The rights were put to tender by the […]

iNews Briefs

Digicel responds to the proposed acquisition of Columbus International by Cable & Wireless Thursday 6th November 2014 – Kingston, Jamaica. Digicel notes today’s public announcement in relation to the proposed acquisition of Columbus International Inc. (“Columbus”) by Cable and Wireless Communications Plc (“CWC”).   Although the full details of the proposed merger have not yet been […]

SportsMax to stream Champs 2014 live

From Jamaican Gleaner Track and field fans from anywhere outside of Jamaica will have the chance to watch the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) live, as International Media Content Ltd. (IMC), parent company of cable sports giant SportsMax, has for the third time secured international television and Internet broadcast rights (excluding Jamaica) for […]