IPP Week in Review:April 5-12,2014

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It’s Pixel Perfect’s top 10 hottest topics in local and international news.

April 5 – April 12, 2014


1. Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington asserted in an interview on TVJ’s All Angles on Wednesday night, that Vybz Kartel and his gang are responsible for over 100 murders.



2. Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell and Olympic Silver medalist Sherone Simpson were both given 18 month bans after both were tested  positive for  the banned substance, oxilofrine. Both athletes intend to appeal the verdict .

asafa powell

3. Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna and Opposition Minister Olivia “Babsy” Grange feud in Parliament.

babsy and lisa

4. As a result of the drought, there has been a water shortage across the island. National Water Commission has resorted to water lock offs in an effort to conserve on resources.

water shortage

5. A student of Northern Caribbean University was suspended for two weeks after she played the role of a male in a cheerleading routine.


6. The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) busses are being stoned since the recent increase in sub-franchise fees for private transport operators from $280,000 to $756,000.


7. Oscar Pistorius is accused of tailoring his evidence to reflect that he is innocent.

oscar pistorius

8. UWI Mona students had an eventful week with the Dream Team and University Marketing Association first staging of Siesta as well as  the CARIMAC/Aggrey Brown Distinguished Lecture and Tourism Village.

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9. Usain Bolt, through the Usain Bolt Foundation, donated  footwear, football gear and t-shirts to the Alpha Boy’s School Boy. The 135 year old Alpha Boy’s will be ending it’s housing service but will remain open as a day school for the boys.

usain bolt at alpha

10. Denham Town residents are suffering from the ongoing war within the western Kingston community. Deadly violence has left an 11 year old girl and a 12 year old boy dead after gangs feud for donship.

denham town guns

IG Pic of the Week
  • Tifa shows a fan that despite the attempt to mock her outfit on Instagram, in turn she will show him nothing but love. #LoveMore


Video of the Week
  • Lisa Hanna vs Olivia “Babsy” Grange

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Event of the Week
  • JAMPRO Expo 2014

Most Honourable Andrew Holness, leader of the opposition enjoys Kremi ice cream at the JAMPRO Expo




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