Jamaica in the Press: Marijuana Man in Times Square, Bolt in Munich and Rastamouse under attack.

posted on February 18th, 2011 by in Article

Marijuana Man

As the weekend comes, yes the weekend comes – here are three Jamaica-related news/articles for your reading pleasure:

Marijuanaman appears on giant Bill Board in Times Square.

Ziggy Marley’s new superhero, Marijuanaman, is from a planet that is in desperate need of THC. Marijuanaman seeks to save Earth’s marijuana fields from destruction by the drug company PharmeXon, and thus saving his home planet from destruction. [...] Check this Marijuanaman ad in Times Square.
– via Al Fingers

Bolt in for check-up in Munich.

[...] the fastest man in the world is Usain Bolt. On Thursday, the Bayern München stars seized the opportunity to watch the 100 metre world record holder while he trained. “I’m in Munich for a check-up with Müller-Wohlfahrt,” the Jamaican superstar told a news conference. The Bayern doctor has been Bolt’s preferred medical practitioner since the sprinter turned 16: “He’s the best there is at what he does.”
– via FC Bayern

Rastamouse provokes complaints of racism and teaching bad language.

An animated reggae-singing mouse that has become a children’s television hit on the BBC has sparked complaints from parents who fear the show is racist and encourages the use of slang.
– via The Telegraph