Jamaica set for eight-team showdown at Armory Invitational

Jamaica will again be represented at next weekend’s (January 25-27) Armory Invitational in New York. Jamaica will join USA, Canada, France, Trinidad, Guyana, Cayman Island and Grenada at the indoor meet. President of the JAAA Dr. Warren Blake and General Secretary Garth Gayle will also attend the meet. Jamaica men’s team on the 4x200m two…

New Orleans’ Caribbean chefs give Jerk Chicken Fest authentic flavor

  By Ann Maloney NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune In an ideal world, jerk chicken would be grilled over an open fire scented with pimento wood, the sounds of sizzling meat mingling with the gentle lapping of waves and a favorite reggae tune. These days, Clinton “Johnny” Haughton of Montego Bay, Jamaica, owner of Johnny’s Jamaican Grill, makes…

Couple Arrested After Children Found ‘Shackled To Their Beds’ In California Home

A Southern California couple are in custody after one of their daughters called 911 and led authorities to their home, where 12 of her siblings were inside, including “several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings.” The discovery in Perris, Calif., came after the 17-year-old daughter — whom…

CARICOM responds to Trumps “shithole” comments

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) said it is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the president of the United States in relation to CARICOM member state, Haiti, and other developing countries. Last week, US President Donald Trump called Haiti and Africa “shitholes” during an immigration meeting…

ExxonMobil investing in Guyana despite several risks-Trotman

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman on Monday defended the 2016 agreement between United States (US) oil giant, ExxonMobil, and Guyana, saying that there were several risks including Venezuela’s unresolved border claim. Noting that persons have been expressing concern about what Guyana did not get in the contract but are losing sight of the achievements,…

Conan Heads To Haiti To Mercilessly Mock Donald Trump

Conan O’Brien is hitting the road again to hit back at President Donald Trump in a “Conan Without Borders” episode. The late-night host said Sunday he will visit Haiti after Trump reportedly called the country a “shithole” as he discussed immigration protections for certain nations. “Still reeling from @realDonaldTrump’s very negative Yelp review of Haiti, which means I’ll love it,”…

State Department issues Level 2 travel Advisory for Jamaica

As seen on : https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/jamaica-travel-advisory.html Travel Advisory January 10, 2018 Jamaica – Level 2: Exercise increased caution C Exercise increased caution in Jamaica due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Some areas of Kingston due to crime. Some areas of Montego Bay due to crime. Spanish Town due to crime. …