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The threat to disrupt Carnival 2018 is still very much on, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams stated yesterday as he announced that three more people are now in police custody following ongoing investigations into the matter. A total of seven adult males have now been detained with respect to the threat, Williams said. That threat, […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, is in Dubai representing the island at the sixth annual World Government Summit, which runs from February 11 to 13. The country is being represented at the conference for the first time by Marks, who was invited by the Government of the United […]

It had been just about 24 hours since a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rattled Taiwan’s east coast, crumbling walls and knocking tall buildings askew, when rescue workers felt another big rumble late Wednesday. A temblor — this time magnitude 5.7 — had just struck again near the city of Hualien. Still, even amid dust and heavy […]

Shaunae Miller-Uibo has been lauded by her country for her recent record-equaling performance at the 2018 Millrose Games in New York. Miller-Uibo scored the indoor track in 35.45s equaling the mark set 25 years ago by Russian great Irina Privalova. The performance prompted Michael Pintard, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture in the Bahamas, […]

Representatives of six eastern Caribbean countries — Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines — have signed a health technical cooperation agreement with the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization’s regional office, known as PAHO/WHO. The 2018-2024 Cooperation Strategy for Barbados […]

MARYLAND, United States (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet slid on a taxiway while preparing to take off from Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Wednesday, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The incident happened shortly after 10 a.m. and involved Southwest Flight 906, a Boeing 737 bound for Montego Bay, Jamaica. Officials with the airport […]

WASHINGTON – The White House dug in Wednesday for President Donald Trump’s pick for a plum Caribbean diplomatic post, despite concerns that he’s a “tinfoil hat” conspiracy theorist who smeared Ted Cruz and other Trump rivals in 2016 with unfounded, tabloid-style allegations. “The President looks forward to Leandro Rizzuto’s swift confirmation by the Senate, and […]

Total said that it has expanded its footprint in South America by investment in offshore blocks near Guyana, according to a new report by UPI. The contracts, which the French company recently signed, will give it a non-controlling stake in the Canje, Kanuku, and Orinduik offshore blocks. “Total is very pleased with this significant entry in the […]

Jamaican sprinter and sub-10 king Asafa Powell had a day he would probably rather forget at the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Powell, who finished sixth in the men’s 60-metre event in 6.69 seconds was bested by, not just five other athletes, but fellow Jamaican, 110 hurdles World Champion, Omar McLeod. McLeod, though […]

(TELESUR ENGLISH) – “With the arrival of Donald Trump, imperialism has escalated to a higher level,” Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said as he embarked on his tour. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has arrived in Cuba to begin a tour of Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of strengthening regional integration. “On the instructions […]


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