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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 […]

A Mastic man from Jamaica who was ordered to report to immigration authorities in Manhattan on Wednesday as part of deportation proceedings said he was given a temporary reprieve of three months and a chance to have his case reconsidered. “It’s a new day,” Pernell Mitchell, 49, said during a short telephone interview shortly after […]

A tragedy out at sea has left one man dead, five injured and three missing. Police said the men were on board two fishing boats which collided off Los Iros Beach, Erin, on Tuesday night. Reports stated that one of the vessels had stopped at sea as fishermen retrieved a fishing net when another boat […]

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 […]

An early morning quake shook Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago and its South American neighbours, Venezuela. Initial information from the UWI Seismic Research Centre (SRC) indicates a magnitude 4.2 earthquake was recorded at 5:13 am local time at latitude 11.05N, longitude 61.99W, and at a depth of 10 km. The quake struck 100.0 km NE of […]

KINGSTON (Reuters) – The United States, Mexico and Canada are already studying how to mitigate the impact on the Caribbean and oil refiners if the U.S. decides to sanction Venezuelan oil, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday. Speaking en route between Colombia and Jamaica, his final stop on a tour of Latin America, […]

Irie Jam Radio along with Courts Furniture Inc. had an evening of acoustic music to celebrate Bob Marley’s 73rd birth anniversary. It was a chilly 30 degrees outside but that didn’t deter reggae music fans from making their way down to S.O.B’s. Pey Dalid was the first band to take the stage and they set […]

Guyana Goldfields/ Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) intends to invest US$120 million in conducting underground gold mining for the first time in Guyana’s history, company officials announced Sunday. AGM’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Caldwell said “we want to become the premier underground gold miner in Guyana and South America” in another four years. In […]

Dino Williams netted a brace as Montego Bay United’s 2-0 win at Wespow Park condemned struggling Harbour View to a second loss in four days in the lone Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) fixture on Sunday. In the rescheduled match, Williams gave the home team the lead just 12 minutes into the encounter and ensured […]


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