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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is sending a women’s bobsled team to the Olympics for the first time. Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who drove for the U.S. at the 2014 Sochi Games, will pilot the Jamaican sled in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. It’ll likely be pushed by Carrie Russell, a sprinter who helped Jamaica win gold […]

  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 […]

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 […]

  Japan’s public broadcaster sent out a false alert warning of a North Korean missile on Tuesday, just three days after Hawaii residents received an erroneous message about an incoming missile. “North Korea appears to have launched a missile … The government urges people to take shelter inside buildings or underground,” the message read, according to […]

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 […]

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) now flies twice weekly to Cuba from its Port of Spain (POS) hub on Tuesdays and Saturdays and these flights are linked to CAL’s network including Georgetown (GEO), Guyana, but a survey of the airfares that CAL is offering reveals […]

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, […]

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 12, 2018) — A top Tourism official on Nevis believes that CNN Travel’s recent decision to name the island among its top 18 best places to visit in 2018 is significant for the tourism industry and the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA).   Mr. Greg Phillip, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NTA […]

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,” […]

Amidst calls by supporters of the ruling New National Party (NNP) for Prime Minister to give the date for the upcoming general election, the Grenadian leader told hundreds of supporters on Sunday night at Gouyave in St. John that a constitutional process has to be first followed by him. Dr. Mitchell was addressing a public […]


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