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Courtesy of: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42811304 Ex-US Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years after testimony from nearly 160 of his victims. The judge dismissed Nassar’s attempted apology as insincere, saying he would “be in darkness the rest of his life”. Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual assault against girls […]

Chase Athletics Track Club athletes; coached by Jamaican Olympian Sanjay Ayre, enjoyed success at this weekend’s Ocean Breeze Grand Prix in Staten Island, New York. The group had top two finishes in the men’s and women’s 300m events. The athletes used the meet as preparation for the IAAF World Indoor Championships which is due to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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,” […]

  — President Trump’s first stop Monday was Trump International Golf Club, apparently beginning the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with golf rather than the charitable service the slain civil rights leader’s family has urged as the best way to memorialize him. The morning after declaring “I’m not a racist,” Trump began his Monday the same […]


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