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Jamaica’s 2008 Olympic 4x400m relay team has been disqualified for doping and may be stripped of their gold medals. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been retesting hundreds of samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics with new technology, and yesterday disqualified Jamaica’s relay team from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, after one of its members, […]

A St. Lucian Soca artist has been freed after serving almost 8 years in jail for murder. Yesterday Jonathan St. Rose – known as Soca artist ‘Ninja Dan’, was released from prison after the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal accepted his appeal against a 20 year-jail sentence. Last year, Ninja Dan and 2 men […]

Jamaica’s female bobsled team has earned its first medal in competition. Last week, driver Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brakeswoman Carrie Russell, won bronze at the North American Cup Bobsleigh and Skeleton competition in Lake Placid, New York. The North American Cup staged its Bobsleigh and Skeleton competition in 4 legs. Beginning last November, the first and […]

The Obamas are vacationing in the Caribbean, after leaving the Oval Office. On Friday, former U.S. President Barack Obama and wife Michelle, made their way to the British Virgin Islands after the inauguration of Donald Trump. Obama had long said he promised his wife that, he would take her on a special holiday after leaving […]

Popular Jamaican Reggae Band Raging Fyah begins its 2017 U.S. tour today. Raging Fyah will tour with U.S. Reggae band Tribal Seeds and Australian Natalli Rize of the band Blue King Brown, through the month of March. Thus far, 20 dates have been announced, with more expected to follow. They will follow their U.S. tour […]

2 Dominican Major League Baseball players were killed in separate car accidents on the same day. Pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, Yordano Ventura and former Cleveland Indians third baseman, Andy Marte, both died on Sunday at home in the Dominican Republic. Reports are that 25-year-old Yordano Ventura, was driving through thick fog and lost […]

The president of Trinidad & Tobago has received death threats. T&T’s Guardian newspaper is reporting that last Sunday, security agencies received an anonymous threat on the life of President Anthony Carmona. The threat was received at the Police Command Centre via a phone call, in which a male caller – who claimed to be from […]

PUMA has extended its support for Jamaican athletes and signed 8 new up and coming track and field stars sponsorship deals. Puma has been a long-time partner of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association and the Jamaica Olympic Association. Along with Usain Bolt, the global sports brand supports Kaliese Spencer, Asafa Powell, and young track and […]

Trinidad & Tobago’s International Soca Monarch competition will see the most regional acts in its history. Last week, Soca Monarch producers, announced the list of this year’s 66 semi-finalists, which includes several artists from across the region – including first time, 5 Barbadians. The Bajan’s are Peter Ram (“Good Morning”), Biggie Irie (“Money Well Spent”), […]

Bahamian women joined the International Women’s March in support of women’s rights around the world. On Friday, Women in Freeport, Long Island, and Grand Bahama, took to the streets in solidarity with the Women’s March in Washington D.C. Held the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the protests were organized in response to insulting comments he […]


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