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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 […]

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,” […]

West Indies middle-order batsman Shai Hope’s coming of age in 2017 saw him cop the 2017 National Sports Council’s (NSC) Sports Personality of the Year accolade at the NSC’s annual awards ceremony on Saturday night at the Frank Collymore Hall. In addition to outstanding performances on the domestic front for Barbados, Hope put aside his initial rough […]

At 8.30 am today, members of the TT Defence Force (TTDF) began escorting the casket of former President Professor George Maxwell Richards through the streets of downtown Port of Spain, en route to Parliament, Wrightson Road. A handful of people who were on Abercromby Street at the start of the procession were seen taking photos […]

As seen on : https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/jamaica-travel-advisory.html Travel Advisory January 10, 2018 Jamaica – Level 2: Exercise increased caution C Exercise increased caution in Jamaica due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: Some areas of Kingston due to crime. Some areas of Montego Bay due to crime. Spanish Town due to crime.  […]

Junior athletes across the Caribbean are preparing for the upcoming CARIFTA Games 2017. Scheduled to take place next weekend April 15-17 at the Ergilio Hato Stadion in Willemstad Curacao, the traditional Easter Weekend championships will see more than 600 athletes and officials representing 26 Caribbean nations. In its second year as the Official Broadcast Partner […]

he University of the West Indies and the University of Johannesburg, have established a joint Institute for Global African Studies. Yesterday UWI Vice Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles and Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg, Ihron Rensburg, signed a memorandum of understanding at UWI’s Cave Hill campus in Barbados. This agreement is the […]


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