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  • Reggae Boyz to meet Saudis next month

    September 26, 2017 4:45 AM

    Jamaica's national senior men's football team will play the national team of Saudi Arabia on October 7. The game will be played at the King Fahd International Stadium, also called Pearl of Stadiums, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has already qualified for next year's FIFA World Cup in Russia, joining Iran, Japan, and the Korea Republic as the Asian

  • Hat-trick hero Thompson sinks Muschett in D'Cup

    September 26, 2017 4:45 AM

    Herbert Morrison striker Richard Thompson was the star of yesterday's rescheduled ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup encounter, scoring a hat-trick to propel his team to a 3-0 win against visitors Muschett High School. The flair of Thompson proved to be too much for the Muschett defence, who was put to work throughout the match. The workload seemed to take a toll on the legs of the Muschett

  • Windies facing another ODI series defeat

    September 25, 2017 9:07 PM

    The West Indies facing another One Day International series defeat as they trail their English counterparts 2-0 in the five match series with two matches to play after being comprehensively beaten by 124 runs in the third match in Bristol. Captain Jason Holder says there are specific aspects of their game which need improvement before they can challenge

  • 2017/18 RSPL makes belated start on Sunday

    September 25, 2017 8:09 PM

    After a three week delay to sort out some financial matters arising from last season, the 2017/18 Red Stripe Premier League is set to kick off on Sunday with four games. While champions Arnett Gardens will be out of action until Monday night, the clash between UWI FC and Waterhouse at the UWI Bowl will take centrestage on the opening afternoon. Since

  • Waltham Park Road shooting leaves 2 dead

    September 25, 2017 5:11 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 13-year-old boy was among two people shot dead in Mongoose Town off Waltham Park Road in Kingston on Sunday, the police have reported. The youngster has been identified as Jahime O'Connor of a Waltham Park Road addres, while the other deceased has been identified as 31-year-old Akino Grant, also of Waltham Park Road. The Hunts Bay police

  • Evacuation of Jamaican Nationals from the BVI

    September 25, 2017 4:18 PM

    The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) coordinated flights from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for Jamaican Nationals who have requested to return home due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and Maria. The mission was made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ministry of Labour and Social

  • North Korea diplomat says Trump has 'declared war' on his country

    September 25, 2017 4:08 PM

    Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters Monday that what he called Trump's "declaration of war" gives North Korea "every right" under the UNÂ Charter to take countermeasures, "including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers even if they're not yet inside the airspace border of our country." Ri referred to Trump's tweet Saturday

  • Xqlusiv dance crew goes international

    September 25, 2017 2:00 PM

    Following their victory in the World Reggae Dance Competition earlier this year, the Xqlusiv dance crew has been making strides on the international scene. The dance crew has been working on an upcoming project with Australian music producer, Mista Savona. Xqlusiv dance crew will be representing Jamaica in an upcoming music video for a groundbreaking

  • Back-to-school gifts for Buff Bay Valley students

    September 25, 2017 2:00 PM

    Sixteen students from six schools in the Buff Bay River Valley area of Portland were recipients of back-to-school gifts from the Buff Bay River Valley Educational Foundation at a presentation ceremony at the Jamaica Bible Church in Rose Hill on Thursday, August 10. Receiving cash gifts were Asha Williams (Avocat Primary and Junior High); Abigail Beckford

  • Caribbean diaspora to host 'Day of Giving' for hurricane victims

    September 25, 2017 2:00 PM

    Saturday, October 7 has been designated 'Caribbean Day of Giving'. On that day, the Caribbean diaspora and friends of the Caribbean will be taking action through a radiothon to support Caribbean countries affected by the recent hurricanes, Irma and Maria. 'Caribbean Day of Giving' is a full day of concentrated efforts to donate to relief efforts in the affected