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SPORTS

Brooks To Replace Hetmyer In The West Indies Squad For The ICC T20 World Cup In Australia

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has today informed the International Cricket Council (ICC) that Shamarh Brooks has replaced Shimron Hetmyer in the West Indies Squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia. The decision by the CWI Selection Panel was made as Shimron Hetmyer missed his re-scheduled flight to Australia, which had been changed from […]

BUSINESS

China’s Yuan Sees Lowest Decline In Years

According to press reports, China’s yuan hits record lows against the surging U.S. dollar in recent trading. The internationally-traded yuan fell to its lowest level since data first became available in 2011. China’s domestic currency also reached its weakest point since the 2008 global financial crisis. It comes as the dollar continues to rise in value against other major currencies […]

BUSINESS

Apple Set To Cut iPhone 14 Production

Tech manufacturer Apple is cutting down on making more of the iPhone 14 because of low demand. According to a Bloomberg report, the company won’t increase production by six million units in the second half of this year.  It will instead produce about 90 million units – which is about the same as last year. iPhone 14 went on sale […]

SPORTS

Jamaica Tallawahs Wins CPL Championship

The Jamaica Tallawahs are once again Caribbean Premier League champions. This is the team’s third hold of the trophy after their last win six years ago. The Tallawahs earned bragging rights after brushing aside Barbados Royals in the final, winning by 8 wickets at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. The Tallawahs, who were set 162 to win, won on a […]

BUSINESS

German-Owned Airline Eurowings Pulls Out Of The Caribbean

German-owned three-star low-cost airline, Eurowings, has canceled all its flights to the Caribbean. Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Tourism Authority, Dr. Jens Thraenhart, in confirming the departure of the German airline, said the news was communicated to the region last week. He said Eurowings reassigned the planes that were scheduled to come to the region to North America, which […]

SPORTS

Jamaica’s Olympic Gold Medalist Briana Williams Makes New Move

Jamaica’s Olympic sprint relay gold medalist Briana Williams has made the decision to switch her coach from former Trinidadian athlete Ato Boldon to a new coaching setup at Titans International Track Club. Boldon was responsible for helping Williams to hone her athletic skills at an early age. She won various athletic events, including double gold at the World Under-20 Championships […]

Jamaica

Jamaica — Tourism Earnings To Exceed US$4 Billion This Year

Jamaica’s tourism earnings are expected to be “significantly higher” this year, exceeding pre-COVID-19 levels, says Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. “We are looking now at earning in excess of US$4 billion this year, which would exceed 2019 figures by US$500 million to US$600 million,” he noted. He said that visitors’ arrival, including from cruises, are projected to be above three million, which is similar […]

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China Using Civilian Ships To Enhance Navy Capability, Reach

BANGKOK — A Chinese scientific ship bristling with surveillance equipment docked in a Sri Lankan port. Hundreds of fishing boats anchored for months at a time among disputed islands in the South China Sea. And oceangoing ferries, built to be capable of carrying heavy vehicles and large loads of people. All are ostensibly civilian ships, but experts and uneasy regional governments […]

BUSINESS

Oil Prices Fall To Eight-Month Low

Oil prices plunged more than five percent to an eight-month low today as the U.S. dollar hit its strongest level in more than two decades and on fears rising interest rates will tip major economies into recession. Brent futures fell $4.75 to $85.71a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell $5.90 to $78.30. Support The Readers Bureau Buy A T-Shirt […]