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SPORTS

Former Jamaica’s Prime Minister Calls for Change In West Indies Cricket Setup

Former Jamaica’s Prime Minister P. J. Patterson argued in an interview on radiojamaicanewsonline.com that Cricket West Indies must take action in short order to put West Indies cricket back on the right track. He said, “There is the view that West Indies cricket belongs to the six territorial boards. I do not accept that and the majority of the people in the […]

Jamaica

Jamaica to Launch First-Ever Global Tourism Resilience Institute

Jamaica will once again prove itself a pioneer when it launches the first-ever Global Tourism Resilience Institute in February. Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett made the announcement while addressing the recent launch of the Global Tourism Resilience Conference. The conference will be hosted at the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters in St. Andrew from February 15 to 17. […]

SPORTS

Khadijah Shaw’s Hat Trick Ruins Sheffield United Plan

Jamaica’s star footballer Khadijah Shaw was in a no-skylarking mood as she scored a hat-trick to lead Manchester City to a 7-0 rout of Sheffield United in their FA Women’s Cup fourth-round match at the Academy Stadium on Sunday. The Manchester City manager Gareth Taylor had made it clear from the outset that his team was not prepared to take […]

SPORTS

Brian Lara To Assist Cricket West Indies As Performance Mentor

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced that former West Indies Captain and batting legend, Brian Lara, has agreed to assist CWI as a Performance Mentor – working across all international Teams and with input into the West Indies Academy. Lara’s new role will be to support the various Head Coaches in providing players with tactical advice […]

BUSINESS

Ford Plans To Cut Over 3,000 Jobs

Ford is set to cut 3,200 jobs in Europe and relocate some product development work to the United States. The workforce reduction entails 2,500 in product development and a further 700 in administrative roles. This follows part of the shift to electronic vehicles. The company has partnered with Volkswagen to produce 1.2 million electric vehicles over the next six years. […]

BUSINESS

Spotify Set To Cut Workforce

According to press reports, Spotify is set to cut 6% of its workforce. This comes against the background of tech companies ‘great layoffs.’ Spotify, the Swedish music-streaming company, has argued that the company needs to improve efficiency, thus the need for a cut of about 10,000 employees. The company’s chief, Daniel Ek, reportedly said his investment goals were initially too […]

BUSINESS

How TikTok Keeps Beating The Competition

Just a couple of years ago, TikTok was nothing more than another social media platform for dancing and singing teenagers. And now, here we are in 2023, with TikTok now arguably the most popular social media app in the world, beating long-existing platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. How has this happened? What makes TikTok so competitive? There are several […]

COMMENTARY

The Truth Of A Lie

It is not uncommon for us to hear,” It is beyond your control” and “You cannot afford it.” You can defend the truth of these statements as if they are Gospels if you want. I won’t. The incongruity of my position may alarm you, to which you could say,” Either I am right, or you are wrong, but both can’t […]