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SPORTS

Windies Women In A Ten-Team Affair In Upcoming ODI Cycle

The West Indies are set to play two additional series during the upcoming 2022-25 edition of the ICC ODI Women’s Championship cycle after Bangladesh and Ireland were added to make it a ten-team affair. Bangladesh and Ireland were added based on their ninth and tenth place ODI team rankings. They join the West Indies and the other seven existing teams […]

BUSINESS

IMF — Economy Faces Biggest Crisis Since Second World War

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, the world’s economy faces perhaps its biggest test since the Second World War. Her statement comes against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the economic havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. She argued that the global economy is being brought to the edge of a precipice by crisis upon crisis. […]

Jamaica

St. Thomas Set To Get Infrastructure Boost

According to the Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, the government will be spending more than US$200 million to develop the infrastructure in St. Thomas to position the parish as a new prime tourism destination. The parish will see the development of Rocky Point Beach, rehabilitation of the road to Bath Fountain Hotel, as well as the leverage of strategic […]

BUSINESS

Turkish Lira Plunges The Most Since 2021 Meltdown

Little relief is in sight, especially as energy costs spiral higher for Turkey. The Turkish lira plunged the most since a rout late last year, as a steep drawdown in the central bank’s reserves and its unorthodox monetary policy left the currency increasingly exposed amid a standoff with the country’s NATO allies. Already the worst performer in emerging markets this […]

Jamaica

COVID-19 Cases Climb In Jamaica

Jamaica’s daily COVID-19 case count has passed 400. The Ministry of Health has reported that 433 cases were confirmed from 4,336 samples on Sunday. This resulted in a positivity rate of 34 percent. Ninety-five patients are in the hospital. Three are critically ill. At the same time, five more COVID-19-related deaths were confirmed. The fatalities occurred during the period from […]

Jamaica

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rise To 37.9 Percent In Jamaica

The infections were confirmed from 2,688 samples, resulting in a positivity rate of 37.9 percent. Hospitalizations from COVID-19 have declined by four to 74. Two of the patients are severely ill and one is in critical condition. Three more COVID-19-related deaths have been confirmed. The deaths – two in St. Catherine and one in Westmoreland – occurred in August last […]

TALKING BOOKS

The Journey Of Marcus Mosiah Garvey – Poem

Oh children, listen, and you shall hearOf the struggle of a man’s life and his careerMarcus Mosiah Garvey was his nameBorn in Saint Ann, in Eighteen Eighty-SevenIn Jamaica, where people come for sun and fun Life was difficult for him from the startBut he had a brave heartSo he left his village at an early ageFor he was eager to […]

SPORTS

Former Reggae Girlz Coach Vin Blaine Exit His Coaching Gig

Former Reggae Girlz coach Vin Blaine has charged that the women’s national program is heavily beholden to an outside benefactor. The man who has kept the Reggae Girlz in the hunt for a berth in the upcoming World Cup was forced to say goodbye after just six months in charge of the national team.  His decision came against the backdrop […]

SPORTS

Former West Indies Captain Kieron Pollard Set To Cash In On The Act In Somerset T20 Vitality Blast

West Indies former T20 and ODI captain Kieron Pollard has signed for England T20 Vitality Blast club Surrey ahead of the season. The 35-year-old all-rounder is expected to make a rare appearance in the competition having previously represented Somerset in 2011.  Having recently competed in the India Premier League (IPL), the player will not be available for the start of […]