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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Calls For Caution In Vaccination Certificate

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has argued that the inequity in the COVID-19 distribution globally is cause for concern and could be considered discriminatory if demand is placed on travelers to show vaccination proof for travel. He said, “Effective management of COVID-19 and recovery of the global economy requires a concerted and collaborative effort from all member states. We need to […]

SPORTS

Windies Captain Brathwaite Proud Of Team Effort

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite and opening batter has lauded the effort of his team despite the drawn result in the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. The last Test culminated in a draw as the Sri Lankans held firm to shut the Windies out by scoring 193 for 2 at the close of play. In both Tests, neither team […]

Jamaica

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Expresses Optimism In Financing Of Recovery

The Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness has declared optimism in the financing of the recovery of developing nations from the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “I am optimistic, based on what I am seeing [and] hearing in the international community,” Mr. Holness told leaders gathered recently at a virtual High-Level Meeting of Heads of State and Government […]

SPORTS

Former India’s Batting Great Hospitalized

Former India batting star Sachin Tendulkar tweeted late last week that he has been admitted to hospital as a precautionary measure after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Tendulkar, who will be celebrating his 48 birthday April 24, was previously quarantining at home after testing positive following mild symptoms. “As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalised,” […]

SPORTS

5 Reasons West Indies Can Go All The Way To Win The T20 Title In India

West Indies are the defending champions of the T20 World Cup title; can they defend their title in the country where they won their second T20 title five years ago? You play to win titles and trophies, and that’s what 16 teams will be doing when they gather in the Indian sub-continent in October this year. Carlos Brathwaite, the hero […]

SPORTS

India Favorite To Win World Cup

India has recently won their 8th consecutive T20I series, and that too against one of the top sides in the world, England. With the comeback win, after trailing the series 1-2, India looks clear favorites to win the title for the second time in their own backyard. They won the inaugural 2007-edition beating arch-rivals Pakistan in a thrilling final. T20 […]

SPORTS

India Vs. England 1st ODI Preview

After beating England 3-2 in the T20I series, India is set to face England in a three-match ODI series starting from 23rd March. This ODI bilateral series is also part of the World Cup Super League 2020-23. England is a strong team in the limited-overs as they have a long batting order. Having won the World Cup 2019, England has […]

Jamaica

COVID-19 Deaths and New Cases Continue To Hit Jamaica Hard

Six more COVID-19 related deaths were confirmed in Jamaica on Monday even as the country recorded a further 561 cases. There have now been 27,465 cases of the highly infectious respiratory illness and 460 deaths since the start of the pandemic in Jamaica on March 10 last year. Readers Bureau, Contributor Edited by Jesus Chan Do you want to add […]

BUSINESS

The U.S. Sees Rebound In Employment

As vaccination ramps up and relaxation in the COVID-19 protocol, more businesses have brought back workers resulting in a surge in the employment numbers in the U.S. Employers added 379,000 jobs in February, breaking a two-month streak of minimal gains. The growth was stronger than analysts had expected, but the activity did not significantly dent the jobless rate. It dipped […]