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Hallgrimsson Rues Lapse In Concentration As Canada Edge Boyz 2-1 In Opening Quarter-Final Leg

Jamaica’s senior Reggae Boyz Head Coach Heimir Hallgrimsson rued his team’s missed opportunities along with a lapse in concentration that proved their undoing, as they will have to overturn a one-goal deficit if they intend to progress to the Concacaf Nations League semi-final, as well as next year’s Copa America, after they went down 1-2 to Canada in their opening quarter-final leg at […]


Two-Time World 200m Champion Shericka Jackson Awarded Honorary Doctor Of Law By UTECH

Congratulations are in order for reigning two-time world 200m champion Shericka Jackson as she was awarded with an honorary Doctor of Law Honoris Causa by the University of Technology (UTECH) at their graduation ceremony on Saturday. Jackson, the second-fastest woman of all time over 200m, won her second World 200m title in Budapest in August, breaking her own championship record […]


Australia Set Up World Cup Final With India

KOLKATA, India (AFP) -Travis Head starred with bat and ball as Australia set up a “special” World Cup final clash with India after a tense three-wicket win over South Africa in Kolkata on Thursday. Chasing a tricky 213 for victory, Australia wobbled after Head hit 62 but Steve Smith (30) and Josh Inglis (28) helped the five-time champions reach their […]


Amazon Set To Selling Cars Online

Amazon is to start selling Hyundai vehicles online in the U.S. next year. Customers will be able to shop for, equip, and buy a car at and schedule delivery through a local Hyundai dealer. The agreement is an expansion of a deal announced two years ago to grow Hyundai’s digital showroom on Amazon, enabling customers to configure a vehicle, […]


Viv Richards Heaps Praise On Virat Kohli

West Indian batting great Viv Richards has heaped praise onto Indian superstar Virat Kohli after his stunning performances, so far, in this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in India. While highlighting a number of stars at the tournament so far, including the likes of Australia’s Glenn Maxwell, New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra and South Africa’s Quinton De Kock and Aiden Markram, […]


Jamaica Launches First Ever Jamaican Dollar $-Linked Instrument In International Capital Markets

On November 3, 2023, the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) issued the first ever Jamaican Dollar (J$) linked international bond in the amount of J$46.6 billion, equivalent to USD 300 million. The issuance, which was oversubscribed 1.4 times, consists of Senior Unsecured Notes due 2030 which are registered with the Securities Exchange Commission in the United States. The operation represents the […]


Jamaica’s Economic Performance The Best Ever – Minister Clarke

Jamaica’s economic performance is the best it has ever been, says Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke. He cited, among the indicators, the country’s robust foreign exchange reserves, low unemployment rate, low debt to gross domestic product (GDP) ratio, as well as sustained periods of growth. “Jamaica, today, has macroeconomic fundamentals that represent the […]


Hotel In Montego Bay Ranked As One Of The Best Globally

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Montego Bay based S Hotel’s ranking as one of the best hotels in the world speaks volume as to how brand Jamaica is being viewed in the international marketplace. Mr. Bartlett said the fact that the ranking was coming from Conde Nast Traveler, the world’s foremost travel magazine, makes the honor even […]


West Indies Women’s “A” Team Bows Out Of T20 Series 2-1 Against Pakistan

The West Indies women’s “A” team lost their triangular T20 series finale to Pakistan “A” following an eight-wicket defeat on Wednesday in Lahore. Batting first, the Caribbean women could only muster 97-6 with Qiana Joseph leading the way with 35 and captain, Jamaica’s Rashada Williams getting 18. Omaima Sohail and Rameen Shamim picked up two wickets each.  In pursuit of 98, […]