Tag: USA


Jamaica’s Rising Star Sprinter Turns Up The Heat On The Track

Jamaica’s Oblique Seville ran a world lead and personal best 9.82 seconds (0.9m/s) to win the men’s 100m at Saturday’s sixth staging of the Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium, beating World Champion Noah Lyles of the USA.Seville, who said later he “surprised” himself after he had to “back off in training” due to a slight injury, surpassed his […]


Just Over 19,000 Jamaicans Migrated To The USA, Canada And UK In 2021

A total of 19,063 Jamaicans were granted visas for permanent residence or citizenship in the United States of America (USA), Canada, and the United Kingdom (UK) in 2021. This is contained in the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) 2022 Economic and Social Survey, which was tabled in the House of Representatives recently. The document notes that the USA remains the […]


Honda Set To Recall 1.2 Million Vehicles In The U.S.

Honda is recalling nearly 1.2 million vehicles in the United States because of a potential issue with the rear-view camera image. The recall affects some Odyssey minivans from 2018 to 2023, 2019-2022 Pilot and 2019-2023 Passport vehicles. Honda says the problem is caused by a faulty coaxial cable connector that could lose communication with the dashboard display.  The National Highway […]


Tough Luck: Bailey Missed Penalty Proves Costly, As Reggae Boyz Squander Lead In 1-1 Stalemate With United States In Group A Opener

Heimir Hallgrimsson’s wait to register his first win as Jamaica’s Head coach has been prolonged, as his Reggae Boyz squandered an opportunity from the penalty spot, as well as a lengthy lead, and were held to a 1-1 stalemate by United States in their Concacaf Gold Cup Group A opening fixture on Saturday. Defender Damion Lowe gave the Reggae Boyz […]


Biden Defends Calling China’s Xi A ‘Dictator’ During Fundraiser

Comment came after both China and US hailed progress at lowering tensions after top US diplomat’s recent Beijing visit. United States President Joe Biden has defended calling Chinese President Xi Jinping a “dictator”, just days after their countries hailed modest progress in cooling tensions. During a joint press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, Biden said his blunt statements […]


Africatown A Historic Community

Africatown, also known as AfricaTown USA and Plateau, is a historic community located three miles (5 km) north of downtown Mobile, Alabama. It was formed by a group of 32 West Africans, who in 1860, were bought and transported against their will in the last known illegal shipment of slaves to the United States. The schooner Clotilda was the last […]


Netanyahu Opposed To Interim US-Iran Deal On Nuclear Program

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he opposes any interim agreement reportedly being negotiated between the U.S. and Iran over its nuclear program. Netanyahu spoke after reports in Israeli media said understandings are being reached between Washington and Tehran that would seek to hold back Iran’s nuclear program somewhat, in exchange for some sanctions relief. […]


World’s Best Footballer Swaps Europe For The U.S.

Lionel Messi chose to join Inter Miami in part due to the desire for a quieter life. That is the view of former Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Elano, who believes Messi made a “personal,” not “professional” choice by electing to move to MLS. Messi confirmed last week that he had decided to leave Europe for the United States, where […]


TikTok CEO Seeks To Calm Security Fears

The CEO of TikTok tried to ease critics’ fears about the security of his company’s app during an appearance at a recent conference. Shou Chew was asked at a TED2023 Possibility conference if he could guarantee Beijing would not use the TikTok app, owned by the Chinese tech company ByteDance, to interfere in future U.S. elections. “I can say that […]


Haiti Puts The Kettle On In 3-Nil Win Against Mexico

Haiti’s win over Mexico has put Jamaica on the backfoot and no doubt a call for a greater strategy on the part of coach Lorne Donaldson. The Haitians proved to be no walkover when they put away the Mexican 3-0 in their second Group A Concacaf W Championship encounter. This result also means that the United States cannot finish lower […]