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Banned Blatter arrives in Russia for World Cup

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 12:11 pm    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Suspended former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.Blatter posed for photographs with people on his arrival at a five-star hotel downtown. Read More

#WC2018: Senegal beat Poland 2-1

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 11:55 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Senegal punished Poland to win 2-1 in their opening World Cup Group H game in Moscow on Tuesday. Read More

#WC2018: Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russia — team

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 11:32 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Mohamed Salah is in Egypt's starting line-up for their World Cup match against Russia on Tuesday, the African team announced on its official Twitter feed. Read More

Kenya court rules that Cuban doctors can work in hospitals

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 11:15 am    

NAIROBI, Kenya (CMC) — A court in Nairobi, Kenya says Cuban doctors who arrived in the country earlier this month can start working in hospitals, thereby dismissing a challenge from the doctor's union on their right to work here. Read More

#WC2018: Senegal lead Poland 1-0 at halftime in Group H

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 10:51 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Senegal lead Poland 1-0 at halftime in its return to the World Cup after a 37th-minute own goal by defender Thiago Cionek. Read More

NWA to spend $100m on first round of drain cleaning across all parishes

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 10:34 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) is to shortly commence island-wide drain cleaning activities as it continues to ensure its readiness for the 2018 North Atlantic Hurricane Season. Read More

PNP says resignation of Petrojam local directors not enough

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 10:18 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Energy Phillip Paulwell says the resignation of the Jamaican directors of Petrojam is only a step in the right direction, but this does not go far enough in addressing the corruption and deepening crisis at the nation's... Read More

#WC2018: Poland v Senegal starting line-ups

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 9:52 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Starting line-ups for the World Cup Group H match between Poland and Senegal at Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday (1500 GMT kick-off):Poland Read More

CAS to probe Semenya's fight against IAAF's testosterone rule

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 9:36 am    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said Tuesday it had opened a probe into Caster Semenya's challenge of controversial new IAAF rules on testosterone occurring in female athletes. Read More

House to debate Caricom report today

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 9:20 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The House of Representatives will debate the Report of the Commission to Review Jamaica's Relations within the Caricom and CARIFORUM Frameworks when it resumes at Gordon House this afternoon. Read More

#WC2018: Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in Group H opener

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 9:05 am    

SARANSK, Russia (AFP) — Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in the opening match in World Cup Group H on Tuesday, taking advantage of an early red card for midfielder Carlos Sanchez. Read More

St James men fined $500k, imprisoned for cocaine possession

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 8:05 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A case involving two St James men who were charged with multiple breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act in 2013 after they were reportedly found with approximately $254-million worth of cocaine came to an end in the St James Parish Court yesterday, the police have... Read More

#WC2018: Colombia vs Japan is 1-1 after dramatic 1st half

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 8:00 am    

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — It's 1-1 in the World Cup game between Colombia and Japan after a dramatic first half. Read More

Venezuelans threaten to sue T&T over asylum policy

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 7:42 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Lawyers representing two Venezuelan asylum seekers have written to National Security Minister Edmund Dillon and acting Chief Immigration Officer Charmaine Gandhi Andrews, threatening to sue the state over what they say is the failure to make transparent, its... Read More

#WC2018: Columbia's Sanchez gets 1st red of WC; Japan score

Tuesday, June, 19 2018 7:27 am    

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — The first red card of the World Cup has been awarded against Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez for handling a goal-bound shot in the area in the fifth minute against Japan. Shinji Kagawa slotted the resultant penalty to give Japan an early 1-0 lead. Read More


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