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Cuba to get ready for same sex marriage — Castro's daughter

Friday, June, 22 2018 10:39 am    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — In Cuba, where homosexuals once suffered harsh repression, a new reform-oriented constitution being drafted could pave the way for same sex marriage, Raul Castro's daughter Mariela Castro Espin says. Read More

Hope, Taylor take top cricket awards

Friday, June, 22 2018 10:08 am    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Stylish batsman Shai Hope swept three awards including Cricketer-of-the-Year, headlining the Cricket West Indies/WIPA Awards Ceremony staged in Barbados on Wednesday night. Read More

#WC2018: All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Friday, June, 22 2018 9:51 am    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards last 16

Friday, June, 22 2018 9:05 am    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Philippe Coutinho and Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance. Read More

After migration row, UK hails its C'bean communities

Friday, June, 22 2018 8:49 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Britain celebrated Friday the "enormous contribution" of its Caribbean migrants, who for a long time were airbrushed from history while some were even recently threatened with deportation. Read More

'I'm just a naughty boy living my dream' — Sterling

Friday, June, 22 2018 8:14 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England forward Raheem Sterling says he ignores the criticism of him in the British tabloid press, insisting he prefers to enjoy how he has risen from humble beginnings to play at the World Cup. Read More

St James cop arrested in connection with stolen motor car

Friday, June, 22 2018 7:57 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Investigators yesterday arrested a St James-based police constable in Spanish Town, St Catherine on reasonable suspicion of larceny of motor vehicle after he reportedly attempted to sell a stolen Nissan AD Wagon. Read More

#WC2018: Costa Rica hold Brazil 0-0 at halftime

Friday, June, 22 2018 7:50 am    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Brazil and Costa Rica were locked at 0-0 at halftime in their second group game at the World Cup. Read More

Weather Update: Mainly sunny skies today

Friday, June, 22 2018 7:16 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica is reporting that partly cloudy conditions are expected across eastern parishes this morning, while elsewhere should be mainly sunny. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil vs Costa Rica starting line-ups

Friday, June, 22 2018 7:06 am    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Neymar started Brazil's crunch World Cup clash with Costa Rica on Friday as coach Tite kept faith in the side that started a disappointing 1-1 draw to open their campaign against Switzerland. Read More

#WC2018: Spotlight on Neymar as Brazil aim to find form

Friday, June, 22 2018 7:01 am    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Neymar's fitness will be under the microscope on Friday as Brazil try to kick-start their World Cup campaign, anxious to avoid the same fate as a shambolic Argentina and the under-performing Lionel Messi. Read More

Photos of escapees from Cross Road police station released

Thursday, June, 21 2018 9:39 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police have released the photos of two men who escaped from the Cross Road Police Station yesterday.  Read More

Stray bullets kill two 14-y-os as Rio violence rises

Thursday, June, 21 2018 9:13 pm    

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — Two 14-year-olds were killed by stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro as violence and police efforts to contain it increase in the Brazilian city. Read More

North Korea 'already starting' denuclearization – Trump

Thursday, June, 21 2018 9:10 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — North Korea has already begun its denuclearisation, US President Donald Trump said Thursday, after many observers greeted with scepticism the results of his historic meeting with the North's leader Kim Jong Un. Read More


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