Linking the Caribbean to the World! Saturday - Sep 23, 2017

Posts Tagged: jamaica

  • Cruise Ended After Outbreak of Illness

    Cruise Ended After Outbreak of Illness

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship’s 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened with a gastrointestinal illness. The Miami-based company made the announcement a few hours after officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention boarded the

  • Gayle Expected to be a Force in World T20

    Gayle Expected to be a Force in World T20

    NEW DELHI (AP) — In the smash-and-bash spectacle of Twenty20 cricket, big-swinging batsmen like Chris Gayle, David Warner and Mahendra Singh Dhoni tend to be the focus of attention. When the fifth ICC World Twenty20 tournament gets under way in Bangladesh on Sunday, though, it’s just as likely to showcase slow bowlers as match winners.

  • They’re Going: Jamaica Heading to Sochi

    Get ready, Sochi: The Jamaicans are coming, and they’re bringing their bobsled again. Jamaican bobsled pilot Winston Watts and the nation’s Olympic Committee said Monday they are accepting an invitation to compete in next month’s Sochi Olympics. It’s the first time the Jamaican bobsled team will compete in the games since 2002. The invitation comes

  • Jamaican Police Increasingly Facing Murder Charges

    Jamaican Police Increasingly Facing Murder Charges

    MAY PEN, Jamaica (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh’s 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime abounds. The only explanation she’s gotten from detectives in gritty May Pen is that an officer shot