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Published:Monday | May 24, 2021 | 12:08 AM-

PHOENIX (AP) — All-Star guard Chris Paul was grimacing in pain early in the fourth quarter, playing essentially with one shoulder. Cameron Payne had just been ejected. Players had to be separated and emotions were heated. Phoenix coach Monty...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2021 | 12:08 AM-

Latin America and the Caribbean need a hard reset. With less than one-tenth of the world’s population, the region has accounted for more than one-quarter of total COVID-19 deaths. The pandemic continues to rage almost unabated in Brazil, Paraguay,...

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2020 | 1:14 PM-

HAVANA, Cuba (AP): Until a few weeks ago, Julio Álvarez was the image of a successful Cuban entrepreneur. He had a dozen cars – classic Chevrolets and Fords that arrived before the 1959 revolution – conveying photo-snapping foreign tourists along...

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2020 | 12:07 PM-

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP): Four months after Guyana became one of the world’s newest crude oil exporters, the South American country says it is already reaping the rewards with about $60 million in payments. The money is linked to Guyana’s...

Published:Thursday | April 23, 2020 | 12:00 AM-

Coca-Cola's global volume tumbled 25 per cent in April as the coronavirus pandemic gripped large swathes of the world population. Those volumes made up of bottled drinks and the syrups Coke sells to theatres, restaurants, stadiums and music venues...

Published:Wednesday | February 26, 2020 | 12:06 AM-

China’s Huawei unveiled its latest folding smartphone Monday and its first such device to be available internationally, competing in a niche category with new models from Samsung and Motorola. The company took the wraps off the new Mate Xs by video...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:16 AM-

The European Union let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the EU's parliament that ended the Brexit divorce battle and set the scene for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead. In an emotion-charged session at the session...

Published:Tuesday | January 7, 2020 | 12:00 AM-

The year 2020 has medical connotations as the visual aspect of the written date invokes memories of the medical term for ‘perfect’ vision. Thus, the year is now known as the year of the visionary. What is the ‘vision’ for the future of my favourite...

Published:Saturday | November 2, 2019 | 12:00 AM-

Netball in Jamaica is in crisis. There is no other way to say it. There is a stand-off between some of the senior Sunshine Girls and the administrators at Netball Jamaica that does not appear to be heading towards an amicable solution any time...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:00 AM-

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is reporting that it has captured the white-faced Capuchin monkey which was sighted in Jack’s Hill, St Andrew over the past few days. NEPA says the monkey, which is not native to Jamaica,...

Published:Saturday | August 17, 2019 | 12:00 AM-

The post-mortem on the Sunshine Girls’ performance at the just-concluded INF Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England, is still ongoing. The ill-fated trip could mark the perfect starting point for the local board to restructure the organisation and...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:11 AM-

As a former world junior champion himself during his athletic career, Ato Boldon is aware of the intricacies that come with the life of a track athlete and is using that experience as he continues to coach Jamaica’s newest sprint sensation, Briana...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM-

When the ‘Set’ command was issued to the athletes in the 100-metre hurdles final at last month’s National Championships, fans held their breath. In the field was Janeek Brown, the NCAA champion, world leader and new national record holder at 12.40...

Published:Saturday | May 25, 2019 | 12:00 AM-

Like most Jamaicans, I have lived through many frustrating games by the Sunshine Girls over the years. At the world tournaments, we have regularly come close, only to falter at the semi-final stage. Despite our obvious quality, we have never been...

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