Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah, the two-time Olympic champion in the women’s 100m and 200m, came in second place in the Olympic Development women’s 200m at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational on Friday.
Sinéad O’Connor, the gifted Irish singer-songwriter who became a superstar in her mid-20s but was known as much for her private struggles and provocative actions as for her fierce and expressive music, has died at 56.
Veteran dancehall artiste Mad Cobra was arrested on Tuesday after deputies in Florence County in South Carolina, USA, pulled him over for a traffic stop and reportedly discovered two kilos of cocaine in the vehicle.
Jamaicans are being urged to ensure proper ventilation in enclosed spaces where gas stoves are being used after a study revealed that the appliances emit benzene levels above secondhand smoke.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness stressed the island’s intention to become a republic during a short visit to the United Kingdom last week, saying that the process has been protracted as the Government engages in public education and consultation.He said: “We have set indicative timelines. We would have wanted to be able to do this within…