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After restocking, sports bar owner learns not allowed to reopen

SOME sports bar owners who have been excluded by the Government in its controlled reopening of bars say they are equipped to follow the established protocols.

70 cases of COVID-19 at French schools days after re-opening

Just one week after a third of French schoolchildren went back to school in an easing of the coronavirus lockdown, there’s been a worrying flareup of about 70 COVID-19 cases linked to schools.

High-powered rifle seized in downtown Kingston during police raid 

The Darling Street police seized an AK47 rifle during an operation on Matthews Lane, Kingston on Monday, May 18.

Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine likely to be welcomed in India

NEW DELHI, India (AP) — President Donald Trump’s declaration that he was taking a malaria drug of dubious effectiveness to help fend off the coronavirus will likely be welcomed in India.

Oliver Clarke hailed as patriot, media and business mogul

Tributes continue to pour in for Oliver Clarke, former Gleaner Company and Jamaica National Group chairman, who passed on Saturday night after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.

Tropical Storm Arthur crawls closer to North Carolina coast 

Life-threatening surf and rip currents will spread along US East coast beaches in the days ahead as Tropical Storm Arthur kicks up ocean swells offshore, the National Hurricane Center warned on Monday.