SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A mother and her four children have been killed in Jamaica, police said Tuesday.
The bodies were discovered at dawn in Clarendon parish, just west of the capital of Kingston, according to authorities.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A well-known record producer in Jamaica has been accused of killing three people.
Linval Thompson Jr. of Shab Don Records was arrested and charged on Saturday with fatally shooting three men in their 20s in late May, authorities said in a statement Sunday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Bank of Jamaica is preparing to issue a nationwide digital currency for the first time in its history following recent approval from legislators.
The move is expected to help many on the island of nearly 3 million who don’t have bank accounts, according to a government statement issued over the weekend.
LONDON (AP) — After seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is widely viewed in the U.K. as a rock in turbulent times. But in Britain's former colonies, many see her as an anchor to an imperial past whose damage still lingers.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday.
Thompson-Herah won in the 100 and 200 and the 400 relay at the Tokyo Olympics.
MIAMI (AP) — A former Haitian senator is facing charges in the United States related to last year's assassination of former Haiti President Jovenel Moïse, authorities said.
John Joel Joseph made his initial appearance Monday in Miami federal court, according to court records.
The United States will play Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti in Group A at the CONCACAF W Championship this summer, which will determine qualifiers for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago were drawn Tuesday into Group B of the North and Central American and Caribbean tournament, to be played from July 4-18 at Monterrey, Mexico.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Fitzroy “Bunny Diamond” Simpson of reggae trio Mighty Diamonds has died just two days after the shooting death of lead singer Donald “Tabby Diamond” Shaw, according to associates.
TORONTO (AP) — Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan and Junior Hoilett scored and Canada secured its first World Cup berth in 36 years with a 4-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday.
Canada has been to the World Cup just once before, in 1986.
LONDON (AP) — As Caribbean nations debate their relationship with the British crown, Prince William says he will support and respect whatever decision the people make.
William, second in line to the throne, made the comments after an eight-day tour of Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas during which he and wife Kate were celebrated but also criticized as being “tone deaf” for perpetuating images of Britain’s colonial rule.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Celso Borges scored in first-half stoppage time and Costa Rica kept Canada from wrapping up its first World Cup berth in 36 years Thursday night with a 1-0 victory in CONCACAF qualifying.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former Haitian senator who is one of the main suspects in the slaying of former President Jovenel Moïse agreed Thursday to be extradited to the U.S. to face charges, his attorney told The Associated Press.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness told Prince William and Kate on Wednesday that the British commonwealth intends to become fully independent in an unexpected announcement that comes as other countries consider cutting ties with the monarchy.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dozens of well-known leaders in Jamaica including professors and politicians are demanding an apology and slavery reparations as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare for a trip to the former British colony.
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and Kate are embarking on a tour to Central America and the Caribbean, even as some countries in the region mull cutting ties to the British monarchy.
The couple will visit Belize, Jamaica and the Bahamas on the week-long journey that starts Saturday.
TOKYO (AP) — A musical revolution in Jamaica has a connection with a bouncy rhythm from a portable electronic keyboard that’s the brainchild of a Japanese woman.
The pattern that resonates in the 1985 reggae hit by Wayne Smith, “Under Mi Sleng Teng," came from Casiotone MT-40, which went on sale in 1981, the first product Hiroko Okuda worked on after joining the Tokyo-based company behind G-Shock watches.
TORONTO (AP) — Canada will host Jamaica at Toronto's BMO Field in its final home World Cup qualifier, the Canada Soccer Association said Friday.
Closing in on its first World Cup berth since 1986, Canada leads North and Central America and the Caribbean with 25 points and can clinch with one win its final three games.
FIFA has dismissed a protest filed by the Jamaica Football Federation over its 1-1 draw with the United States in a World Cup qualifier on Nov.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams started together for the first time in almost three years, and Jesús Ferreira was picked over Ricardo Pepi at forward for the United States' World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on Thursday night.
MALAGA, Spain (AP) — Germany was invited to make up the numbers at the inaugural Spain Sevens and went beyond its brief by drawing with Australia 12-12 on Friday.
After a scoreless first half, Australia went ahead twice thanks to Nathan Lawson tries, only for Germany to draw at the death after a Tim Lichtenberg try from his own break was drop converted by Fabian Heimpel.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against a sheriff and his deputies, claiming he was illegally detained for no other reason than being born in Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Ireland achieved a historic series win over the West Indies after winning their deciding one-day international by two wickets at Sabina Park on Sunday.
The 2-1 come-from-behind series victory from the third ODI gave Ireland a first ODI series win away from home against a full member.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's National Police said Saturday that a former senator who is a prominent suspect in the July 7 killing of President Jovenel Moïse has been arrested in Jamaica.
Police spokesman Gary Desrosiers told The Associated Press that John Joël Joseph was in custody.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Ireland beat the West Indies by five wickets in a rain-interrupted second one-day international at Sabina Park on Thursday.
Ireland was chasing 230 to win and was well ahead of the run rate at 157-4 in the 32nd over when rain stopped play for 90 minutes.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The West Indies and Ireland have postponed their second one-day cricket international scheduled on Tuesday.
Ireland was too depleted to play after two more positive coronavirus cases in camp plus two players becoming injured, Cricket West Indies and Cricket Ireland said in a joint statement on Monday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Making his debut at age 33, Shamarh Brooks scored 93 and led West Indies against Ireland to a 24-run victory in the first one-day international at Sabina Park on Saturday.
The West Indies was all out for 269 on the penultimate ball, and Ireland was dismissed for 245 at the start of its last over.
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it charged one of the main suspects in the killing of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse as it unsealed a complaint that revealed federal authorities had interviewed him several months ago while he was hiding in Jamaica.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston firefighter was injured while fighting a building fire in Jamaica Plain on Christmas morning, authorities said.
Firefighters responded to the fire at the four-story building on Washington Street on Saturday morning.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The church volunteers assembled furniture and hung decorations in the newly renovated apartment building. They laid out nearly every necessity, down to the bath towels, bed linens, cooking supplies and televisions.
Theodore Whitmore is out as Jamaica's national soccer coach, seven weeks before the Reggae Boyz resume World Cup qualifying and try to climb back into contention for a berth in next year's tournament.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — As long as the United States wins its final three home games, the Americans likely will get back to the World Cup.
These young Americans stumbled on the road again in qualifying, wasting an early lead in a choppy 1-1 draw against Jamaica on Tuesday night.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Damion Lowe leapt above Walker Zimmerman at the top of the 6-yard box in the 84th minute and headed Leon Bailey's corner kick to the left of U.S.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The newest player on the U.S. national team feels like he fits right in.
While former high school classmates are getting ready for Thanksgiving break of their college freshman semesters, 18-year-old defender Joe Scally could make his debut as a reserve in Tuesday night’s World Cup qualifier at Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Defender Chris Richards and midfielder Gianluca Busio entered the U.S. lineup for Tuesday night’s match at Jamaica as the Americans started their second-youngest lineup ever in a World Cup qualifier.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Zack Steffen is in quite an unusual position: The No. 2 goalkeeper with Manchester City is No. 1 with the United States.
New England's Matt Turner started the first five U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS, which has the U.S.-English language rights to the Americans' World Cup qualifier at Jamaica next week, said Tuesday it will make the Nov. 16 match available only on its Paramount+ subscription streaming service.
West Ham forward Michail Antonio and Aston Villa winger Leon Bailey are back on Jamaica's roster for World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador and the United States.
Antonio, the Premier League player of the month for August, made his Jamaica debut against Panama in Kingston on Sept.
The Jamaican government will allow 5,000 fully vaccinated fans to attend the Reggae Boyz World Cup qualifier against the United States on Nov.
Jamaica's World Cup qualifier against the United States on Nov. 16 at Independence Park in Kingston will be played without fans in attendance.
The Jamaica Football Federation said Thursday the decision was made by the Jamaican government.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes likely will be sidelined for two to four weeks after he sprained his left knee, an injury that could cause him to miss the United States' World Cup qualifiers next month against Mexico and Jamaica.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A police superintendent in Jamaica told The Associated Press on Thursday that authorities have arrested a Colombian man they believe is a suspect in the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A child of working-class Jamaican immigrants in the Bronx, Colin Powell rose from neighborhood store clerk to warehouse floor-mopper to the highest echelons of the U.S. government.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. soccer team has a Jekyll and Hyde personality that makes it difficult to determine which will show for Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica.
During last weekend’s 1-0 loss at Panama, the Americans were as stagnant as ships backed up outside the canal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Back with the U.S. national team following a two-game banishment for breaking team COVID-19 protocols, Weston McKennie is refusing to speak with reporters.
The 23-year-old Juventus midfielder was dropped for last month's World Cup qualifiers against Canada and Honduras by U.S.
PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Kellyn Acosta walked off with his head bandaged, Matt Turner juggled multiple balls that were tossed in during the final few minutes, when security twice chased fans off the field.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Yunus Musah’s place in the U.S. lineup wasn’t certain until 24 hours before kickoff, when coach Greg Berhalter received a text message revealing the 18-year-old’s COVID-19 test had come back negative.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ricardo Pepi and the young Americans saw a red, white and blue crowd, a scene seldom at past U.S. World Cup qualifiers, then dominated Jamaica behind the new 18-year-old sensation and moved into first place.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Walker Zimmerman, Yunus Musah and Paul Arriola were given their first starts of this World Cup qualifying cycle and Weston McKennie returned from a two-match banishment when the United States played Jamaica on Thursday night.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna are missing from the U.S. lineup because of injuries but Weston McKennie will start following his disciplinary flap last month. Jamaica is without top forward Michail Antonio for reasons that remain unclear.