| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Olympic champion Veronica Campbell Brown of Jamaica is serving a suspension while anti-doping officials rule on her recent positive drug test.
The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announced Tuesday that the 2004 and 2008 Olympic...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who sustained a concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying game Friday, said he will miss the next qualifier, against Panama on Tuesday in Seattle.
Jones is scheduled to see a neurologist Monday....
| May 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Jamaican singer Derrick Morgan recorded the song "Conquering Ruler" in 1967, and it was no empty boast. He dominated his country's airwaves in the early '60s when he was barely out of his teens. Now 73 and performing regularly, Morgan is equally proud...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:59 AM
A South Florida player who has been at the tables since even before the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino opened finished fifth in the World Poker Tour Hard Rock Poker Showdown Tuesday, earning $122,275.
Daniel Letts, 38, of Miami won his way into...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Sure, Peter Williams wanted top musical acts at his festival. But he also wanted an activity that would transport Jamaicans back to their homeland.
He thought of kites.
"When we were kids in Jamaica, we didn't go buy toys," says Williams, organizer of...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:14 PM
On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving.
Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 7:04 AM
The Reverend Bennett, who died in 1998, was a leader in Hartford’s West Indian community. Bennett helped spur business growth in the North End, fostering connections between scholars and students in Jamaica and Connecticut.
On November 10, the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:44 PM
After a long day on the road hauling freight from Canada, Gary Clarke headed to his brother’s home in Englewood for a quick overnight visit before heading back north.
As Clarke locked up the truck Tuesday night in an empty lot next to the home, a...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:02 AM
Tropical Storm Sandy emerged in the southwest Caribbean on Monday afternoon and for now is projected to remain clear of Florida.
Also, for now, it is not forecast to strengthen into a hurricane.
Meanwhile, a new depression formed in the Central Atlantic...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:48 AM
Tropical Storm Sandy might rough up South Florida Thursday and Friday with strong winds, possibly causing significant beach erosion, downing power lines and trees and triggering minor coastal flooding, the National Weather Service said.
| Oct 23, 2012
Actor/singer Leon and director of "American Friends of Jamaica" Manuela Goren stopped by to discuss "The Hummingbird Gala" and Jamaica's 50th anniversary.
The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) will honor JetBlue Airways Chief Executive Officer, Dave...