Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury

Entertainment 05/22/19, 15:52

James Bond is out of commission for a few weeks. Star Daniel Craig is undergoing minor ankle surgery after sustaining an injury while filming the 25th installment in the franchise in Jamaica.The news comes Wednesday in a tweet from the official James Bond twitter account. The statement says that production ...

Marta and Formiga head Brazil Women’s World Cup squad

Soccer 05/16/19, 10:07

Six-time world player of the year Marta and the unretired Formiga will lead Brazil in the Women's World Cup in France.Brazil coach Vadao announced his squad on Thursday, betting on 33-year-old Marta to end a nine-match losing streak and help the team win its first Women's World Cup title."Marta is ...

Bond 25 launches in Jamaica, Rami Malek to play villain

Entertainment 04/25/19, 08:21

The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment as 007 is heading home to Jamaica.Craig, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, and director Cary Fukunaga on Thursday launched the film from the Caribbean island nation where Ian Fleming wrote all of his Bond novels. ...

Venezuela is key topic between Trump and Caribbean leaders

Politics 03/22/19, 00:09

The political and economic crisis in Venezuela tops the agenda of President Donald Trump's meeting Friday with leaders from the Caribbean, a region that has been far from united in joining the U.S. call for the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. Trump is hosting the leaders of Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican ...

Trump celebrates new citizens in Oval Office ceremony

Politics 01/19/19, 19:13

On a day focused on his demand for a border wall, President Donald Trump used music and pageantry to welcome "the five newest members of our great American family" during a naturalization ceremony in the Oval Office. In a ceremony Saturday that began to the strains of a violin and ended ...

Norovirus outbreak sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas

Health 01/10/19, 12:57

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is returning to a Florida port a day early and giving passengers full refunds of their fare after 277 guests and crew members were hit with an outbreak of Norovirus as it sailed to Jamaica. Cruise line spokesman Owen Torres told The Associated Press "we ...

Reggae music put on UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

Europe 11/29/18, 10:07

Reggae music has been inscribed on the prized intangible cultural heritage list of UNESCO, the U.N.'s cultural agency.UNESCO said Thursday the Jamaican music is unique because it represents "a vehicle of social commentary" and "continues to provide a voice for all" since it was first created by marginalized groups, mainly ...

US wins CONCACAF qualifying final 2-0 over Canada

Soccer 10/17/18, 22:24

Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan each scored and the U.S. women beat rival Canada 2-0 on Wednesday night in the championship match of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament.The United States improved to 16-0-2 so far in 2018. The team has gone undefeated in 26 straight matches (23-0-3) dating to ...

Jamaica earns World Cup trip on penalties after draw

Soccer 10/17/18, 20:08

Jamaica earned a spot in next year's Women's World Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Panama on Wednesday in the third-place at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.Both teams were vying for a first-ever trip to soccer's premier tournament. Panama still has a chance to qualify in a two-legged playoff ...

US headed to Women’s World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica

Soccer 10/14/18, 22:27

Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan each scored twice in the first half and United States earned a spot in the World Cup next summer in France with a 6-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday in the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.Heath's first came in the first two minutes of the match and ...

Canada gets into Women’s World Cup with 7-0 win over Panama

Soccer 10/14/18, 19:09

Christine Sinclair scored twice and Canada went on to secure a spot in next year's World Cup in France with a 7-0 victory over Panama on Sunday in the semifinals of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.Sinclair has 177th international goals. She ranks second on the career list — among both men ...

Tough and universal: Remembering journey from Cuba

Business 10/07/18, 11:27

Carlos Hernandez Ocampo's path to where he is today — a husband and father of two, Navy veteran and law school graduate — started out a long way away. He was born in Cuba."My father was a diplomat and a lawyer in Cuba, and he got disappointed with the system, ...

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