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Glazer Plane Crash: US Coast Guard Cease Rescue Operation

Following a search that covered roughly 3,750 square miles off the coast of Jamaica, the US Coast Guard has ceased rescue operations for the crashed plane of Laurence and Jane Glazer. The couple’s single-engine turboprop plane crashed into the sea …

Usain Bolt Anchors Record-Breaking Race At Commonwealth Games

In Glasgow on Saturday, Usain Bolt once again led his 4×100 meters relay team to win another gold for Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games. The six-time Olympic champion ran the last stretch of the relay race to make a Games …

Vybz Kartel, Dancehall Reggae Artist, Sentenced To Life In Prison

Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Azim Palmer, and three other associates were sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. During the 65-day trial, considered as one of the longest in Jamaican history, …

Vybz Kartel: Jamaican Dancehall Artist Found Guilty In The Murder Of Clive “Lizard” Williams

Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Azim Palmer, was convicted of murder in the Caribbean Supreme Court. 10 of the 11-person jury found the Jamaican dancehall artist guilty, along with three others – Andre St. John, Kahira Jones, and Shawn Campbell. Shane …

Jamaican Bobsled Team Qualifies For Sochi But Lacks Funding

Good news for Jamaica – its two-man bobsled team has qualified for next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The bad news is that the team lacks the funding it needs to participate at the games. Jamaica needs help to raise …

Asafa Powell: Jamaican Sprinter’s Positive Test

It was a busy Tuesday for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell. The former 100-meter record holder met with the Jamaican disciplinary panel to talk about testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrone. Powell said that because many of the supplements were …

Miami Boat Capsizes Resulting In Tragic Fatalities

Multiple maritime tragedies have struck Miami’s coast in the last few days. Four fatalities have been reported from one tragedy involving a boat capsizing off the coast of Miami on Wednesday. The boat was transporting migrants from Haiti and Jamaica, …

Usain Bolt Says He’s Not Invincible, Is Still Confident He’ll Win The Worlds
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Usain Bolt is said to be the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter will tell you that he’s fast, but he doesn’t want it going to his head. Bolt is currently training for the World Championships in Athletics in Moscow …