Tropical storm warning is in effect for parts of Cuba and Jamaica, as well as areas in the US state of Florida. Cuba has evacuated 70,000 people in the island’s southern region amid concerns Tropical Storm Elsa could cause severe flooding after three people were killed across the Caribbean in …Read More »
Black lives will not matter until the economy does
It is time to drop the Western exploitative neoliberal model and build a pan-African prosocial collaborative economy. In the wake of George Floyd’s killing by police officers in the United States and the global movement for Black lives, there has been a resounding call to re-examine the relationship between society …Read More »
Jamaica hit by 7.7 magnitude earthquake
An Earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitudes on the Richter scale has struck 72 miles off the coastal town of Lucea in Jamaica and south of Cuba. Subsequently, Tsunami warnings have been issued, which included the Cayman Islands, after the earthquake hit north of the Jamaican coast. The Jamaica Gleaner reports that …Read More »
Jamaican college footballers struck by lightning during match.
Several college football players required treatment after being struck by lightning in worrying scenes during a match in Jamaica. Lightning struck the pitch late on in the match between Wolmer’s Boys’ School and Jamaica College in Kingston on Monday. Footage of the incident shows the moment of the strike, followed …Read More »