By Deema Zein
Viewers may remember the unlikely but true story of the Jamaican bobsled team that made it to the Olympics. It was a feat popularized in the 1993 film, "Cool Runnings." Now, Jamaica's bobsled team is back at it again. Lucy…
Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness noted that Perry was a pioneer of dub music in the 1970s and produced more than one thousand recordings that earned him various nicknames, including "Upsetter" and "Mad Scientist."…
By Associated Press
A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba.
By Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
For Aml Ameen, entertaining was a passion from childhood. At his request, the English actor's father sent him to drama school for 10 years. But it was a chance encounter with movie star Idris Elba that opened a path to…
By Amber Partida
Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man alive, will sprint for the last time at the Word Athletics Championships in London.
By Elizabeth Flock
A Caribbean street photographer, poets, and other writers remember Derek Walcott, a Nobel laureate and Caribbean poet and playwright who died Friday.
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Matthew has caused the deaths of 140 people, mostly in Haiti, and that toll is expected to rise. Aid workers who have been able to reach the most heavily damaged areas report near-total losses. The U.S. mainland is the…
Hurricane Matthew is the worst natural disaster to hit Haiti since the earthquake in 2010, prompting Haitian officials to postpone the presidential election set for next week. After causing damage in Cuba, the storm is next headed for the Bahamas…
In our news wrap Monday, Hurricane Matthew, one of the strongest Atlantic storms in recent years, is battering Jamaica and Haiti. Also, U.S. relations with Russia hit a new low when Washington called off talks with Moscow on the Syrian…
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