Tag Archives: USA

The Reggae Boyz Beat USA 2-1 And Head To The Goal Cup Finals

For the first time in 12 years, the United States have failed to make the Gold Cup finals. They lost 2-1 to Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz. Vancouver Whitecaps’ Darren Mattocks opened the scoring in the 30th minute, while Houston Dynamo’s Giles Barnes added a second six minutes later with a superb free kick from 20 yards. This is the first time ...

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USA Defeat Japan 5-2 To Win The 2015 Women’s World Cup

USA become the first side to win the Women’s World Cup 3 times. Carli Lloyd scored the quickest goal in a final, before she scored twice more to complete her hat-trick in 16 minutes. Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath were also on the score-sheet as USA followed up their successes in 1991 and 1999. Japan pulled back two goals but ...

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USA To Start Importing Jamaican Mangoes

Starting next month, Jamaican mango exporters will be able to send their fruit to the United States. This follows a recent decision by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Shipments will be allowed after October 20; however, the fruit will have to be produced free of pests. It’s expected that Jamaica will send 261 metric tons to the US, or ...

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LIME Increases Int’l Calling & Internet Rates

LIME has increased call rates for some international destinations. The telecoms firm last week announced rate increases ranging from 62%, to as high as 700%. The rate increases affects calls to Africa and Asia, but do not affect calls made to the Caribbean, USA, Canada or the UK. LIME has also hiked rates for residential internet services. The company said ...

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Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth on Sunday

A newly discovered asteroid will pass “very close” to Earth on Sunday, NASA says. The space rock is 60 feet (20 meters) in size. It’s expected to fly over New Zealand about 2:18 p.m. EDT (11:18 a.m. PDT / 18:18 UTC.) It won’t hit Earth or any of the thousands of satellites orbiting the planet, NASA says. It will give ...

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World Cup Update: Germany Beat USA 2-1 But Both Teams Advance

Germany and the US team progressed to the last 16 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, following the end of Group G action today. Germany clipped USA 1 – 0 through a 55th minute goal from Thomas Muller who grabbed his fourth goal of the tournament. In the other Group G match Portugal edged Ghana 2 – 1, but both ...

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World Cup Update: Portugal Keep Hope Alive And Draw 2-2 With USA

A header in the final seconds kept Portugal’s hope alive in the 2014 World Cup after they squeezed out a 2-2 draw in Group G against the US yesterday afternoon. The United States came from behind to lead the Portuguese 2 – 1 and were literally waiting for the ref’s whistle when Portugal struck through a Silvestre Varela header from ...

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Hansle Parchment Finishes Second in Diamond League 110m Hurdles

France’s Pascal Martinot-Lagarde took the 110m hurdles in 13.13s ahead of Jamaica’s Hansle Parchment in the Diamond League meet yesterday in Eugene, Oregon, USA. Parchment finished in 13.20s. The highly fancied World Champion American David Oliver finished a close third in 13.21s.

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Jamaican Man Gets Five Years in US Prison For Lottery Scamming

A Jamaican man Oneike Mickhale Barnett was yesterday sentenced in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to serve 60 months in prison and 5 years supervised release, in connection to his role in a lottery scheme. Oneike was ordered to pay US$94,456 in restitution. “This sentence sends a strong message that the American justice system will not stand by while criminals defraud unsuspecting ...

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[Video] Jamaica Beats US 2-1 in Historic WCQ

Jamaica sprung a major surprise in the third round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying by coming from a goal down to defeat the United States 2-1 in Kingston and earning sole leadership of Group A. New Tottenham midfielder Clint Dempsey needed only 36 seconds to put the Americans ahead, but Leeds midfielder Rodolph Austin equalised 20 minutes later with a ...

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