Latin America

Reggae Girlz: Jamaica ready for Women's Football World Cup

Cedella Marley, daughter of reggae legend Bob Marley, stepped in, raised money, raised awareness, and kickstarted a proper team.

United States

Kofi Kingston: WWE's first Africa-born world champion

Kingston's 11-year-long career at pro wrestling's biggest promotion has been filled with setbacks and near misses.

Kofi Kingston: WWE's first Africa-born world champion

Arts & Culture

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

The world body's cultural and scientific agency added the genre to its collection of 'intangible cultural heritage'.

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

Jamaica

Jamaica hit by flash floods

Rivers overflow after days of heavy rain lash the Caribbean island nation, washing away roads and bridges.

Jamaica hit by flash floods

United Kingdom

Daughter of Windrush generation risks deportation from UK

Thousands of Windrush immigrants have lost their jobs and face deportation under the UK's immigration system.

Daughter of Windrush generation risks deportation from UK

United Kingdom

UK urged to resolve Caribbean-born residents' issue

Up to 50,000 Commonwealth-born individuals who arrived before 1971 still do not have permanent residency status.

Elderly UK residents of former British colonies risk deportation

Sport

'Blessing to Jamaica': Usain Bolt wins final home race

The Olympic gold medallist and world record holder will retire in August after the world championships in London.

Jamaica

Jamaican Usain Bolt races in final event on home soil

About 30,000 fans packed a stadium in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, to watch eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt race on home soil for the last time.

Sport

Bolt loses Olympic gold as teammate fails drug test

Jamaican 4x100m relay team stripped of gold medal after Carter was found guilty of doping at 2008 Olympic Games.

Bolt loses Olympic gold as teammate fails drug test

Hurricane

Hurricane Matthew storms towards Haiti and Jamaica

Packing winds of 240km/h, Category 4 hurricane threatens the Caribbean nations with Guantanamo Bay evacuation under way.

Hurricane Matthew storms towards Haiti and Jamaica

Weather

Hurricane Matthew strengthens rapidly

Category 4-5 Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba

Hurricane Matthew strengthens rapidly

Sport

Usain Bolt: I'm the greatest

Jamaican sprinter bids farewell to the Olympics after grabbing a ninth gold medal, his third at Rio 2016.

Jamaica

Jamaican troops guard election offices after tight poll

Jamaican Labour Party initially declared winner of general election, but further counting has seen contest tighten.

Jamaican troops guard election offices after tight poll

People & Power

Jamaica's Silent Children

An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.

Arts & Culture

Reggae, a failed assassination and Jamaica in turmoil

Man Booker Prize nominee Marlon James speaks to The Stream about his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings".

Reggae, a failed assassination and Jamaica in turmoil