Z NEWS HEADLINES
– The Met Office is continuing a Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Mary, Portland and St. Thomas.
– The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that electrical and turbidity issues have shut down a number of its facilities in Kingston, St Andrew, St Catherine and Clarendon.
– Massive landslide in Portland which left some residents marooned, has been cleared.
– CARICOM accredited a new ambassador of the European Union (EU), with the new envoy advocating for the relationship to more effectively advance a common agenda in global and multilateral fora.
AND IN NEWS OVERSEAS…..At least 72 people have died in several days of floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in Peru.
IN Z SPORTS HEADLINES
– Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls captain, Malysha Kelly, leads the statistic rankings as the best defender in the Suncorp Super netball in Australia after four rounds of matches.
– The JFF/SportsMax Elite League started with a bang for the KSAFA All Stars and the St Thomas Cobras at the Tony Spaulding Sports Complex in Kingston on Saturday.
– Batting superstar, Chris Gayle, will take no part in the four-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan starting later this month, after being left out of 16-man squad.
– The Windward Islands Volcanoes are in trouble against the Barbados Pride in their seventh-round Digicel Regional Four-Day game at the Kensington Oval.
AND…..Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed he has reached a decision over his future and will announce it “very soon”.
IN Z ENTERTAINMENT HEADLINES…….
– After much anticipation, Toronto superstar Drake, shared his 22-track project, titled “More Life’.
– Shemar Moore is set to return to “Criminal Minds” for the season finale of the CBS drama, a year after leaving the series.
– Controversy brews among family members of the late Reggae star Edi Fitzroy.
– Jamaican female sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has announced the launch of her beauty care line ‘Lady Shelly’ beauty, coming soon.
AND….The eight-foot sculpture of track and field legend Usain Bolt, is on schedule for completion for Jamaica’s 55th Independence celebrations in August.