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JSEZA welcomes lifting of ban on storage of imported vehicles in free zones4:31 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) has welcomed the removal of the ban on storage of imported motor vehicles in a free zone... Read More

500 volunteers trained to search for and rescue missing children4:09 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, is reporting that 500 volunteers were trained last...... Read More

JET objects to Holness' approval of sand mining near Dolphin Head Beach3:59 pm
TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has opposed the mining of sand near the Dolphin Head Beach in Trelawny, on the grounds of environmental...... Read More

Gov't says Jamaica better prepared to respond to flood threat 3:44 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Climate Change Division of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, says that Jamaica is now in a better position to forecast...... Read More

Assistant to former CONCACAF president pleads guilty in corruption scandal 3:20 pm
BROOKLYN, New York (CMC) — An assistant to former CONCACAF president Jeff Webb pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy charges at federal court in the...... Read More

JLP councillor defends FFP on housing quality 2:50 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) politician has backed charity organisation Food For The Poor (FFP) on the quality of housing it provides.... Read More

Nearly 200 arrested in California in new immigration raids 2:40 pm
CALIFORNIA, United States (AFP) — Nearly 200 people have been arrested by federal agents in southern California as part of a five-day operation targeting...... Read More

Online travel company Expedia enters Cuban market1:37 pm
HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – Online travel company Expedia, has now entered the Cuban market, allowing hotels on the Spanish speaking Caribbean island to post on all of...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Musgrave Awards on today

SIX Jamaicans will be presented with Musgrave medals by the Institute of Jamaica today for their contribution to the arts, literature and science. The ceremony... Read More

REGIONAL

LASCO Blooming Baby a success, organisers say

MONTEGO BAY, St James Scores of people from across western Jamaica flocked the Old Hospital Park in Montego Bay on Sunday for the third staging of the LASCO Blooming... Read More

AUTO

Fatal crash leaves onlookers wide-eyed in amazement

Up to late yesterday, the police had still not identified the man who crashed into a garbage truck along Spanish Town Road, in the vicinity of Seaview Gardens... Read More

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