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Warriors defeat Tallawahs by 81 runs in CPL clash 11:07 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- After registering their first win on Sunday, Jamaica Tallawahs fell back in the ruck, as they slumped to a 81-run defeat to Guyana Amazon Warriors in their Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) encounter at Sabina Park on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 219,... Read More

Tallawahs set 219 for victory vs Amazon Warriors 9:07 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica Tallawahs conceded over 200 runs for the third time in the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) as they were set a victory target of 219 by Guyana Amazon Warriors in the fourth of their five home games here at Sabina Park. After winning the toss and...... Read More

PAAC wants answers from Parliamentary entities 7:32 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) today vented their frustration with the long-standing impediment the committee faces in seeking to have commissions and other entities set up by Parliament answer questions on matters before...... Read More

Russell returns to Tallawahs lineup for Warriors match 6:59 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica Tallawahs have welcomed back explosive all-rounder Andre Russell in the starting line up for their fourth home Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) encounter against Guyana Amazon Warriors here at Sabina Park. Russell, who was struck near the right ear by...... Read More

Forex: J$136.40 to one US dollar

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 5:43 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, September 18 ended trading at J$136.40, down by 29 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Gas prices up $1.60; diesel up $1.95

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 5:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see an increase at the pumps in the prices of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, September 19, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam. Read More

Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 5:09 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's socialist government on Wednesday called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties. Read More

Carreras implements paternity leave, extends maternity leave period

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 4:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Managing Director of Carreras, Marcus Steele, has announced the implementation of paternity leave within the company and an increase in the time for maternity leave. Read More

Three traffic cops charged after reportedly accepting $6000 bribe

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 3:27 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three police constables assigned to the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) have been charged with breaches of the Corruption and Prevention Act. Read More

UPDATE: Trelawny prison escapee recaptured

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 2:59 pm    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Romario Green otherwise called 'Boo', of Tharp Street in Falmouth, Trelawny who escaped from police custody on Monday, has been apprehended. Read More

Surinamese nabbed with cocaine at NMIA

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 2:47 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Surinamese man has been charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act following the seizure of 25 pounds of cocaine at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston yesterday. Read More

VPA to launch 'I CanJA Peace Day' campaign

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 2:43 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) is launching its “I CanJA Peace Day” campaign in observation of International Peace Day, which is being observed on Saturday, September 21. Read More

House approves one-month extension of SOE in St Catherine, Clarendon

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 2:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The House of Representatives yesterday approved a one month extension of the State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parishes of Clarendon and St Catherine, until October 19. Read More

200 Bahamians arrive in Florida fleeing Dorian's devastation

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 1:42 pm    

RIVIERA BEACH, Florida (AP) — More than 200 Bahamians whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian have come to Florida on a cruise ship. Read More

New health services lab to be opened in Manchester

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 12:46 pm    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton is to visit the Christiana Health Centre in Manchester on Friday for the opening of a new health services laboratory. Read More



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