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JUTC confirms its drivers abducted, robbed at gunpoint 6:05 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is calling on the police to increase its presence in the Rockfort area after two drivers were reportedly abducted and robbed at gunpoint outside the Rockfort depot in Kingston on Tuesday. Read More

Trump aide banned from Justice Dept after trying to get case info 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The official serving as President Donald Trump's eyes and ears at the Justice Department has been banned from the building after trying to pressure staffers to give up sensitive information about election fraud and other matters she could relay to the White...... Read More

15-year-old Latecia Bennett missing 5:06 pm
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – An Ananda Alert has been activated for 15-year-old Latecia Bennett of Hopewell road in Waterford, who has been missing since Monday.She is of brown complexion, slim build and about 140 centimetres (4 feet 7 inches) tall.... Read More

Cricket West Indies wins CMJ Spirit of Cricket Award 4:45 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica— The West Indies Players' Association (WIPA) has extended congratulations to Cricket West Indies (CWI) on winning the 2020 Christopher Martin-Jenkins (CMJ) Spirit of Cricket Award.... Read More

Grange calls for priority treatment for small island developing states

Thursday, December, 3 2020 4:41 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has said that Jamaica is supporting the call for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be a “global priority” in the next medium term strategy of UNESCO. Read More

Opposition urges policymakers to review 2015 amendments to Dangerous Drugs Act

Thursday, December, 3 2020 4:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Opposition Leader Mark Golding says Jamaica's emerging medical cannabis industry, “and other stakeholders who are currently effectively excluded from the industry”, are looking to the Government of Jamaica to further modernise Jamaica's laws so that the... Read More

Forex: J$145.61 to one US dollar

Thursday, December, 3 2020 4:13 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, December 3 ended trading at J$145.61 down by 35 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily exchange trading summary. Read More

Consumers encouraged to use proper channels to seek redress

Thursday, December, 3 2020 3:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Consumers are being encouraged to use the proper channels to seek redress for issues they have with products purchased. Read More

In seismic shift, Warner Bros to stream all 2021 films

Thursday, December, 3 2020 3:21 pm    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate — including a new “Matrix” movie, “Godzilla vs Kong” and the Lin-Manuel Miranda... Read More

Facebook to remove false COVID-19 vaccine claims

Thursday, December, 3 2020 2:56 pm    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP)— Facebook on Thursday said it would remove posts containing false claims about the COVID-19 vaccine as it tries to manage the flow of disinformation on its platform. Read More

US virus deaths top 3,100 in a single day for the first time

Thursday, December, 3 2020 2:28 pm    

(AP)— The US recorded over 3,100 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, obliterating the record set last spring, while the number of Americans in the hospital with the virus has eclipsed 100,000 for the first time and new cases have begun topping 200,000 a day, according to figures released... Read More

4 die after explosion at UK wastewater plant

Thursday, December, 3 2020 2:09 pm    

LONDON, England (AP) — Four people died following an explosion in a silo that holds treated biosolids at a wastewater treatment plant near the southwest England city of Bristol, police said Thursday. Read More

Students, parents benefit from Flow's virtual online learning webinars

Thursday, December, 3 2020 1:52 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — More than 170 parents and students from institutions across the island benefitted from Flow's annual Mission Week training webinars to help them better understand the various online learning platforms. Read More

US attorney general says no evidence of decisive election fraud

Thursday, December, 3 2020 1:35 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US attorney general rejected Republican claims of significant voter fraud in the presidential election on Tuesday, adding to the pressure on President Donald Trump to give up his quixotic effort to overturn Joe Biden's clear victory. Read More

Teen killed in drive-by shooting in Manchester

Thursday, December, 3 2020 1:20 pm    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Police are investigating a drive-by shooting in the community of Brockrey in Manchester where a teenager was killed and his 17-year-old cousin injured last night.The community is located on the outskirts of Christiana. Read More


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