Latest News

48-y-o Kingston man reported missing 4:44 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Forty-eight-year-old Donroy Forbes of Lincoln Road in Kingston has been reported missing since Monday, August 12.    Forbes is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 5 feet 2 inches tall. Read More

Virgin Atlantic eyeing Guyana market 4:30 pm
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana government says the United Kingdom based Virgin Atlantic Airline is interested in servicing the route and could possibly do so by next year.... Read More

Measles kill more people in DR Congo than Ebola — NGO 4:15 pm
KINSHASA, DR Congo (AFP) — Measles has killed 2,758 people in the DR Congo since January, more than the Ebola epidemic in a year, medical NGO Doctors Without Borders said, and called Saturday for a "massive mobilisation of funds."... Read More

Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with attempted murder 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA, United States (AP) — A man suspected of shooting six police officers during an hours-long standoff that ended when tear gas caused the man to surrender was charged with attempted murder.... Read More

16-y-o Westmoreland girl goes missing in Black River market

Saturday, August, 17 2019 3:20 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — Sixteen-year-old Shaye Daley, of Frome district in Westmoreland has been reported missing since yesterday, Friday, August 16. Read More

Bartlett emphasises significance of tourism pension scheme

Saturday, August, 17 2019 2:25 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says the pension scheme for tourism workers is a commitment by the Government to make sure there is social security and protection for workers in the sector. Read More

Marked improvements by athletes under Jamaica/China assistance programme — sports ministry

Saturday, August, 17 2019 2:15 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — There has been marked improvement in the performance of local athletes who are being trained under the Jamaica/China Technical Assistance Programme, according to the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport. Read More

Bahamas marine pleads not guilty to murdering superior officer

Saturday, August, 17 2019 1:30 pm    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – A 35-year-old marine, accused of murdering a superior officer and of the attempted murders of two other marines at Government House, will re-appear in court on August 23. Read More

Bulgaria seizes cocaine smuggled in banana shipment

Saturday, August, 17 2019 1:11 pm    

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AFP) —A warehouse worker has discovered 75 kilogrammes (165 pounds) of cocaine hidden among bananas shipped from Ecuador to Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Burgas, prosecutors and police said Saturday. Read More

Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim

Saturday, August, 17 2019 12:45 pm    

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature. Read More

Water supply disruption in Portland, St Mary — NWC

Saturday, August, 17 2019 12:12 pm    

PORTLAND, Jamaica -- The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers in Portland and St Mary that they will experience a disruption in their regular water supply as a result of issues at three pumping stations. Read More

Henry welcomes relocation of Clarendon Health Department's services in May Pen

Saturday, August, 17 2019 11:45 am    

CLARENDON, Jamaica -- Central Clarendon Member of Parliament, Mike Henry, has welcomed the move by the Ministry of Health and Wellness to relocate the administrative aspects of the Clarendon Health Department from the compound of the May Pen... Read More

NYC subway scare suspect has criminal past — Sheriff

Saturday, August, 17 2019 10:50 am    

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said. Read More

Customer kills French waiter in sandwich spat

Saturday, August, 17 2019 10:35 am    

BOBIGNY, France (AFP) — A waiter at restaurant near Paris was shot dead by a customer angry at having to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the case said Saturday. Read More



ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT