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Tourism minister orders security audit of hotels 9:28 am

KINGSTON, Jamaica —Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has ordered an intensive security audit of the tourism sector including hotels and attractions as part of efforts to strengthen destination... Read More

US headed to Women's World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica 9:11 am
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The US women's national team breezed through CONCACAF qualifying to secure a spot in the World Cup next year in France.The Americans still have to face Canada.... Read More

Prayer for the day 6:37 am
O divine saviour! I thank thee for having perpetuated thy humble, obedient, self-sacrificing and recollected silence of Nazareth in the tabernacle.... Read More

Weekly Round-up: Gangster instructing JP… Consumer confidence rises... Girlz defeat Cuba 9-0 8:55 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, on Saturday disclosed that the nation's noble justice of the peace vocation has been hit by a disturbing allegation of a gangster taking up post at the offices of an unnamed JP and issuing instructions for that JP to follow.... Read More

BPO training now available at Trench Town Polytechnic College

Sunday, October, 14 2018 4:51 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Opportunities for certification in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) training are now available at the Trench Town Polytechnic College (TTPC), in St Andrew. Read More

Culture minister wants more heritage sites recognised

Sunday, October, 14 2018 4:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says she is seeking to have more of the nation's heritage sites become recognised locally and internationally, as this will accrue to the benefit of the communities in which they are... Read More

Top order let us down, laments Holder

Sunday, October, 14 2018 3:34 pm    

HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder has laid the blame for West Indies' series defeat at the feet of the top order, conceding their lack of runs put too much pressure on the remainder of the line-up during the calamitous two-match rubber against India. Read More

Senate approves new Fisheries Act

Sunday, October, 14 2018 3:28 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A new Fisheries Act, aimed at further safeguarding the local sector, was passed in the Senate on October 12. Read More

UPDATE: 10-y-o Kingston 5 girl, Rukiya Barnes, found

Sunday, October, 14 2018 2:50 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ten-year-old Rukiya Barnes otherwise called 'Ruki', of New Lincoln Avenue, Kingston 5 who was reported missing since yesterday, October 13, has been found the police have updated.She was reportedly found by citizens and taken to the police station. Read More

London, Paris, Berlin demand 'credible' probe into journalist's disappearance

Sunday, October, 14 2018 2:35 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Britain, France and Germany insisted Sunday that "light must be shed" on the whereabouts of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as they called for a credible investigation into his disappearance. Read More

Regional security body deploys forces to St Kitts/Nevis

Sunday, October, 14 2018 2:03 pm    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation. Read More

B'dos agri society calls on gov't to stop importing chicken wings

Sunday, October, 14 2018 1:54 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has called on the government to stop importing chicken wings.Chief Executive Officer James Paul, a former legislator, made the call claiming a glut is in the offing. Read More

Shooting at toddler's Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead

Sunday, October, 14 2018 12:08 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A dispute between members of two families at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. Read More

Holder looks to McGrath and Anderson for inspiration

Sunday, October, 14 2018 11:18 am    

HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder said Sunday that he is looking to hone his fast bowling skills by taking inspiration from pace legends Glenn McGrath and James Anderson. Read More

Trinidad Gov't announces replacements for Petrotrin

Sunday, October, 14 2018 10:16 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Government on Saturday said two companies will replace the now defunct state run oil refinery Petrotrin.They are Her­itage Pe­tro­le­um Com­pa­ny and Paria Fu­el Trad­ing Com­pa­ny. Read More


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