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Barbados rocked by 4.2 magnitude earthquake 9:33 am

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 was recorded here on Saturday afternoon but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries. Read More

Canadian man reported missing in St James 9:16 am
ST JAMES, Jamaica — A Canadian man has been reported missing in Rosehall, St James. Police say 30-year-old Ailive McDonald, of North Service Road in Grimbsy, Canada, was last seen about 8:16 pm on Tuesday, leaving the hotel at which he was staying.McDonald is of a...... Read More

Prayer for the day 6:17 am
O God, our creator, all life is in your hands from conception until death. Help us to cherish our children and to reverence the awesome privilege of our share in creation.... Read More

National honour for distinguished clergyman – Pastor Aston Barnes 4:34 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica —'A man of many trades and master of them all' aptly characterizes Pastor Aston Archibald Barnes, who has given invaluable service and countless support to the West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and communities in south Manchester. He has...... Read More

CCJ president perplexed at C'bean people's non-acceptance of regional court

Saturday, October, 20 2018 3:22 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, says after 50 years of political independence, he remains perplexed that Caribbean people are still finding “excuses” in support of the London-based Privy... Read More

Prosecutors say Bill Cosby's bid for new trial is 'meritless'

Saturday, October, 20 2018 2:14 pm    

PHILADELPHIA, United States (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing "meritless," and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing. Read More

Unidentified man found dead in Port Royal

Saturday, October, 20 2018 1:48 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Elletson Road police are investigating the death of an unidentified man whose body was found in an unfinished building in Fort Rocky, Port Royal in Kingston yesterday. Read More

Tens of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit vote

Saturday, October, 20 2018 12:31 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom  — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.Organisers... Read More

Vendor shot dead in St Andrew

Saturday, October, 20 2018 11:29 am    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a vendor was shot dead on Gardener Boulevard, Mona in St Andrew yesterday morning.He is identified as Dane Howell from a Goldsmith Villa address.According to reports, around 10:55 am, residents heard explosions and... Read More

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

Saturday, October, 20 2018 11:17 am    

UNITED STATES (AP) — For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the... Read More

US police officer accused of raping migrant during traffic stop

Saturday, October, 20 2018 10:33 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A police officer in a suburb of Washington has been arrested and charged with raping an undocumented migrant during a traffic stop, officials said Wednesday.The incident occurred in the early hours of October 11 in the town of Langley Park,... Read More

One-year-old St Catherine boy reported missing

Saturday, October, 20 2018 10:03 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A High Alert has been activated for one-year-old Jayden Elliot of Byles district, Kitson Town, St Catherine who has been reported missing since Sunday, October 14.He is of dark complexion and slim build. Read More

Severe weather conditions cause floods, landslides in T&T

Saturday, October, 20 2018 9:56 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government on Saturday said teams were working to rescue people trapped by floods and landslides caused by heavy rains over the past 48 hours and that the full extent of the damage caused will be revealed as the water subsides in the... Read More

Earthquake preparations major component of disaster management

Saturday, October, 20 2018 9:34 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Earthquakes and tsunamis are an ever-present threat to Jamaica. The country's location on multiple geological faults subjects it to up to an average of 200 earthquakes per year. Read More

Prayer for the day

Saturday, October, 20 2018 6:54 am    

O God, who dost deign mercifully to bestow upon us infinite treasures of love in the heart of thy son, which was wounded for our sins; grant, we beseech thee, that we who pay him the devout homage of our piety, may in like manner show unto thee our due of worthy satisfaction. Amen Read More


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