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Free health services for Brown's Hall, St Catherine residents 4:32 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Residents of Brown's Hall in St Catherine and surrounding communities will be getting free health services at the soon-to-be-established Friends of the Brown's Hall Health Centre. Read More

St Catherine taxi-man reported missing 4:21 pm
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Thirty-five-year-old Percival Whyte, otherwise called 'Jason', a taxi operator of Quarry Hill, Spanish Town in St Catherine has been reported missing since Wednesday, October 17.... Read More

Pearnel Charles Jr endorses data driven approach to consultations on migration 3:37 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — As Jamaica prepares to adopt the first international global agreement for the management of international migration, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, is urging stakeholders to take an evidence-based and...... Read More

NWU serves notice of industrial action on Transport Authority 3:15 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Workers Union (NWU) says it has written to the Transport Authority (TA) issuing a notice for the possible withdrawal of labour. The 72-hour notice commenced today Tuesday, November 6 at 6:00 am, the NWU said in a statement.... Read More

IMF pleased with Jamaica's economic policies

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 2:40 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Jamaica's implementation of the US$1.66 billion Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) remains strong, five years after the country began the task of reforming its economy. Read More

Chucky was a mannerly and dependable cop, former assistant commissioner tells court

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 2:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The defence in the murder trial of Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown this morning closed its case in the Home Circuit Court following the testimony of a former assistant commissioner of police who was brought in as character witness for Constable Brown. Read More

Man shot while attempting to flee burning home in St Elizabeth

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 1:55 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Detectives in St Elizabeth are probing the circumstances surrounding a case of murder and arson in Long Common, Bogue in the parish today.Dead is 35-year-old Mauri Campbell of Long Common. Read More

J'cans in the US note importance of voting

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 1:19 pm    

LOS ANGELES, United States — Jamaicans living in the United States (US) are upbeat about today's midterm elections and note the importance of exercising their right to vote. Read More

UPDATE: India beat West Indies by 71 runs to clinch T20 series

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 12:35 pm    

LUCKNOW, India (AFP) — Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth Twenty20 international century — the most by any batsman in the format — to set up India's convincing 71-run series-clinching win over West indies on Tuesday. Read More

Princess Street, North Street intersection in downtown Kingston to be closed tomorrow

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 11:35 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says the intersection of Princess Street and North Street in downtown Kingston, which is located across from the entrance gate of the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), will be closed to vehicular traffic for seven days, starting 9:00 am... Read More

UPDATE: Sharma's record ton powers India to 195-2 in 2nd T20

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 10:57 am    

LUCKNOW, India (AFP) — Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth Twenty20 international century — the most by any batsman in the format — to propel India to 192 for two against West Indies on Tuesday. Read More

Trump petitions high court in effort to kill 'Dreamers' program

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 10:30 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The Trump administration is seeking the conservative-leaning Supreme Court's endorsement to kill the "Dreamers" program, which protects about 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. Read More

New Falmouth Tax Office opened today

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 10:08 am    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) this morning opened the doors to the new Falmouth Tax Office located at Lot 5 Cornwall Street. Read More

West Indies opt to bowl against India in second T20

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 9:27 am    

LUCKNOW, India (AFP) — West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second Twenty20 international in Lucknow, India today. Read More

PAHO urges C'bean to take urgent action to eliminate malaria

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 9:23 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to take urgent action to stem the increase in malaria cases, maintain achievements and free the region of malaria, a disease which, during the last century, was the leading cause of... Read More



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