Janieve Russell finishes 8th in Prefontaine Classic 400mh

Saturday, May, 27 2017 4:39 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s Janieve Russell strolled home in eighth and last position in 56.21 seconds in the women’s 400m hurdles event at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregan, USA.Russell, who had a season’s best of... Read More

Quinella for Jamaica in men's sprint hurdles

Saturday, May, 27 2017 4:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Olympic champion Omar McLeod sped to a world leading 13.01 (0.9) to win the men's 110m hurdles and pulled fellow Jamaican Ronald Levy to a personal best in second with 13.10 at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregan, USA. Read More

Firearm seized after gunmen attack cops

Saturday, May, 27 2017 4:24 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The St Catherine police are reporting that a team of officers seized a firearm after being attacked by a group of armed men at Caymanas in the parish Friday evening.Reports are that about 7:30 pm the Caymanas Police... Read More

Singer songwriter Gregg Allman dead at 69

Saturday, May, 27 2017 3:44 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Gregg Allman, the powerfully bluesy singer and songwriter who co-founded the Allman Brothers Band and emerged as a trailblazer of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69.Allman died peacefully at his home in... Read More

Cayman Opposition brokers agreement with Independents to form coalition gov't

Saturday, May, 27 2017 3:38 pm    

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — In a dramatic turn of events that has struck out a deal brokered on Friday between the two major political parties – opposition leader McKeeva Bush is set to become premier of the Cayman Islands.According to Bush... Read More

Restorative justice facilitators will reduce conflicts – Chuck

Saturday, May, 27 2017 3:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, says that with new restorative justice facilitators being engaged, violent interpersonal conflicts should be reduced.The minister, who was addressing a graduation ceremony for a new... Read More

British Airways outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

Saturday, May, 27 2017 2:24 pm    

LONDON, England (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.The airline said it was... Read More

Phillips tours Alpart plant

Saturday, May, 27 2017 2:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips yesterday toured the soon-to-be-reopened JISCO Alpart bauxite and alumina plant in St Elizabeth.According to a People's National Party (PNP) release, Phillips was accompanied by Opposition... Read More

California Bills target private business to help immigrants

Saturday, May, 27 2017 1:58 pm    

SACRAMENTO, United States (AP) — California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally with Bills aimed at limiting how much private businesses can cooperate with federal immigration... Read More

Guyana awards CARICOM Secretary General with country's second highest award

Saturday, May, 27 2017 1:32 pm    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has been awarded Guyana’s Cacique’s Crown of Honour, the second highest award in the Order of Service of Guyana.LaRocque was... Read More

Jamaica hosts first Caribbean symposium on climate change and world heritage

Saturday, May, 27 2017 1:19 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica will host the Caribbean’s first symposium on Climate Change and World Heritage at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston from May 29 to 31.The symposium, which is being held under the theme: Rallying for the... Read More



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