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North Korean foreign minister set to visit Cuba 11:58 am

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — North Korea's foreign minister is to visit Cuba on Monday in a trip that comes at a time when both Pyongyang and Havana have strained relations with Washington. Read More

Caribbean island-nations take climate response into their own hands 11:35 am
BONN, Germany (CMC) — Caribbean and other island-nations, with no time to lose, are taking climate response into their own hands.... Read More

Another viral video shows mother viciously beating child 11:12 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Yet another video has gone viral on social media, showing a Jamaican woman beating a child heavily, amid tears and screaming from the child.... Read More

Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban 10:51 am
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe, pending further review, reversing his own administration's decision from just a day earlier after a public outcry.... Read More

ECLAC reaffirms need for new development model for Caribbean

Sunday, November, 19 2017 10:26 am    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CMC) — The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, has reaffirmed the need for a new development model for Latin American and the Caribbean. Read More

CARICOM must strengthen ties with non-English-speaking countries – Holness

Sunday, November, 19 2017 10:07 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is calling for the strengthening of relations between CARICOM member states and non-English-speaking countries across the Caribbean and Latin America. Read More

Mugabe must resign or be impeached — ruling party

Sunday, November, 19 2017 9:42 am    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was on Sunday facing the end of his 37-year rule, as the once-loyal ZANU-PF party sacked him as its leader and told him to resign as head of state. Read More

Prince of Wales tours hurricane ravaged BVI

Sunday, November, 19 2017 9:20 am    

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (CMC) — The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles made his first visit to the British Virgin Islands on Saturday for a first hand look at the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Read More

56-y-o man reported missing

Sunday, November, 19 2017 9:06 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that 56-year-old Phillip Lodge has been missing since last Sunday, November 12.Lodge is of Constant Spring Road, St Andrew. He is of dark complexion, slim build and is five feet eight inches tall. Read More

Int'l donor consultant appointed for National Education Trust

Saturday, November, 18 2017 4:51 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (JIS) — President of the United States-based Benevolent Missions of Atlanta, Gail Dunwell, has been appointed International Donor Consultant for the National Education Trust (NET). Read More

Zero tolerance for vending outside Charles Gordon Market, says MoBay mayor

Saturday, November, 18 2017 4:11 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Mayor of Montego Bay and Chairman of the St James Municipal Corporation, Councillor Homer Davis says the corporation will be adopting a zero tolerance approach to the matter of street vending in the vicinity of the Charles Gordon Market area, starting on December 1. Read More

Senate passes Bank of Jamaica Act

Saturday, November, 18 2017 3:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Senate, on Friday, passed the Bank of Jamaica (Amendment) Act, 2017, during its sitting at Gordon House.The legislation will facilitate an extension of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor's tenure by at least two years.At the conclusion... Read More

Lewis, Pollard star but Gayle fails to spark

Saturday, November, 18 2017 2:51 pm    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies stroke-makers Evin Lewis and Kieron Pollard slammed half-centuries as Dhaka Dynamites crushed Darren Sammy's Rajshahi Kings, but superstar Chris Gayle flattered to deceive, in his first outing in the Bangladesh Premier League here... Read More

Job creation, inclusive growth high on UNWTO conference agenda

Saturday, November, 18 2017 2:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Job creation and inclusive growth are high on the agenda of the United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) global conference, being held from November 27 to 29 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James. Read More

12-y-o Kimone Powell reported missing

Saturday, November, 18 2017 1:43 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Kimone Powell of Daffodil Avenue, Kingston 13, who has been reported missing since yesterday.She is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 165 centimetres (5 feet 5 inches) tall. Read More


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