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Queen, Prince Harry, senior royals set for crisis meeting

Sunday, January, 12 2020 11:08 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Queen Elizabeth II will host a showdown meeting with Prince Harry on Monday in an attempt to solve the crisis triggered by his bombshell announcement that he and wife Meghan were stepping back from the royal frontline. Read More

UPDATE: JDF member involved in Portmore murder-suicide

Sunday, January, 12 2020 10:01 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) was involved in the murder-suicide which took place in Portmore early this morning. Read More

Murder-suicide in Portmore

Sunday, January, 12 2020 9:32 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police are reporting a murder-suicide on Border Avenue in Portmore, St Catherine early this morning.More information later. Read More

Iranians burn UK flag outside embassy after envoy's arrest

Sunday, January, 12 2020 9:14 am    

TEHRAN, Iran (AFP) — Iranian protesters set alight a Union Jack in front of the UK embassy in Tehran Sunday, after the British ambassador's arrest for allegedly attending an illegal demonstration, AFP correspondents reported. Read More

Weekly Round-up: Tesha Miller sentenced… Campbell reappointed to shadow cabinet… West Indies lead Ireland 2-0 in ODI series

Saturday, January, 11 2020 7:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tesha Miller was on Thursday told he will spend a total 38 years and nine months behind bars for his role in the 2008 murder of then Jamaica Urban Transit Company chairman Douglas Chambers. Read More

Pelosi to send impeachment articles to Senate for historic trial

Saturday, January, 11 2020 4:46 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will take steps next week to transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, ending a three-week standoff but confronting the Senate with only the third trial in US history to remove a chief... Read More

Iran says it 'unintentionally' shot down Ukraine passenger jet

Saturday, January, 11 2020 4:19 pm    

TEHRAN, Iran (AFP) — Iran said Saturday it "unintentionally" shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing all 176 people aboard, in an abrupt about-turn after initially denying Western claims it was struck by a missile. Read More

Canada wants 'full clarity' on shoot down, Trudeau tells Iran

Saturday, January, 11 2020 3:04 pm    

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau demanded Saturday that Iran provide Canada with "full clarity" on the shootdown near Tehran of a Ukrainian airliner that killed all 176 aboard, including many Canadian citizens. Read More

Tufton urges Jamaicans to take part in National clean-up days

Saturday, January, 11 2020 2:12 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government is calling on households across the island to participate in the upcoming national clean-up days later this month, geared towards eradicating mosquito breeding sites and beautifying communities. Read More

15-y-o Aaliyah Walters of Waterford missing

Saturday, January, 11 2020 1:30 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Fifteen-year-old Aaliyah Walters of Waterford, St Catherine has been reported missing since Friday, January 10.She is of dark complexion, stout build and is about 5 feet 2 inches tall.  Read More

Pipe laying along Westgate main road in St James to last four months

Saturday, January, 11 2020 1:02 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that it will be carrying out urgent pipeline laying work from the traffic lights at Westgate, Montego Bay to the well facility along the Porto Bello/ Sign main road in St James. Read More

15-y-o Karena Scott of St Thomas missing

Saturday, January, 11 2020 12:24 pm    

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — An Ananda alert has been activated for 15-year-old Karena Scott otherwise called 'Miss Chin', of East Prospect, Crystal City in St Thomas who has been reported missing since Tuesday, January 7. Read More

PNP is election-ready, Phillips says

Saturday, January, 11 2020 12:02 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party (PNP) President, Dr Peter Phillips said the party stands ready for governance, and is prepared to “best represent the interests of all the Jamaican people, especially the voiceless and the powerless”. Read More

Ukraine demands punishment for Iran plane downing

Saturday, January, 11 2020 11:02 am    

KIEV, Ukraine (AFP) — Ukraine on Saturday demanded that Iran punish those guilty for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and compensate victims while praising Tehran for cooperating with an "objective" investigation. Read More

Damaged pipeline affecting water supply in St Mary

Saturday, January, 11 2020 10:44 am    

ST MARY Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) says that a damaged transmission pipeline has resulted in the suspension of pumping operations at the White River Water Treatment Facility in St Mary.  Read More


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