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12-y-o St Thomas boy hit by minibus, dies

Saturday, January, 12 2019 1:21 pm    

ST THOMAS, Jamaica – Twelve-year-old Rijorni Taylor of Friendship Pen in St Thomas died from injuries he sustained when he was hit by a bus on the Springfield main road in the parish on Friday, January 11. Read More

Clarendon woman suspected of committing suicide

Saturday, January, 12 2019 1:11 pm    

CLARENDON, Jamaica  Read More

US calls for 'orderly transition' in Venezuela

Saturday, January, 12 2019 12:56 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States called Saturday for Venezuela to begin an "orderly transition" to a new government, days after Nicolas Maduro was sworn in to a disputed second term as president. Read More

Organisers settle on stable window for CPL tournament

Saturday, January, 12 2019 11:24 am    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers and Cricket West Indies have settled on a stable window for the popular Twenty20 championship, which will see it continue to be played in August and September for the next five years. Read More

Munga Honourable crash leaves woman dead

Saturday, January, 12 2019 10:40 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police are reporting that dancehall entertainer Munga Honourable was involved in a three-vehicle collision along the Mandela Highway this morning leaving a Canadian woman dead. Read More

Haiti remembers devastation caused by earthquake nine years ago

Saturday, January, 12 2019 10:03 am    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti is commemorating the ninth anniversary of the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 250,000 people and left more than a million homeless. Read More

Green urges more companies to offer internships to young people

Saturday, January, 12 2019 9:38 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, wants more private sector companies to offer internships and apprenticeships for young people. Read More

J'can immigration attorney making a difference amid Trump's onslaught

Saturday, January, 12 2019 9:01 am    

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Prominent Jamaican-born immigration attorney, Winston Tucker, is making a huge impact on the Caribbean community in the United States amid attacks on immigrants by US President Donald J Trump. Read More

Prayer for the day

Saturday, January, 12 2019 7:41 am    

Father of love, hear my prayer. Help me to know your will and to do it with courage and faith. May my life be spent giving you glory. Read More

Opposition-controlled Venezuela parliament calls for protest to oust Maduro

Friday, January, 11 2019 9:06 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's side-lined opposition-controlled parliament called Friday for a mass protest against President Nicolas Maduro in a bid to oust the socialist leader in favour of "a transitional government." Read More

NWC, NWA working to fix broken main along Mandela

Friday, January, 11 2019 7:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The public is being advised that the major 33” Rio Cobre/Tulloch Spring water transmission main along the Mandela Highway suffered damage earlier today as a result of major road improvement activities taking place under the Major Infrastructure Development... Read More

Mining an important player in the economy, says Montague

Friday, January, 11 2019 6:34 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague, says that mining continues to play an important role in the country's economic growth and development. Read More

Trump promises citizenship path for skilled workers

Friday, January, 11 2019 6:27 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he would make it easier for top-skilled workers to stay in the United States and become citizens, offering uncharacteristic praise for immigrants' contributions. Read More

Regional four-day championship: Red Force in charge vs Scorpions

Friday, January, 11 2019 6:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, boosted by fast bowler Anderson Phillip's hattrick, have taken command of the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against hosts Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park. Read More

UPDATE: INDECOM probing stabbing at Fort Augusta prison

Friday, January, 11 2019 5:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it has launched an enquiry into yesterday's stabbing of an inmate at the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre on South Camp Road in Kingston. Read More


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