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Democrats intensify 'impeachment' probe of Trump

Thursday, September, 12 2019 1:14 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Democrats stepped up their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump today even as the party's leaders remained dubious about the political value of the move 14 months before the next presidential election.   The House Judiciary... Read More

JCF wants statement from citizens with evidence of traffic violations

Thursday, September, 12 2019 11:46 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is urging citizens with evidence of traffic violations to come forward to make statements. Read More

UPDATE: Bahamas government warns persons harbouring illegal migrants

Thursday, September, 12 2019 10:32 am    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC)  – The Bahamas government warned that persons harbouring illegal immigrants would be fined US$6,000 as it sought to provide a clearer understanding of the recently announced suspension of a crackdown on illegal migrants. Read More

Medical staff hands over firearm to Westmoreland police, teen charged

Thursday, September, 12 2019 10:05 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A teenage boy was arrested and charged after a member of the medical staff at the Savanna-la-Mar Public Hospital in Westmoreland handed over a firearm containing several rounds of ammunition to the police on August 26. Read More

Mugabe's family and Gov't wrangle over Zimbabwe burial

Thursday, September, 12 2019 9:48 am    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe's family and the government appeared to be deadlocked on Thursday over his final resting place after relatives snubbed a plan for him to be buried at a national monument. Read More

After Dorian, The Bahamas tackles massive clean-up

Thursday, September, 12 2019 9:44 am    

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside village of High Rock on the eastern end of Grand Bahama Island. Read More

Westmoreland police nab suspect in murder of taxi driver, injuring of 6-y-o boy

Thursday, September, 12 2019 9:24 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting death of a taxi operator and the injuring of four persons on Great Georges Street in Sava-la-Mar, Westmoreland. Read More

Man shot, injured along Washington Blvd

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 6:41 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A man was this afternoon shot and injured at the intersection of Molynes Road and Washington Boulevard in St Andrew. Read More

Forex: J$137.87 to one US dollar

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 6:37 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, September 11 ended trading at J$137.87 down by 23 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Official funeral for Ken Baugh

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 5:52 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, and Health Minister, Dr Kenneth Baugh has been accorded an official funeral by the Government of Jamaica on September 19.   Read More

Gas prices up $0.07; diesel up $2.27

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 5:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see an increase at the pumps in the prices of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, September 12, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam. Read More

Four more schools to be removed from shift

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 5:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Four schools will be removed from the shift system in the 2019/20 fiscal year at a total cost of $93.9 million. Read More

PHOTOS: Police nab errant minibus driver

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 5:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The alleged driver of a minibus which was caught on camera making an illegal turn on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew is reportedly being questioned by the police. Read More

UPDATE: 189 sites earmarked for Int'l Coastal Cleanup Day

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 4:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) says that it has earmarked 189 cleanup sites across the island for International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day Jamaica 2019 on Saturday, September 21. Read More

Tentative list of the missing in Bahamas has 2,500 names

Wednesday, September, 11 2019 3:42 pm    

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The Bahamas government said Wednesday there are 2,500 people on its list of those missing after Hurricane Dorian.But the names have yet to be checked against the rosters of people evacuated from the devastated islands or staying in shelters. Read More


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