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Suspected suicide in Seaview Gardens

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 11:53 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Fifty-nine-year-old Arlington Hinds of Eagle Pathway in Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11 is suspected to have committed suicide at his home on Monday, November 18, the police have reported. Read More

PayPal's Xoom and Paymaster launch international bill payments to Jamaica

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 11:26 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and 37 markets across Europe can now use Xoom's money transfer service to pay electricity, internet, cable television, mobile and landline phones, water, loan and insurance bills in Jamaica. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: PM Holness crossed the line in attacking the press

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 10:45 am    

Dear Editor,Prime Minister Andrew Holness launched an unwarranted attack on the press recently at the Jamaica Labour Party West Kingston Annual Constituency Conference held in Tivoli Gardens. Read More

Vindman testifies that Trump call was 'improper'

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 10:03 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) —A White House aide tells lawmakers that what he heard on a July phone call between President Donald Trump and the new Ukrainian president was "improper". Read More

Boyz held to 1-1 draw by Guyana

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 9:43 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Reggae Boyz' CONCACAF Nation's League Group B campaign ended on a disappointing note, held 1-1 by Guyana on a wet and cool night at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday. Read More

Johnson, Corbyn to square off in first UK election debate

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 9:00 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn prepared to square off Tuesday in the first live televised debate of Britain's election, each trying to spark a lacklustre campaign to life. Read More

Clarendon farmer charged with wounding with intent

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 8:45 am    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — The Clarendon Police have charged 27-year-old Bryan Thompson, a farmer of White Shop district in the parish, with wounding with intent on Sunday, November 17. Read More

Grange announces interventions for adolescent fathers

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 8:02 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has announced a new programme  — Young Fathers Jamaica Initiative  — to assist adolescent fathers to “live up to their responsibilities.” Read More

CARICOM reiterates position on Venezuela

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 7:52 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping has reiterated its commitment to finding a peaceful solution to the political and economic crisis in Venezuela, where opposition forces have renewed their call for the removal of President  Nicolas Maduro from... Read More

Grange congratulates Jamaica's history-making women's lacrosse team

Tuesday, November, 19 2019 7:35 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has sent congratulations to the national senior team who have qualified for the Lacrosse Women's 2021 World Cup. Read More

J$139.90 to one US dollar

Monday, November, 18 2019 5:44 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Monday, November 18 ended trading at J$139.90, down by 50 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily exchange trading summary. Read More

Over 200 Westmoreland residents not complying with mosquito warnings

Monday, November, 18 2019 4:46 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica— The Westmoreland Health Department has issued more than 200 warning notices to persons failing to comply with instructions to destroy mosquito breeding sites on their properties. Read More

Tourism Minister mourns the death of Alfred Hoilett

Monday, November, 18 2019 4:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica—Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has expressed condolences on the passing of Destination Assurance Council Deputy Chair, Alfred Hoilett. Read More

New report proposes recommendations to improve the lives of men in the Caribbean

Monday, November, 18 2019 3:08 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Monday said the life expectancy for men in the Caribbean is 5.8 years below that of women, partly because societal expectations contribute to risk-seeking behaviours. Read More

New and old drugs may offer new ways to fight heart disease

Monday, November, 18 2019 2:56 pm    

PHILADELPHIA, United States (AP)— Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Read More


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