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Railway from MoBay to Appleton Estate to be redeveloped by 2020

Friday, January, 19 2018 3:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says that the Government has been in discussions with a number of investors to resuscitate the railway from Montego Bay in St James to Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth. Read More

Police list St James top five wanted men

Friday, January, 19 2018 3:10 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The police have listed the top five most wanted individuals in the St James Division.According to the police these suspects are wanted for several serious crimes, to include murder and are being urged to turn themselves in immediately.Wanted... Read More

Three shot dead in St Catherine, Kingston yesterday

Friday, January, 19 2018 2:45 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting the killing of three men in separate incidents across the Corporate Area and St Catherine yesterday. Read More

Dwayne Tulloch is Digicel Antigua's new CEO

Friday, January, 19 2018 2:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Digicel today announced the appointment of Dwayne Tulloch as the new Chief Executive Officer for its Antigua and Barbuda operations effective immediately. Read More

Mexico shaken by 6.3 magnitude earthquake

Friday, January, 19 2018 2:10 pm    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — Tourist hotspots in Mexico's Baja California Peninsula were shaken Friday by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake — but no injuries or damage were reported, authorities said. Read More

Special early retirement programme for public sector workers

Friday, January, 19 2018 1:13 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government is offering a Special Early Retirement Programme (SERP) to eligible public sector workers. Read More

Shooting on Belmont Road

Friday, January, 19 2018 1:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police have confirmed that there was a shooting incident on Belmont Road shortly before noon.The lawmen said they are unable to provide further details on the incident. Read More

St Lucia taking steps to be removed from EU tax haven list — PM

Friday, January, 19 2018 12:54 pm    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The St Lucia government Friday said it expects to join fellow Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbours, Barbados and Grenada, in being removed from a new list of global tax havens by the European Union. Read More

World Cup games will not be played outside Qatar — organisers

Friday, January, 19 2018 12:25 pm    

DOHA, Qatar (AFP) — Qatar will host every game of the 2022 World Cup, the country's senior tournament organiser insisted Friday amid speculation the Gulf political crisis would force the emirate to relocate matches. Read More

Belize reacts to US ban from temporary work visas

Friday, January, 19 2018 12:17 pm    

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) — Belize Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, says he has not seen “any evidence which suggests that our people are involved in human trafficking” after the United States announced that it was removing the country from the temporary work visa... Read More

Mico introduces new master's degree in maths

Friday, January, 19 2018 11:20 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Mico University College has introduced a new master's degree in mathematics, which is geared towards preparing leaders in the field. Read More

Ex-FBI chief Comey to teach ethical leadership course

Friday, January, 19 2018 10:54 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Former FBI director James Comey, who was fired last year after refusing to pledge loyalty to President Donald Trump, was named Friday to teach a course on ethical leadership at William & Mary university. Read More

PSOJ supports state of emergency in St James

Friday, January, 19 2018 10:47 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has thrown its support behind the state of emergency (SOE) that was imposed in St James yesterday. Read More

Fern Gully impassable

Friday, January, 19 2018 10:24 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of the public are being advised that a section of the Fern Gully main road in St Ann has been rendered impassable due to debris caused by heavy rains.The police said there is also a possibility of falling rocks. Read More

Hospitalised Pele cancels London trip

Friday, January, 19 2018 9:31 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Pele is in hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion, preventing him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend, the English Football Writers Association (FWA) revealed on Friday. Read More


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