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Ryan Strachan elected new G2K President

Monday, November, 18 2019 2:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Stockbroker Ryan Strachan has been elected as president of the young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Generation 2000 (G2K). Read More

More than 100,000 children in migration-related US detention — UN

Monday, November, 18 2019 1:28 pm    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — More than 100,000 children are currently being held in migration-related detention in the United States, often in violation of international law, the UN said Monday. Read More

67-y-o woman chopped to death in Manchester

Monday, November, 18 2019 12:29 pm    

PORUS, Manchester — A 67-year-old woman was last night chopped to death at her home in Porus, Manchester, police say.The deceased woman has been identified as Evadney Gayle, a retiree. Read More

Witness in Tesha Miller trial admits to striking plea bargain with DPP

Monday, November, 18 2019 11:56 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The court was told this morning that the witness in the trial against Tesha Miller made a plea bargain with the director of public prosecutions to have his life sentence reduced. Read More

Trump says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe

Monday, November, 18 2019 10:54 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he is "strongly" considering answering a challenge from opposition Democrats to testify in his own impeachment investigation. Read More

Chang proposes review of noise abatement act

Monday, November, 18 2019 9:39 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — National Security Minister, Dr Horace Chang, is suggesting a review of the Noise Abatement Act to take into consideration the introduction of policy that balances public order and engagements in the entertainment industry. Read More

Homemade shotgun found in abandoned building in St James

Monday, November, 18 2019 9:17 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police yesterday seized one homemade shotgun during an operation in Coral Gardens in St James. Read More

Flash flood watch in effect for several parishes

Monday, November, 18 2019 9:06 am    

 KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Meteorological Service of Jamaica is advising that a flash flood watch is in effect for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston, St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester, Westmoreland and... Read More

Concentrate on the inflation rate and not the dollar slide - Holness

Sunday, November, 17 2019 9:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging Jamaicans to focus on the inflation rate and stop worrying about the recent depreciation in the value of the Jamaican dollar. Read More

Powell hundred denies Canada upset over Jamaica Scorpions

Sunday, November, 17 2019 4:47 pm    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – Rovman Powell struck an exhilarating hundred to help Jamaica Scorpions overcome a stiff challenge from minnows Canada and register their second win of the Super50 Cup here Saturday night. Read More

16-y-o shot dead at home in Harbour View

Sunday, November, 17 2019 4:29 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sixteen-year-old Justin Foster, a student of Bayshore Park, Harbour View, St Andrew, was shot dead by unknown assailant/s at his gate this morning, the police have reported. Read More

Two men killed in downtown Kingston shooting incidents

Sunday, November, 17 2019 4:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that two men are dead and another injured following separate shootings incidents in downtown Kingston. Read More

UPDATE: Irish Town main road reopened to single lane traffic

Sunday, November, 17 2019 3:49 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says that the main road leading to Irish Town, St Andrew, which was blocked due to heavy rain yesterday, is now open to single lane traffic.NWA said efforts to fully reopen the corridor will continue. Read More

Democrats invite Trump to testify in impeachment inquiry

Sunday, November, 17 2019 3:28 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly. Read More

Half Moon Charity Golf surpasses $2m target for Cornwall Regional Hospital

Sunday, November, 17 2019 2:26 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Half Moon Charity Golf event in aid of the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay proved to be a “win win” according to Kevyn Cunningham, the resort's Director of Golf, as the $2 million target was surpassed. Read More


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