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PM says newly commissioned LNG terminal will reduce energy costs

Sunday, July, 21 2019 9:10 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the newly commissioned Floating Storage and Regasification Terminal,demonstrates that the country is conscious about protecting the environment, and is committed to reducing energy costs. Read More

Netball World Cup: Sunshine Girls beat Malawi, claim fifth spot

Sunday, July, 21 2019 7:49 am    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls claimed fifth spot at the 2019 Netball World Cup after beating Malawi 68-50 inside M&S Bank Arena on Sunday. Read More

Weekly Round-up: Possible criminal breaches in CMU saga… Baby snatcher pleads guilty… Appeal against Gayle's payout dismissed

Saturday, July, 20 2019 9:23 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn has found possible administrative breaches and conduct which may have contravened four criminal laws in the investigation of allegations of irregularities involving Ruel Reid and Caribbean Maritime University... Read More

Entertainer shot dead during brawl in Old Harbour

Saturday, July, 20 2019 2:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Female entertainer Keshan was shot dead early this morning in Sharper Lane, Old Harbour, St Catherine. Read More

Cops pull plug on Reggae Sumfest

Saturday, July, 20 2019 1:52 pm    

MONTEGO BAY, St James -- Festival Night One of Reggae Sumfest was cut short by the police who ended the show at 8:25 this morning after the use of profane language by performers. Read More

Danielle Williams sets new 100mH national record in London

Saturday, July, 20 2019 12:35 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom — After facing the possibility of missing the upcoming IAAF World Championships in Doha, Jamaica's sprint hurdler Danielle Williams made a strong statement about her spot on the team when she clocked a new national record in the 100m hurdles at the Diamond League... Read More

Real Estate Board clamping down on illegal developers

Saturday, July, 20 2019 12:22 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Real Estate Board (REB)/Commission of Strata Corporations (CSC) is clamping down on the number of unregistered real estate developers who are selling properties illegally. Read More

Thompson wins 200m in London

Saturday, July, 20 2019 11:52 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Olympic champion Elaine Thompson cruised to victory in the 200 metres at the Anniversary Games in London on Saturday as home favourite Laura Muir destroyed the field in the 1500m. Read More

Barbados looking to FBI to help stem crime wave

Saturday, July, 20 2019 11:06 am    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Barbados, acknowledging that the 32 murders committed so far this year represent a “tremendous concern”, is welcoming support from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to step the crime wave. Read More

Jamaica cops nine medals on first night at PanAm Juniors

Saturday, July, 20 2019 10:53 am    

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Briana Williams and Wayne Pinnock struck gold late last night as Jamaica won nine medals on the first evening of the 20th Pan-American Under-20 championships at the national stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read More

Kenya's president to join Jamaica in celebration of 57th Independence

Saturday, July, 20 2019 10:08 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government of Jamaica has announced that President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, will pay a State Visit to Jamaica as special guest for the nation's 57th Anniversary of Independence celebrations. Read More

US bracing for extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar

Saturday, July, 20 2019 9:41 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States is bracing for a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington expecting temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius). Read More

C'bean urged to enhance disease surveillance in wake of WHO Ebola warning

Saturday, July, 20 2019 9:16 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging regional countries to enhance disease surveillance at ports of entry and at health facilities following the categorisation of the current outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) as a... Read More

Gov't to establish five more business incubators

Saturday, July, 20 2019 9:02 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Five additional business incubators will be established over the next two years, which will provide much-needed business services and support for micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) operators. Read More

Reggae Sumfest 2019 well underway

Saturday, July, 20 2019 2:47 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica – Reggae Sumfest is now in high gear at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex on night one of the long-anticipated show. Read More


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