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200 Bahamians arrive in Florida fleeing Dorian's devastation

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 1:42 pm    

RIVIERA BEACH, Florida (AP) — More than 200 Bahamians whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian have come to Florida on a cruise ship. Read More

New health services lab to be opened in Manchester

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 12:46 pm    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton is to visit the Christiana Health Centre in Manchester on Friday for the opening of a new health services laboratory. Read More

PAAC to write Mining Ministry on mining in Cockpit Country

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 12:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) has signalled its intent to write to the Mining Ministry to get answers on bauxite mining in the Cockpit Country. Read More

St Vincent gov't resists legal challenge to buggery law

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 12:22 pm    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines has assigned Karen Duncan-Gonsalves, a senior litigation person in the Attorney General's Chamber to respond to the legal challenge to the nation's buggery law, which will be heard in court on... Read More

Taxi, bus operators fined for over 1000 unpaid traffic tickets

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 11:23 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two public passenger vehicle operators who were on Friday arrested by members of the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) over a combined total of more than 1,000 outstanding traffic tickets, were fined when they appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew... Read More

Hagley Park Road project 85% complete

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 10:45 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Hagley Park Road Improvement Project is approximately 85 per cent complete. Read More

Uchence Wilson gang trial resumes today

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 10:06 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Uchence Wilson gang trial is scheduled to resume today in the Home Circuit Court with the continuation of closing arguments by attorney-at-law Kerry-Ann Wilson. Read More

Bermuda gets ready for pass by Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 9:30 am    

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm. Authorities ordered early closings of schools, transportation... Read More

Gov't to review laws that support breastfeeding

Wednesday, September, 18 2019 9:01 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, says that stakeholders are being engaged to review and improve national laws that support breastfeeding. Read More

17-y-o ‘Pops’ of Kingston 13 missing

Tuesday, September, 17 2019 8:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —†An Ananda Alert has been activated for†seventeen-year-old Rohan Edwards, otherwise called 'Pops', a student of Gem Road, Kingston 13 who has been reported missing since Saturday, September 14. Read More

Numerous IT deficiencies at Jamaica Customs Agency, Auditor General reports

Tuesday, September, 17 2019 6:44 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Auditor General has uncovered a number of Information Technology (IT) deficiencies at the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA)†for the financial years 2014/2015 to 2016/2017. The JCA assesses and collect duties, and fees, and is responsible for facilitating... Read More

Forex: J$136.69 to one US dollar

Tuesday, September, 17 2019 5:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Tuesday, September 17 ended trading at J$136.69, down by 43 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Launch of Senior Citizens' Week on Friday

Tuesday, September, 17 2019 5:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Labour and Social Security Minister, Shahine Robinson, is scheduled on†Friday, September 20,†to officially launch†Senior Citizens' Week at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, commencing at 10:00 am. Read More

Kingston East police list four men wanted for murder

Tuesday, September, 17 2019 4:49 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —†The Kingston East police have listed four men from Kingston 16 they say are wanted for murder.Wanted are:Jahlawni Green of Dunkirk; Read More

Two men charged with murder, illegal possession of firearm

Tuesday, September, 17 2019 4:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police say they have arrested and charged two men following the fatal shooting of two men in separate incidents in Westmoreland and Kingston. Read More


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