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O'Hara out of Mens' 100m at Trials

Thursday, June, 21 2018 2:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —  Former Calabar High School star Michael O'Hara now at Racers Track Club, continues to struggle as he failed to advance from the preliminary round of the Mens' 100m at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative (JAAA) Supreme Ventures National... Read More

C'bean institute hosts 'high-level diplomatic engagement'

Thursday, June, 21 2018 2:20 pm    

WASHINGTON, Jamaica (CMC) — The Washington-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), considered the leading Caribbean-American advocacy and development organization in the United States, says it is hosting a high-level diplomatic engagement today.Dr Claire Nelson, ICS'... Read More

'Lack of compassion' for the poor threatens US democracy — UN expert

Thursday, June, 21 2018 2:16 pm    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The UN's top expert on extreme poverty warned Thursday that contemptful and cruel US policies towards the poor were disenfranchising millions, posing a threat to democracy in the country.People living in poverty in the United States are seeing their... Read More

#WC2018: Croatia taking it to Argentina but 0-0 at half

Thursday, June, 21 2018 1:54 pm    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Argentina has missed chances and is 0-0 with Croatia at halftime at the World Cup. Read More

Cocaine-soaked Colombia jerseys intercepted

Thursday, June, 21 2018 1:51 pm    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Authorities at Bogota's international airport have found 14 replica World Cup jerseys of Colombia's national team soaked with a total of 11 pounds (5 kilograms) of cocaine. Read More

Argentine banned from World Cup for sexist video

Thursday, June, 21 2018 1:35 pm    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — An Argentina fan has been banned from attending World Cup matches after posting a sexist video in which he encouraged a Russian woman to say offensive things in Spanish. Read More

Couple to challenge gay marriage ban in Cayman Islands

Thursday, June, 21 2018 1:13 pm    

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — A Caymanian attorney and her partner, a nurse from the United Kingdom, are challenging the government's decision to refuse their application to get married. Read More

#WC2018: Mbappe makes history as France battle into last 16

Thursday, June, 21 2018 12:15 pm    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) — Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goal scorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit. Read More

Migrants using World Cup Fan IDs to try to enter EU

Thursday, June, 21 2018 12:12 pm    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — A small number of migrants have used Russia's World Cup ticketing system that allows visa-free travel for foreign fans to try to enter the European Union illegally, with neighbouring Belarus and Finland reporting cases. Read More

Manhunt continues for two escapees in St Andrew

Thursday, June, 21 2018 12:03 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police are reporting that two of four men who escaped from the Cross Roads Police Station lock-up yesterday have been recaptured. Read More

Melania Trump makes surprise visit to US-Mexico border

Thursday, June, 21 2018 11:44 am    

MCALLEN, United States (AFP) — First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to the US-Mexican border on Thursday, as her husband's administration seeks to quell a firestorm over migrant family separations. Read More

Trump orders halt to family separations

Thursday, June, 21 2018 11:14 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community. Read More

Earthquake jolts sections of DomRep

Thursday, June, 21 2018 10:52 am    

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude quake of 5.2 sections of the Dominican Republic late Wednesday. Read More

#WC2018: Mbappe goal gives France 1-0 lead vs Peru

Thursday, June, 21 2018 10:38 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — France has taken a 1-0 lead over Peru after Kylian Mbappe tapped in from close range in the 34th.France opened the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Australia, while Peru is coming off a 1-0 loss to Denmark in Group C. Read More

PANCAP to increase migrants, mobile populations’ access to HIV prevention, care and support

Thursday, June, 21 2018 10:08 am    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, will convene a forum in Port of Spain, Trinidad, for the Development of a Regional... Read More


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