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Ramped-up activity yields success across the island — Police

Saturday, November, 16 2019 2:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting several successes following increased operations carried out by detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) in various police divisions across the island. Read More

Gunmen flee leaving firearm after shootout with police

Saturday, November, 16 2019 2:14 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A Taurus .357 Magnum revolver containing four .357 cartridges was seized by the St Andrew North police during an operation in Iron River district, Stony Hill, St Andrew, the cops have reported. Read More

92-y-o St Mary farmer reported missing

Saturday, November, 16 2019 2:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ninety-two-year-old Asiriah Brown, otherwise called 'Pepsi'or 'Azi', a farmer of Mango Valley in St Mary has been missing since Friday, October 25.Brown is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 5 feet 6 inches tall. Read More

BPTT announces new gas discovery off Trinidad coast

Saturday, November, 16 2019 1:40 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) says it has made a gas discovery with the Ginger exploration well approximately 50 miles off the southeast coast of Trinidad. Read More

Impeachment testimony comes from White House budget official

Saturday, November, 16 2019 1:11 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — House impeachment investigators met in private Saturday with a White House budget official as the historic inquiry produces new testimony offering direct insight of President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine. Read More

Five charities receive $3.2m from Kingston City Run

Saturday, November, 16 2019 12:42 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Five charities catering to homeless and marginalised people across the Corporate Area have received donations totalling $3.2 million from the organisers of the annual Kingston City Run and Marathon. Read More

New report puts Bahamas hurricane damage at US$3.4 b

Saturday, November, 16 2019 12:31 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says a new report estimates the total cost of the impacts and effects of Hurricane Dorian on The Bahamas in September at US$3.4 billion, with hundreds dead or missing and impacts on the economy that will last for... Read More

Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed's execution

Saturday, November, 16 2019 11:04 am    

HOUSTON, United States (AP) — Texas' top criminal appeals court on Friday halted the scheduled execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubt about his guilt. Read More

Manchester man shot dead, two Kingston men charged

Saturday, November, 16 2019 10:06 am    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Two men were arrested and charged on Thursday, November 14 in relation to the murder of 38-year-old Cornel Whitfield, otherwise called 'Zeeks', a mason of Clarks Town Road in Mandeville, Manchester. Read More

Homemade firearm seized in Clarendon, man in custody

Saturday, November, 16 2019 9:45 am    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — A man has been taken into custody following an operation in Pleasant Valley district in Clarendon on Friday, November 15 which resulted in the seizure of a homemade firearm and seven rounds of 12 gauge cartridges. Read More

Police charge two men for murder of Spanish Town man

Saturday, November, 16 2019 9:16 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives assigned to the Kingston Central Police Division say they have arrested and charged two men with murder for the killing of a Spanish Town man on Friday, November 1. Read More

Police operation in Hanover nabs two wanted men

Friday, November, 15 2019 10:01 pm    

HANOVER, Jamaica – The police are reporting that a special operation conducted Hanover today Friday, November 15 has reaped success with two wanted men and several persons of interest taken into custody for various offences Read More

Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

Friday, November, 15 2019 9:46 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned a former US Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two, the... Read More

Teenage gunman in California school shooting dies

Friday, November, 15 2019 9:23 pm    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The teenager who shot dead two classmates at his California high school before turning the gun on himself died in a hospital, the sheriff's department said Friday. Read More

Boyz blank Antigua 2-0 to confirm CNL promotion, Gold Cup berth

Friday, November, 15 2019 9:06 pm    

LONG BAY, Antigua — Jamaica's Reggae Boyz blanked hosts Antigua and Barbuda 2-0 in their Group C Concacaf Nations League (CNL) B match at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here on Friday night. Read More


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