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Teen said to be involved in shooting of female pedestrian

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 6:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A 17-year-old boy has been charged with several offences following an incident that took place on Potters Road, Kingston 16 on September 26. Read More

Delivery worker charged over shooting incident

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 6:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Thirty-year-old Junior Smith, otherwise called 'Baja', a delivery worker of Fifth Street, Kingston 12, has been charged with shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident in his community on September 15. Read More

MPs to receive $3 million each for housing repairs, rehabilitation

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 4:50 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that each Member of Parliament will be allocated $1.5 million from the Housing Fund to assist with repairs to houses in their constituencies that were significantly damaged by the heavy rains. Read More

Foreign Affairs Ministry needs help locating kin of George Johnson

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 4:45 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is seeking the assistance of the public to locate the next of kin for Jamaican national George Johnson who passed away in New York in July.Johnson was born September 5, 1949. Read More

Guyana records two more COVID-19 deaths

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 4:23 pm    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC)— Guyana today recorded two deaths as a result of COVID-19. Read More

RADA estimates rain damage to agriculture sector at close to $2B

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 4:03 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries says the overall loss to the agricultural sector due to the recent heavy rainfall could amount to some $1.82 billion. Read More

Forex: J$146.43 to one US dollar

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 3:57 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, October 28 ended trading at J$146.43 down by 28 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily exchange trading summary. Read More

Macron imposes new virus lockdown as French hospitals engulfed

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 3:24 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP)— French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday a new coronavirus lockdown until at least December 1, hoping to bring under control an outbreak that is poised to overwhelm hospitals in a matter of days.  Read More

Gas prices down $1.53, diesel down $1.19

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 3:12 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the prices of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, October 29, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam. Read More

Gov't partners with Hope charity to provide housing for homeless youth

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 3:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government is partnering with the Don and Ruby Morgan Hope Opportunity Charity Limited on an initiative aimed at assisting with housing for homeless, at-risk youth. Read More

Former DHS official says he wrote 'Anonymous' Trump critique

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 2:57 pm    

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump administration official who penned a scathing anti-Trump op-ed and book under the pen name “Anonymous” made his identity public Wednesday. Read More

Algeria's president transferred to Germany for treatment

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 2:35 pm    

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was transferred to Germany for specialist medical treatment Wednesday, a day after his country announced he had been hospitalised but not the reason. Read More

Police find gun in abandoned house on Bay Farm Road

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 2:21 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that they seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition on Bay Farm Road, St Andrew yesterday.They said a team of officers conducted an operation in the area during which  an unoccupied house was searched. Read More

Soldiers held in St Elizabeth ganja bust formally charged

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 2:10 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Charges have formally been laid against the two Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers who were arrested earlier this month following the seizure of a large quantity of ganja in Gutters, St Elizabeth. Read More

Over 500,000 virus cases worldwide in new daily record

Wednesday, October, 28 2020 1:52 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP)— More than 500,000 new coronavirus cases were reported worldwide on Tuesday in a new record, according to a tally from health authorities compiled by AFP. Read More


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