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Ireland defeat Windies by four runs in first T20

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 4:17 pm    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Ireland defeated West Indies by four runs in the opening Twenty20 International of the three-match series at the Grenada National Stadium here Wednesday.Scores: Read More

PNP calls on Gov't to resolve issues affecting the Integrity Commission

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 4:13 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) says the government needs to take immediate steps to resolve the issues affecting “the smooth operations and legislative mandate of the National Integrity Commission (NIC), so that outstanding corruption matters can be prosecuted,... Read More

German judicial scan applauds CCJ

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 3:40 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — A recent study conducted by the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the German corporation for international co-operation, found a high level of confidence in the integrity and independence of the Caribbean Court of Justice... Read More

23-y-o recording artiste charged with murder in St Andrew

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 3:07 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Police have arrested and charged 23-year-old Shauquelle Clarke, otherwise called 'Quada', a recording artiste of Buff Bay, Portland with murder and arson. Read More

Plans in high gear for Jamaica hosting UNWTO conference — Bartlett

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 2:50 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says plans are in high gear for Jamaica to host the first ever United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Summit on Innovation and Resilience Management, in Montego Bay this May. Read More

Super lotto $152.4m winner 'comes forward'

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 2:24 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Thirteen days into the New Year, E Byfield came forward as the last Super Lotto winner of the decade claiming the $152.4 million that was won from a $200 ticket. Read More

13-y-o Sashalee Jarrett of Negril missing

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 1:47 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — Thirteen-year-old Sashalee Jarrett of Red Ground in Negril, Westmoreland has been reported missing since Saturday, December 28, 2019.Sashalee is of fair complexion, slim build and about 5 feet 1 inch tall. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Brand Jamaica — The land of wood, water and femicide?

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 12:49 pm    

Dear Editor,As young university women, we want to ask the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia “Babsy” Grange what is her strategy for addressing the alarming murder/suicide cases in Jamaica? Read More

Jacqueline Williams, first woman third umpire in men's int'l cricket

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 11:37 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jacqueline Williams, a 43-year-old Jamaican will become the first woman to officiate as the third umpire in a men's international when she takes the field for the first of three Twenty20 Internationals against the visiting Ireland team. Read More

Adam Schiff to lead prosecution at Trump impeachment trial

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 11:01 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff will lead the prosecution of President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the Senate, House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday. Read More

New ward to be constructed at Bustamante Hospital for Children

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 10:40 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Construction of a 20 to 25-bed ward at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston, is to commence this year, Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton says. Read More

Gov't spending $184m for land to relocate Manchester Parish Court

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 10:17 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Cabinet has given approval for the purchase of lands at 3 Brumalia Road in Mandeville for the relocation of the Manchester Parish Court.The building which housed the court was destroyed in a fire last November. Read More

Westmoreland police seize firearm, arrest three people including teenager

Wednesday, January, 15 2020 9:38 am    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The Westmoreland police are reporting the arrest and charge of two men and a teenage boy in relation to an illegal firearm and ammunition being seized during an operation in Chantilly Gardens in the parish yesterday. Read More

Vaz updates House on plastics ban

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 9:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, informed the House of Representative today that Jamaica has now moved on to phase two of the ban on plastics, by restricting the manufacturing and distribution of Styrofoam... Read More

25,400 doses of flu vaccine distributed islandwide – Tufton

Tuesday, January, 14 2020 8:41 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton today disclosed that a total of 25,400 doses of trivalent influenza vaccine have been distributed through the regional health authority network. Read More



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