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Ferris to Mackfield road in Westmoreland 98% complete — NWA

Thursday, July, 18 2019 4:44 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Work on the Ferris to Mackfield roadway in Westmoreland is 98 per cent complete and should be finished ahead of schedule, the National Works Agency (NWA) has reported.   Read More

Congo soldiers, police to enforce Ebola emergency measures

Thursday, July, 18 2019 4:40 pm    

GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency, authorities said Thursday. Read More

Education Ministry rejects claims of CMU document shredding

Thursday, July, 18 2019 4:22 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is rejecting as false a recent report in sections of the media that people at the ministry have destroyed documents related to the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU)... Read More

Gov't contracts given to T&T gang leaders to be audited

Thursday, July, 18 2019 3:51 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Minister of Rural Development and Local Government says an expansive audit will be conducted into the mul­ti-mil­lion dol­lar con­tracts giv­en to sev­en re­put­ed gang lead­ers at two government... Read More

Man sentenced to over 400 years in telemarketing scam

Thursday, July, 18 2019 3:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Garcia Perez also known as Tituba Mogaba appeared before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on May 16, 2019 where he was sentenced to 456 years for obtaining money by means of false pretence. Read More

Netball World Cup: Jamaica beat Uganda to maintain hopes of fifth place

Thursday, July, 18 2019 2:53 pm    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica beat Uganda 67-48 at M&S Bank Arena on Thursday to keep alive hopes of finishing fifth at the 2019 Netball World Cup. Read More

Met Service, WRA partner to tackle climate change

Thursday, July, 18 2019 2:42 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Water Resources Authority (WRA) and the Meteorological Service are collaborating to better serve the population in emergency responses and preparation, through data sharing. Read More

The heat goes on: June toastiest on record, July may follow

Thursday, July, 18 2019 1:56 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes. Read More

Netball World Cup: Jamaica lead Uganda 35-20 at half time

Thursday, July, 18 2019 12:50 pm    

LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica are up 35-20 against Uganda at half time of their Netball World Cup match at M&S Bank Arena on Thursday. Read More

NLA receives funding to introduce electronic titling

Thursday, July, 18 2019 11:43 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Land Agency (NLA) has received funding under the World Bank's Foundations for Competitiveness and Growth Project, to introduce electronic titling to Jamaica. Read More

Woman pleads guilty to child stealing

Thursday, July, 18 2019 10:35 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Peta-Gay Ffrench, the woman accused of stealing a baby from Victoria Jubilee Hospital on January 8, pleaded guilty to the charge when she appeared in the court a short while ago.She is to be sentenced on September 19. Read More

UK lawmakers vote in bid to frustrate no-deal Brexit

Thursday, July, 18 2019 10:25 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British MPs on Thursday backed a measure that would frustrate any attempt to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, helped by several rebel members of the governing Conservatives. Read More

Veteran football coach Halliman returns to Excelsior High

Thursday, July, 18 2019 10:08 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Legendary coach Lebert Halliman is back at the helm of Excelsior High school once again for the upcoming Manning Cup season. Read More

St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre to place products on market

Thursday, July, 18 2019 9:46 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre has created 30 products, which it is looking to place on the market shortly. Read More

US Customs agents nab J'can man on felony child sex charges

Thursday, July, 18 2019 9:31 am    

BALTIMORE, United States (CMC) — The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says officers arrested a Jamaican man at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on a Palm Beach County, Florida, felony arrest warrant for sex offenses on a child. Read More


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