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Oil prices rocket as drone attack slashes Saudi output

Monday, September, 16 2019 9:08 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Oil prices saw their biggest daily gain since the 1991 Gulf War on Monday after weekend drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities halved output in the world's top crude exporter, fuelling fresh geopolitical and growth fears. Read More

Tallawahs to visit challenged students at Genesis Academy tomorrow

Sunday, September, 15 2019 4:36 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Tallawahs are scheduled to visit and host interactive and empowerment sessions with students of the Genesis Academy on South Camp Road in Kingston, tomorrow, September 16. Read More

Tourism Awareness Week celebrated Sept 22 to 28

Sunday, September, 15 2019 4:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Several activities are planned to mark this year's Tourism Awareness Week (TAW), from September 22 to 28, commencing with a Thanksgiving Service at Church on the Rock in St Andrew, on Sunday, September 22. Read More

Tallawahs defeat Tridents in first 2019 CPL win

Sunday, September, 15 2019 3:52 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Tallawahs registered their first victory in the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a four-wicket beating of Barbados Tridents in the third of five home games here at Sabina Park on Sunday. Read More

Remedial work planned for Retirement disposal site in St James

Sunday, September, 15 2019 3:08 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Local Government and Community Development Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says that with planned improvements the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) will be better placed to respond to any possible outbreak of fire at the Retirement Disposal Site in... Read More

Bermuda on alert as Tropical Storm Humberto strengthens

Sunday, September, 15 2019 2:30 pm    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Forecasters have warned Bermuda that strengthening Tropical Storm Humberto is a potential threat to the island after it moved to the north of the Bahamas. Read More

Tallawahs set 141 for victory vs Barbados Tridents

Sunday, September, 15 2019 2:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Tallawahs are poised to get off the mark in the 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), as they require 141 for victory against Barbados Tridents in the third of five home games here at Sabina Park. Read More

IDB confirms commitment to work with Caribbean countries to reduce crime

Sunday, September, 15 2019 1:56 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has confirmed its commitment to work with Latin American and Caribbean countries on strategies to prevent and reduce crime. Read More

Trelawny man, teenage girl arrested in seizure of firearm

Sunday, September, 15 2019 1:15 pm    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — A man and a teenage girl have been taken into custody following the seizure of a firearm and one round of ammunition in Deeside, Trelawny on Saturday, September 14, the police have reported. Read More

Phillips wants 'balanced approach' to Cockpit Country standoff

Sunday, September, 15 2019 1:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party's (PNP) President, Dr Peter Phillips, says that the time has come for Jamaica to take stock of the costs versus the benefits of bauxite mining, arguing that too many communities that were once thriving agricultural areas have now been lost with... Read More

Cleanup resumes in The Bahamas as Humberto swirls away

Sunday, September, 15 2019 12:42 pm    

MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — Jeffrey Roberts lifted a mustard-yellow curtain from the ground to hunt for passports and other documents at the place where his family's home stood before Hurricane Dorian blasted into Grand Bahama Island. Read More

Bauxite workers express concern over PNP's 'anti-mining' position

Sunday, September, 15 2019 12:34 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Noranda Bauxite workers on Friday pressed the Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips to clarify the People's National Party's (PNP) position on the on-going Cockpit Country anti-bauxite mining campaign, which they said is misrepresenting the facts and could have negative... Read More

Tallawahs make changes in quest for first CPL win

Sunday, September, 15 2019 12:15 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Tallawahs have made a number of changes to the starting team for their Hero Caribbean Premier League contest against Barbados Tridents, as they hunt their first win of the campaign in the third of five home games at Sabina Park on... Read More

Trump defends Supreme Court justice over fresh misconduct claim

Sunday, September, 15 2019 10:59 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh today as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation over fresh allegations of sexual misconduct. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Use common sense policing tactics instead

Sunday, September, 15 2019 10:35 am    

Dear Editor,A few years ago someone told me of an incident in London involving one of the red double-decker buses. The driver went off route and ended up driving the bus under a bridge that was too low. The bus got stuck. Read More


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