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Trump attacks US diplomat as she testifies in impeachment probe

Friday, November, 15 2019 11:45 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP)— US President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted an attack against the former US ambassador to Ukraine while she was in the middle of testifying in his impeachment probe, prompting her to complain she was being intimidated. Read More

Police charge suspect in Manchester chopping death

Friday, November, 15 2019 10:45 am    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica— Detectives from the Manchester Division have arrested and charged 55-year-old Elvis Sergeant otherwise called 'Spider', with the October 27 murder of Jermaine Chin in Mandeville, Manchester. Read More

Facebook says it removed 3.2b fake accounts in 6 months

Friday, November, 15 2019 10:26 am    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AP)— Facebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September, up slightly from three billion in the previous six months. Read More

Bartlett bats for regional tourism investment

Friday, November, 15 2019 9:55 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett on Wednesday reiterated his call for tourism investors to look beyond developing hotels while batting for regional tourism investment. Read More

Immigrants, led by Jamaicans, slow Baltimore population loss

Friday, November, 15 2019 8:28 am    

MARYLAND, United States (AP) — Steve McMurray was not long out of high school when he moved to the United States. Read More

Gov't commits additional $200 million to help farmers transport sugar cane

Friday, November, 15 2019 7:00 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Government is providing an additional $200 million for the transportation of sugar cane from Monymusk in Clarendon to the Worthy Park Estate in St Catherine and Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth for the 2019/2020 crop season.      Read More

Lewis, Williams give Windies series lead over Afghanistan

Thursday, November, 14 2019 9:32 pm    

LUCKNOW, India (CMC) — Opener Evin Lewis struck a trademark aggressive half-century while seamer Kesrick Williams marked his first appearance for West Indies in 16 months with a three-wicket haul, as the Caribbean side swept aside Afghanistan by 30 runs in the opening Twenty20... Read More

Amazon appeals $10-b Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

Thursday, November, 14 2019 9:13 pm    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AP) — Amazon is protesting the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process. Read More

Three men arrested after police find firearm in shoe

Thursday, November, 14 2019 8:42 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The St Andrew South Police on Tuesday, November 12 arrested and charged three men with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. Read More

BoJ intervenes in Forex market third consecutive day, selling US$20m

Thursday, November, 14 2019 8:25 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) today Thursday (November 14) released an additional US$20 million for sale to authorised dealers and large cambios via the BoJ's Foreign Exchange Intervention and Trading Tool (B-FXITT). Read More

Two Hanover men charged for illegal possession of firearm

Thursday, November, 14 2019 8:05 pm    

HANOVER, Jamaica — Two men have been charged with the offences of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and shooting with intent in separate incidents in Hanover. Read More

Jamaica the best choice for business, PM tells investors

Thursday, November, 14 2019 7:45 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is inviting regional and international investors to make Jamaica their place of choice to invest and do business. Read More

World Bank approves US$40m for Jamaica to boost agriculture and rural livelihoods

Thursday, November, 14 2019 7:09 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$40 million loan for Jamaica to boost income opportunities and job creation in rural areas through the second phase of the Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI II). Read More

UPDATE: 17 people in custody following Westmoreland operation

Thursday, November, 14 2019 6:48 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — Seventeen people were taken into custody for questioning following a joint police and military operation in Savanna-la-Mar and Whithorn in Westmoreland today. Read More

Second student dead after school shooting near Los Angeles

Thursday, November, 14 2019 6:46 pm    

SANTA CLARITA, United States (AFP) — A second student was confirmed dead following a shooting at a high school near Los Angeles on Thursday, the county sheriff said. Read More


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