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Police seize firearm, ammo in Clarendon

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 9:53 pm    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — A Clarendon man was taken into custody this afternoon following the seizure of a 9mm M&P pistol with a magazine containing eighteen 9mm cartridges along the Thompson Town main road in the parish. Read More

Venezuelan general arrested over 'attack' on Maduro

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 9:25 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela has arrested a general as part of a continuing probe into the alleged attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, the attorney general said Tuesday. Read More

CPL T20 Update: St Lucia Stars 175 v Jamaica Tallawahs

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 8:12 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Tallawahs have been set a target of 176 for victory after the St Lucia Stars posted 175 all out from their allotment in match seven of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament here at Sabina Park. Read More

CHASE Fund finances audio-visual system at Ward Theatre

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 8:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation has signed a contract with Caribbean Technology Solutions to provide the audio-visual system at the Ward Theatre, downtown Kingston. Read More

CPL update: St Lucia Stars batting first v Jamaica Tallawahs

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 7:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — St Lucia Stars have won the toss and are batting first against Jamaica Tallawahs in match seven of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament underway here at Sabina Park. Read More

Theft of JPS equipment impacts water supply in Portmore

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 6:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) has reported that the theft of electrical equipment from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) grid has disrupted the power supply to a well in St Catherine. Read More

Furniture, funds already delivered to schools — Green

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 6:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says that the Government is in a state of readiness for the upcoming school year. Read More

Forex: J$136.85 to one US dollar

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 5:53 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Tuesday, August 14 ended trading at J$136.85 up by 30 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

PNP calls for Montague's removal from Cabinet

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 5:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party's (PNP) Shadow Minister of National Security, Fitz Jackson is calling on Prime Minister Andrew Holness to remove former National Security Minister, Robert Montague from the Cabinet regarding 29 gun license approvals, which he said were... Read More

Corporate Area drain cleaning activity to begin second phase soon — mayor

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 5:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) is set to begin its second phase of drain-cleaning activities in several communities across the Corporate Area. Read More

Media should exercise responsibility commensurate with press freedoms — Reid

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 4:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — While reaffirming the Government's “unwavering” commitment to press freedom and the expression of free speech, Education, Youth and Information Minister, Ruel Reid, emphasised the importance and need for media practitioners to exercise responsibility... Read More

Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 3:36 pm    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A sweeping grand jury report on Tuesday found credible allegations against more than 300 predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims in decades of child sex abuse covered up by the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. Read More

Lack of food pushes 2.3m people to flee Venezuela — UN

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 3:07 pm    

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) — About 2.3 million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-hit country mainly because of a lack of food as severe shortages of medicine has left thousands at risk, a UN spokesman said Tuesday. Read More

Johnson Smith expresses condolences following tragic incidents in UK, Italy

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 2:36 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, has reiterated Jamaica's position that any deliberate act of terrorism is unacceptable as she expressed concerns on behalf of the Government at reports of a suspected terrorist attack in... Read More

Black car Bolt's only demand on Aussie football foray

Tuesday, August, 14 2018 1:43 pm    

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Usain Bolt might be a superstar athlete but the fastest man ever won't be getting special treatment when he arrives in Australia in his bid to become a professional footballer. Read More


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