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Leave continues for CMU head Pinnock

Friday, September, 13 2019 4:22 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Head of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) Professor Fritz Pinnock will not return to his duties at the institution on Monday as was expected.Pinnock's leave-of-absence, which was previously extended by a month, should have ended today.  Read More

Electronic warrant module for traffic violations to be rolled out

Friday, September, 13 2019 4:03 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An electronic warrant module for traffic violations has been developed by the government and is expected to be effective soon. Read More

JPS power issues affecting water supply in Clarendon, St Catherine - NWC

Friday, September, 13 2019 3:27 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that Jamaica Public Service (JPS) power supply issues have forced the shutdown of operations at both the Lluidas Vale Pumping Station in St Catherine and the Palmetto Pen Pumping... Read More

Explain sudden decision to close Petroleum Corporation, PNP urges gov't

Friday, September, 13 2019 2:59 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Mining and Energy, Phillip Paulwell is calling on both Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Energy, Fayval Williams, to justify the Cabinet's decision to close the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and... Read More

Heavy winds, rain expected for parts of Bahamas

Friday, September, 13 2019 2:45 pm    

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP)— Forecasters say a tropical storm warning remains in effect for several northwestern islands in the Bahamas which are still reeling from Hurricane Dorian. Read More

Mugabe will have private burial at national Heroes' Acre

Friday, September, 13 2019 2:23 pm    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the national Heroes' Acre site but the date has not yet been set, a family spokesman said Friday, as mourners lined up to view the body for a second day in the capital, Harare. Read More

This is it! VCB approves statue maquette

Friday, September, 13 2019 1:49 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – All is now set for the installation of the statue of Jamaican Olympic and World Champion sprinter, Veronica Campbell Brown at the National Stadium. Read More

52 high schools participating in twinning programme

Friday, September, 13 2019 1:27 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Fifty-two high schools are now participating in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information's Twinning of Schools initiative, Minister with responsibility for Education, Karl Samuda, has reported. Read More

Local Gov't Minister to meet with National Disaster Committee

Friday, September, 13 2019 12:58 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie, says he will convene a meeting with the National Disaster Committee next Monday September 16, to discuss Jamaica's state of readiness in the event of a disaster. Read More

PHOTO: Murder accused husband arrives at court

Friday, September, 13 2019 12:27 pm    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — A large crowd gathered in the vicinity of the courthouse as Gregory Campbell, who is charged with the murder of his wife, Bishop Gibson High School teacher Carolyn Davis- Campbell, arriving at his first court appearance at the Manchester Parish Court this morning.  Read More

Fontana Pharmacy teams with Culture Ministry to produce Miss Lou storyboards

Friday, September, 13 2019 12:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Fontana Pharmacy has collaborated with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport to distribute a 'Miss Lou storyboard' to over 1,700 schools in Jamaica at the Primary, Secondary and Tertiary levels.  Read More

Belize police probing brutal murder of 13-y-o boy

Friday, September, 13 2019 11:21 am    

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) – Police say they are investigating the murder of a 13-year-old boy, whose body was found stuffed in a culvert on a feeder road, after his family had reported him missing five days ago. Read More

Floyd Green leads J'can delegation to ACP fisheries meeting in Samoa

Friday, September, 13 2019 10:01 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green is leading a Jamaican delegation at the 6th Meeting of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) ministers in charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture, which is being held in Apia,... Read More

St Ann police seize ammunition in Claremont

Friday, September, 13 2019 9:38 am    

ST ANN, Jamaica — Detectives attached to the Area 2 Fugitive Apprehension Team are reporting the seizure of twenty 9mm cartridges in Claremont, St Ann yesterday Thursday, September 12. Read More

'Stainless' minibus driver charged and fined

Friday, September, 13 2019 9:33 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The driver of the minibus branded 'Stainless' which was caught on camera making an illegal turn on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew was yesterday charged and fined in court.He has been identified as Elkanah Sparks of Golden Spring in St Andrew. Read More


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