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Forex: J$141.21 to one US dollar

Thursday, November, 14 2019 5:40 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, November 14 ended trading at J$141.21, down by 50 cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily exchange trading summary. Read More

The coffee conundrum: consumption is up but trade prices are low

Thursday, November, 14 2019 5:16 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Despite a steady increase in coffee consumption around the world, trade prices have fallen dramatically in the past three years, hitting producers. Read More

Five charged for water theft in St Elizabeth, Manchester

Thursday, November, 14 2019 4:48 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Five people have been charged for illegally taking water and trespassing on the works of the National Water Commission (NWC). Read More

'Jamaica will have one of the most modern patents systems in the region,' says Floyd Green

Thursday, November, 14 2019 4:29 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, says the new Patents and Designs Bill will be tabled in Parliament this month. Read More

No prosperity unless youth take their rightful place, says Terrelonge

Thursday, November, 14 2019 4:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Alando Terrelonge, in his presentation to the youth parliamentarians at the 2019 sitting of the National Youth Parliament, held on Monday November 11,  charged the youth of Jamaica to become involved... Read More

New Fortress Energy donates lifejackets to fishing community

Thursday, November, 14 2019 3:58 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — New Fortress Energy (NFE) has donated fifty lifejackets to the fishing villages of Old Harbour Bay in St Catherine, Monymusk, Rocky Point Salt River in Clarendon and River Bay in St James. Read More

1 dead, several injured in California school shooting

Thursday, November, 14 2019 3:30 pm    

SANTA CLARITA, California (AP) — A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, leaving one person dead and several others injured before he was captured, authorities said. Read More

Murder of former JUTC chairman was a hit, testifies witness

Thursday, November, 14 2019 3:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The first witness in the ongoing trial against Tesha Miller testified a short while ago that the 2008 killing of then JUTC chairman Douglas Chambers in Spanish Town, St Catherine was a hit. Read More

Operation in Savanna-la-Mar could inconvenience residents, advise police

Thursday, November, 14 2019 3:03 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police are advising that residents and commuters may be inconvenienced in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland and surrounding areas this afternoon.This is as a result of ongoing operational activities in the area, the police said. Read More

US ambassador visits UTech

Thursday, November, 14 2019 2:13 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Don Tapia, visited the University of Technology, Jamaica yesterday to discuss methods of enhancing tertiary education and professional development in Jamaica. Read More

Manchester man shot dead at home

Thursday, November, 14 2019 1:12 pm    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica— Twenty-nine-year computer technician, Rease Duncan, was killed at his home in Alison district, Manchester, yesterday. Read More

TAJ reminds motorists of online payment option for traffic tickets

Thursday, November, 14 2019 12:47 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding motorists that traffic ticket penalties can be paid online via the TAJ website.  Read More

Witness says one accused confessed to 2011 double beheading, identified others involved

Thursday, November, 14 2019 12:21 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A key prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of the two accused of murdering former student of The Queen's School Joeith Lynch and her mother Charmaine Rattray in Lauriston, St Catherine in July 2011 this morning took the stand in the Supreme Court in downtown... Read More

Shaw urges greater linkages between tourism and agriculture

Thursday, November, 14 2019 11:48 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has urged stakeholders in the tourism industry to maximise the link that exists between both industries to boost growth. Read More

West Indies 164-5 (20 overs) vs Afghanistan – 1st T20I

Thursday, November, 14 2019 11:38 am    

LUCKNOW, India (CMC) — West Indies, sent in by Afghanistan, reached 164 for five off their 20 overs, in the opening Twenty20 International at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Stadium here Thursday.Scores: Read More


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