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Main road in section of Manchester collapses

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 4:25 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Effective immediately, the main road between Green Hill and Keynsham in Manchester is closed. Read More

Recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital — Islamic leaders

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 3:26 pm    

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — 'Islamic leaders on Wednesday urged world powers to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of the "State of Palestine", as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas warned that the United States no longer had a role to play in the peace process. Read More

Windies lose ground in Test rankings

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 3:16 pm    

LONDON, England (CMC) — West Indies have taken another blow to their Test ranking following their 2-0 series defeat to New Zealand. Read More

Police need help finding elderly Spanish town resident

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 3:04 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police are seeking the public's assistance in finding 77-year-old Cedric Hanson of King Street in Spanish Town, St Catherine. Read More

UK surgeon admits branding patient livers with initials

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 2:45 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — A British surgeon on Wednesday admitted branding his initials on the livers of two patients undergoing transplants at a hospital while his colleagues looked on. Read More

Flash flood watch remains in effect until 5:00pm

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 2:37 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological Service has extended a flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Hanover, St James, Trelawny, St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, until 5:00 pm today. Read More

PM urges increased private-sector investment

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 2:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is again calling on the private sector to increase its investment in the economy. Read More

Section of North Coast Highway in Trelawny closed — NWA

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 1:21 pm    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists that a section of the North Coast Highway, near Hague, Trelawny has been closed with immediate effect.According to the NWA, the closure has resulted from serious failure in a section of the embankment... Read More

CDC clears Dominica of Hanta Virus

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 12:31 pm    

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States says there is no positive case of the unusual Hanta Virus spread by rodents in hurricane-battered Dominica, Chief medical officer, Dr David Johnson has said.Late last month, health authorities... Read More

McKenzie condemns political clash at KSAMC meeting, apologises

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 12:11 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie is criticising the conduct of councillors at yesterday's meeting of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC). Read More

Prominent black supporter of Trump set to leave White House

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 11:10 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman — one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters — plans to leave the administration next month.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says... Read More

Flooding forces Jackson Town Tax Office closed

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 10:26 am    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is advising that the Jackson Town Tax Office in Trelawny will be closed for business today as a result of severe weather conditions, which caused flooding in the area and forced the closure of some businesses and offices. Read More

Venezuela's opposition, prisoners win EU human rights award

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 9:53 am    

BRUSSELS, Germany (AP) — Venezuela's democratic opposition and its political prisoners have received the European Union's Sakharov Prize for human rights.The European Parliament said Wednesday that it wanted to reward the courage of students and politicians who are fighting for... Read More

Geddes Refrigeration back in business

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 9:49 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Geddes Refrigeration Limited says it is back in full operation after its Spanish Town road office was razed by fire almost two weeks ago.In a newspaper advertisement today, the refrigeration company said it has secured temporary office storage space at 226C... Read More

Take responsibility for your health — Tufton

Wednesday, December, 13 2017 9:36 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton, is imploring Jamaicans to start taking responsibility for their own health as a first line of defence against illness.“Jamaicans have to come to terms – and we have to keep making that point... Read More


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