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Six fingers per hand

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

POLYDACTYLY is the extraordinary condition of someone being born with more than five fingers or toes. Read More

Solid discussions, proposals at historic Higher Education Student Summit

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MORE than 200 students, guidance counsellors and leaders from across the secondary and tertiary sector participated in the inaugural Higher Education Student Summit on June 12 and 13 at the Mona Visitors' Lodge, UWI, Mona Campus. Read More

Political interference will not be tolerated in the education system — Samuda

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information Karl Samuda is advising school boards that political interference, will not be tolerated in the education system. Read More

Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem — CEO

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

PARIS, France  (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in... Read More

Ghana-Jamaica to reactivate Joint Commission for Cooperation

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the Ghana-Jamaica Joint Commission for Cooperation that has been dormant for some time, will be reactivated. Read More

Haitian president calls meeting to address political crisis

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — President Jovenel Moise will be meeting with representatives from various sectors on Monday in an effort to find a solution to the political crisis gripping the French speaking Caribbean Community country. Read More

Jamaica targets 20,000 French visitors by 2021

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism, Donovan White, have pledged Jamaica's commitment to grow the French market, setting the goal of reaching 20,000 visitor arrivals by 2021. Read More

US Coast Guard warns of 'dangerous, illegal' migration attempts from the Caribbean

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MIAMI, Florida (CMC) – The United States Coast Guard on Saturday continued to discourage Caribbean migrants from conducting what it describes as “dangerous, illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels”. Read More

Venezuela's opposition leader urges Jamaica to refrain from selling PDVSA shares in Petrojam

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

CARACAS, Venezuela (CMC) — The Andrew Holness-led administration has been asked to refrain from selling the island's shares in Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA. Read More

EPOC welcomes appointment of Richard Byles to post of BOJ Governor

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) has welcomed the appointment of Richard Byles to the post of Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, noting his sterling record of leadership in the private sector and in service to country. Read More

Cubans feeling the pinch as Trump cruise ban bites

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The waxy sheen on his splendid 1934 Ford glimmers in the Caribbean sun, but nobody is hiring Estaban Estrada's red and white convertible these days — the dollars have dried up now that US cruise liners are no longer calling at Havana. Read More

Four hospitalised after seven-vehicle crash in St Andrew

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — At least four people were rushed to hospital this morning after a seven-vehicle smash up on Washington Boulevard near its intersection with Molynes Road in St Andrew. Read More

Visa waiver agreement between Jamaica and Ghana to be implemented

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says a visa waiver agreement is to be implemented between Jamaica and Ghana.Holness said the foreign affairs ministers of both countries have been mandated to negotiate and conclude the agreement. Read More

May Pen police list 12 persons of interest

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — The police in May Pen, Clarendon have listed 12 people as persons of interest in connection with a range of criminal activities affecting the parish and surrounding areas. The named individuals are being urged to report to the police immediately or by midday on... Read More



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