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Police seize firearm on Burlington Avenue

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Taurus 9mm pistol along with eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition was seized on Burlington Avenue in Kingston on Saturday, November 17, and a man arrested in connection to the seizure, the police are... Read More

JLP conference to cause traffic changes

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Due to the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) annual conference at the National Arena tomorrow, traffic changes will be implemented beginning at 8:00 am to facilitate the smooth staging of the event, the police have advised. Read More

Matthews powers Windies Women into T20 semi-finals

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — Hayley Matthews burst to life in a special Player-of-the-Match performance as West Indies romped into the semi-finals of the ICC Women's Twenty20 World Cup with a crushing 83-run victory over Sri Lanka here Friday... Read More

Strict security measures in force, police warn attendees to JLP conference

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are advising people who will be attending the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) annual conference at the National Arena tomorrow at 10:00 am that  Read More

Trump visits fire-wracked California as more than 1,000 missing

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

PARADISE, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump arrived in California Saturday to meet with... Read More

IDB provides US$100m to strengthen Jamaica's health care system

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it is providing US$100 million in loans to Jamaica to help strength its national health care system. Read More

64-y-o killed in Manchester

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica – The police are probing the shooting death of a 64-year-old man in Mandeville, Manchester early Saturday morning. Read More

FSC warns against investing in 'Get rich quick' schemes

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is warning investors in Unregistered Financial Organisations (UFO's) that not only are they at risk of losing their money but they are financing criminal enterprises. Read More

Ja's economy moving in right direction – Ambassador Marks tells US audience

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

WASHINGTON DC, United States (JIS) — Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, says Jamaica's economy is moving in the right direction, with positive developments in a number of areas. Read More

Weekly Round-up: 3 children killed in St James crash… Father killed at school gate… IAAF shortlists Briana Williams

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Three young students of the John Rollins Success Primary School in St James died on Tuesday in a horrific car crash that also claimed the life of the motor vehicle driver. Read More

CBC reconsidering sending home workers, says Barbados Union

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  (CMC) — The Barbados Workers Union (BWU) says it appears that the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is rethinking its decision to send home all of the 116 employees it had selected under the government's... Read More

Gov't will deepen cooperation to strengthen regional security, says Holness

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government intends to deepen its collaboration and cooperation with other Caribbean stakeholders and counterparts in order to strengthen regional safety and security. Read More

Climate change protests block London bridges

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Hundreds of climate change protesters blocked bridges in London on Saturday demanding a dramatic new environmental policy. Read More

PNP says talks in China with JISCO will bring reward for local workers

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) says the Chinese-owned Jiuguan Iron and Steel (Group) Company (JISCO) has made a commitment that more job opportunities in its mining operations will be afforded to Jamaican... Read More

WIPA/CWI announce health insurance plan for players

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The West Indies Players' Association (WIPA) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) having secured a health insurance plan for retained players from all six regional franchises and all CWI contracted international players... Read More



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