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CDB, Caricom partner to implement human resource development strategy

Friday, May, 25 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Caricom Secretariat have launched a three-day workshop designed to focus on the implementation, coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the Caricom Human Resource Development (HRD) 2030... Read More

May 29 trial for Antiguan football officials on ganja charges

Friday, May, 25 2018    

THE trial involving the two Antiguan football officials facing ganja-related charges is scheduled to start in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on May 29. Read More

Isolation Ward at children's hospital being renovated

Friday, May, 25 2018    

IMPROVEMENT work at the Glen Owen Isolation Ward at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in Kingston continued yesterday, in an effort to better treat patients with infectious diseases. Read More

Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf gets new look

Friday, May, 25 2018    

THE Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf, located in Kingston, was on Labour Day given a facelift by the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Foundation. Read More

Sandals staff makes a difference on Labour Day

Friday, May, 25 2018    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — In a true labour of love, more than 200 managers and team members from Sandals Resorts participated in community, environment and education-related activities — the three pillars of the Sandals Foundation — on Wednesday, Labour... Read More

This Day in History - May 25

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Today is the 145th day of 2018. There are 220 days left in the year.Today's highlight Read More

Summit off

Friday, May, 25 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AFP) — US President Donald Trump yesterday called off his planned June summit with Kim Jong Un, blaming “tremendous anger” and “hostility” from the North Korean regime and warning Pyongyang against committing any “foolish or... Read More

Morgan Freeman apologises after harassment accusations

Friday, May, 25 2018    

CALIFORNIA, USA — Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman apologised yesterday to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behaviour, after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the... Read More

Sorry, Granny!

Friday, May, 25 2018    

Friends, we crude bad! Read More

Venezuela's President Maduro takes oath as president-elect

Friday, May, 25 2018    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as Venezuela's president-elect yesterday, months before he's due to formally take the oath of office next year for a second term. Read More

Today's Horoscope - May 25

Friday, May, 25 2018    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 25, 2018: This year you find that your relationships work better because you feel more connected to others. You will smile more and more as the year progresses. You are unusually creative and dynamic during the next 12 months. If you are single, many people see you... Read More

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin, says study

Friday, May, 25 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Still looking for the secret to effortless weight loss? It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking, Japanese researchers suggested on Saturday.In experiments, they said, the heart rate of 46 people, aged 21 to 69, increased when they were given gum... Read More

Labour ministry repositioning for growth drive

Friday, May, 25 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica  (JIS) — The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is working to reposition itself as a driver of growth as the Government advances its mandate for increased job creation and development.Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Collette Roberts-Risden, said this... Read More

Ex-UEFA boss Platini 'cleared' over FIFA payment — report

Friday, May, 25 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Former UEFA president Michel Platini, who was banned from football activities over a two million Swiss francs (1.8 million euros, US$2 million) payment from FIFA, has been cleared by a Swiss prosecutor, French daily Le monde reported on Friday.Le Monde... Read More

Corporate Area Traffic Court reopens Monday

Friday, May, 25 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of the public are being advised that the Corporate Area Traffic Court, 2 Melbourne Road (Sabina Park), will be reopened and fully operational on Monday, May 28.In a release today, the Court Management Services said users of the court may contact the... Read More



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