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Data breaches are inevitable — here's how to protect yourself

By W David Salisbury | Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

It's tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data — Social Security numbers, credit cards, home addresses, phone numbers, passwords and much more — breached and stolen in recent years. But that's not realistic – nor... Read More

Forget the brand… How's your

BY NEIL H LAWRENCE | Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

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Mexico journalist murdered as 2018 sets homicide record

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

Mexico City, MEXICO (AFP) — A Mexican journalist was found murdered in the first such case of 2019, authorities said yesterday, as the country set a new homicide record for 2018 — signs of the ongoing toll of Mexico's drug war. Read More

Today's horoscope — January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019: Read More

Bartlett to attend international tourism fair in Spain

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett travels to Spain today to participate in FITUR, the largest International Tourism Trade Fair for inbound and outbound Ibero-American markets. Read More

John Kerry to Trump: 'Resign'

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

DAVOS, Switzerland (AFP) — Former US secretary of state John Kerry said Tuesday he was not ruling out another tilt at the White House in 2020 but that in the here and now, Donald Trump should quit. Read More

Would-be robber shot dead in Kingston

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An unidentified would-be robber was fatally shot by a licensed firearm holder on Sundown Crescent, Kington 10 last night. Read More

Anti-Maduro protests break out across Venezuelan capital

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Protesters took to the streets in at least 30 different parts of Caracas on Tuesday, just 24 hours ahead of an opposition-called mass street demonstration against Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro, a non-governmental organisation that monitors social conflict... Read More

Three-day Cabinet retreat to discuss upcoming budget

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Cabinet yesterday commenced a three-day retreat, led by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, to discuss the budget for 2019/20.The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in a statement yesterday said this follows three days of “intense consultations” last... Read More

New study warns of inadequate prevention responses to HIV epidemic in the C'bean

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — A study has found that while the Caribbean has made progress in responding to the HIV epidemic, the impact of the prevention response has been inadequate, particularly among key populations.The study also found that of concern to regional stakeholders... Read More

Motorcyclist dies in Clarendon crash

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — Investigators assigned to the Clarendon Police Division are questioning the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision that claimed the life of a man on the Dam main road yesterday. Read More

Death threats issued after alleged gang leader detained in Manchester

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The Manchester police are probing death threats made against civilians following the detention of an alleged gang leader (name withheld) of Grey Ground close to this south central highlands town.Head of the Manchester Police Division Superintendent Wayne... Read More

Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris over rape claim

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

PARIS, France (AFP) -- American R&B star Chris Brown is being questioned by police in Paris after being accused of rape, sources close to the inquiry told AFP on Tuesday.A woman has accused Brown, along with his bodyguard and a friend, of raping her in the Mandarin Oriental hotel... Read More

NSWMA to build four garbage transfer stations

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is to construct four new garbage transfer stations in Westmoreland, Trelawny, Clarendon and Portland. Read More

Chain snatcher sentenced to 6 months

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A man who snatched a gold chain from a woman's neck in downtown Kingston was sentenced to six months in prison, hours after committing the crime on Monday. Andre Whyte pleaded guilty to larceny from the person when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish... Read More



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