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Resist temptation

Tony Robinson | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

'Tis one thing to be tempted,Another thing to fall.— Shakespeare Temptation is the fireThat brings up the scumOf the heart.— Shakespeare  Read More

A Christmas Cocktail with David Noel

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

Christmas came early for Scotiabank, Scotia Insurance, and Scotia Investment clinetele, who were feted urban party style in L & M at the Worthington, Spanish Court hotel last Thursday night. In one year, the Scotia Group has seen a 10 per cent increase in the Scotia Investment loan... Read More

Brazil doctors poised for more uterus transplants

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Doctors in Brazil who brought about the first-ever birth with a uterus transplant from a dead donor say they have two more women waiting to undergo the same procedure. Read More

Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russia probe

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump yesterday again denied that his presidential campaign colluded with Russian operatives, but made no comment on claims that he directly organised hush payments to ward off a possible sex scandal during his White House... Read More

Thousands march for climate in Paris despite 'yellow vest' unrest

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Up to 25,000 people marched through Paris yesterday urging greater action on climate change, despite fears that their protest would be scuppered by “yellow vest” demonstrations. Read More

Haunted by colonial past, Belgium's Africa museum reopens after revamp

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

TERVUREN, Belgium (AFP) — Belgium's Africa Museum reopened yesterday after a five-year restoration to repackage its looted treasures with a critical view of the country's brutal colonial past. Read More

More Trump Administration changes

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump yesterday announced his chief of staff John Kelly would be leaving the Administration at the end of the year — the latest in a series of moves by the Republican leader to change his inner circle of... Read More

DC commits suicide after killing 62-y-o woman at police station

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

ST MARY, Jamaica -- It has been reported that a district constable committed suicide after killing a woman at the Islington Police Station in St Mary this afternoon. The woman has been identified as 62-year-old Dawnette Maxwell, of Galina, St Mary. Reports reaching... Read More

Weary Venezuelans go to polls with record low turnout predicted

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelans went to polling stations Sunday to elect municipal council members, but analysts predicted record low turnout, citing mistrust in the process, the banning of opposition parties and widespread exhaustion amid the ongoing socioeconomic... Read More

UPDATE: Missing Trelawny principal reunited with family

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — The Trelawny school principal who was reported missing since Friday has been found.The police said the 52-year-old woman, Ilna Greyson otherwise called 'Ingrid', has been reunited with her family in Wakefield, Trelawny. Read More

Jamaica will not be a casino destination, says Bartlett

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica's first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020, but Jamaica will not be a casino destination. Read More

Aviation industry continues to meet international standards, says JCAA deputy director

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Deputy Director General of Regulatory Affairs at the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), Rohan Campbell, says the organisation is on a constant thrust to ensure that the island's aviation industry continues to meet international standards.   Read More

Four more J'cans nabbed in US immigration raids

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

NEW JERSEY, United States (CMC) — The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says several Caribbean nationals were among 105 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation in New Jersey. Read More

May says Brexit deal defeat could topple UK government

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Sunday that parliament's rejection of her Brexit deal could leave Britain in the European Union and bring the opposition Labour Party to power. Read More

New WHO report highlights insufficient progress in tackling lack of safety on C'bean roads

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates road traffic deaths in the Caribbean and other places continue to rise, with an annual 1.35 million fatalities. Read More



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