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Prayer for the day 1:01 am

Deliver me, Lord Jesus Christ, from all my iniquities and from every evil, make me ever hold fast to thy commandments and never allow me to be separated from Thee. Amen. Read More

O-Wrap: 2 taxi drivers amass over 1,500 tickets... Taxi protests until Friday... Police seek power to access phone data 7:00 pm
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B'dos announces tax breaks for businesses 9:48 pm
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Government today announced plans to provide a hefty reduction in corporation taxes for businesses and urged them to share the benefits with citizens.... Read More

Antidepressant use rose after Brexit vote, data shows

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 9:31 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Antidepressant use in England rose significantly compared to other prescription drugs in the wake of Britain's decision in 2016 to exit the European Union, according to new research released on Wednesday. Read More

Jamaica seeks world heritage status for reggae

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 9:07 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Jamaica is bidding to have reggae music admitted to a list of global cultural treasures worthy of protection, the UN's cultural agency UNESCO announced on Tuesday. Read More

JC ousted as STGC and KC in Manning Cup final

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 8:42 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica  Read More

JMEA head urges local manufacturers to explore markets in Haiti

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 8:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) President, Metry Seaga, is encouraging local manufacturers and exporters to explore untapped markets that exist in neighbouring Haiti. Read More

Chuck says Supreme Court still a far way from reducing cases satisfactorily

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 8:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, says that although there has been some improvement in reducing the backlog of cases in the Supreme Court between April and July, there is still a far way to go. Read More

Grange offers to help Jamaican men perform as fathers

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 7:59 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says her ministry is committed to giving Jamaican men the requisite support to perform their role as fathers. Read More

TEF gives $350m for small and medium tourism enterprises

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 7:33 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry is committed to driving the capacity of Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) that provide goods and services within the tourism sector. Read More

White House working as Saudi prince's PR firm — senator

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 6:48 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Republican US Senator Bob Corker slammed Donald Trump's statement of support for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying the White House is effectively conducting public relations for Riyadh's crown prince. Read More

Commenting on Chucky's conviction would be inappropriate, says Commissioner

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 6:22 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson, in responding to calls for a comment on the conviction of Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown on murder charges, says he cannot at this time comment as there are other matters in court connected to the... Read More

Ardenne, Campion, Immaculate and Knox in UTech Math Quiz Competition semi-final

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 6:02 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ardenne High, Campion College, Immaculate Conception High and Knox College have advanced to the semi-final of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) annual Mathematics Quiz Competition to be held on Saturday, November 24. Read More

Taxi protests could continue until Friday — TODSS

Tuesday, November, 20 2018 5:21 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Protests by operators of public passenger vehicles (PPV) across several parishes against the proposed amended Road Traffic Act may continue into Friday when the Senate meets. Read More


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