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Men's 100m quarterfinal line-up for National Senior Championships4:56 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — National champion Yohan Blake has been drawn in heat four of the men's 100m quarterfinal where he will line up against Jevaughn Minzie, Everton Clarke, Kavean Smith and the promising Nigel Ellis at 7:00 pm tonight. Read More

Peter Tosh's son left in coma following jail beating, family says

Thursday, June, 22 2017 3:45 pm    

New Jersey, United States (AP) — The family of the late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on pot possession charges. Read More

Jamaicans can fill specialists' posts at Alpart – Holness

Thursday, June, 22 2017 3:11 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) – Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says he expects that Jamaican workers will be afforded every opportunity to take up highly skilled positions at the new Alpart/JISCO Alumina Refinery in Nain, St Elizabeth. Read More

St Vincent's sole death row inmate gets favourable Privy Council ruling

Thursday, June, 22 2017 2:56 pm    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – St Vincent and the Grenadines' only death row prisoner will benefit from a Privy Council ruling that found unconstitutional, a law excluding persons in the country sentenced to death from applying for an extension of time to have their case reviewed by a... Read More

Alleged gunman killed as cops probe double murder

Thursday, June, 22 2017 2:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A man was fatally shot and a handgun retrieved during an operation on Chestnut Lane in downtown Kingston, a short while ago.The dead man has not yet been identified. Read More

Afghanistan seal Test status following Windies success

Thursday, June, 22 2017 2:06 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — Just two weeks after shocking West Indies for their first win over a major Test-playing side, minnows Afghanistan have been granted Test status by the International Cricket Council. Read More

Parchment resigns as chairman of PNP St Elizabeth SE constituency organisation

Thursday, June, 22 2017 1:38 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Former Member of Parliament Richard Parchment has resigned as chairman of the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) constituency organisation for St Elizabeth South Eastern. Read More

FLOW wins 11 Telly Awards

Thursday, June, 22 2017 1:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — FLOW Jamaica has copped 11 awards for multimedia campaigns in the international Telly Awards 2017 — the premier award for the best in TV and cable, digital and streaming, and non-broadcast productions. Read More

India's revenue share hiked to US$405m by ICC, Windies to get US$128m

Thursday, June, 22 2017 1:13 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — India's share of world cricket revenues was increased from US$293 to US$405 million on Thursday, under a new deal agreed among other wide-ranging reforms at a meeting of the game's global governing body in London. Read More

France marks hottest post-war June day as Europe sizzles

Thursday, June, 22 2017 12:56 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) – France marked its hottest June day since World War II on Wednesday as overheated residents across swathes of Europe coped with another day of sizzling temperatures. Read More

Soldier reportedly held with cocaine at NMIA to face court tomorrow

Thursday, June, 22 2017 12:53 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police have formally charged the soldier who was arrested on breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Norman Manley International Airport last Sunday. Read More

Jamaica, Guatemala sign visa waiver agreement

Thursday, June, 22 2017 12:29 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A visa abolition agreement has been expanded between Jamaica and Guatemala that will now seen holders of diplomatic and official passports being granted visa exemptions. Read More



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