Plan of action to protect children to be completed in 6 months

Thursday, July, 20 2017 8:12 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Floyd Green, says the National Plan of Action for an Integrated Response to Children and Violence (NPACV) is to be finalised within six months. Read More

Senior policewoman accused of defrauding farmers freed

Thursday, July, 20 2017 8:03 pm    

ST MARY, Jamaica — Charges of obtaining money by false pretence and fraudulent conversion were this morning dropped against Deputy Superintendent of Police Denise McKain when the matter was heard in the St Mary Parish Court. Read More

PNP executive to convene selection conference for Portia's seat

Thursday, July, 20 2017 7:53 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) Executive Committee at its meeting this evening, unanimously decided to convene a selection conference for the South West St Andrew constituency next Sunday at which Audrey Smith-Facey, Karl Blake and Angela Brown Burke will be the... Read More

Gold Cup: Jamaica lead Canada 1-0 at halftime

Thursday, July, 20 2017 7:35 pm    

PHOENIX, Arizona — Jamaica led Canada 1-0 on a sixth-minute goal by Shaun Francis in their CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament inside the University of Phoenix Stadium here. Read More

15-y-o arrested after cops find loaded gun in his knapsack

Thursday, July, 20 2017 7:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 15-year-old boy was this afternoon arrested and charged after he was held with a loaded gun in Kingston. Read More

Bermuda’s new premier takes finance portfolio as he unveils new cabinet

Thursday, July, 20 2017 6:46 pm    

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — New Premier David Burt unveiled an 11-strong cabinet on Thursday, two days after his Progressive Labour Party (PLP) stormed to victory in the general election. Read More

Senate approves bill for single anti-corruption agency

Thursday, July, 20 2017 6:10 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Senate has approved the Integrity Commission Bill, paving the way for the establishment of a single anti-corruption unit, which will investigate and prosecute corruption in Jamaica. Read More

Venezuela UN diplomat resigns in protest at Maduro government

Thursday, July, 20 2017 6:07 pm    

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – A senior diplomat representing Venezuela at the United Nations has resigned to protest President Nicolas Maduro's repression of demonstrations against his government. Read More

MoBay poised for expansion, says Chang

Thursday, July, 20 2017 5:48 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, says the Government is positioning Montego Bay as a major centre for business in western Jamaica. Read More

Bolt keen on staying close to sport after London farewell

Thursday, July, 20 2017 5:30 pm    

MONTE-CARLO, Monaco (CMC) — Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt says he hopes to remain involved in athletics even after retiring following the London World Championships next month. Read More

Forex: J$128.33 to one US dollar

Thursday, July, 20 2017 5:13 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, July 20, ended trading at J$128.33 down by two cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More


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