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Painful memories for family of Guatemalan girl who died in US custody 3:47 pm

RAXRUHA, Guatemala (AFP) — Outside a humble thatched-roof home deep in the lush Guatemalan countryside, the mother of a seven-year-old girl who died after being detained by US border agents tries to remember happier days with her daughter. Read More

Britain's May clashes with Blair over Brexit 11:16 am
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — An extraordinary public row broke out Sunday between British Prime Minister Theresa May and former Labour party leader Tony Blair over her Brexit deal.... Read More

Critically endangered sawfish gain additional protection in Caribbean 10:25 am
KRALENDIJK, Bonaire (CMC) — Two more species have been added to the annexes of the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol, the only transnational legal instrument for the environment of the Caribbean.... Read More

JAMPRO secures US$166.7m in FDIs up to June 10:12 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government's investment promotion agency, JAMPRO continues to secure investments for the country across various sectors.... Read More

Motorist arrested after fatal crash in Harbour View

Sunday, December, 16 2018 9:41 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A motorist has been taken into police custody in relation to a fatal crash in Harbour View, Kingston this morning. Read More

Bangladesh coach cautious ahead of West Indies T20 showdown

Sunday, December, 16 2018 9:25 am    

SYLHET, Bangladesh (AFP) — Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes Sunday said was reluctant to consider his men favourites for the Twenty20 series against West Indies, despite a streak of hot form against the Caribbean visitors. Read More

British man held with one pound of ganja at Sangster International Airport

Sunday, December, 16 2018 9:08 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A British man was yesterday arrested following the seizure of a quantity of ganja at the Sangster International Airport in Montego bay, St James. Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, December, 16 2018 7:20 am    

Lord, we are your people, the sheep of your flock. Heal the sheep who are wounded, touch the sheep who are in pain, clean the sheep who are soiled, warm the lambs who are cold.Help us to know the father's love through Jesus the shepherd and through his spirit. Read More

Weekly Round-up: Holness responds to Petrojam report… Opposition votes out SOEs… JDF soldier suspected of slaying wife … Alia Atkinson cops gold

Saturday, December, 15 2018 9:10 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness, in response to the damning report of corruption at the State-owned oil refinery Petrojam, on Monday ordered a forensic audit into the J$5.2 billion worth of oil that has been unaccounted for between 2013 and 2018 and said the Petroleum... Read More

Minister urges divided UK MPs to find Brexit consensus

Saturday, December, 15 2018 4:36 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — A senior government minister called Saturday for British MPs from all parties to "forge a consensus" on Brexit to avoid a potentially damaging "no deal" withdrawal from the European Union (EU) in March. Read More

Hotel industry increasing consumption of local produce — Tourism Linkages Network

Saturday, December, 15 2018 4:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Tourism Linkages Network says it has been reaping success through its efforts at strengthening the relationship between the tourism and the agricultural sectors, resulting in an increase in the demand and consumption of local produce by the hospitality... Read More

NIS changes period for stamp card contributions

Saturday, December, 15 2018 4:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Effective January 2019, the period for the payment of National Insurance Scheme (NIS) contributions using stamp cards, will be changed to the calendar year, January to December from the existing financial year, April to March. Read More

Lewis' commitment under microscope in Windies T20 squad

Saturday, December, 15 2018 3:25 pm    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Chief selector Courtney Browne has urged a “bigger commitment” from Evin Lewis, after the left-handed opener was named in a 15-man Twenty20 squad for the three-match series against Bangladesh. Read More

Ethiopia jails soldiers who protested for better pay

Saturday, December, 15 2018 3:04 pm    

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AFP) — An Ethiopian court has jailed 66 soldiers over a rare protest in the capital in October demanding better pay, state media reported today. Read More

Two men get life sentence for murder of six in Hanover

Saturday, December, 15 2018 2:46 pm    

HANOVER, Jamaica — Two men who were charged with the murder of six members of a family on Campbelton Road in Logwood, Hanover in October 2015 were given life sentences when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court yesterday. Read More



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