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Brathwaite in search for positives after Windies latest defeat

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 8:28 pm    

LUCKNOW, India (CMC) — Skipper Carlos Brathwaite on Tuesday tried desperately to search for the positives after West Indies crashed to a 71-run defeat to India in the second Twenty20 International, to record their fourth straight series defeat inside the last 12 months. Read More

Windies Women feted on arrival for ICC event

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 8:20 pm    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — West Indies Women were given a warm reception when they arrived here Monday evening to complete their final preparation for the Twenty20 World Cup which bowls off at the Guyana National Stadium on Friday. Read More

CCJ rejection disappoints Grenada PM

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 7:40 pm    

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell Tuesday said he was disappointed at the results of a referendum that would allow Grenada to join the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the island's final court. Read More

Jamaica's Special Olympics team gets $3.8m from Law Enforcement Torch Run

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 7:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Special Olympians received a $3.8million contribution from the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) to assist in their representing the country in Abu Dhabi 2019. Read More

Gov't finalising Prevention of Sexual Harassment Bill — Grange

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 6:45 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government is finalising the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Bill, which will be brought to the House of Representatives shortly. Read More

Jamaican foods included in Mexican 'Dia de los Muertos' celebration

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 6:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — An array of Jamaican foods were included in an exhibition staged as part of the local Dia de los Muertos celebration, which is a popular Mexican tradition dating back more than 1,000 years. Read More

Reject the dons, they are not Robin Hood, they are criminals, says PM Holness

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 6:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaicans must reject dons and gang leaders within their communities as they are criminals. Read More

Forex: J$127.61 to one US dollar

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 5:59 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Tuesday, November 6 ended trading at J$127.61 down by 11 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

LASCO Chin Foundation rolls out programme to tackle poverty, crime

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 5:46 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The newly established LASCO Chin Foundations (LCF) in a bid to help to tackle crime and violence on the island, has rolled out a two-phased entrepreneurship programme enabling at-risk youths to immediately earn income while providing them a framework to create and... Read More

Petition launched to halt Dolphin Cove establishment in Discovery Bay

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 5:08 pm    

ST ANN, Jamaica — The Discovery Bay Community Development Committee (CDC) has started an online petition for the Prime Minister Andrew Holness-led administration to withdraw its approval for the construction of a new Dolphin Cove attraction in Discovery Bay, St Ann. Read More

Free health services for Brown's Hall, St Catherine residents

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 4:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Residents of Brown's Hall in St Catherine and surrounding communities will be getting free health services at the soon-to-be-established Friends of the Brown's Hall Health Centre. Read More

Pearnel Charles Jr endorses data driven approach to consultations on migration

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 3:37 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — As Jamaica prepares to adopt the first international global agreement for the management of international migration, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, is urging stakeholders to take an evidence-based and... Read More

NWU serves notice of industrial action on Transport Authority

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 3:15 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Workers Union (NWU) says it has written to the Transport Authority (TA) issuing a notice for the possible withdrawal of labour. The 72-hour notice commenced today Tuesday, November 6 at 6:00 am, the NWU said in a statement. Read More

IMF pleased with Jamaica's economic policies

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 2:40 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Jamaica's implementation of the US$1.66 billion Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) remains strong, five years after the country began the task of reforming its economy. Read More

Chucky was a mannerly and dependable cop, former assistant commissioner tells court

Tuesday, November, 6 2018 2:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The defence in the murder trial of Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown this morning closed its case in the Home Circuit Court following the testimony of a former assistant commissioner of police who was brought in as character witness for Constable Brown. Read More


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