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UPDATE: Cosby team lashes out after sentencing

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 4:29 pm    

NORRISTOWN, United States (AP) — Bill Cosby's wife is claiming a prosecutor used "falsified evidence" to win a conviction against him. Read More

Caribbean Maritime University commits to investing in Port Royal

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 4:13 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) says it will continue to invest in Port Royal as it seeks to return the seaside town to its former glory and enable the area to contribute in a significant way to the country's gross domestic product. Read More

Lower murder rate main marker of state of emergency impact – police commissioner

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 3:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson says the reduction in the country's murder figures is the most significant marker of the impact of the state of public emergency (SOE) now in force across five police divisions. Read More

Theft of JPS equipment disrupts water supply in St Catherine

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 3:16 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that the theft of equipment from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) grid has disrupted the electricity supply to the Lime Tree Grove water supply system in St Catherine resulting in a lack of water in surrounding... Read More

JFF to launch football mobile app

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 3:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is to launch its Reggae Football mobile phone application this Thursday. Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Use the death penalty as an alternative to SOEs

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 2:48 pm    

Dear Editor,It seems that our Jamaican murderers and criminals are more deadly and dangerous than other criminals in this world. Read More

Grange hails Channel One's Hoo Kim as a music industry pioneer

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 2:39 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, in extending condolences to the relatives and friends of iconic record producer of Channel One fame, Joseph “Joe Joe” Hoo Kim, hailed him as a pioneer in Jamaica's music industry... Read More

UPDATE: Cosby denied bail; to be locked up immediately

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 2:25 pm    

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — Bill Cosby has left a Pennsylvania courtroom in handcuffs to begin serving a three-to-10 year prison sentence for sexual assault. Read More

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan president's wife, inner circle

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 1:21 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States went after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle on Tuesday, imposing sanctions on his wife, vice president and other close associates. Read More

UPDATE: Cosby gets 3 to 10 years for 2004 sex assault

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 1:14 pm    

Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home.Judge Steven O'Neill sentenced Cosby on Tuesday, five months after his conviction in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Read More

Teen held with AK47 in Papine

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 12:25 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a 16-year-old boy was arrested following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition in Land Lease, Papine in St Andrew yesterday. Read More

Education ministry fine-tunes PEP preparations

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 12:03 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI) says it continues to work with schools administrators for the implementation of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) with the registration of students now underway. Read More

Judge rejects application to try Clarendon cop separately on three murder cases

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 11:26 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Justice Vivienne Harris has thrown out an application for Constable Collis "Chucky" Brown to be tried separately on three counts of murder in connection to the shooting death of three men in Clarendon between 2009 and 2012, for which he is accused. Read More

C'bean countries in the forefront to eliminate tubercolosis

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 11:08 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – Caribbean countries have the lowest incidence of tuberculosis (TB) and are on the road to elimination, the Pan American Health Organisation/ World Health Organisation (PAHO/ WHO) said Tuesday. Read More

Cosby is declared a 'sexually violent predator'

Tuesday, September, 25 2018 10:56 am    

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — A judge declared Bill Cosby a "sexually violent predator" on Tuesday as a first step toward sentencing the 81-year-old comedian for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago. Read More




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