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Prayer for the day

Monday, September, 17 2018 6:47 am    

Make me deserving of the faith that I need to get near you. Forgive my shortage and light my way to the right path. Read More

Weekly Round-up: Suicide caution… Traffic mayhem… Boyz beat Cayman Islands 4-0

Sunday, September, 16 2018 8:55 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Noted suicide prevention counsellor, Dr Donovan Thomas on Monday cautioned Jamaicans against being misled by low suicide statistics, arguing that the act of taking one's life, as well as depression are significant problems in the country. Read More

JLP doesn't know what they are doing, Phillips tells comrades at 80th Conference

Sunday, September, 16 2018 4:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Supporters of the People's National Party (PNP) were out in full force at the national arena today for the party's 80th annual conference, where leader Dr Peter Phillips threw cold water on the policies of the Andrew Holness administration. Read More

South Africa defeat Windies Women by 40 runs – 1st ODI

Sunday, September, 16 2018 4:28 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — South Africa women defeated the West Indies women by 40 runs in the first One Day International at Kensington Oval here Sunday.Scores: Read More

St Ann, Trelawny Corporations say they are ready to deal with any disaster

Sunday, September, 16 2018 4:24 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Officials of the St Ann and Trelawny Municipal Corporations say preparations are in place to mitigate the impact of potential natural disasters, including floods and hurricanes. Read More

Police seek assistance identifying body found downtown Kingston

Sunday, September, 16 2018 3:24 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Denham Town Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of a man that was found along Pechon Street in downtown Kingston today, Sunday, September 16. Read More

Recent reduction in murders nothing to gloat about, says Chuck

Sunday, September, 16 2018 3:21 pm    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has cautioned that the recent downward trend in murders by 20 per cent is nothing for the Government, or any individual, to gloat about at this time. Read More

UPDATE: Light 4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Jamaica

Sunday, September, 16 2018 3:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies is reporting that a “light earthquake” with a magnitude of 4.6 was felt in the Corporate Area and St Catherine at 1:47 this afternoon. Read More

UPDATE: No damage resulting from earthquake, ODPEM says

Sunday, September, 16 2018 2:22 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) says it has not received reports of damage following an earthquake across some sections of the island this afternoon. Read More

Gov't banning sugary drinks at public health facilities as of Jan 1

Sunday, September, 16 2018 2:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — As of January 1 next year sugary drinks will be banned from public health facilities, according to Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton. Read More

Earthquake felt in Corporate Area, St Catherine

Sunday, September, 16 2018 2:07 pm    

KINGSTON Jamaica  Read More

South Africa 201-9 (50 overs) vs Windies Women

Sunday, September, 16 2018 1:25 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — South Africa women, sent in by the West Indies reached 201 for nine off their 50 overs in the first One Day International at Kensington Oval here Sunday.Scores: Read More

JPS power supply issues cause water lock-off in St Catherine communities — NWC

Sunday, September, 16 2018 12:33 pm    

SI CATHERINE, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising the public that its Sue River treatment plant in St Catherine is currently out of operation due to Jamaica Public Service electricity supply issues at the plant. Read More

Killer storm Florence turning into 'flood event'

Sunday, September, 16 2018 11:30 am    

KINSTON, United States (AFP) — Catastrophic floods raised the threat of dam-breaks and landslides across the Carolinas Sunday, prolonging the agony caused by a killer hurricane that has left more than a dozen people dead and billions of dollars in damage in the southeastern United... Read More

Colombian navy rescues 28 Jamaican castaways

Sunday, September, 16 2018 11:20 am    

BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) — Twenty-eight Jamaican sailors who escaped a fire were alive and well after being rescued by the Colombian navy in the Caribbean, authorities said Saturday. Read More



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