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Over 4 million tourists to visit Cuba by year-end

Sunday, November, 11 2018 9:52 am    

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) — Cuba's Minister of Tourism, Manuel Marrero, says the island will reach the over four million tourist mark by the end of this year. Read More

Police 119 down

Sunday, November, 11 2018 9:31 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of the public are being advised that the police 119 emergency number is again out of service.This is the third time the line is going down in recent weeks. Read More

Kingston cop arrested for cocaine

Sunday, November, 11 2018 9:09 am    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — A Corporate Area cop is now behind bars after approximately one kilogram of cocaine and over $1 million in cash were found in a car he was driving along the Porus main road in Manchester on Friday. Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, November, 11 2018 6:47 am    

Father and maker of all, you adorn all creation with splendour and beauty, and fashion human lives in your image and likeness. Read More

Florida orders recount in Senate, governor races

Saturday, November, 10 2018 4:42 pm    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Florida authorities on Saturday ordered a state-wide recount in the contentious races for US Senate and governor, amid tit-for-tat accusations of fraud from the candidates — plunging the state once again into election uncertainty. Read More

Off-duty cop shoots man during confrontation in taxi

Saturday, November, 10 2018 4:02 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A man is now under police guard in hospital nursing gunshot wounds following a confrontation with an off-duty police officer on the Newlands main road in Portmore, St Catherine early this morning. Read More

Windies chase pride in India series finale

Saturday, November, 10 2018 3:43 pm    

CHENNAI, India (CMC) — West Indies have only pride to play for when they take on India in the final Twenty20 International of the three-match series here Sunday, hoping to end an otherwise wretched tour on a high note. Read More

Power outage on Sunday in Ocho Rios

Saturday, November, 10 2018 3:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is informing customers that there will be service disruptions in Ocho Rios and its environs on Sunday, November 11, to continue its major upgrade of the distribution network in and around the town. Read More

Paternity leave consultation on International Men's Day, Nov 19

Saturday, November, 10 2018 2:43 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A consultation on paternity leave and other best practices towards parental leave for fathers will be the main event to celebrate International Men's Day (IMD) on November 19. Read More

Police launch investigation following discovery of body in container

Saturday, November, 10 2018 2:03 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The Old Harbour police in St Catherine are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, whose body was found in a container at an industrial facility in the parish yesterday. Read More

Earthquake rattles several C'bean islands

Saturday, November, 10 2018 1:21 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. Read More

Police seek driver of Suzuki motorcar in Half Way Tree Road hit-and-run

Saturday, November, 10 2018 12:04 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica – The Half Way Tree Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating the driver of a red Suzuki motorcar which was involved in a hit-and-run collision, claiming the life of a man on Half Way Tree Road in St Andrew on Friday, November 9. Read More

One killed, three injured in Hanover car crash

Saturday, November, 10 2018 12:00 pm    

HANOVER, Jamaica — The Lucea police in Hanover are probing a motor vehicle crash which claimed the life of a woman and injured three other people on the Copperwood main road in the parish on Thursday.Dead is 50-year-old Merle Bucknor of Upper Rock Spring, Hanover. Read More

62-y-o British man charged for cocaine at NMIA

Saturday, November, 10 2018 11:23 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives from the Narcotics Division say they arrested and charged a 62-year-old British man following the seizure of four kilograms of cocaine worth approximately J$5 million at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Wednesday, November... Read More

Man shot dead, another injured on Molynes Road

Saturday, November, 10 2018 11:20 am    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Members of the Constant Spring Criminal Investigation Branch are probing the shooting of two men, one of whom has died, following an attack by armed men on Molynes Road, St Andrew yesterday. Read More


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