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Wisynco wants five-year transition before styro/plastic ban

Thursday, September, 20 2018 7:36 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Chairman of Wisynco, William Mahfood, saying that his company is in support of the Government on the matter of recycling and removal of damaging materials to the environment, insisted that a suggested five-year transition period would be a workable... Read More


Thursday, September, 20 2018 6:35 pm    

A statement by Jamaicans For Justice published on our website earlier Thursday made a number of accusations against the University Hospital of the West Indies as well as Doctors Peter Glegg, Michelle Reece-Mills and Kushmar. Read More

Windies Women eager to tie series with victory in Saturday's game

Thursday, September, 20 2018 6:31 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Having watched a heavy downpour end their chances of winning their One Day International series against South Africa, the West Indies women are looking forward to the opportunity to level it on Saturday. Read More

More CCTVs for Montego Bay under JamaicaEye — security ministry

Thursday, September, 20 2018 5:54 pm    

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — An additional 300 closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) will be installed in public spaces in Montego Bay by year end under the National Security Ministry's JamaicaEye Initiative. Read More

Forex: J$136.31 to one US dollar

Thursday, September, 20 2018 5:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Thursday, September 20 ended trading at J$136.31 down by 25 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

CEO of world's largest cannabis company for next week's Canex in Jamaica

Thursday, September, 20 2018 4:54 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Chairman of the world's largest legal Cannabis company, Canadian based, Canopy Growth, Bruce Linton is among a raft of high-level speakers at the Canex Business Conference and Expo at the Montego Bay Convention Centre next week. Read More

Missing elderly Manchester woman reunited with relatives

Thursday, September, 20 2018 4:53 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sixty-nine-year-old Eva Higgins otherwise called 'June', of a Cedar Grove address in Mandeville, Manchester, who was reported missing on Wednesday, September 19 has been reunited with her family. Read More

Road leading into Black River, St Elizabeth to be closed

Thursday, September, 20 2018 4:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says that, effective tomorrow, a section of the road leading into Black River, St Elizabeth from the direction of Sandy Ground will be closed to facilitate its reconstruction and replace defective waterlines. Read More

Education ministry putting more metal detectors in schools

Thursday, September, 20 2018 3:36 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — As part of its violence-prevention and early intervention efforts, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, through its Safety and Security in Schools Unit, has secured 500 metal detectors for the 2018/19 school year, up from the 130 detectors procured in... Read More

Gov't working for return of Jamaican fishermen in Colombia — Johnson Smith

Thursday, September, 20 2018 3:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade says it has been actively engaged in assisting with the return of 28 Jamaican fishermen, who were rescued by the Colombian Coast Guard and brought to San Andreas following a fire on their vessel last... Read More

Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

Thursday, September, 20 2018 2:34 pm    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations. Read More

Man kills wife, attempts suicide in St Catherine

Thursday, September, 20 2018 2:07 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a woman was killed by her husband at their home in the Bannister Housing Scheme in Old Harbour, St Catherine yesterday.The woman has been identified as 43-year-old Mar-lee Russell Knight. Read More

Vaz calls for innovation in financing climate resilience projects at G7 summit

Thursday, September, 20 2018 1:34 pm    

NOVA SCOTIA, Canada — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation with responsibility for the Environment, Daryl Vaz, has urged the international community to support the CARICOM SIDS in their drive to recapitalise the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance... Read More

Hanover man arrested on warrant of extradition for lottery scamming

Thursday, September, 20 2018 1:13 pm    

HANOVER, Jamaica — Twenty-two-year-old Oraine Gray, an electrician of Haughton Grove district, in Ramble, Hanover was arrested at his home today during an operation carried out by members of the Lottery Scam Task Force (LSTF), Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team (JFAT) and United States Law... Read More

Trinidadian arrested after unlawfully boarding US passenger jet

Thursday, September, 20 2018 12:10 pm    

FLORIDA, United States (CMC) — A Trinidad and Tobago national, who entered the United States from Canada, was arrested today after he jumped a security fence at Florida's Orlando Melbourne International Airport and boarded a passenger jet. Read More




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