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NWC recruits 10 engineering interns

Friday, October, 11 2019 3:23 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) says it has reintroduced its Engineering Internship Programme with the engagement of 10 engineers from various disciplines to work in different areas of the company. Read More

China hands over Confucius Institute building at UWI

Friday, October, 11 2019 3:11 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government of The People's Republic of China will, on Monday, October 14, hand over the Confucius Institute in Jamaica building, located on the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus, to the Government of Jamaica. Read More

Traffic changes for Concacaf match at National Stadium Saturday

Friday, October, 11 2019 2:57 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are advising the public that traffic changes will take effect to facilitate the CONCACAF Nations League football match, which will be held at the National Stadium on Saturday, October 12. Read More

Diaspora gives Bellevue Hospital US$5000

Friday, October, 11 2019 1:59 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Bellevue Hospital recently received a cheque valued at US$5,534 from members of the Jamaican Diaspora in the United States of America.The funds were raised at the annual Independence Church Service held on August 4 in Washington DC. Read More

Bahamas deports more than 100 Haitians

Friday, October, 11 2019 1:21 pm    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) –The Bahamas has deported more than 100 Haitians less than two weeks after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis warned illegal migrants they should either leave the country voluntarily or be “forced to leave” following the passage of Hurricane Dorian last... Read More

Criminal Records Office now operating from Kingston Mall

Friday, October, 11 2019 12:43 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Criminal Records Office (CRO) is now being operated from Shop 68, Kingston Mall, which is located at 8-10 Orange Street, in downtown Kingston. Read More

29-y-o St James man held with gun

Friday, October, 11 2019 11:54 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The St James police have charged 29-year-old Jeremey Williams with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. Read More

Security ministry to implement social intervention pilot project

Friday, October, 11 2019 11:34 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of National Security will be implementing a one-year strategic social-intervention pilot project in 21 communities, aimed at reducing crime and violence, particularly those perpetrated by youth. Read More

Trump administration ramps up deportations to Cuba

Friday, October, 11 2019 10:45 am    

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — After seeking asylum in the United States at the Mexican border, Pablo Sanchez was placed in a detention centre and is now facing what has become an increasingly common scenario under President Donald Trump: deportation to Cuba. Read More

C'bean trade ministers want end to trade protectionist policies, reform of WTO

Friday, October, 11 2019 10:11 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) trade ministers have joined their counterparts from the Commonwealth in calling for an end to trade protectionism and an urgent reform of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which sets the global rules for international... Read More

Samuda announces appointment of ODPEM board

Friday, October, 11 2019 9:51 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister without Portfolio with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information, Karl Samuda, has announced the appointment of Joy Douglas to chair the Board of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM). Read More

Section of Spanish Town Road to be closed this weekend

Friday, October, 11 2019 9:46 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that motor vehicles will be restricted on a section of Spanish Town Road in St Andrew this weekend. Read More

Unidentified man stabbed to death in Portmore

Friday, October, 11 2019 9:31 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – The police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of man who was stabbed to death in Portmore, St Catherine.The deceased is believed to be about 25 years old and was sporting a low cut hairstyle at the time of his death. Read More

Journalist killed as Haiti braces for more violent protests

Friday, October, 11 2019 9:00 am    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A Haitian journalist has been shot to death amid violent protests that have paralysed the country.Radio Vision 2000 says reporter Néhémie Joseph of Radio Méga was found dead in his car late Sunday in Mirebalais. Read More

Samuda visits teacher attacked by pitbulls

Friday, October, 11 2019 8:07 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The St Richard's Primary School teacher who was attacked by pitbulls last month is still in the hospital.The attack which occurred on September 20, left the grade six teacher with serious wounds. Read More


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