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Windies Women trio make crucial gains in rankings

Monday, February, 18 2019 1:46 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) – West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor, along with the new-ball pair of Shakera Selman and Shamilia Connell, have made important strides in the latest ICC women's one-day rankings released Monday. Read More

Semenya accuses IAAF of breaching regulations at sports court

Monday, February, 18 2019 12:25 pm    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya on Monday accused the International Association of Athletics Federations of breaching confidentiality rules at a hearing that could define the rest of the South African's career. Read More

Seven MPs quit Labour Party as Brexit tensions mount

Monday, February, 18 2019 12:03 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Seven MPs quit Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Monday, citing the leadership's support for Brexit and a growing culture of racism, intimidation and abuse. Read More

Accused baby thief remanded

Monday, February, 18 2019 11:52 am    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The woman accused of stealing a day-old baby from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital last month was remanded when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court today. Read More

Elderly man hit by bus in Hanover, dies

Monday, February, 18 2019 11:35 am    

HANOVER, Jamaica — Investigators assigned to the Hanover Police Division are probing the circumstances surrounding the fatal collision that claimed the life of an elderly man on the Green Island main road in Hanover on Saturday. Read More

Man held with illegal firearm in Hanover

Monday, February, 18 2019 11:27 am    

HANOVER, Jamaica — A man was taken into custody on Saturday night following the seizure of a firearm during an operation along the Lucea main road, Hanover. Read More

Antigua gov't raises new concerns regarding Scotiabank sale

Monday, February, 18 2019 11:17 am    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government has raised new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank operations here amid reports that the financial institution may be examining an alternative to paying severance to workers following the decision to sell its operations in... Read More

Portmore man suspected of committing suicide

Monday, February, 18 2019 11:01 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A Portmore man is suspected of committing suicide at his home on Saturday.Dead is 25-year-old Javaughn Davis, a barber of Monza, Greater Portmore, St Catherine. Read More

US, other armed foreigners charged in 'conspiracy,' say Haiti police

Monday, February, 18 2019 10:47 am    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Haiti has charged several Americans and other foreign nationals with criminal conspiracy after their arrest with assault rifles and other weapons, the national police said. Read More

England face buoyant Windies with one eye on World Cup

Monday, February, 18 2019 10:32 am    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — England enter the home stretch of World Cup preparation with a five-match one-day international series beginning on Wednesday at the Kensington Oval against a West Indies team seeking to feed off the success of their Test side. Read More

Teen boy held with 19 bullets in August Town

Monday, February, 18 2019 9:40 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A teen boy was yesterday arrested in Bedward Gardens, located in August Town, St Andrew, after the police reportedly found 22 rounds of ammunition in a knapsack he was carrying. Read More

Police detain parents of 3-y-o who died in St Ann

Monday, February, 18 2019 9:19 am    

ST ANN, Jamaica — The police have detained the parents of a three-year-old girl who died at the St Ann's Bay Hospital on Saturday. Read More

RUBiS closes Manor Park service station

Monday, February, 18 2019 9:04 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited has closed its Manor Park service station located at 211 Constant Spring Road in Kingston. Read More

Prayer for the day

Monday, February, 18 2019 7:01 am    

Heavenly father, we shall praise and glorify you unceasingly for all the good you have done for us while here on earth. Especially be a faithful and watchful protector of our children. Amen Read More

Group of 25 Canadian students flees Haiti unrest

Sunday, February, 17 2019 6:31 pm    

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — A group of 25 school students from Quebec and three chaperones were able to leave Haiti on Sunday, where they had been stuck due to violent anti-government protests. Read More


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