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Police seize assault rifle, Uzi on Spanish Town Road

Friday, June, 14 2019 2:21 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — High powered weapons, several rounds of assorted ammunition along with a ballistic vest were seized yesterday by the Hunts Bay police on Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11. According to the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), shortly after 1:00 pm police were... Read More

Baby cut out of mother's womb dies at US hospital

Friday, June, 14 2019 1:40 pm    

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother's womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack, a family spokesman said. Read More

12,000 pounds of mangoes exported to US

Friday, June, 14 2019 1:31 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Twelve thousand pounds of mangoes were exported on Thursday(June 13) to the United States.The mangoes – 'Julie' and 'East Indian' – were the first set to be exported from Jamaica to the US in 20 years. Read More

Reggae Girlz lose 0-5 to Italy

Friday, June, 14 2019 1:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Italy defeated the Reggae Girlz 5-0 in the World Cup Group C encounter in France this afternoon.A hat trick from Girelli led the scoring as the Italians started their onslaught with a penalty in the early minutes of the game. Read More

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates

Friday, June, 14 2019 12:40 pm    

ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules. Read More

US lawyers agree on sentencing range in J'can lottery scam

Friday, June, 14 2019 12:30 pm    

BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — Lawyers in the federal case of a Rhode Island woman convicted in North Dakota of funneling lottery scam money between the US and Jamaica have agreed on sentencing recommendations. Read More

Cricket WCup: Root hits century as England coast to win against West Indies

Friday, June, 14 2019 12:20 pm    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Joe Root scored his second century of the World Cup as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare. Read More

No record of report from J'can fishermen on alleged abuse by USCG — foreign ministry

Friday, June, 14 2019 11:45 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is urging Jamaicans who experience difficulties overseas to report the matter to the closest Consulate, Embassy or High Commission, or on their return to Jamaica, to the ministry. Read More

Kingston needs more than Technology to Become a Smart City — ICT Executive

Friday, June, 14 2019 10:46 am    

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Delroy McLean, Senior Director of C&W Business Jamaica says technology cannot be the primary focus for Kingston to be a smart city, it requires stakeholder engagement, public-private partnerships and the successful navigation of social issues as critical... Read More

Lottery scam suspect, teen and woman arrested after cops find gun in Trelawny

Friday, June, 14 2019 10:20 am    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — A Trelawny man believed to be involved in lottery scamming was yesterday arrested along with two other occupants of his home after police reported found an illegal firearm at the premises. Read More

Four changes to Reggae Girlz starting line-up for Italy match

Friday, June, 14 2019 9:57 am    

REIMS, France — Following consultations with team doctor Lori-Ann Miller, Reggae Girlz head coach Hue Menzies made four changes to the starting line-up for today's crucial Fifa Women's World Cup Group C contest against Italy.   Read More

Driver charged in crash that killed Titchfield student, injured 23

Friday, June, 14 2019 9:30 am    

PORT ANTONIO, Portland —  The driver of the ill-fated minibus that plunged into a ravine on May 21, killing 13-year-old Titchfield High School student  Pranjal Justi Kumar and injuring 23 others has been charged with three counts in relation to the incident. Read More

Cricket WCup update: England dismiss Windies cheaply but count cost of injuries

Friday, June, 14 2019 9:06 am    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England bowled out the West Indies for 212 on Friday but they face a potential World Cup injury crisis after Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan limped off the pitch in Southampton. Read More

Antigua takes control of troubled Caribbean airline LIAT

Friday, June, 14 2019 8:35 am    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda (AFP) — A Caribbean airline that helps bind together the region's many island nations has been saved from going under — at least for now — by a rescue plan led by the government of Antigua and Barbuda. Read More

Smart streetlight programme to reduce energy cost — energy minister

Friday, June, 14 2019 8:25 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams, says the smart streetlight programme will assist in reducing the country's energy cost as well as provide support in crime-fighting. Read More


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