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Don't tell me what to do

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Veteran attorney and Opposition Senator KD Knight is stoutly defending his firm's decision to represent former Petrojam General Manager Floyd Grindley in a wrongful dismissal claim made against the State oil refinery. Read More

This Day in History — May 24

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Today is the 144th days of 2019. There are 221 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT Read More

Pensioners get more time to complete life certificates

Friday, May, 24 2019    

GOVERNMENT of Jamaica pensioners will have more time to complete and hand in their life certificates to the Accountant General's Department (AGD). Read More

UNICEF to increase spending for road safety campaign

Friday, May, 24 2019    

THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will be increasing expenditure under the 'X Marks the Spot School Crosswalk Campaign' being implemented by the Jamaica National (JN) Foundation. Read More

Jamaica hosts successful Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Jamaica hosted the 18th Annual Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference on Monday and Tuesday this week and, from all accounts, the event was extremely successful, attracting just over 300 delegates, a record for the mid-year conference. In addition to the business sessions, delegates were... Read More

More rewards for honest mom

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Rewards keep on coming for Ackaisha Green, the mother of two who stumbled upon a stash of cash inside an ATM in downtown Kingston last month and handed it over to the police, despite the fact that she was in dire need of money. Read More

Venezuelans found in makeshift camp granted temporary stay in T&T

Friday, May, 24 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Government has granted 93 Venezuelan nationals, who were detained by the police on Wednesday, permission to stay in the twin island republic until the end of July. Read More

A Flag in the Sun — A Celebration of Argentine Independence in Jamaica

Friday, May, 24 2019    

This year, Argentina will commemorate the 209th anniversary of the May Revolution, a historic event that led to independence. On Thursday, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Jamaica Luis Del Solar hosted the milestone at the official residence, which saw many diplomats, government... Read More

Court of Appeal rules against Warner in defamation case

Friday, May, 24 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An Appeal Court on Tuesday ordered former chairman of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP), Austin Jack Warner, to pay a former member of the party more than TT$600,000 in compensation over defamatory remarks he made. Read More

God's perfect timing — The Lawrence Desouza story

Friday, May, 24 2019    

NIGHT guests services manager at Sandals Royal Plantation Lawrence Desouza is never afraid to express his Christian faith, to the point that he believes that whatever he does is according to the perfect timing of the Lord. Read More

Modi wins India election

Friday, May, 24 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party was heading to a landslide victory, with preliminary election votes last night showing his Bharatiya Janata Party winning 92 seats and leading in 211 others. Its main rival, the Indian National... Read More

Today's Horoscope — May 24, 2019

Friday, May, 24 2019    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 24, 2019: This year, you follow the unusual path. You could opt to travel or become more worldly. You might read more or meet a foreigner who has an impact on you. If you're single, you will want to grow with the person you choose. He or she might be very different... Read More

Record number of US black women graduating from West Point

Friday, May, 24 2019    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — They pose proudly in uniform, swords in hand: 34 young black women are set to graduate from West Point on Saturday, a record for the prestigious US military academy. Read More

St Ann's Bay Hospital phone lines down on Sunday

Friday, May, 24 2019    

ST ANN, Jamaica — The North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA) is advising the public that they will experience difficulties reaching the St Ann's Bay Regional Hospital via the switchboard during the hours of 10:00 am to 2:30 pm on Sunday, May 26, owing to a planned disruption in... Read More

Forex: J$134.92 to one US dollar

Friday, May, 24 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, May 24 ended trading at J$134.92 down by 52 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More



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