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UWI to replace controversial Marcus Garvey bust 8:58 am

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — The University of the West Indies (UWI) says it will remove a controversial bust of Jamaica's first national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey,... Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Media should expose personal information of criminals 8:51 am
Dear editor, Tomorrow will be no better if we do not begin the change today. In light of that view, when will some Jamaicans begin to call a spade, a spade? What is our real...... Read More

Philando Castile family reaches US$3m settlement in death8:16 am
MINNEAPOLIS, United States (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million...... Read More

Head coach laments lack of edge in Windies efforts 7:54 am
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Head coach Stuart Law has rued the tame bowling effort, which paved the way for West Indies' 105-run defeat to India in the second One-Day...... Read More

Two men shot dead in east Kingston 7:47 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are probing the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two men in Potters Rowe, Elletson Road in Kingston yesterday.... Read More

Six dead, 31 missing after Colombia tourist boat sinks 7:41 am
GUATAPE, Colombia (AFP) — At least six people were dead and 31 missing after a tourist boat sank in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia on Sunday, the country's...... Read More

Caribbean Cup: Curacao dethrone Jamaica as Caribbean champions 8:34 pm
FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — Jamaica's Reggae Boyz were dethroned as champions of the Caribbean when they went down 1-2 to minnows Curacao in the final of the Scotiabank...... Read More

Caribbean Cup: Curacao lead Jamaica 1-0 at half-time7:37 pm
FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — At half-time, Jamaica's Reggae Boyz were trailing Curacao 0-1 in the Scotiabank CFU Men's Caribbean Cup final currently underway at the Stade...... Read More

BUSINESS

JISCO/Alpart marks bauxite mining renewal, says Henry

Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry says that the positive impact of the re-opening of the JISCO Alpart bauxite/alumina plant is already being felt in St Elizabeth and... Read More

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