PNP seeks support for lawsuit against banks8:45 am

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Opposition Peoples' National Party (PNP) is seeking to rally support on social media for a class action lawsuit against banks for... Read More

19-y-o shot dead during confrontation with licensed firearm holder 8:43 am
ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A man was fatally shot during a confrontation with a licensed firearm holder on Spanish Town Road in the vicinity of the East Avenue, St...... Read More

Felix, Farah head star-studded Prefontaine Classic7:53 am
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – British distance running king Mo Farah and US golden girl Allyson Felix headline a star-studded field as the Diamond League's...... Read More

Coalition gov't looms as independents secure majority seats in Cayman election 7:20 am
GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – Former Premier McKeeva Bush was among victorious candidates in Wednesday's general election but the outcome as to who will...... Read More

O-WRAP:Carlos Hill freed... Courthouse fire... Bus driver, woman killed in crash 7:00 pm
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The 'fidget spinner' that has spun teachers into a tizzy 9:58 pm
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UPDATE: Talks with LIAT pilots stave off industrial action 9:34 pm
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The management of the regional carrier LIAT, says all fights will operate on Thursday as scheduled, as the threat of industrial action...... Read More

Residents take part in child protection sensitisation session 8:57 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — As part of the ongoing public education campaign on child protection, representatives from several ministries and agencies participated...... Read More


Musgrave Awards on today

SIX Jamaicans will be presented with Musgrave medals by the Institute of Jamaica today for their contribution to the arts, literature and science. The ceremony... Read More


LASCO Blooming Baby a success, organisers say

MONTEGO BAY, St James Scores of people from across western Jamaica flocked the Old Hospital Park in Montego Bay on Sunday for the third staging of the LASCO Blooming... Read More


Fatal crash leaves onlookers wide-eyed in amazement

Up to late yesterday, the police had still not identified the man who crashed into a garbage truck along Spanish Town Road, in the vicinity of Seaview Gardens... Read More


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