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Doubts over Russell's availability for Bangladesh clash 4:15 pm

SOMERSET, England (CMC)  —  While opener Evin Lewis is expected to be available for Monday's crucial game against Bangladesh despite being bruised in the nets, Andre Russell's selection will be a game-time decision. Read More

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Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem — CEO 3:30 pm
PARIS, France  (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in...... Read More

Ghana-Jamaica to reactivate Joint Commission for Cooperation 2:22 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the Ghana-Jamaica Joint Commission for Cooperation that has been dormant for some time, will be reactivated.... Read More

Haitian president calls meeting to address political crisis

Sunday, June, 16 2019 1:53 pm    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — President Jovenel Moise will be meeting with representatives from various sectors on Monday in an effort to find a solution to the political crisis gripping the French speaking Caribbean Community country. Read More

Jamaica targets 20,000 French visitors by 2021

Sunday, June, 16 2019 11:46 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and Director of Tourism, Donovan White, have pledged Jamaica's commitment to grow the French market, setting the goal of reaching 20,000 visitor arrivals by 2021. Read More

US Coast Guard warns of 'dangerous, illegal' migration attempts from the Caribbean

Sunday, June, 16 2019 11:22 am    

MIAMI, Florida (CMC) – The United States Coast Guard on Saturday continued to discourage Caribbean migrants from conducting what it describes as “dangerous, illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels”. Read More

Bangladesh ready for West Indies barrage in World Cup

Sunday, June, 16 2019 11:07 am    

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Short balls are coming and Bangladesh is ready.The batsmen have been taking bouncers in the nets in expectation that West Indies tactics will not change when they meet in a Cricket World Cup group match on Monday at Taunton. Read More

Venezuela's opposition leader urges Jamaica to refrain from selling PDVSA shares in Petrojam

Sunday, June, 16 2019 10:40 am    

CARACAS, Venezuela (CMC) — The Andrew Holness-led administration has been asked to refrain from selling the island's shares in Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA. Read More

EPOC welcomes appointment of Richard Byles to post of BOJ Governor

Sunday, June, 16 2019 10:20 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) has welcomed the appointment of Richard Byles to the post of Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, noting his sterling record of leadership in the private sector and in service to country. Read More

Cubans feeling the pinch as Trump cruise ban bites

Sunday, June, 16 2019 10:10 am    

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The waxy sheen on his splendid 1934 Ford glimmers in the Caribbean sun, but nobody is hiring Estaban Estrada's red and white convertible these days — the dollars have dried up now that US cruise liners are no longer calling at Havana. Read More

Four hospitalised after seven-vehicle crash in St Andrew

Sunday, June, 16 2019 9:50 am    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — At least four people were rushed to hospital this morning after a seven-vehicle smash up on Washington Boulevard near its intersection with Molynes Road in St Andrew. Read More

Visa waiver agreement between Jamaica and Ghana to be implemented

Sunday, June, 16 2019 9:25 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says a visa waiver agreement is to be implemented between Jamaica and Ghana.Holness said the foreign affairs ministers of both countries have been mandated to negotiate and conclude the agreement. Read More

May Pen police list 12 persons of interest

Sunday, June, 16 2019 9:09 am    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — The police in May Pen, Clarendon have listed 12 people as persons of interest in connection with a range of criminal activities affecting the parish and surrounding areas. The named individuals are being urged to report to the police immediately or by midday on... Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, June, 16 2019 6:11 am    

God, my father, may I love you in all things and above all things. May I reach the joy which you have prepared for me in heaven.Nothing is good that is against your will, and all that is good comes from your hand. Read More



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