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USF to establish more community access points 2:18 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Universal Service Fund (USF) will be setting up more Community Access Points (CAP) across the island this year. Read More

Thompson, McPherson capture gold at indoor meet 1:39 pm
BIRMINGHAM, England (CMC) — Double Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson continued her rehabilitation from an Achilles injury by winning the 60 metres, while compatriot Stephenie Ann McPherson won gold in the 400 metres at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix here Saturday.... Read More

Bahamas temporarily halts deportations to Haiti 1:29 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas government says it has temporarily ceased all deportations to Haiti as a result of the political unrest in that French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.... Read More

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'million volunteers' in aid standoff 12:24 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido set a goal Sunday of enlisting a million volunteers within a week to confront a government blockade that has kept tons of humanitarian aid, most of it from the United States, from flowing into the country.... Read More

Veteran batsman Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs

Sunday, February, 17 2019 11:33 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket following the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.Cricket West Indies made the disclosure a short while ago on Twitter. Read More

Haiti officials to lose perks in PM's response to violent unrest

Sunday, February, 17 2019 9:37 am    

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Government officials in Haiti, one of the world's poorest countries, will lose their perks under emergency economic and anti-corruption measures announced Saturday by Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant after days of deadly protests. Read More

NIA working with Justice Ministry on implementation of Child Diversion Act

Sunday, February, 17 2019 9:11 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Justice and National Integrity Action (NIA) has entered a new phase of collaboration. Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, February, 17 2019 7:05 am    

Heavenly father, keep us always on the way that leads to heaven, and cease not to pray for us until we have attained our final destiny, eternal salvation. Then we shall love you for all eternity. Amen Read More

Weekly Round-up: Fayval takes charge… Fitness instructor killed… Kemoy Campbell makes progress

Saturday, February, 16 2019 9:36 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Cabinet Minister Fayval Williams was on Wednesday appointed to head the turbulent Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology which has been embroiled in controversy since last year following several instances of nepotism and administrative breaches at the State-owned... Read More

More research into youth, crime urged

Saturday, February, 16 2019 4:58 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — We Transform programme director in the Ministry of Justice, Ella Ghartey, is urging researchers to conduct more studies as it relates to youth and crime. Read More

Four die in early morning Trinidad car crash

Saturday, February, 16 2019 4:48 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Four people, including a fireman, died after the vehicle in which they were travelling crashed into a lamp post in Central Trinidad early Saturday morning, police said. Read More

Gov't allocates $22 m for project to reduce teen pregnancy

Saturday, February, 16 2019 4:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government has allocated $22 million for the 'Technical Support to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy' project.This is contained in the 2019/2020 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. Read More

Venezuela's Guaido says thousands of supporters ready to bring in US aid

Saturday, February, 16 2019 4:10 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he was mobilising thousands of volunteers to help bring American aid into the country next week as President Nicolas Maduro vowed to strengthen border security and block what he called a US... Read More

28-y-o St Elizabeth farmer chopped to death

Saturday, February, 16 2019 3:16 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – Police say a 28-year-old farmer of Carrisbrook, Maggotty in northern St Elizabeth, was chopped to death by an “unknown assailant” at about 8:20 am Saturday morning.The victim has been named as Nickel South, also call “Likkle'. Read More

UPDATE: Two victims identified in Holland Bamboo crashes

Saturday, February, 16 2019 2:40 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – Police have named two young men who died in the first of two horrific crashes in Holland Bamboo, west of Lacovia, St Elizabeth, less than twelve hours apart late Friday and Saturday morning. Read More


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