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Two Jamaicans receive 2019 ANSA Caribbean Awards for Excellence 3:56 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (ANSCAFE) today announced its 2019 laureates, which include two Jamaicans. Read More

Johnson & Johnson shares plunge after report on asbestos in baby powder 3:24 pm
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — US pharmaceutical and cosmetics group Johnson & Johnson saw its shares plunge Friday after a media report alleged the group had deliberately concealed for decades that its baby powder sometimes contained asbestos.... Read More

No access to May Pen via Trenton Road/Paisley Avenue for next five days — NWA 3:06 pm
CLARENDON, Jamaica — The Trenton Road/Paisley Avenue intersection in May Pen, Clarendon will remain closed for another five days as the National Water Commission (NWC) continues exploratory work to locate its underground infrastructure.... Read More

Senior cop Castelle fined $1m for shooting pregnant woman 2:51 pm
ST JAMES, Jamaica — Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Anthony Castelle who was found guilty in the St James Court Parish Court for the January, 2016 shooting of a pregnant woman in St James has been fined $1 million.... Read More

PHOTOS: Miss Jamaica Universe Emily Maddison wows in Thailand

Friday, December, 14 2018 2:07 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Emily Maddison yesterday paraded in a stunning evening gown and swimsuit in the respective pre-pageant competitions leading up to the 67th Miss Universe coronation show in Bangkok, Thailand. Read More

Vere Tech teacher accused of beating student faces court next April

Friday, December, 14 2018 1:31 pm    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — The trial of embattled Vere Technical High school's physical education teacher Sashauna Wellington has been set for April 12, 2019. Read More

Churches express 'deep disappointment' at Petrojam saga

Friday, December, 14 2018 1:26 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Council of Churches (JCC) has expressed “deep disappointment” at reports of “mismanagement, malfeasance and misconduct” at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica and its subsidiary, Petrojam Limited. Read More

C'bean Tourism Organisation declares 2019 'The Year of Festivals'

Friday, December, 14 2018 1:07 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean.According to the CTO, the region will celebrate the unique rhythm and tempo of each CTO destination throughout 2019. Read More

Traffic changes in Santa Cruz Monday — NWA

Friday, December, 14 2018 12:39 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) says it will be implementing traffic changes in the town of Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, come Monday, December 17.The agency said the changes are to facilitate the conversion of the town's Main Street into a one-way. Read More

New Facebook bug may have exposed unposted photos

Friday, December, 14 2018 11:48 am    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook apologised Friday for a "bug" that may have exposed unposted photos from as many as 6.8 million users over a 12-day period through third-party applications. Read More

Antigua PM invites Scotiabank officials for talks on proposed sale to Trinidad bank

Friday, December, 14 2018 11:18 am    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government is seeking a meeting with senior officials of the Bank of Nova Scotia by January 7 next year to discuss the sale of the bank's branch holdings on the island. Read More

Dead elector removal exercise to cut election costs — director of elections

Friday, December, 14 2018 10:54 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Electoral Office of Jamaica's (EOJ) 'Dead Elector Removal Exercise' is expected to result in significant savings to the country in terms of election costs, says Director of Elections, Glasspole Brown. Read More

Windies' Shai Hope awarded Man of the Series in Bangladesh

Friday, December, 14 2018 10:00 am    

SYLHET, Bangladesh — West Indies cricketer Shai Hope was today awarded the Man of the Series trophy, following the third one-day international (ODI) between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.  Read More

Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong: ex-lawyer Cohen

Friday, December, 14 2018 9:51 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday. Read More

Seven-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in US custody

Friday, December, 14 2018 9:41 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in American custody after being detained by US border police in New Mexico, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. Read More



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