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Prayer for the day 7:21 am

Gracious God, I pray that with your grace, I and all people will reverence, protect, and promote all life and that we will be especially sensitive to the life of the unborn, the abused, neglected, disabled, and the elderly. Read More

Weekly-Round-up: Offer to buy Petrojam… OUR blasts NWC, JPS… Magnificent Girlz 7:01 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith on Monday dismissed Opposition criticisms that the Government has not involved Caricom in its negotiation of a buy-back of the 49 per cent shares in Petrojam from Venezuela.... Read More

Seek medical attention immediately after having dengue symptoms, health ministry urges 7:34 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Health is advising people to seek medical attention immediately after experiencing symptoms of Dengue fever.... Read More

St Elizabeth police seize firearm, arrest man 7:10 pm
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — A man was taken into police custody last night following the seizure of a Colt .45 pistol with a magazine containing seven .45 cartridges on Billy's Bay main road, Pedro Plains in St Elizabeth.... Read More

Man's decomposing body found in Westmoreland home

Friday, January, 18 2019 7:07 pm    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a Westmoreland tour operator whose decomposing body was found at his home yesterday. Read More

Construction worker killed in St James freak accident

Friday, January, 18 2019 6:17 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica— A construction worker was killed in a freak accident at the Bogue Industrial Estate in Montego Bay, St James yesterday, the police have reported. Read More

Additional $7.28b for Major Road Infrastructure Development Programme

Friday, January, 18 2019 5:47 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An additional $7.28 billion has been allocated to the Major Infrastructure Development Programme (MIDP) in the second Supplementary Estimates for the 2018/19 fiscal year. Read More

Forex: J$132.56 to one US dollar

Friday, January, 18 2019 5:41 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, January 18 ended trading at J$132.56 down by 22 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Veteran Roach backs Windies to give England stiff challenge

Friday, January, 18 2019 5:35 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Fast bowler Kemar Roach believes that despite being labelled “underdogs”, West Indies have what it takes to challenge England in the upcoming three-Test series in the region. Read More

JMEA, RPJ announce expansion of National Plastic Bottle Recycling Programme

Friday, January, 18 2019 4:47 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Recycling Partners of Jamaica (RPJ) says it will be launching a larger, more comprehensive National Plastic Bottling Recycling Programme this year. Read More

Gillian Haughton appointed AMCHAM Jamaica CEO

Friday, January, 18 2019 4:18 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM, Jamaica) today announced the appointment of Gillian A Haughton, as their new Chief Executive Officer effective February 11. Read More

ODPEM seeking to promote culture of earthquake preparedness

Friday, January, 18 2019 2:42 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is looking to promote a culture of earthquake preparedness and response among Jamaicans. Read More

Attorney murdered at St Andrew home

Friday, January, 18 2019 2:19 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — An attorney-at-law was shot dead at his home in Oakridge off Stillwell Road, Kingston 8 yesterday.The deceased has been identified as 49-year-old Gareth Forbes. Read More

TAJ fines St Ann wholesale for failure to provide book-keeping

Friday, January, 18 2019 2:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says it has prosecuted the operators of a wholesale in St Ann for failing to keep proper books and records relating to their business activities. Read More

Zimbabwe blocks social media as crackdown intensifies

Friday, January, 18 2019 1:29 pm    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Zimbabwe on Friday blocked most social media as international criticism mounted of a ruthless security crackdown after anti-government protests. Read More


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