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New security measures for football matches at National Stadium

Thursday, May, 16 2019 4:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it has revised several measures governing the security of football matches at the National Stadium following the bottle-throwing incident during the recently concluded Red Stripe premiere league season. Read More

Uchence Wilson trial: Accused gang member hid stolen phone in ceiling, says investigator

Thursday, May, 16 2019 4:16 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An investigator today disclosed in the Home Circuit Court that an alleged female member of the Uchence Wilson Gang had reportedly hidden a stolen cell phone for her boyfriend in her aunt's roof. Read More

Bolt scooter needs another namecheck

Thursday, May, 16 2019 4:10 pm    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Retired sprint superstar Usain Bolt's attempt to lend his famous name to an electric scooter has hit the skids — another company is already using the name in Paris, it emerged Thursday. Read More

PSOJ calls for action to stem violence against children

Thursday, May, 16 2019 4:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) is calling for urgent action to stem the violent crimes being committed against the nation's children. Read More

Teen arrested following armed robbery in St Andrew

Thursday, May, 16 2019 3:35 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A teenage boy is currently in police custody following an armed robbery in Burnside Valley in Red Hills, St Andrew yesterday. Read More

Closer monitoring of Petrojam, says energy minister

Thursday, May, 16 2019 3:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Fayval Williams, says since the compulsory acquisition of the 49 per cent shareholding in Petrojam, the Government is moving to reconstitute the Board. Read More

Former Lucea Mayor freed of misconduct charges

Thursday, May, 16 2019 3:00 pm    

LUCEA, Hanover — Former embattled Mayor of Lucea Shernet Haughton has been freed of charges brought against her in relation to misconduct in a public office and breaches of the public sector procurement regulations of 2008, when she appeared in the Hanover Parish Court on... Read More

ILO head says C'bean must adapt to changing labour market

Thursday, May, 16 2019 2:47 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Director General of the International Labour Organisation, Guy Ryder, says Caribbean countries need to move quickly to adapt to the changing labour market. Read More

Ammo, ganja bust in St Elizabeth

Thursday, May, 16 2019 2:31 pm    

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Several rounds of ammunition and a large amount of marijuana were seized yesterday in Gazeland, St Elizabeth. Read More

31,000 J'cans to own shares in Wigton Windfarm

Thursday, May, 16 2019 2:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The lead broker in the initial public offering (IPO) of shares in Wigton Windfarm, Mayberry Investments, has indicated that 31,000 Jamaicans will own shares in the company. Read More

New Trump immigration plan would overhaul green card system

Thursday, May, 16 2019 1:55 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Setting aside some of his hard-line rhetoric on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wanted to recruit "top talent" to the nation as he unveiled his latest efforts to reform residency laws after years of setbacks and... Read More

PM says Seaga under close medical supervision

Thursday, May, 16 2019 1:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, is under close medical supervision by a team of doctors including Jamaican specialists and nurses at a hospital in Miami, Florida. Read More

Senate to recognise woman who returned ATM cash

Thursday, May, 16 2019 12:55 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Senate is to recognise Ackaisha Green, the mother of two who recently found a large sum of cash in an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) on East Queen Street in downtown Kingston and returned it. Read More

Social media hoax claims labour ministry disbursing $280k

Thursday, May, 16 2019 12:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) is seeking to distance itself from a social media post, which claims there is a $280, 000 payment for workers who were part of its programmes between 1990 and 2019. Read More

May Pen police trying to locate relatives of deceased woman

Thursday, May, 16 2019 10:31 am    

CLARENDON, Jamaica — Police in May Pen, Clarendon are trying to locate the relatives of Ena Brown, who died in the parish recently.Brown's body was reportedly found at her home on Rosewell Road, Palmers Cross in the parish on Saturday, May 11. Read More



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