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Prayer for the day

Saturday, January, 12 2019 7:41 am    

Father of love, hear my prayer. Help me to know your will and to do it with courage and faith. May my life be spent giving you glory. Read More

Opposition-controlled Venezuela parliament calls for protest to oust Maduro

Friday, January, 11 2019 9:06 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's side-lined opposition-controlled parliament called Friday for a mass protest against President Nicolas Maduro in a bid to oust the socialist leader in favour of "a transitional government." Read More

NWC, NWA working to fix broken main along Mandela

Friday, January, 11 2019 7:14 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The public is being advised that the major 33” Rio Cobre/Tulloch Spring water transmission main along the Mandela Highway suffered damage earlier today as a result of major road improvement activities taking place under the Major Infrastructure Development... Read More

Mining an important player in the economy, says Montague

Friday, January, 11 2019 6:34 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague, says that mining continues to play an important role in the country's economic growth and development. Read More

Trump promises citizenship path for skilled workers

Friday, January, 11 2019 6:27 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he would make it easier for top-skilled workers to stay in the United States and become citizens, offering uncharacteristic praise for immigrants' contributions. Read More

Regional four-day championship: Red Force in charge vs Scorpions

Friday, January, 11 2019 6:01 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, boosted by fast bowler Anderson Phillip's hattrick, have taken command of the fourth-round West Indies four-day cricket match against hosts Jamaica Scorpions at Sabina Park. Read More

UPDATE: INDECOM probing stabbing at Fort Augusta prison

Friday, January, 11 2019 5:38 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it has launched an enquiry into yesterday's stabbing of an inmate at the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre on South Camp Road in Kingston. Read More

Forex: J$130.87 to one US dollar

Friday, January, 11 2019 5:32 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Friday, January 11 ended trading at J$130.87 up by 22 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

PNP says GOJ diplomacy has broken with tradition

Friday, January, 11 2019 5:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party (PNP) spokesperson on foreign affairs and foreign trade Lisa Hanna says Jamaica's vote yesterday in the Organisation of the American States (OAS) has departed from the traditional principles on which the nation has relied for... Read More

Traffic changes on Mandela Highway Saturday

Friday, January, 11 2019 4:46 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The National Works Agency (NWA) is set to switch traffic travelling along the Mandela Highway towards Spanish Town to the newly constructed westbound carriageway. Read More

Grange mourns Troy Caine

Friday, January, 11 2019 3:37 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange has expressed sadness at the passing of political historian and analyst, Troy Caine. Read More

T&T woman accused of having sex with teenager

Friday, January, 11 2019 3:07 pm    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A 26-year-old woman has been sent for psychiatric evaluation after she appeared in a Siparia Magistrate Court in southern Trinidad on four charges of having sex with a 15-year-old boy last year. Read More

Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as US shutdown drags on

Friday, January, 11 2019 2:29 pm    

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal workers received pay stubs Friday with nothing but zeroes on them as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. Read More

US gov't shutdown compromises Miami airport operations

Friday, January, 11 2019 1:53 pm    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The international airport in Miami has been forced to shut down one of its terminals early for three days due to a shortage of security agents sparked by the partial US government shutdown now in its 21st day. Read More

63-y-o man murdered in St Thomas

Friday, January, 11 2019 1:20 pm    

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — A 63-year-old man was murdered yesterday along Gypsum Road in Bull Bay, St Thomas. Read More


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