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Senate approves new Fisheries Act

Sunday, October, 14 2018 3:28 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A new Fisheries Act, aimed at further safeguarding the local sector, was passed in the Senate on October 12. Read More

UPDATE: 10-y-o Kingston 5 girl, Rukiya Barnes, found

Sunday, October, 14 2018 2:50 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ten-year-old Rukiya Barnes otherwise called 'Ruki', of New Lincoln Avenue, Kingston 5 who was reported missing since yesterday, October 13, has been found the police have updated.She was reportedly found by citizens and taken to the police station. Read More

London, Paris, Berlin demand 'credible' probe into journalist's disappearance

Sunday, October, 14 2018 2:35 pm    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Britain, France and Germany insisted Sunday that "light must be shed" on the whereabouts of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as they called for a credible investigation into his disappearance. Read More

Regional security body deploys forces to St Kitts/Nevis

Sunday, October, 14 2018 2:03 pm    

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation. Read More

B'dos agri society calls on gov't to stop importing chicken wings

Sunday, October, 14 2018 1:54 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has called on the government to stop importing chicken wings.Chief Executive Officer James Paul, a former legislator, made the call claiming a glut is in the offing. Read More

Shooting at toddler's Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead

Sunday, October, 14 2018 12:08 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A dispute between members of two families at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. Read More

Holder looks to McGrath and Anderson for inspiration

Sunday, October, 14 2018 11:18 am    

HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder said Sunday that he is looking to hone his fast bowling skills by taking inspiration from pace legends Glenn McGrath and James Anderson. Read More

Trinidad Gov't announces replacements for Petrotrin

Sunday, October, 14 2018 10:16 am    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Government on Saturday said two companies will replace the now defunct state run oil refinery Petrotrin.They are Her≠itage Pe≠tro≠le≠um Com≠pa≠ny and Paria Fu≠el Trad≠ing Com≠pa≠ny. Read More

10-y-o Kingston 5 girl, Rukiya Barnes, missing

Sunday, October, 14 2018 10:07 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An High Alert has been activated for 10-year-old Rukiya Barnes, otherwise called 'Ruki', of New Lincoln Avenue, Kingston 5 who has been missing since yesterday, October 13. Read More

India's Yadav helps seal 2-0 Windies series sweep

Sunday, October, 14 2018 9:30 am    

HYDERABAD, India (AFP) — Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed a match haul of 10 wickets to lead India to a series sweep against the West Indies with a win inside three days in the second Test on Sunday. Read More

Weather forecast: Morning showers expected across eastern parishes

Sunday, October, 14 2018 9:00 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica is reporting that isolated showers are expected across eastern parishes this morning. Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, October, 14 2018 6:36 am    

God, our father, you redeemed us and made us your children in Christ. Through Him You have saved us from death and given us your divine life of grace. Read More

GoFundMe page established for Shelton's ALS treatment

Saturday, October, 13 2018 12:10 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A GoFundMe page has been established to help with the medical care of former Reggae Boyz striker Luton Shelton, who has been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or... Read More

Boyz tackle Bonaire in Concacaf Nations League game tomorrow

Saturday, October, 13 2018 4:31 pm    

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are set to go up against Bonaire in a Concacaf Nations League qualifying game in Curacao tomorrow evening. Read More

Portugal declares red alert as Hurricane Leslie nears; first in 176 years

Saturday, October, 13 2018 3:42 pm    

LISBON, Portugal (AFP) — Portugal placed most of the country on red alert Saturday as Hurricane Leslie barrelled towards its coastline in what could be the fiercest storm to hit the country since 1842. Read More


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