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Melania Trump makes surprise visit to US-Mexico border

Thursday, June, 21 2018 11:44 am    

MCALLEN, United States (AFP) — First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to the US-Mexican border on Thursday, as her husband's administration seeks to quell a firestorm over migrant family separations. Read More

Trump orders halt to family separations

Thursday, June, 21 2018 11:14 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community. Read More

Earthquake jolts sections of DomRep

Thursday, June, 21 2018 10:52 am    

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — An earthquake with a magnitude quake of 5.2 sections of the Dominican Republic late Wednesday. Read More

#WC2018: Mbappe goal gives France 1-0 lead vs Peru

Thursday, June, 21 2018 10:38 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — France has taken a 1-0 lead over Peru after Kylian Mbappe tapped in from close range in the 34th.France opened the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Australia, while Peru is coming off a 1-0 loss to Denmark in Group C. Read More

PANCAP to increase migrants, mobile populations’ access to HIV prevention, care and support

Thursday, June, 21 2018 10:08 am    

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, will convene a forum in Port of Spain, Trinidad, for the Development of a Regional... Read More

#WC2018: Giroud, Matuidi earn starts for France vs Peru

Thursday, June, 21 2018 9:43 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Olivier Giroud and Blaise Matuidi are in France's starting lineup against Peru after serving as effective second-half substitutes in the opening 2-1 victory over Australia in which the three-pronged attack of Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele didn't... Read More

Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos

Thursday, June, 21 2018 9:30 am    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook said Thursday it would launch fact-checking of photos and videos as it expands the effort to curb misinformation to more countries. Read More

#WC2018: Denmark, Australia draw 1-1 in Group C

Thursday, June, 21 2018 8:59 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Australia and Denmark have played out a 1-1 draw after a scoreless second half in Group C. Read More

Sri Lanka skipper appeals ban over ball tampering — ICC

Thursday, June, 21 2018 8:11 am    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has appealed his one-match ban for ball tampering during a Test against the West Indies, the International Cricket Council said Thursday. Read More

#WC2018: Jedinak equalises for Australia vs Denmark

Thursday, June, 21 2018 7:48 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Australia captain Mile Jedinak has equalised in the 39th minute against Denmark after converting a penalty that was awarded after a video review. It's 1-1. Read More

Grange announces consolidation of culture clubs

Thursday, June, 21 2018 7:45 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has announced the formation of the National Culture Clubs of Jamaica, which will manage culture clubs in schools and communities. Read More

#WC2018: Messi under pressure to deliver today as Ronaldo scores again

Thursday, June, 21 2018 7:38 am    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) —Lionel Messi is under pressure to deliver when Argentina face Croatia on Thursday after his eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo streaked clear at the top of the World Cup goal scoring charts. Read More

#WC2018: Eriksen opens scoring for Denmark v Australia

Thursday, June, 21 2018 7:10 am    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Christian Eriksen has given Denmark a 1-0 lead in the 7th minute of the World Cup Group C game against Australia. Read More

#WC2018: Argentina v Croatia starting line-ups

Thursday, June, 21 2018 12:38 pm    

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia (AFP) — Starting line-ups for the World Cup Group D game between Argentina and Croatia in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday (1800 GMT kick-off):Argentina (3-4-3) Read More

Weather Update: Increased rainfall expected today

Thursday, June, 21 2018 7:01 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica is reporting that due to a tropical wave moving across the island, increased rainfall is expected across most parishes today. Read More


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