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Road fatalities up by 21% so far this year

Monday, May, 20 2019 1:31 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Road Safety Unit (RSU) is reporting a 21 per cent increase in road fatalities and 28 increase in fatal crashes in Jamaica since the start of the year when compared to the corresponding last year. Read More

NWA issues relocation notice in St Mary

Monday, May, 20 2019 1:18 pm    

ST MARY, Jamaica — The demolition of houses in Broadgate, St Mary, is expected to begin today, following a May 9 notice issued to residents by the National Works Agency (NWA). Read More

BOJ to publish more on forex transactions daily

Monday, May, 20 2019 1:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) says effective today, additional information on foreign exchange market transactions will be posted on its website. Read More

Major blow as injury puts Dottin out of key England series

Monday, May, 20 2019 12:36 pm    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Injury has ruled aggressive all-rounder Deandra Dottin out of upcoming tours of Ireland and England starting later this month, dealing a stern blow to West Indies Women's ICC Women's Championship campaign. Read More

Antigua still optimistic about sale of Scotiabank to local investors

Monday, May, 20 2019 12:13 pm    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda Government says it remains optimistic that an agreement could be reached regarding the sale of Scotiabank to a consortium of local stakeholders. Read More

Over 10,000 Jamaicans living abroad contribute to the NHT

Monday, May, 20 2019 11:37 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Manager of Corporate and Public Affairs at the National Housing Trust (NHT), Dwayne Berbick, says over 10,000 Jamaicans living and working abroad, make voluntarily contributions to the Trust. Read More

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument

Monday, May, 20 2019 11:12 am    

PARIS, France (AFP) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a man was spotted climbing up the Paris landmark, the company that operates the structure said. Read More

PSOJ raps Gov't over Rooms on the Beach deal

Monday, May, 20 2019 10:33 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has chided the Government for its lack of disclosure of details surrounding the sale of the 'Rooms on the Beach Report' property at a heavily discounted price. Read More

Barbados agrees to sell its LIAT shares to Antigua

Monday, May, 20 2019 10:29 am    

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Barbados has agreed to sell almost all of its shares in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, to Antigua and Barbuda. Read More

MoBay residents, businesses reeling from smoke nuisance

Monday, May, 20 2019 10:10 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) is appealing for a permanent fix to the Retirement Dump in St James following the smoke nuisance affecting several communities in the vicinity of the landfill since last week. Read More

16-y-o ward-of-the-state Melissa Howell missing

Monday, May, 20 2019 9:57 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sixteen-year-old ward-of-the-state, Mellissa Howell, has been reported missing since Thursday, May 16.Mellissa is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 5 feet 5 inches tall. Read More

PHOTOS: Retirement Dump smoke affecting Montego Bay

Monday, May, 20 2019 9:16 am    

Smoke from the Retirement Dump in St James blanketing a section of Montego Bay Monday morning.  Read More

PHOTOS: Reggae Girlz 'send off'

Monday, May, 20 2019 9:01 am    

The Reggae Girlz spurred on by the large home support, defeated Panama 3-1 in the 'send off' match at the National Stadium last evening.  Read More

Prayer for the day

Monday, May, 20 2019 6:57 am    

O my God, how displeasing my sins are to you. Forgive me, cleanse me.Come into my soul, and find it pleasing. Repose in my heart. Let thy entirety, sweet Jesus, engage me all the day, so when rest comes, I may find my sleep in your sweet heart.Amen. Read More

Trump says 'Pro-Life' but favours exceptions for rape, incest

Sunday, May, 19 2019 4:45 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump has declared himself "strongly Pro-Life", days after two US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions, but said exceptions should be made for pregnancies resulting... Read More


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