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Man accused in child rape must be freed — Kansas high court

Sunday, May, 19 2019 4:30 pm    

KANSAS, United States (AP) — A divided Kansas Supreme Court says a man accused of rape and aggravated sodomy against a three-year-old relative cannot be tried a second time and must be released from prison. Read More

12-y-o Tameica Parry reported missing

Sunday, May, 19 2019 4:06 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Tameica Parry, student of Fairview Avenue, Kingston 11 who has been missing since Saturday, May 18.Tameica is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 5 feet 3 inches tall. Read More

I'll pay your debt, billionaire tells grads at US black college

Sunday, May, 19 2019 3:30 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia — and then it got a whole lot better. Read More

More domestic flights in final stage of negotiations — Montague

Sunday, May, 19 2019 3:15 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — With Reggae Sumfest around the corner, Minister of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, says the Government is in the final stages of negotiation with two companies to facilitate the reintroduction of domestic flights... Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Is charity the new publicity stunt?

Sunday, May, 19 2019 2:35 pm    

Dear Editor, Recently, a famous dancehall entertainer lashed out at an Instagram follower who criticised one of her posts.  Read More

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17

Sunday, May, 19 2019 2:15 pm    

GIZA, Egypt (AFP) — A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding at least 17 people, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry. Read More

Gov’t committed to development of teachers, says state minister

Sunday, May, 19 2019 1:45 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Alando Terrelonge, says the Government is committed to the training and development of the nation’s teachers. Read More

Trayvon Martin's mom announces run for office in Miami

Sunday, May, 19 2019 1:30 pm    

MIAMI (AP) — A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami. Read More

'Operation restore paradise' begins tomorrow

Sunday, May, 19 2019 1:00 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The St James Municipal Corporation, in collaboration with the police, will be undertaking activities aimed at restoring and maintaining law and order... Read More

As US states pass restrictive abortion laws, questions surface

Sunday, May, 19 2019 12:30 pm    

ATLANTA, United States (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet. Read More

Huawei will not bow to US pressure — founder

Sunday, May, 19 2019 11:00 am    

BEIJING, China (AFP) — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is ready to deal with Washington's crackdown and will reduce its reliance on US components, its founder told Japanese media. Read More

J'can, four others plead guilty in US fake marriage scam

Sunday, May, 19 2019 10:20 am    

HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — A Jamaican man is among five people who have pleaded guilty in federal court in Connecticut to their roles in a fraudulent marriage scheme designed to get non-citizens US immigration benefits. Read More

Youth jailed for 17 years for killing college student at Caribbean J'Ouvert

Sunday, May, 19 2019 10:10 am    

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — A judge on Friday sentenced a Brooklyn youth to 17 1/3 years in jail for killing a 22-year-old college student just before the Caribbean J'Ouvert festival in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn began in 2016. Read More

Child month patron calls on Jamaicans to protect the nation's children

Sunday, May, 19 2019 10:01 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Patron of Child Month, Douglas Orane, is reminding Jamaicans, that they have a responsibility to protect the nation's children. Read More

UN-backed report urges C'bean countries to 'up their game' to reduce low birth weights

Sunday, May, 19 2019 9:50 am    

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — A new United Nations-backed report is urging Caribbean and other countries to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights that put their health at risk. Read More


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