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JFF, Girlz reach agreement on contracts

Sunday, May, 19 2019 9:40 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The contract-related stand-off between the technical staff and players of the Reggae Girlz and the governing Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), has come to an end. Read More

Missing teen mom, son located

Sunday, May, 19 2019 9:15 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police say 16-year-old Akacia Quest, a ward of the state of the Mary's Child Children's Home, and her one-year-old son Daniel Francis have returned home.The two were reported missing on Tuesday, May 07.They are said to be in good health. Read More

Man of unsound mind fatally shot after hacking mother, nephew to death

Sunday, May, 19 2019 7:29 am    

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — A man said to be of unsound mind who used a machete to hack his mother and five-year-old nephew to death was subsequently shot dead after he reportedly attacked the police with the same weapon in Martha Brae, Trelawny last night. Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, May, 19 2019 7:19 am    

Dear Jesus, I pray for everyone in Jamaica, I pray that one day we can all get along and be happy together. I pray for people that are not as kind that they become closer to you and everyone around them. I pray for people that have less or nothing that they can still be happy even... Read More

$26-m project to help practitioners better serve children with disabilities

Saturday, May, 18 2019 4:55 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Jamaica is collaborating with the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) to undertake the $26-million Brain Builder Boost Project, which is geared towards improving early childhood practitioners to better serve young... Read More

Asylum claims in Canada tripled over two years

Saturday, May, 18 2019 4:45 pm    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — The number of people seeking asylum in Canada more than tripled over a two-year period and reached a monthly peak in August 2017 when thousands crossed illegally from the US, Statistics Canada said on Friday. Read More

Holder hoping to 'put things right' at Rose Bowl camp

Saturday, May, 18 2019 4:35 pm    

DUBLIN, Ireland (CMC) — Captain Jason Holder on Friday turned his attention to West Indies' one-week camp in Southampton, as the Caribbean side looked to correct the flaws exposed in their defeat to Bangladesh in the Tri-Nations Series here. Read More

$10-m prize package for 2019 Festival Song Competition

Saturday, May, 18 2019 4:05 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange has announced a prize package of $10 million for finalists in this year's Festival Song Competition. Read More

St James man, woman held on lottery scamming charges

Saturday, May, 18 2019 3:25 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A man and woman were arrested and charged yesterday evening after members of the Lottery Scam Task Force along with a team of officers assigned to the state of public emergency searched their home in Roehampton district, St James. Read More

Education ministry to repair Seaforth High after assessing fire damage

Saturday, May, 18 2019 3:15 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information, Karl Samuda says the ministry has moved to assess the fire damage at Seaforth High School in St Thomas. Read More

Four guns seized, eight arrested in four police divisions over 24 hours

Saturday, May, 18 2019 3:00 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police say an assault rifle is among four guns that have been seized in four police divisions over the past 24 hours. A total of eight people have been arrested in relation to the seizures. Read More

Four alleged robbers nabbed while fleeing scene

Saturday, May, 18 2019 2:45 pm    

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police nabbed four suspected robbers and seized two firearms Friday night on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew. Read More

Gunman killed, cop injured in downtown Kingston shooting

Saturday, May, 18 2019 2:30 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A police constable was shot and injured and his alleged attacker shot dead during a confrontation on Orange Street in downtown Kingston early this morning. Read More

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

Saturday, May, 18 2019 1:50 pm    

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature. Read More

Fire at retirement disposal site

Saturday, May, 18 2019 1:11 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The WPM Waste Management Limited says there was a fire at the Retirement Disposal Site in St James this morning. Read More


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