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Search on for driver in fatal hit-and-run on Dunrobin Avenue

Sunday, January, 21 2018 11:06 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An unidentified male, believed to be of unsound mind, died from injuries he received when he was hit by a motor vehicle on Dunrobin Avenue, St Andrew this morning Read More

Weather Update: Continued showers expected for next few days

Sunday, January, 21 2018 10:41 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service is reporting that continued showers are to be expected in the island in the coming days.For tomorrow and Tuesday, isolated afternoon showers are forecast across sections of central and western parishes. Read More

6-y-o girl among three found dead in St Thomas house

Sunday, January, 21 2018 10:18 am    

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — Police officers in St Thomas have commenced an investigation into the death of three people in Georgia district, St Thomas on Saturday. Read More

Two killed, one injured in Manchester bar shooting

Sunday, January, 21 2018 10:06 am    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — A woman and a man have died and another man has been hospitalised following a shooting at a bar in Porus, Manchester, police sources say. Read More

Murder at funeral in St James, pregnant woman among 4 injured

Sunday, January, 21 2018 9:35 am    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — One man was shot dead and four others injured during a funeral for alleged Quarry, Glendevon, 'area leader' Oshane 'Ganda' Duhaney, in that inner-city community of St James, yesterday. Read More

Gunman killed after shooting three in Old Harbour

Sunday, January, 21 2018 9:26 am    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A gunman was shot dead in the East Street bus park in Old Harbour, St Catherine Saturday evening,  shortly after he opened gunfire at a group of people, injuring two men and killing another. Read More

St Lucia national footballer among two killed in road crash

Saturday, January, 20 2018 4:43 pm    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — St Lucia recorded the first road fatalities for the year when two teenagers, including a national footballer and athlete, were killed after their vehicle crashed into the median barriers and flipped over on the Vide Bouitelle, near the Vigie Airport, north of... Read More

#StJamesSOE: Early success from state of emergency — JDF

Saturday, January, 20 2018 4:21 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Colonel General Staff of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Colonel Daniel Pryce says there are encouraging results from the public state of Emergency in St James, which was declared by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Thursday. Read More

Jamaica, Italy sign elimination of double taxation agreement

Saturday, January, 20 2018 4:08 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government of Jamaica has signed an agreement with the Republic of Italy for the elimination of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and for the prevention of tax evasion and avoidance. Read More

Engaging young people in agriculture can help curb crime — Hutchinson

Saturday, January, 20 2018 4:02 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, JC Hutchinson, says the active engagement of young people in agriculture can turn them away from a life of crime. Read More

Mass crowds rally for anti-Trump women's marches across US

Saturday, January, 20 2018 3:52 pm    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Protestors took to the streets en masse across the United States Saturday, hoisting anti-Donald Trump placards, banging drums and donning pink caps symbolic of the resistance for a second Women's March opposing the president one year to the day of his... Read More

Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Saturday, January, 20 2018 3:07 pm    

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AFP) — Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez. Read More

#StJamesSOE: St James Central MP endorses state of emergency

Saturday, January, 20 2018 2:25 pm    

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Member of Parliament for St James Central Heroy Clarke is encouraging his constituents to endorse the Public State of Emergency and to fully cooperate with the security forces on the ground. Read More

Bull Bay water supply disrupted

Saturday, January, 20 2018 1:57 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that operations at the Resthaven water supply facility in Bull Bay, St Andrew have been suspended due to mechanical issues at the facility. Read More

Trump laments 'nice present' of shutdown on inauguration anniversary

Saturday, January, 20 2018 12:39 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration on Saturday with his government in shutdown, lashing out at Democrats over the collapse of budget negotiations as lawmakers seek to thrash out a deal. Read More


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