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Prayer for the day

Monday, January, 14 2019 7:02 am    

O my God, I place my trust and confidence in you, who will reward the good and punish the wicked.I believe in you and accept everything you have taught and revealed. Amen Read More

Weekly Round-up: Petrojam takeover… Baby abducted… VCB pregnant

Sunday, January, 13 2019 8:52 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government of Jamaica on Tuesday announced that it will take legislative action for ownership of the 49 per cent share in local oil refinery, Petrojam, held by Venezuela state-owned oil and natural gas company, PDV Caribe. Read More

Female bee farmer targeting major commercial engagements

Sunday, January, 13 2019 4:35 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Recipient of the Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Taskforce's (JDAT) initial Investor Circle micro grants, Patricia Parchment, plans to venture into commercial bee farming. Read More

National Assembly president released in Venezuela after detention

Sunday, January, 13 2019 3:45 pm    

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — The president of the opposition-controlled but side-lined National Assembly was released less than an hour after being arrested by Venezuelan intelligence agents on Sunday, his wife said. Read More

Sports admin, coaches welcome technical cooperation between Jamaica and china

Sunday, January, 13 2019 3:34 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Representatives of sports associations in Jamaica benefitting from 60 days of specialised training and competition in the People's Republic of China, have welcomed the initiative which is being facilitated under a technical cooperation agreement between the... Read More

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake felt in several C'bean islands

Sunday, January, 13 2019 3:04 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Several countries in the region were rocked by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early Sunday. Read More

Gov't urged to speed up paternity leave legislation

Sunday, January, 13 2019 2:43 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Head of the Hugh Shearer Labour Studies Institute, Danny Roberts, is calling on the Government to speed-up the passage of legislation necessary to provide a statutory right to paternity leave for Jamaican men at the workplace. Read More

Cop shot and injured in Portland

Sunday, January, 13 2019 1:37 pm    

PORTLAND, Jamaica — A police officer was shot and injured in Buff Bay, Portland this morning. Read More

Cop dies in Spanish Town crash

Sunday, January, 13 2019 12:55 pm    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) was plunged into mourning this morning following the death of a police constable in an accident at the intersection of the Spanish Town Bypass and St John's Road in St Catherine. Read More

Man arrested in Westmoreland gun find

Sunday, January, 13 2019 11:04 am    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police have arrested a man in connection with the seizure of a firearm during an operation on Seaton Crescent in Westmoreland last evening. Read More

US legislators call for more int'l aid for Haiti

Sunday, January, 13 2019 10:42 am    

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American legislators here have called for international support for Haiti, as the country observes the ninth anniversary of the devastating earthquake. Read More

Trump rejects report that he hid details of Putin meetings

Sunday, January, 13 2019 10:37 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump has rejected a Washington Post report that he has refused to share details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin with top US government officials. Read More

Suspect charged in New Year's Day murder in August Town

Sunday, January, 13 2019 10:06 am    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police have arrested a suspect in the New Year's Day murder of Omar Johnson, 34, on Payton Place in August Town, St Andrew. Read More

Motorcyclist dies in St Mary crash

Sunday, January, 13 2019 9:01 am    

ST MARY, Jamaica — A St Mary man died yesterday after his motorcycle collided with a truck on the Charlottenburg main road in Highgate in the parish.He is 57-year-old Hugh Daley, of Robins Bay in Islington, St Mary. Read More

Prayer for the day

Sunday, January, 13 2019 1:34 am    

O Jesus, you who said: Ask and you shall receive, graciously hear my petition and grant me the favour I ask of you, if it be for your greater honour and glory and for the good of my soul.Amen. Read More



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