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JLP central executive meeting confirms 4 caretakers 4:28 pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica —The Jamaica Labour Party has confirmed the appointment of Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid and Ann Marie Vaz as caretakers for the North West St Ann and the East Portland constituencies respectively. Read More

Trump decries 'invaders' entering US from Mexico 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the US from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.... Read More

#WC2018 standings after today's matches 3:34 pm
Moscow, Russia (AFP) — World Cup standings after today's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):Group ARussia 2 2 0 0 8 1 6 — qualifiedUruguay 2 2 0 0 2 0 6 — qualified... Read More

#WC2018: Colombia eliminate Poland with 3-0 win 3:05 pm
MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Radamel Falcao's first career World Cup goal has helped Colombia keep alive its hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage of the World Cup and eliminate Poland with a 3-0 win.... Read More

Windies v Sri Lanka resumes after rain delay

Sunday, June, 24 2018 2:45 pm    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — Play got underway after a 20-minute rain delay on the second day of the day/night third Test match between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday. Read More

Ethiopia arrests 30 over deadly grenade attack at leader's rally

Sunday, June, 24 2018 2:39 pm    

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AFP) — The death toll from a grenade attack on a pro-government rally in Ethiopia's capital climbed to two on Sunday, a cabinet minister said, as state media reported 30 arrests over the blast including several police officers. Read More

Tufton calls on early childhood institutions to get registered

Sunday, June, 24 2018 2:09 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton, is urging early childhood institutions to get certified, so that children can get the best start in their education. Read More

#WC2018: Mina gives Colombia 1-0 halftime lead vs Poland

Sunday, June, 24 2018 1:54 pm    

MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Colombia lead Poland 1-0 at halftime in the much-win second group game in Kazan. Read More

Celebration, tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving

Sunday, June, 24 2018 1:44 pm    

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AFP) — Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility. Read More

IGL's top driver calls on all road users to be responsible

Sunday, June, 24 2018 1:20 pm    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — As the nation observes Road Safety Awareness Month, IGL Blue's 'Top Gas Truck Driver of the Year', Devon Campbell, has a message for all drivers and road users — “drive with care and be responsible on our roads.” Read More

#WC2018: Rodriguez in for Colombia for crucial Poland match

Sunday, June, 24 2018 12:55 pm    

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Bayern Munich's James Rodriguez, the star of Colombia's march to the quarter-finals four years ago, was included in the starting line-up as the South American side bid to reignite their World Cup campaign against Poland on Sunday. Read More

More than 500 children 'reunited' after US border separations

Sunday, June, 24 2018 12:23 pm    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — More than 500 children separated from family members under the US "zero tolerance" immigration policy have been reunited, administration officials say, after confusion followed President Donald Trump's sudden backtracking on the practice. Read More

#WC2018: Honda hits late Japan leveller to blow Group H wide open

Sunday, June, 24 2018 12:05 pm    

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AFP) — Substitute Keisuke Honda equalised with 12 minutes left as Japan twice pegged back Senegal in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday that leaves World Cup Group H wide open. Read More

Fatal shooting in Westmoreland

Sunday, June, 24 2018 11:38 am    

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police have confirmed that a man was killed during an alleged confrontation with lawmen along the Negril Spot main road on Friday night.The man has been identified as James Brown, a labourer from the parish. Read More

C'bean American actress Cicely Tyson inducted into 'Wall of Fame'

Sunday, June, 24 2018 11:30 am    

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American actress Cicely L Tyson has been inducted into the Wall of Fame of the Washington, DC-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), as Caribbean Americans celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Read More


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