MANCHESTER, Jamaica – Three policemen and workers from Big Rat Auto - a wrecking company- escaped serious injury after the driver of a Suzuki motorcar sped through an accident scene on Manchester Road in Mandeville on Saturday evening.
74 cases of COVID-19 at St Catherine prison
The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) is reporting another outbreak of COVID-19 within its facilities, with 74 cases of the respiratory illness inside the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre.
NEPA investigates Portmore fish kill
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica— The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is investigating the cause of a small fish kill in the community of Bridgeview in Portmore, St Catherine. A contingent of NEPA and political representatives from the Portmore Municipality, including...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP)— Adil Rashid returned figures of 4-2 to set up a six-wicket victory for England after they dismissed defending champions West Indies for a paltry 55 at the Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday.More
QUITO, Ecuador (AFP)— Ecuador's 2019 200 metres world bronze medallist Alex Quinonez who allowed his countrymen to "dream" was shot dead late Friday in the port city of Guayaquil, according to the South American country's sports ministry.More
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – On the eve of World Polio Day, celebrated on October 24, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is marking the 30th anniversary of the last case of poliomyelitis in the Americas, including the Caribbean, calling for increased vigilance.More
UNITED NATIONS (CMC) – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the number of children and women abducted in Haiti up to the end of August has already surpassed last year’s total.More
BEIJING, China (AFP)— China passed a law Saturday to limit the pressure on children from homework and after-school tutoring, state media said, as the country reforms its ultra-competitive education system.More
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen have attacked a prison in southwest Nigeria, freeing dozens of inmates, an official told The Associated Press Saturday.More
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further ease COVID-19 restrictions.More
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Grocery shopping is an important part of anyone's budget in Jamaica but, with the fluctuating prices of food, the cost can be very unpredictable.More