KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) says that social media posts that are currently in circulation regarding a shipment of military equipment, as a purchase made by the Force, are false.
Man shot dead in May Pen market
CLARENDON, Jamaica— A man was shot dead in the May Pen market in Clarendon on Saturday.The deceased has been identified as 31-year-old Romaine Gordon, otherwise called Georgie, of Kellits in the parish.
Three dead, dozens injured after US train derailment
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP)— Amtrak on Sunday expressed condolences to the families of those killed when a train derailed the day before in northern Montana, saying it was "fully cooperating" with an investigation into the deadly incident.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of National Security (MNS) Matthew Samuda, says that about seven per cent of the current prison population is made up of people who are not fit to plea in court.More
KINGSTON, Jamaica— Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Peter Bunting, has decried what he has described as “two Jamaicas” with two sets of rules being applied depending on a person's status in the society.More
KINGSTON, Jamaica— First-term Member of Parliament for St Catherine South Eastern, Robert Miller, says he is already having discussions with government officials to improve the quality and availability of entertainment and sporting centres in his Portmore constituency.More
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC)— The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) have both joined the global community in celebrating World Tourism Day 2021 under the theme, Tourism for Inclusive Growth.More
MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Major road rehabilitation is underway in Mandeville, one month after minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, with responsibility for works, Everald Warmington, announced the allocation of $169 million.More
PORTLAND, Jamaica --- One man has been listed as a person of interest in the recovery of 200 lbs of ganja in Manchioneal, Portland on Saturday night.He is 43-year-old Garth Ferguson of Rocky Point in Clarendon.More
MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, US health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be...More
OCHO RIOS, St Ann — An American tourist who is allegedly wanted for criminal offences in the United States, was arrested in St Ann after failing to report back to a cruise ship that docked in the tourist resort on September 13.More
ST JOHN'S, Antigua – President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), Ricky Skerritt, is calling on West Indies cricket fans everywhere to throw their full support behind the team when they defend the ICC T20 World Cup title next month.More
GRANVILLE, St James - A senior citizen is among two men who were killed after gunmen went on a shooting spree and torched three houses in Granville, St James early this morning.One of the men was reportedly burnt to death while the other was shot and killed.More
BERLIN (AP) — German voters are choosing a new parliament in an election that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after her 16 years at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.More