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Barbadian man arrested with ganja at NMIA

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Barbadian man is now in police custody after he was discovered with a little more than 60 pounds of marijuana in his suitcases at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston. Read More

US Christian tourists see deep meaning in Trump's Jerusalem move

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Jerusalem, Undefined (AFP) — Near the olive grove where Christians believe Jesus agonised before his crucifixion, an American visitor spoke of a decision by US President Donald Trump some believe also holds spiritual importance. Read More

Antigua wants China to partner on State-funded projects

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne has invited the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to invest more with the Government. Read More

Partnerships key in human trafficking fight, says justice ministry

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Permanent Secretary in the Justice Ministry, Carol Palmer, is emphasising the importance of partnerships with local and international stakeholders in the fight against human trafficking. Read More

Haitians march in NY protesting Trump's reported racist comments

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Hundreds of Haitians marched from the Brooklyn Bridge to Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan Friday, protesting Trump’s reported disparaging remarks about the French-speaking Caribbean country. Read More

Trump lashes out ahead of vote to end shutdown

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on his opponents ahead of a new effort in the bitterly divided US Congress to end a budget impasse before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the workweek at home without... Read More

Two J'cans accused of submitting forged documents to Spanish Embassy

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two Jamaican men were on Friday arrested at the Spanish Embassy in Kingston on reasonable suspicion of uttering forged documents and forgery. Read More

UPDATE: Manchester shooting victims identified

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Police have identified the two people who died in a shooting at a bar in Porus last night as 49-year-old St Clair Jordine, also known as 'Patcha' and 52-year-old Marcia McKenzie, also called 'Chrissie'. Read More

PNP to focus on crime solutions on final day of 3-day retreat

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The final day of a three-day shadow Cabinet retreat, which began on Friday, will see People's National Party (PNP) spokespersons focus on building on the solutions to crime and violence, which the party says it has put forward over the past few months. Read More

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

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

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    

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    

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    

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    

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    

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



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