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NYS extends application period for summer programme

8 hours 3 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS)- The National Youth Service (NYS) has extended the application period for its Summer Job Programme to May 1.

Man shot dead while driving motorcycle in St Elizabeth

8 hours 32 min ago
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica - A 25-year-old man was this morning shot dead while driving his motorcycle along the Mulgrave main road in Maggotty, St Elizabeth.

South Korea, Caribbean strengthen investment, trade ties

8 hours 55 min ago
SANTIAGO,Chile (CMC)- The investment and trade ties between Latin America and the Caribbean and South Korea have grown stronger in recent years, according to a new publication by the Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Lessons to be learned from Caribbean treatment of mental health

9 hours 2 min ago
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (CMC) - A Caribbean-born researcher here says there are lessons to be learned from the Caribbean’s treatment of mental health.

Health Minister calls on 4-H clubs to promote healthy lifestyles

9 hours 56 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) - Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, is urging the Jamaica 4-H clubs to involve its membership in the promotion of his ministry’s healthy lifestyles campaign.

Caribbean economies face peril with declining coral reefs - report

10 hours 39 min ago
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The United Nations and conservation groups have warned the Caribbean that their economies are in peril with the decline of coral reefs.

Work permits issued to foreigners only when necessary, says Agriculture Minister

11 hours 40 min ago
ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security Derrick Kellier has reiterated the Government’s stance on the issuing of work permits to foreigners to work in Jamaica.

Windies paid the price for first session collapse, says Ramdin

11 hours 58 min ago
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) - Skipper Denesh Ramdin says West Indies have paid the price for losing six wickets in the first session of play on the final day of the second test match against England at the national stadium here on Saturday.

PHOTOS: Crashed car spotted in Portland

12 hours 26 min ago
PORTLAND, Jamaica - This Toyota Yaris motor car was this morning spotted overturned in Anchovy, Port Antonio, Portland.

Blaine calls on Gov't to act decisively against child abuse

12 hours 30 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Hear the Children’s Cry is calling on the Government and the Parliament to address the alarming plight of Jamaica’s abused children, and to address this as the top national priority that it is.

Dozens injured, arrested after soccer riots in Serbia

12 hours 57 min ago
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans.

Men who set worshippers on fire in St Lucia sentenced to life in prison

13 hours 39 min ago
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) - Two men accused of setting fire to worshippers 15 years ago, have been sentenced to life imprisonment.

20-y-o held with gun to be charged

14 hours 24 sec ago
ST JAMES, Jamaica – A 20-year-old man is to face the court on firearm charges after he was arrest in connection with the seizure of a 9mm pistol in Mount Salem, St James on Saturday.

55-y-o motorcyclist dies in crash

14 hours 4 min ago
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica - Another motorcyclist has been killed in a traffic crash.

Child abuse, murders at 'crisis levels', says Johnson Smith

15 hours 6 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth Senator Kamina Johnson Smith is once again calling on the Government to move quickly to deal with the issues of child abuse in the society.

PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

15 hours 55 min ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal - The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.

More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

16 hours 49 min ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left more than 2,200 people dead.

Kellier: Trelawny project a pilot for ‘workers passport’

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 22:00
BRACO, Trelawny — Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier says the Government plans to use the US$23.5-million expansion project at the Melia Braco Village in Trelawny as a pilot project for the proposed "workers passport."

China airlines report recovering profitability

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 22:00
BEIJING, China (Xinhua) — The profitability of China's major air carriers rebounded in the first quarter of 2015, boosted by surging flight numbers.

Nobody nuh want yuh

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 22:00
The miserable have no other medicine,

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