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BERLIN, Germany (AFP) – A German state minister sparked a social media storm Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a "wonderful Negro" during a TV debate on Europe's migrant crisis.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) – Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday announced plans to criminalise doping, after two of the east African nation's athletes were banned after positive tests during the Beijing world athletics championships.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Residents in Cassia Park, St Andrew are livid as they have been without water for two weeks, yet an underground pipe has been leaking water onto the roadway in their community for the last four days.
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas Government says it welcomes the decision by the US-based Moody’s Investor Services to uphold the investment grade credit rating and the stable rating outlook given to the country.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister and election candidate Stephen Harper is declining to say the country is in recession despite new data that shows that it is.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Detectives from the Hunts Bay Police Station are confirming that Omar James otherwise called ‘Judge’ is now in custody.
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – The Dominica Government has defended its decision not to impose a state of emergency in the country after Tropical Storm Erika killed more than 25 people and left millions of dollars in damages last week.
VATICAN CITY, Holy See (AFP) – Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year – overruling hardline traditionalists within the Catholic Church.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Police High Command yesterday said it has noted with great concern the recent incidents of criminal activities involving serving members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police’s anti-corruption agency on Monday arrested one of its members while allegedly in the process of requesting money from someone being questioned as part of an investigation.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some of Kenya's newly crowned track and field world champions returned home on Tuesday and were ferried to a celebratory breakfast in a convoy of limousines bearing the logo "Hotbed of Champions."
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GOVERNMENT is working on a $50-million sustainable development plan for St Thomas that is expected to provide a road map for boosting economic growth in the parish which now bears the burdensome title of being the most impoverished in the island.
SANDALS Foundation, the non-profit arm of Sandals Resorts International, has launched a fundraising campaign to aid the recovery effort in Dominica after the Caribbean nation was last week devastated by Tropical Storm Erika.
PRODUCTION at leading paint manufacturer Berger Paints Jamaica has been halted since yesterday, when unionised workers walked off the job in protest against the removal of a chief union delegate Evadine Murray.
THE Accountant General's Department (AGD) — the central government body responsible for administering salaries and making most payments for ministries, departments and agencies -- has been modernising its system to provide more efficient services.
These little ones — Kiana Garvin (left), Riana Garvin, and Nathan Gordon -- have a good time at the former LIME store, rebranded FLOW, on Half-Way-Tree Road in Kingston, yesterday. The rebranding follows the recent purchase of Flow's parent company, Columbus Communications, by Cable and Wireless, which operated in the Caribbean as LIME. The company has, however, retired the LIME brand, making all its telecommunications offering under the FLOW brand. See related photos on Page 5. (PHOTO: NAPHTALI JUNIOR)
MACAO (CMC) — Secretary General of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) grouping, Dr P I Gomes says the ACP Group has placed primary emphasis on strengthening sustainable development activities and poverty eradication on the basis of its intra-ACP development policy.
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on Sunday announced the appointment of Baroness Patricia Scotland as the international coordinator of the Dominica Relief Effort.
Today is the 244th day of 2015. There 121 days left in the year.