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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia detective has testified about a foul-mouthed bird that helped lead police to the woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old from school.
KINGSTON, Jamaica --The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says it will operate a students’ Smarter Card distribution centre in the Half Way Tree Transport Centre this Saturday and Sunday, August 30 and 31, to further facilitate Smarter Cards distribution specifically for students.
CAMDEN, USA (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) is calling on government for a quarterly report on the performance of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) in light of the recent increases in the fares of the state-owned bus company.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The US dollar on Friday, August 29 ended trading at J$112.73 down five cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
South Carolina, USA (AP) -- A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as ‘Lady Jamaica’ has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says that people currently seeking driver’s licence may encounter inconveniences and delays at Revenue Service Centres islandwide.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The three Commissioners who will preside over the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry were sworn in on Friday, August 29 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- A Jamaican gay rights activist who brought a legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law says he has withdrawn the case after growing fearful about safety.
WASHINGTON, (AFP) -- The board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reiterated its support for Managing Director Christine Lagarde Friday, after a French court placed her under formal investigation in a graft scandal.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – West Indies selectors on Friday named a 13-man to face Bangladesh in the opening Test starting at Arnos Vale in a week’s time.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is reporting that the Government of Spain has appointed His Excellency Aníbal Jiménez Abascal as the new Ambassador to Jamaica replacing Her Excellency María Celsa Nuño García.
KINGSTON, Jamaica—The Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches (JUGC) says the fundamental issue of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company’s (JUTC) fare increases lies with the way public transportation is treated and is calling on the Government to roll back the increases and address issues affecting the service provided to commuters.
WASHINGTON, August 29, 2014 (AFP) - The "Ice Bucket Challenge" viral craze has raised more than $100 million after sweeping the globe since its launch last month, organizers said Friday.
WASHINGTON, (AFP) - The US military's bombing raids and other operations in Iraq cost about $7.5 million a day, the Pentagon said Friday.
Jamaica’s swimming sensation Alia Atkinson won her second gold medal at the Doha FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup 2014 in Doha, Qatar on Thursday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica—A Jamaican man was recently spared deportation by judges in the UK after declaring he was gay, minutes before boarding a flight back to the island.
ST ANN, Jamaica -- A homemade firearm and six rounds of 9mm cartridges were seized by the Ocho Rios Police in Top Milford, St Ann early Friday morning, August 29.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) -- The Caribbean recorded a rise in visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, keeping pace with the world average, according to figures released by the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO).
BRASÍLIA, Brasil (AFP) -- Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, has fallen into recession, further weakening President Dilma Rousseff, just weeks before voting in what will be a tough re-election battle.