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JLP MPs to meet today

5 hours 25 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Members of Parliament (MPs) are to meet today to address the issues arising from last Wednesday's decision of the Court of Appeal, that two senators removed by Opposition Leader Andrew Holness in November 2013 were wrongfully dismissed.

Haitian man to pay over US$7,000 in plane seat row

5 hours 34 min ago
BOSTON (CMC) – A Haitian man has been ordered to pay over US$7,000 in the aftermath of an incident that led to a flight being diverted when he reacted angrily to a seat being reclined in front of him.

J'can killed in crash, BVI boat captain on manslaughter charges

5 hours 44 min ago
ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (AP) — A boat captain from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) who was involved in a crash that killed a US woman and a Jamaican man has been charged with manslaughter.

Saturday Night at the Fight

7 hours 50 min ago
Accompanied by a backing band of diverse business interests, namely Digicel, Caribbean Producers Jamaica, CENITECH Engineering Solutions, Clearsound Production Services, and Supreme Outdoor Advertising, genre prizefighters and friendly rivals, soca and dancehall, entered the ring yet again under the auspices of the impresario tetrad of Mark McDonald, Clava Mantock, Kervin Santokie, and Akil Strachan, two Saturdays ago.

Too much at stake for JLP to be divided - Holness

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:59
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Holness, told Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters in St Catherine last night that there is too much at stake for the party to be divided.

This Day in History - March 30

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
Today is the 89th day of 2015. There are 276 days left in the year.


Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
Wang Xiaofeng (left), who was recently appointed to the position of general manager of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Americas Division, with Yang Qiwu, deputy general manager of CHEC Americas Division and the Jamaica North South Highway Project, during a tour of the work last week. Wang was elevated to the position following the promotion of the former GM, Tang Zhongdong, to vice-president of CHEC International based in Beijing.

Importers accused of dumping local chicken

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) -- President of the National Consumers Association, Kingsley St Hill, has accused importers of dumping local chicken.

Moon Palace Hotel says its committed to opening five star property soon

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
The Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Hotel in St Ann says it is expending $150 million to upgrade the former Sunset Jamaica Grande into a five-star property.

PHOTO: Lawmen at work

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
Constable R McLeod and Constable C Bryan of the Castleton Police Station kept motorists in line as they conduct a speed check along the busy main road from Highgate to Anotto Bay in St Mary, recently. (PHOTO: KARL MCLARTY)

'Navel String' project aimed at increasing food production, protecting environment

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
SCJ Holdings (SCJH) Limited said it is anticipating positive and favourable public response, particularly from young people, to its national 'Navel String' project, which targets the cultivation of one million trees islandwide over the next four years.

More money for National Disaster Fund

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
THE Government is boosting the pool of funds available for the country's disaster preparedness and response, Local Government and Community Development Minister Noel Arscott has announced.

Missing children - March 30

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
NAME: Natasha Brown

Noranda executives 'go back to school'

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
NORANDA'S Commercial Services Manager Jenifer Brown scored high marks for her initial student counselling session held at Discovery Bay

SERHA sets up toll free line to take complaints

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
In an effort to improve service delivery to its clients, the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) has implemented a toll free phone line and an e-mail address to allow the public to comment on the service received at health facilities across the region.


Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
Foliage, stagnant water and debris sit in the Standpipe gully in Barbican, yesterday, posing a serious health risk to residents and people doing business in the area. (PHOTO: JEFFREY MARSHALL)

Watching over Jefferey Town little angels

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
RESIDENT of Jefferey Town in St Mary Nisa Spencer spends most of her spare time helping out at the basic school she attended almost three decades ago.

Pink chicken mystery solved

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
PORTLAND, Oregon, USA (AP) -- The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.

IAPA condemns harassment of women journalists in T&T

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:00
MIAMI, USA -- The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Friday condemned defamatory attacks made through social media on women journalists in Trinidad and Tobago, and called on the authorities to investigate the matter as such actions could restrict the free practice of journalism.