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Motorist shot dead in Trinidad after car crash

6 hours 44 min ago
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Police are searching for a motorist who shot and killed another driver following a vehicular collision early Friday morning.

Woman arrested at Sangster airport for cocaine

7 hours 56 min ago
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — A woman was arrested at the Sangster International airport in Montego Bay accused of attempting to export approximately half pound of cocaine.

Warning for Antigua gov't over Citizenship by Investment Programme

8 hours 19 min ago
ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda Government is being cautioned that the twin-island nation could face repercussions if the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) continues under its current structure.

Immigration kiosks installed at Norman Manley, Sangster airports

8 hours 42 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Government has installed five automated immigration kiosks to process airline passengers arriving at the Norman Manley International Airport, in Kingston, and 10 at the Sangster International Airport, in Montego Bay at a cost of J$200 million.

Ferguson protests move to retail stores

8 hours 47 min ago
FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) -- Protesters interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St Louis area on Friday to speak out about the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

Children's book on Reparations for Liberty Hall launch

9 hours 31 sec ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A book on Reparations written specifically for children is scheduled for a launch at the Liberty Hall downtown Kingston on Wednesday, December 10.

Indonesian officials ordered to eat street food, cut lavish parties

9 hours 49 min ago
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AFP) — Indonesia has ordered officials to eat local street food at meetings instead of fancy foreign fare and stop holding lavish parties, the latest moves by the new government to crack down on bureaucratic excess.

Tourists injured as minibus/truck collide in St Elizabeth

11 hours 5 sec ago
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica -- Reports are that several people were injured when a bus carrying tourists collided with a truck at Brompton in south west St Elizabeth yesterday (Thursday, November 27).

Two killed in St James as truck crashes into bar

11 hours 37 min ago
ST JAMES, Jamaica — A woman and a man died as a result of injuries they sustained when a truck transporting water got out of control and crashed into a bar in Roehampton, St James last night.

Two men shot dead in separate incidents

11 hours 54 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Two people were shot dead in separate incidents in Manchester and St James between last night and this morning.

Hearse carrying body 'stolen' at Australian funeral

12 hours 22 min ago
SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — An Australian family Friday spoke of their shock after a man jumped out of bushes and drove off in a hearse carrying the body of a relative just before his funeral.

HIV-infected Ugandan nurse injects two-year-old child after pricking self

13 hours 20 min ago
KAMPALA, Ouganda (AFP) — A court in Uganda on Friday upheld the conviction for criminal negligence of a HIV-infected nurse who inserted a needle into a two-year-old child after pricking herself, but ordered she be given early release from prison.

PAHO says antiretroviral treatment for people with HIV increasing in the Caribbean

14 hours 8 sec ago
WASHINGTON, (CMC) - The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says antiretroviral treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS is increasing in Latin America and the Caribbean.

UWI professor calls for creation of economic clusters

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 22:00
PROFESSOR of international business and executive director of the Mona School of Business Management at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Densil Williams, says the time has come for the creation of economic clusters among businesses across the island.

Will, Jada and family make it Jamaica 

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:16
KINGSTON, Jamaica - International movie stars Will Smith, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith and children - Jaden (second right) and Trey (second left) are currently enjoying a brief respite in Jamaica.

JLP caretaker gets injunction to prevent removal

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:00
THE Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Othniel Lawrence yesterday obtained an injunction in the Supreme Court preventing his removal as his party's caretaker for the North West St Ann constituency.

Health inspectors get new meat stamps

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:00
THE country's National Food Safety Policy, specifically the Meat Hygiene Programme, has been boosted by the Ministry of Health's introduction of some 400 new and improved meat inspection stamps, manufactured at a cost of $3.5 million.

MIIC focusing on standards issues, says Hylton

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:00
MINISTER of Industry Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton says that his ministry is now undertaking an initiative that will focus on strengthening key agencies and departments involved with standards development.

PAJ raps treatment of journalists at Jamaica House

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 20:00
THE Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) yesterday chided the Government for the treatment meted out to two journalists at Wednesday's post-Cabinet press briefing by the director of communications in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) Huntely Medley.