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PRETORIA, South Africa (AFP) — Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital for 10 days suffering a lung infection, is “doing very well”, one of his daughters said on Monday.
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Southern Parks and Markets (SPM) has assured that residents in Mandeville and environs affected by delays in garbage collection should see the situation returning to normal as of today (June 17).
NEW DELHI, India (CMC) —Indian selectors have put their faith in the 15 players currently in England seeking to retain their ICC Champions Trophy by naming an unchanged squad for the tri-series to be played in the West Indies from June 28.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar today traded at an average J$101.16, 8 cents more than Friday's average according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Residents of Baldwin Crescent in Duhaney Park, St Andrew today made a desperate call for authorities to fix a huge crater covering a majority of the roadway.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CMC) – National footballer Dwaine Sandy wanted by police for allegedly robbing a postal employee and shooting a police officer last week, returned here Monday on a flight from neighbouring Grenada.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Caribbean News Media Group has reported that the police in Miami have confirmed that Trinidadians, Haitians and Jamaicans are among 25 illegal immigrants who went ashore in Golden Beach in Florida Sunday night.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — An Ananda Alert has been activated for 16-year-old Babyu Dwight Brown of Union district, Balaclava, St Elizabeth who has been missing since June13.
KINGSTON, Jamaica —The National Water Commission (NWC) says that customers served by the Chancery Hall Deepwell, will experience disturbances in water supply from Tuesday, June 18 to Friday, June 21 to facilitate scheduled maintenance work on the pumps at the well.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Journalists from 11 Caribbean countries participating in a chemical waste management workshop here have this morning been urged to do more to educate the public on environmental matters in the region.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A major police operation is now underway in the Red Hills Road area of Kingston.
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression has formed off the coast of Belize and forecasters say it is expected to bring as much as five inches of rain to parts of Belize, Guatemala and northern Honduras.
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Rescue teams were searching for a 24-year-old Chinese national, missing after a fishing incident that has also resulted in the death of a 60-year-old Chinese on Sunday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) says it wants the name and reputation of its former parliamentarian, Joseph Hibbert, cleared.
ST THOMAS, Jamaica — The headless body of a man was found in a decomposed state at Sandy Grove Road, Pamphret, St Thomas on Sunday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of the security forces Sunday discovered 102 pounds of ganja concealed in metal containers attached to the hull of a vessel off the coast of Rockfort in Kingston.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police are searching for about two dozen Caribbean nationals who ran ashore from a Go-Fast boat at Golden Beach in Florida Sunday night, the Jamaica Observer has learned.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Michael O’Hara, of Calabar High School clocked a World Youth leading and personal best 10.39 seconds at the national Junior Championships at the national stadium on the weekend.
Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Black Star FC was crowned champions of the St Elizabeth Football Association Wray & Nephew Major League after completing an 8-3 aggregate victory over Newell FC .
Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth - The decision to host the 2013 West Indies Under-15 cricket tournament in St Elizabeth, July 11-26, is being hailed as recognition of the strength of the game in this part of the island.