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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS)- The National Youth Service (NYS) has extended the application period for its Summer Job Programme to May 1.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica - A 25-year-old man was this morning shot dead while driving his motorcycle along the Mulgrave main road in Maggotty, St Elizabeth.
SANTIAGO,Chile (CMC)- The investment and trade ties between Latin America and the Caribbean and South Korea have grown stronger in recent years, according to a new publication by the Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (CMC) - A Caribbean-born researcher here says there are lessons to be learned from the Caribbean’s treatment of mental health.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) - Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, is urging the Jamaica 4-H clubs to involve its membership in the promotion of his ministry’s healthy lifestyles campaign.
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The United Nations and conservation groups have warned the Caribbean that their economies are in peril with the decline of coral reefs.
ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) – Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security Derrick Kellier has reiterated the Government’s stance on the issuing of work permits to foreigners to work in Jamaica.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) - Skipper Denesh Ramdin says West Indies have paid the price for losing six wickets in the first session of play on the final day of the second test match against England at the national stadium here on Saturday.
PORTLAND, Jamaica - This Toyota Yaris motor car was this morning spotted overturned in Anchovy, Port Antonio, Portland.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Hear the Children’s Cry is calling on the Government and the Parliament to address the alarming plight of Jamaica’s abused children, and to address this as the top national priority that it is.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans.
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) - Two men accused of setting fire to worshippers 15 years ago, have been sentenced to life imprisonment.
ST JAMES, Jamaica – A 20-year-old man is to face the court on firearm charges after he was arrest in connection with the seizure of a 9mm pistol in Mount Salem, St James on Saturday.
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica - Another motorcyclist has been killed in a traffic crash.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Youth Senator Kamina Johnson Smith is once again calling on the Government to move quickly to deal with the issues of child abuse in the society.
KATHMANDU, Nepal - The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left more than 2,200 people dead.
BRACO, Trelawny — Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier says the Government plans to use the US$23.5-million expansion project at the Melia Braco Village in Trelawny as a pilot project for the proposed "workers passport."
BEIJING, China (Xinhua) — The profitability of China's major air carriers rebounded in the first quarter of 2015, boosted by surging flight numbers.
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