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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister Phillip Paulwell, says the ministry is in the final stages of negotiation with a major oil and gas company, to explore another section of the island to determine the potential for commercial oil and gas.
ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Another individual who was involved in the crash on Spanish Town Road in St Andrew less than two hours ago has died.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The holiday race meet scheduled for this Wednesday (Ash Wednesday) remains in serious doubt as no agreement was reached at a meeting earlier today involving the workers and the management of Caymanas Track Limited (CTL). The CTL workers took strike action on Friday resulting in the non-staging of a 10-race programme on Saturday last.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The semi-final round of the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition, organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), is set for Ash Wednesday, February 10.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Monday, February 8, 2016, ended trading at J$121.44 down by five cents according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Many-time champions Jamalco and Cablepro have booked their spots in the quarter-finals of Netball Jamaica/Jamaica National Building Society Sunshine Open League after recording victories in the final preliminary round matches at the Leila Robinson Netball Court on Sunday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Junior Bennett, the Jamaica Scorpions head coach, is praising batsman Andre McCarthy for his displays so far in the regional cricket season.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Chief Education Officer Grace McLean today advised that all schools should be held on nomination day, which is scheduled for tomorrow.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police officers have cordoned off an area of Spanish Town Road in St Andrew and are diverting traffic following a motor vehicle crash this afternoon.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Barbados health authorities Monday confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus had been detected in three pregnant women, bringing the number of people affected by the disease to seven.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Scorpions team is set to depart the island this afternoon for this Friday's Professional Cricket League (PCL) four-day game against Leeward Islands Hurricanes in Antigua.
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – A 42-year-old man died as a result of injuries he received in a motor vehicle collision along I-95 main road, Caymanas, St Catherine, this morning.
CHENNAI, India (AFP) — Indian authorities say a falling object that killed a bus driver and injured three others was a meteorite. If proven, it would be the first such death in recorded history.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it is concerned about cases of individuals concealing their identities by wearing masks on motorcades and at political and public meetings.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams says there is no evidence of political motivation in last night’s shooting incident at a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) mass rally at the Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay, St James.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Michel Martelly ended his presidential term Sunday without handing power to a successor, in an electoral crisis highlighting Haiti's long struggle to keep democracy on track in the 30 years since the Duvalier dictatorship ended.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (NAHC) announced today through NASDAQ that the company and all of its wholly-owned direct and indirect subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised restructuring process under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Olympian Juliet Cuthbert revealed in an exclusive interview with the Jamaica Observer that she is 51, pregnant, fit and fabulous and ready to become a member of Parliament.
ST JAMES, Jamaica – The police have identified the second man killed in last night’s shooting at a Jamaica Labour Party mass rally at the Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay, St James.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.