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HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, February 4, 2016: This year you will take action and manifest a long-term desire. What you want surrounds a friendship or a group of associates. The only obstacle that is likely to appear will be self-made. If you are single, you will meet someone of interest by broadening your circle of friends. This year will be very romantic, if you so choose. If you are attached, you and your sweetie will have reason for celebration off and on. The two of you have the ability to make your dreams a reality. CAPRICORN can be very conservative and difficult at times.
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) – Donald Trump went on the offensive yesterday, accusing Republican rival Ted Cruz of stealing victory in Iowa as he sought to burnish his standing ahead of next week’s primary voting in New Hampshire.
A political analyst has affixed an average rating to the People’s National Party’s (PNP) term in office, while saying that the Portia Simpson Miller Administration has taken credit for economic gains it never really worked for.
PEOPLE’S National Party (PNP) campaign spokesman Delano Franklyn yesterday defended the Portia Simpson-led administration against claims that the party was out of place in boasting of reduced electricity bills and prices at the pumps, along with low inflation because they are linked to the worldwide reduction in oil prices.
THE People’s National Party (PNP) says it will stand down from plans to hold a Region Six campaign launch rally in Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay on Sunday night as a result of what would have been a booking clash with the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) for the venue.
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth – Members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coast Guard were up to late afternoon yesterday busy scouring the St Elizabeth coastline in an effort to confirm a reported sighting of a light aircraft going down in flames.
MINISTER of Health Horace Dalley is mum on the name of the community in the Portmore Municipality where the first case of Zika virus was recently identified.
SAGICOR has appealed to Jamaicans to support this year’s Sigma Corporate Run to help meet this year’s target of $50 million.
THE ruling People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday expressed confidence that JP White, its Trewlany Northern candidate whose civil engineering company is steeped in tax debt, will make good on a commitment to clear arrears with Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ).
THE Jamaica-America Friendship Association (JAFA) is in for praises from United States Ambassador Luis Moreno for the work it is doing to promote social and educational development among youth across the country.
A case in involving a Kingston mechanic charged in connection with the murder of a man, who died after being hit with a 25-pound cooking gas cylinder last year, has been scheduled for a preliminary enquiry in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on April 7.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — After three days of meetings, the chief of a regional mission is hopeful but not necessarily confident that Haiti’s political crisis can be resolved before the scheduled end of the president’s term this weekend.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Regional Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will brief regional leaders on the mosquito-borne Zika virus (ZIKV) at their inter-sessional summit in Belize later this month, the Guyana-based Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat has announced.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An earthquake measuring 4.9 rattled several Caribbean islands on Tuesday, less than 48 hours after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 was felt in Antigua and Barbuda and Guadeloupe.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see an increase at the pumps in the price of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, February 4, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, ended trading at J$121.38, up by one cent according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – The St Elizabeth police have said they received a telephone call regarding the sighting of a supposed aircraft crashing off the coastline in south St Elizabeth.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) say they have become aware of the concerns being raised by potential visitors to the region adding “we implore you not to panic”.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – People’s National Party (PNP) Trelawny Northern candidate John-Paul White today said that his company, Equilibrio Solutions Jamaica Limited (Equilibrio), has signed an agreement with the Tax Administration of Jamaica (TAJ) that addresses all tax related matters.