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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has discontinued the Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine and Clarendon.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AFP) - Police in Pakistan's capital Islamabad fired tear gas and rubber bullets on anti-government protesters attempting to storm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence late Saturday, injuring six people, according to officials.
QUITO, Ecuador(AFP) - A group of Ecuadoran nuns opened the doors of their convent to the outside world Saturday -- a first since the order arrived in the South American country 150 years ago.
MASERU, Lesotho (AFP) - Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane claimed Saturday he fled in fear of his life after soldiers seized power in a coup, despite the military denying it overthrew the tiny mountain kingdom's government.
CONAKRY, Guinea (AFP) - Clashes between protesters and security forces in a Guinean city at the epicentre of the west African Ebola outbreak have left at least 55 wounded, the local government said on Saturday.
FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) -- The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St Louis-area suburb that was the centre of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long way to go.
LONDON, August 30, 2014 (AFP) - Chelsea overpowered Everton 6-3 in a remarkable game on Saturday to preserve their 100 percent record in the Premier League, after Manchester City were stunned by Stoke City.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is reminding owners and operators of businesses that they are required by law to pay the Minimum Business Tax (MBT) of $60,000 per annum, on their operations.
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica -- The St Catherine North Police supported by the members of Mobile Reserve and Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) on Friday, August 29, carried out an operation in the Spanish Town market district and its environs, in a continuation of Operation Resilience III, which was launched in June 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Education, Rev Ronald Thwaites, has informed that 97 per cent of the island’s grade seven cohort have been placed in high schools this year.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A recently constructed retaining wall in the community of Hagley Gap in St Thomas came crashing down yesterday, Friday, August 29 as heavy showers pelted the parish.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) -- The Independent Liberal Party (ILP) is now the first group to take the Government to court over the controversial Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2014. The bill was passed in the Senate on Thursday night after three days of debate.
CHICAGO, (AP) -- A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade -- a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 per cent.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Principals of 16 schools across the island are welcoming plans to eliminate the dual shift system from their institutions during the course of the new school year.
The bill was passed on Thursday in the Senate, at Tower D, International Waterfront Centre, Port of Spain, after amendments were made to the controversial run-off provision.
NEW YORK (CMC) – Dr Mathieu Eugene a Haitian/American legislator in New York has expressed sadness over the death of five of Haitians in car crash in Long Island last weekend.
LONDON (CMC) -- A Jamaican man has been sentenced along with nine others in connection with a plot to import massive amounts of cocaine into the UK.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service has issued Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine and Clarendon.
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) - A 16-month-old baby died after being forgotten by one of its parents who left the child behind in a company car park, a Swiss prosecutor said Friday.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) - A former head of a feared Colombian militia that was linked to more than 5,000 murders and a spate of disappearances has been arrested in Panama, Colombian police said Friday.