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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Digicel’s Chief Executive Officer Barry O’Brien Friday delivered on his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge-promise and handed over three water tanks to schools in the Corporate Area.
LANCASTER, California (AP) -- A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.
CHERBOURG, France (AFP) - A frantic police hunt was underway Saturday for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour taken from a British hospital by his family, as fears for his life intensified with every passing hour.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Two high school students in Kingston are to benefit from $1 million in financial assistance to offset their educational expenses, through the Charles Drax Scholarship.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Ministry of Health has confirmed four additional cases of Chikungunya bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the island to 21.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says that Government will spend more than $3 billion this academic year to support students at the primary and secondary levels, who benefit from the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH).
NEW YORK (AP) — The son of the president of Suriname has pleaded guilty to charges he sought to offer a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia detective has testified about a foul-mouthed bird that helped lead police to the woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old from school.
KINGSTON, Jamaica --The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says it will operate a students’ Smarter Card distribution centre in the Half Way Tree Transport Centre this Saturday and Sunday, August 30 and 31, to further facilitate Smarter Cards distribution specifically for students.
CAMDEN, USA (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) is calling on government for a quarterly report on the performance of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) in light of the recent increases in the fares of the state-owned bus company.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The US dollar on Friday, August 29 ended trading at J$112.73 down five cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
South Carolina, USA (AP) -- A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as ‘Lady Jamaica’ has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says that people currently seeking driver’s licence may encounter inconveniences and delays at Revenue Service Centres islandwide.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The three Commissioners who will preside over the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry were sworn in on Friday, August 29 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- A Jamaican gay rights activist who brought a legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law says he has withdrawn the case after growing fearful about safety.
WASHINGTON, (AFP) -- The board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reiterated its support for Managing Director Christine Lagarde Friday, after a French court placed her under formal investigation in a graft scandal.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – West Indies selectors on Friday named a 13-man to face Bangladesh in the opening Test starting at Arnos Vale in a week’s time.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is reporting that the Government of Spain has appointed His Excellency Aníbal Jiménez Abascal as the new Ambassador to Jamaica replacing Her Excellency María Celsa Nuño García.