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LONDON, England (AFP) — A British government-commissioned review has found that resistance to antibiotics could account for 10 million deaths a year and hit global gross domestic product by 2.0 to 3.5 per cent by 2050.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Generation 2000 (G2K) has again expressed concern about the effects of the sliding Jamaican dollar on the poor and most vulnerable, this time during the current Christmas season.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A man was fined $10,000 in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court after pleading guilty to assaulting another with a coconut.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Executors of Nelson Mandela's estate vowed Monday to oppose attempts by his former wife to acquire his country house, bequeathed to his widow Graca Machel and the Mandela family after his death last year.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) says that several of its customers in the Corporate Area and St Catherine have reported the theft of water meters from their properties.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Monday, December 15 ended trading at J$114.29, up from J$114.12 according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, (CMC) — Antigua & Barbuda Monday paid tribute to Jamaican investor and entrepreneur, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, for his significant investment in the island’s tourism sector, saying his chain of hotels also contributes tremendously to the economies of Caribbean countries.
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A gunman killed six people and seriously wounded another Monday in a series of shootings near the northeastern US city of Philadelphia, authorities said, as police hunted for the suspect.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — A major power outage caused by nearby construction workers plunged the US State Department into darkness on Monday, officials said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police are currently conducting operations in the Corporate Area and St Catherine to uncover suspected cases of tax evasion, tax fraud and cybercrime.
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown cafe.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The number of babies born with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean declined by 78 per cent between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- In the near future Jamaica could be importing cannabis (ganja) from the United States, says Ethan Nadelmann, founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the United States promoting alternatives to the war on drugs.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Member of the National Partnership Council, Professor Alvin Wint, has expressed concern with the manner in which crime statistics are being reported by the media.
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Somebody in Dominica is holding a lottery ticket for EC$270,000 (US$100,000) and the Dominica National Lottery (DNL) is urging the person to cash in the ticket.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Members of the security forces reportedly seized a Taurus 9mm pistol containing 4 rounds of ammunition at Fleet Street, Kingston on Sunday, December 14.
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The new immigration policy of the Bahamas government will come under scrutiny this week as Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell addresses the Organisation of American States (OAS), a government statement has said.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica has issued a Flash Flood Watch for St Mary and Portland effective until 5:00 pm today, Monday, December 15.
PORT ANTONIO, Portland – As heavy rains continue to lash the parish of Portland over the last twelve hours, numerous land slippages have occurred at Black Hill along the North Coast highway and a tree has fallen across the road at Brown’s Town Gate restricting traffic flow.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) says it will now charge passengers for a second checked-in bag despite the “growing industry trend of airlines moving to charge passengers for all checked bags”.