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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Night 2 of the 2015 Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival kicks off at 7 o’clock tonight at the Trelawny Stadium.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaican dollar held firm against the US dollar trading at $115.81 on Friday, January 30 according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica - A 23 year-old bike operator, Kamar Powell of Delve Land in the parish Westmoreland who was allegedly beaten by police on Wednesday night has succumbed to his injuries. Powell died early this morning in the Savanna-la-mar hospital.
ST ANN, Jamaica – The two children who were pulled from a tank in St Ann this afternoon, were reportedly playing at home in Minard Hill, Brown’s Town, when they fell in and drowned.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – US President Barack Obama will appear in public at an event attended by the Dalai Lama next week in Washington, the White House said Friday, in a move sure to anger Beijing.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police have confirmed that the bodies of two children were this afternoon pulled from a tank on Waltham Drive in Brown’s Town, St Ann.
TORONTO, Canada (AP) — Canada will introduce new anti-terror laws that will make it a crime to encourage terrorism against Canadians, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Friday in response to two recent attacks.
SYDNEY, Australia (CMC) – A weary but upbeat West Indies side arrived here Friday to begin preparation for the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Transport Minister, Dr Omar Davies has expressed deep regret at the death of Marlon King, the physically challenged man who was Thursday crushed by a JUTC bus along Golden Avenue in Papine.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – As debate on the Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act 2015 began in the Senate earlier today, Leader of Opposition business in the Upper House Tom Tavares Finson, while giving overall support to the Act, made a passion plea for a change to the section of the Act which gives the minister of justice the right to determine who is a Rastafarian or not.
State Attorney Phil Archer said he wouldn't file a formal charge against Zimmerman, the former neighbourhood watch leader who was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin. The killing of the unarmed black teen touched off protests across the country.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna has condemned the recent acts of violence against the nation’s children.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Agriculture Derrick Kellier is expressing alarm at the reports of fires in the sugar cane growing areas of Westmoreland which have already affected an estimated 30,000 tonnes of cane, valued at some $150 million.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Jamaican High Commission in London will be embarking on a public education programme to educate the Diaspora about the need to regularise their status in the United Kingdom.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is seeking 10 export-ready small and medium sized enterprises (SME) for the second phase of its export development programme, Export Max II.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Labour Party’s spokesman on Agriculture & Fisheries, JC Hutchinson, is calling for the immediate strengthening of the Security Forces' presence in Westmoreland where residents enraged by the circumstances with which a resident of the parish met his demise are setting canefields in the parish on fire.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – Republican 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Friday he will not make another White House run in 2016, following weeks of speculation he would mount another campaign.
WASHINGTON (CMC) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has received a third early payment of a US$73.1 million loan that St Kitts and Nevis had acquired under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) signed in 2011.
YENAGOA, Nigeria (AFP) – Kennedy Tonjo-West is unhappy at the way Nigeria's main opposition party and northern politicians have been criticising President Goodluck Jonathan's record in the run-up to next month's election.