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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — The dengue-like Zika virus has been linked for the first time to cases of babies being born with small heads, or microcephaly, Brazil's Government said.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — After recent extremist attacks, the United States is to tighten security procedures for its visa waiver program for visitors from friendly countries, the White House said Monday.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund welcomed China's yuan into its elite reserve currency basket on Monday, recognizing the ascendance of the Asian power in the global economy.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Tivoli Enquiry adjourned early for the day due to a breakdown in the scheduled of witnesses who were to testify Monday and confusion about the number of alleged crime scenes in Tivoli Gardens visited by detectives in 2010.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A firearm and several rounds of ammunition were seized by police in Frasers Content, Spanish Town, St Catherine yesterday.
ST JAMES, Jamaica – The police say they have launched a manhunt for six prisoners who escaped from the Montego Bay Police lock-up in St James this morning.
KENYA — Two-time cross-country world champion Emily Chebet was among seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping Friday, another indication that the country has a serious problem of cheating among its famed distance runners.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential election are demanding major changes in Haiti's electoral system and other agencies. And they say if that doesn't happen, a transitional government should be created to oversee a new vote.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says that his current campaign tours are proving that Jamaicans want to be done with the People's National Party (PNP) government in light of the high level of poverty and the lack of growth Jamaica has been experiencing.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — All but two members of the Jamaica Under-20 Women’s team are in Honduras to prepare for the CONCACAF Championship, set to run from December 3 to 13.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Red Stripe has contributed $720,000 towards tuition for 12 participants in the University of the West Indies Community Film Project (UWICFP).
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) – Attorney General and Minister of Communications, Vincent Byron Jr says the Government is concerned about the effects the merger between telecommunications company Cable and Wireless and Columbus Communications will have on the telecommunications market here and the wider Eastern Caribbean.
BEIJING, China (AFP) – Chinese media blasted this year's Miss Canada on Monday over her claim that Beijing froze her out of an international beauty pageant due to her outspoken views on human rights.
FRESNO, California (AP) — Authorities say a suspected burglar who became stuck in the chimney of a Central California home died after the homeowner unknowingly lit a fire in the fireplace.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A baby’s was found on a dirt track in Gregory Park, Portmore in St Catherine last Friday, according to the police
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Passport, Immigration and Citizens Agency (PICA) has issued approximately 830,000 passports to Jamaicans over the last five years.
WASHINGTON, USA (AP) -- The American aid worker who spent five years in prison in Cuba said he had no trouble bringing sophisticated communication gear into the country and made little attempt to disguise his work to set up Internet connections.
GOVERNMENT and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week's high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planet's climate woes.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A Malaysian military officer who was extradited to New Zealand after earlier leaving the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity pleaded guilty to indecent assault.