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JC defeat Charlie Smith 2-1 to take 2014 Manning Cup title

9 hours 14 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica College have defended their Manning Cup title defeating Charlie Smith 2-1 in the 2014 final at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon.

INDECOM probing police shooting in St James

12 hours 14 min ago
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — An unidentified body, believed to be that of a man who attacked a cop last night in Freeport, Montego Bay, St James, was discovered in a trench in the area this morning.

Florida shootout leaves deputy, gunman dead

12 hours 19 min ago
TALLAHASSEE, Florida (AP) — A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, officials said.

St James cops seize two firearms

12 hours 28 min ago
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- A man has been taken into custody by the St James police in connection with the seizure of two firearms and ammunition in St James this morning.

Tens of thousands march against abortion in Spain

13 hours 45 min ago
MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Tens of thousands of Spaniards rallied in Madrid on Saturday threatening to punish the Government in elections next year unless it revives a plan to restrict women's access to abortion.

Farmer killed in Clarendon

14 hours 32 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The body of a farmer, 43-year-old Everton Rickard, was discovered in Frankfield, Clarendon Friday morning with several wounds to the head.

Police seize firearms, ammunition in St Mary, Kingston

15 hours 27 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police seized two firearms and several rounds of ammunition in separate incidents in Kingston and St Mary on Friday.

Shebab Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus

16 hours 39 min ago
Garissa, Kenya (AFP) — Somalia's Shebab Islamists on Saturday ambushed a bus in Kenya and executed 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids on mosques in the troubled port of Mombasa.

Two men shot dead in St Catherine, Clarendon

17 hours 10 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two men were last night shot dead in separate incidents in St Catherine and Clarendon.

St Kitts/Nevis opens Caribbean’s largest greenhouse

17 hours 21 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – St Kitts and Nevis has established what they say is the largest greenhouse in the Caribbean at 24 metres tall and covering more than 14,000 square feet.

Brawl at Falmouth Hospital leaves 2 patients with chop wounds

18 hours 13 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Two patients at the Falmouth Hospital in Trelawny were this morning involved in a brawl at the health facility. Both are reported to have received chop wounds.

St Lucia human rights activist claims Jamaican investigators hampered in carrying out work

18 hours 25 min ago
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – Human rights activist Mary Francis says investigations by Jamaican investigators into several fatal police shootings in St Lucia in 2011 were severely hampered by the difficulty in obtaining evidence.

Bahamas Government denies 'rounding up' illegal migrants

18 hours 36 min ago
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas Government said it wanted an “urgent clarification” of remarks reportedly made by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Jose Miguel Insulza, that persons were being “rounded up” as part of the new immigration policies here.

Nicholson to celebrate IDEVA as ‘flexi-rape’ penance

19 hours 7 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Leader of Government Business in the Senate, A J Nicholson, has promised to demonstrate his remorse for making the “flexi-rape” remark in the Senate, by associating with this year’s celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) next Tuesday.

AJ repentant

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:00
LEADER of Government Business Senator AJ Nicholson, yesterday apologised to the Senate and the country for his "flexi-rape" remark on October 31, which triggered a public firestorm over respect for women.

Student’s letter brings relief to Rock River Primary

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:00
FOUR years ago 10-year old Wajay Jonas, concerned about the poor sanitary conditions in his then primary school, Rock River, located in St Mary, set out to make a change by writing to corporate Jamaica in the hope they would hear his plea.

Actors mourn Chu Chu

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:00
THE theatre community is mourning the death of roots play actor Cleve 'Chu Chu' Warren.

Woman dies in crash, another found dead on roadside

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:00
ST ELIZABETH — A woman died in a motor vehicle crash just west of Gutters in St Elizabeth, close to the border with Manchester on Thursday afternoon, and a few hours later the victim of a presumed traffic accident was found dead on the streets of Santa Cruz, police say.

A light moment with student leaders

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:00
Jamaica Money Market Brokers' Donna Duncan-Scott and Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn share a light moment with budding leaders from St Hugh's High School at the National Conference on Girls Education, held Thursday at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston. Duncan-Scott and Llewellyn spoke on the theme, 'Making my Contribution: Girls as Leaders, Now and to Come.'. The girls (from second left) are Cyanne Forbes, Tiffany Stanley, Toni-Ann Clarke, and Lennique Knight. (PHOTO: ASTON SPAULDING)