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Men arrested after body found at block factory in Manchester

Two men have been taken into custody by the police in Manchester in connection with the murder of another. The body of the unidentified man was discovered Sunday morning in Chudleigh district at a popular block factory by residents. The discovery...
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Men arrested after body found at block factory in Manchester

Two men have been taken into custody by the police in Manchester in connection with the murder of another. The body of the unidentified man was discovered Sunday morning in Chudleigh district at a popular block factory by residents. The discovery...

Teen mom killed in Denham Town, child’s father listed as person of interest

A 17-year-old mother was shot and killed last night at the Kings Heights housing complex on Water Street in Denham Town in Kingston. It is reported that Devonise Nelson, otherwise called 'Pinky', a student of North Street in Kingston, was...
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Teen mom killed in Denham Town, child’s father listed as person of interest

A 17-year-old mother was shot and killed last night at the Kings Heights housing complex on Water Street in Denham Town in Kingston. It is reported that Devonise Nelson, otherwise called 'Pinky', a student of North Street in Kingston, was...

Water supply disruption for some St Andrew communities

The National Water Commission (NWC) says the disruption currently being experienced in some St Andrew communities is due to low levels at its Barnettwood Water Facility. Operations at the plant have been suspended to facilitate the rebuilding of...
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Water supply disruption for some St Andrew communities

The National Water Commission (NWC) says the disruption currently being experienced in some St Andrew communities is due to low levels at its Barnettwood Water Facility. Operations at the plant have been suspended to facilitate the rebuilding of...

Update | Body found at block factory in Manchester identified

The Manchester police have identified the man whose body was found at a block factory in Chudleigh district. He is Kenyiata Harris, 50, of New Jersey in the United States and West Green Crescent in St James. Harris' body was discovered...
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Update | Body found at block factory in Manchester identified

The Manchester police have identified the man whose body was found at a block factory in Chudleigh district. He is Kenyiata Harris, 50, of New Jersey in the United States and West Green Crescent in St James. Harris' body was discovered...

Mark Golding addresses ‘bwoy dem’ remark made at political meeting

People's National Party (PNP) president Mark Golding has moved to address his castigation of the Government at political meetings over the weekend. Golding was critical of the Government on the State of Public Emergency in St Catherine as well...
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Mark Golding addresses ‘bwoy dem’ remark made at political meeting

People's National Party (PNP) president Mark Golding has moved to address his castigation of the Government at political meetings over the weekend. Golding was critical of the Government on the State of Public Emergency in St Catherine as well...

Caribbean American Public Advocate welcomes signing of gun safety legislation

NEW YORK (CMC): Caribbean American Public Advocate Jumaane Williams welcomed President Joe Biden’s signing into law a bipartisan gun measure aimed at preventing dangerous people from accessing firearms, bringing to an end almost three decades of...
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Caribbean American Public Advocate welcomes signing of gun safety legislation

NEW YORK (CMC): Caribbean American Public Advocate Jumaane Williams welcomed President Joe Biden’s signing into law a bipartisan gun measure aimed at preventing dangerous people from accessing firearms, bringing to an end almost three decades of...

Dr Claire Grant elected CBU board chair

The general manager of Television Jamaica, Dr Claire Grant, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Barbados-based Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU). In a statement, the CBU said that Grant, who had also been elected as president...
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Dr Claire Grant elected CBU board chair

The general manager of Television Jamaica, Dr Claire Grant, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Barbados-based Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU). In a statement, the CBU said that Grant, who had also been elected as president...

OAS electoral mission praises Grenada on ‘strong democratic commitment’

WASHINGTON (CMC): The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS) has congratulated Grenadians on their “strong democratic commitment demonstrated in their enthusiastic and peaceful participation” in the June...
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OAS electoral mission praises Grenada on ‘strong democratic commitment’

WASHINGTON (CMC): The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS) has congratulated Grenadians on their “strong democratic commitment demonstrated in their enthusiastic and peaceful participation” in the June...

Bodles Research Station receives tractors to boost capacity

Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Pearnel Charles Jr said that the Bodles Research Station in St Catherine is critical to the development and delivery of the sector, and all the necessary support is required to allow it to achieve its potential...
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Bodles Research Station receives tractors to boost capacity

Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Pearnel Charles Jr said that the Bodles Research Station in St Catherine is critical to the development and delivery of the sector, and all the necessary support is required to allow it to achieve its potential...

Theodore Skills Training Centre transforming Negril’s at-risk youths

WESTERN BUREAU: Hospitality training at the Theodore Skills Training Centre in Negril, Westmoreland, has offered more than just a job to Chevelle Thompson. The 24-year-old, one of several young women pursuing skills training in hospitality services...
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Theodore Skills Training Centre transforming Negril’s at-risk youths

WESTERN BUREAU: Hospitality training at the Theodore Skills Training Centre in Negril, Westmoreland, has offered more than just a job to Chevelle Thompson. The 24-year-old, one of several young women pursuing skills training in hospitality services...

'JLP bwoy dem nuh stop shot themselves...' - Golding slams gov't over C'wealth, SOE

People's National Party (PNP) president Mark Golding has castigated the Holness administration for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson Smith's failed bid for Commonwealth secretary general.
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'JLP bwoy dem nuh stop shot themselves...' - Golding slams gov't over C'wealth, SOE

People's National Party (PNP) president Mark Golding has castigated the Holness administration for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Kamina Johnson Smith's failed bid for Commonwealth secretary general.

Supreme Court judge writes book on Jamaica's Constitution

A book written by Supreme Court judge David Batts entitled 'Law and Constitution For Every Jamaican' is being celebrated as timely for the country's 60th anniversary of independence which is being observed this year. The book will be available in stores in
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Supreme Court judge writes book on Jamaica's Constitution

A book written by Supreme Court judge David Batts entitled 'Law and Constitution For Every Jamaican' is being celebrated as timely for the country's 60th anniversary of independence which is being observed this year. The book will be available in stores in August.

Clarendon taximan branded 'informer' shot dead

A Clarendon taxi operator who was reportedly labelled an 'informer', was shot and killed in Vere in the parish on Saturday.  Dead is 44-year-old Ralston Cockett, also known as 'Mark' of Springfield Housing Scheme...
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Clarendon taximan branded 'informer' shot dead

A Clarendon taxi operator who was reportedly labelled an 'informer', was shot and killed in Vere in the parish on Saturday.  Dead is 44-year-old Ralston Cockett, also known as 'Mark' of Springfield Housing Scheme...

Man shot dead in Half-Way Tree

A man was shot and killed in the vicinity of the Half-Way Tree Transport Centre in St Andrew on Sunday afternoon. A woman was reportedly injured.  
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Man shot dead in Half-Way Tree

A man was shot and killed in the vicinity of the Half-Way Tree Transport Centre in St Andrew on Sunday afternoon. A woman was reportedly injured.  

Russia strikes Ukraine capital

Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital early Sunday, striking at least two residential buildings, the mayor of Kyiv said, as elsewhere Russian troops fought to consolidate their gains in the country’s east.
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Russia strikes Ukraine capital

Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital early Sunday, striking at least two residential buildings, the mayor of Kyiv said, as elsewhere Russian troops fought to consolidate their gains in the country’s east.

At least 20 dead in South African club; cause not yet known

South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning. It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the e
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At least 20 dead in South African club; cause not yet known

South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning. It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.

'Kill Quick' charged in robbery of millions from Beryllium couriers

A 37-year-old man has been charged in the robbery of approximately $22 million from couriers employed to security firm, Beryllium, in Kingston earlier this month. 
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'Kill Quick' charged in robbery of millions from Beryllium couriers

A 37-year-old man has been charged in the robbery of approximately $22 million from couriers employed to security firm, Beryllium, in Kingston earlier this month. 

Controversy as Vatican flag flown at SDA conference

The Vatican flag was flown at the Seventh-day Adventist’s (SDA) 61st General Conference (GC) Session in St Louis, Missouri (MO) on June 11. While some church folk are okay with it and have offered stout defence, other members of the church are...
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Controversy as Vatican flag flown at SDA conference

The Vatican flag was flown at the Seventh-day Adventist’s (SDA) 61st General Conference (GC) Session in St Louis, Missouri (MO) on June 11. While some church folk are okay with it and have offered stout defence, other members of the church are...

Slow down!

Director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining, Diadre Hudson-Sinclair, is calling on motorists in western Jamaica to practise discipline on the roads as accidents and fatalities increase in the region. The plea comes as...
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Slow down!

Director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining, Diadre Hudson-Sinclair, is calling on motorists in western Jamaica to practise discipline on the roads as accidents and fatalities increase in the region. The plea comes as...

Gabon and Togo admitted into Commonwealth

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP): The African nations of Gabon and Togo, which have no colonial history with Britain, were on Saturday admitted into the Commonwealth group of nations. “We welcome them,” Rwandan President Paul Kagame, whose government hosted a...
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Gabon and Togo admitted into Commonwealth

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP): The African nations of Gabon and Togo, which have no colonial history with Britain, were on Saturday admitted into the Commonwealth group of nations. “We welcome them,” Rwandan President Paul Kagame, whose government hosted a...

Ja must rebuild trust with Caribbean neighbours, says diplomat

Although acknowledging that Senator Kamina Johnson Smith ran a good race in her bid for secretary general of the Commonwealth, businessman and attorney-at-law Howard Mitchell said the whole affair was a bad idea from the get-go. “It was a bad deal...
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Ja must rebuild trust with Caribbean neighbours, says diplomat

Although acknowledging that Senator Kamina Johnson Smith ran a good race in her bid for secretary general of the Commonwealth, businessman and attorney-at-law Howard Mitchell said the whole affair was a bad idea from the get-go. “It was a bad deal...

Key agenda items for Commonwealth going forward

KIGALI, Rwanda: The future of employment, climate change, rethinking industries in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and a greater emphasis on the prioritisation of human rights have emerged as key areas of concern for the Commonwealth as the Kigali...
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Key agenda items for Commonwealth going forward

KIGALI, Rwanda: The future of employment, climate change, rethinking industries in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and a greater emphasis on the prioritisation of human rights have emerged as key areas of concern for the Commonwealth as the Kigali...

T&T's Piarco rated 'best airport' in the Caribbean

(CMC) - Trinidad and Tobago's Piarco International Airport has been declared the best airport in the Caribbean. The announcement was made at the 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards. 
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T&T's Piarco rated 'best airport' in the Caribbean

(CMC) - Trinidad and Tobago's Piarco International Airport has been declared the best airport in the Caribbean. The announcement was made at the 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards. 

NSWMA crew escape with 'minor injuries' after truck plunges in Rio Cobre

An MPM garbage truck with five workers aboard plunged into the Rio Cobre near the Flat Bridge in Catherine about an hour ago. With the help of community divers, the workers were able to free themselves and swim to safety.
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NSWMA crew escape with 'minor injuries' after truck plunges in Rio Cobre

An MPM garbage truck with five workers aboard plunged into the Rio Cobre near the Flat Bridge in Catherine about an hour ago. With the help of community divers, the workers were able to free themselves and swim to safety.

Commonwealth backs judicial process to end Guyana/Venezuela border controversy

The members of the 54 nation Commonwealth have backed a route to be undertaken by the  International Court of Justice (ICJ) to bring a “peaceful and definitive” end to the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy.
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Commonwealth backs judicial process to end Guyana/Venezuela border controversy

The members of the 54 nation Commonwealth have backed a route to be undertaken by the  International Court of Justice (ICJ) to bring a “peaceful and definitive” end to the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy.

T&'s Piarco rated 'best airport' in the Caribbean

(CMC) - Trinidad and Tobago's Piarco International Airport has been declared the best airport in the Caribbean. The announcement was made at the 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards. 
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T&'s Piarco rated 'best airport' in the Caribbean

(CMC) - Trinidad and Tobago's Piarco International Airport has been declared the best airport in the Caribbean. The announcement was made at the 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards. 

Nightly curfews for several Spanish Town communities

The police have imposed nightly curfews in several sections of St Catherine. This is in addition to a state of public emergency that Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared for the entire parish on June 17.
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Nightly curfews for several Spanish Town communities

The police have imposed nightly curfews in several sections of St Catherine. This is in addition to a state of public emergency that Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared for the entire parish on June 17.

McLaughlin breaks own 400m hurdles world record, Sha'Carri makes 200m semifinal

Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin bested her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the US outdoor track and field championships Saturday.
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McLaughlin breaks own 400m hurdles world record, Sha'Carri makes 200m semifinal

Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin bested her own world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the US outdoor track and field championships Saturday.

Tamarind Farm inmates show off skills at expo

The Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre in St Catherine staged an exposition on Friday showcasing a range of agriculture and handmade products created by inmates and officers under its rehabilitation programme. 
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Tamarind Farm inmates show off skills at expo

The Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre in St Catherine staged an exposition on Friday showcasing a range of agriculture and handmade products created by inmates and officers under its rehabilitation programme. 

Speeding blamed for fatal St James crash

Two men were killed in a car crash along the Rose Hall main road in Montego Bay, St James early this morning. Acting parish commander, Superintendent Carlos Russell says speeding was a key factor behind the incident that took place about 1 a.m., in the vicini
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Speeding blamed for fatal St James crash

Two men were killed in a car crash along the Rose Hall main road in Montego Bay, St James early this morning. Acting parish commander, Superintendent Carlos Russell says speeding was a key factor behind the incident that took place about 1 a.m., in the vicinity of the Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa. 

St Ann man charged for shooting his brother

A forty-seven-year-old mason who allegedly shot his brother during a roadside attack earlier this month in St Ann has been charged.  The police charged Audley Hinds of Hinds Town, Ocho Rios with wounding with intent, illegal possession of firearm and ill
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St Ann man charged for shooting his brother

A forty-seven-year-old mason who allegedly shot his brother during a roadside attack earlier this month in St Ann has been charged.  The police charged Audley Hinds of Hinds Town, Ocho Rios with wounding with intent, illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition on Friday. 

Biden signs landmark gun measure, says ‘lives will be saved’

US President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementar
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Biden signs landmark gun measure, says ‘lives will be saved’

US President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school.

Aftershock pushes quake toll to 1,150

GAYAN (AP): An aftershock took more lives on Friday and threatened to pile even more misery on an area of eastern Afghanistan reeling from a powerful earthquake that state media said killed 1,150 people this week. Among the dead from Wednesday’s...
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Aftershock pushes quake toll to 1,150

GAYAN (AP): An aftershock took more lives on Friday and threatened to pile even more misery on an area of eastern Afghanistan reeling from a powerful earthquake that state media said killed 1,150 people this week. Among the dead from Wednesday’s...

‘They are teaching us how to fish’

WESTERN BUREAU: WINSOME BARNES, president of the Mount Salem Community Development Committee and Benevolent Society, says that, while there has been a level of renewed hope, peace and tranquillity among the residents living in that St James...
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‘They are teaching us how to fish’

WESTERN BUREAU: WINSOME BARNES, president of the Mount Salem Community Development Committee and Benevolent Society, says that, while there has been a level of renewed hope, peace and tranquillity among the residents living in that St James...

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