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Several Jamaican hotels have signed on to a programme being spearheaded by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), which will see them collaborating with the Government of Jamaica to pay for COVID-19 vaccines. Clifton Reader,...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index declined on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 39/26. The JSE Combined Index declined by 753.99 points or 0.20 per cent to close at 38,812.29. The JSE Main Market Index declined by 925.66...

Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, says as of April 1, 2021, the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) will formally and legally be designated an independent Agency of the Ministry. “Since its...

Jamaica’s unemployment rate grew 3.5 percentage points higher for the month of October 2020, with females largely being the ones without a job for the period.   Data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica shows that in October 2020,...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably...

The National Works Agency (NWA) says beginning tomorrow, Thursday, January 21, motorists should expect delays while travelling along the Junction main road in St. Mary. The delays will be as a result of paving works that will be undertaken between...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris sworn in as vice president, breaking historic gender and racial barriers in American politics. The former U.S. senator from California is also the first Black person and the first person of South Asian descent...

President Joe Biden says “democracy has prevailed” in a country reeling amid a pandemic and a violent melee two weeks ago at the U.S. Capitol. In his first remarks as president, Biden said Wednesday that his swearing-in marks a day of...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 20, CMC – Former Premier of Bermuda Dr Ewart Brown was on Wednesday charged with 13 counts of corruption in the Magistrates’ Court. Director of the Department of Public Prosecutions Cindy Clarke said...

Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley and Cedella Marley, CEO of TUFF Gong International, are among seven distinguished recipients to receive awards at the 24th annual  'The Legacy Continues' Gala Awards of  the American...

DHAKA, Bangladesh, (CMC): Under-strength West Indies produced a limp batting performance to slump to a six-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the opening One-Day International of the three-match series here Wednesday. A side featuring six debutants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — All of the former U.S. presidents attending President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration have arrived at the U.S. Capitol. George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, were first to arrive at the complex on Wednesday morning,...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 20, CMC – A total of 1,665 Bermuda residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the week since the government launched its programme on January 11, health officials have confirmed. Health Minister Kim...

MADRID (AP) — A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak ripped the facade off a residential building in central Madrid on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring at least two more, according to the mayor. The first images and...

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump has followed at least one presidential tradition. The White House says the Republican president left behind a note for his successor, Democrat Joe Biden. Deputy press secretary Judd Deere declined to...

Jamaica on Tuesday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 331. The deceased are a 48-year-old female of a St Mary address and a 58-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew. Meanwhile, one more fatality is being probed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, leaving behind a legacy of chaos and tumult and a nation bitterly divided. Four years after...

The St James police are reporting that five firearms along with 147 rounds of assorted ammunition were seized at the Seaboard wharf in the parish on Monday, January 18. Seized were: · One DT-15 assault rifle · One Smith and...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal...

Police constable Fitzroy Andrews was today freed of corruption charges. A bus operator had given a statement to the police that on December 4, 2017, Andrews accepted $5,000 from him to drop a ticket for a breach of the Road Traffic Act. ...

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona has cut $1 billion in scholarships this year as it grapples with the financial fallout caused by COVID-19. Pro-vice chancellor and principal Professor Dale Webber says the development is likely to...
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