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Portmore United head roach Ricardo Gardner leaves the field after their 1-0 loss to Dunbeholden FC in the Red Stripe Premier League at the Spanish Town Prison Oval this afternoon.

Dunbeholden got their first points of the season, defeating Portmore United 1-0 in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the Spanish Town Prison Oval this afternoon. Deanandre Thomas scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot in...

Jamaica's energy minister has assured that the state-owned oil refinery has undertaken the necessary infrastructural and operational upgrades to meet new global sulphur content standards for bunker fuel. Fayval Williams gave the assurance as...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  -Forecasters have warned Bermuda that strengthening Tropical Storm Humberto is a potential threat to the island after it moved to the north of the Bahamas. As of 12 noon today, the storm, which is due to reach hurricane...

For a seventh straight year, Jamaica has failed to keep road deaths below the target of 300. Despite a number of initiatives aimed at reducing the carnage on the roads, the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport reports that 302 persons...

President of the National Water Commission (NWC), Mark Barnett, says the Commission will be sourcing water from the Rio Cobre and rehabilitated wells to address the water issue faced by residents of the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA). “We...

The government has reportedly decided to close the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and transfer its functions to the Ministry of Mining, Energy and Technology. According to opposition spokesperson on energy Phillip Paulwell, the decision was...

President of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), Dr Fritz Pinnock, has had his voluntary leave of absence extended until the investigations into the affairs of the Kingston-based institution have been completed. Pinnock, who was scheduled to...

A total of 48 Jamaicans have reached out to the Foreign Ministry for assistance in making contact with relatives in The Bahamas.  

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it will not accept a request for a 10 year monopoly from a company that is interested in growing marijuana for sacramental and recreational purposes. A statement issued...

The police’s Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau is reporting that it arrested three members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force between Monday and Thursday over alleged breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. In the...

The police in St Thomas are probing the shooting death of a man in Seaforth on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as 34-year-old Richard Whyte, otherwise called Mario, of a Main Road, Lower York address in Seaforth. It is reported that...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas, hard hit by a Category 5 hurricane at the start of the month that killed at least 50 people, was on Friday bracing for the passage of a new tropical disturbance that was moving north westward over the...

The Ministry of National Security is reporting that some 240,000 traffic tickets have been cleared following major software modifications to the island’s Traffic Ticket Management System. The Ministry explains that the system is a centralised...

Detectives attached to the Area 2 Fugitive Apprehension Team seized twenty 9mm cartridges in York Castle, Claremont, St Ann on Thursday. The police report that between 3:30 a.m., and 6:30 a.m., a team was on operation in the area when a premises...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reported that there has been a slight increase in the water levels at the Mona Reservoir and the Hermitage Dam due to the recent rains across the island. “We have seen some changes in our storage level...

Some 52 high schools are now participating in the Ministry of Education’s Twinning of Schools initiative. The programme aims to expose students to academic and extracurricular programmes that are not currently available at their own schools....

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will hold face-to-face talks next week in a bid to break the Brexit impasse. European and British officials say the meeting will take...
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