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The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona has confirmed that a magnitude 3.2 earthquake rocked the eastern section of the island this afternoon. The epicentre was recorded near the Blue Mountain peak. Persons, mainly in...

Sections of Jamaica was rattled by what is believed to be an earthquake a short while ago. The Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies, Mona has not yet confirmed the occurrence. However, persons in the Corporate Area and Portland...

The Cheapside community in south St Elizabeth remains in fear after three men were shot, one fatally, last night during a drive-by shooting at a bar in the community. The drive-by shooting has also given rise to ...

A St Catherine domestic helper, who allegedly stole $15 million from a Jacuzzi tub at the home of her employer, has been bound over to reappear in the St Catherine Parish Court on February 21, 2019. Answering to a charge of larceny ...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico,  CMC – The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez   have repatriated 12 Dominicans and returned two Haitians to Dominican authorities following the...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he will approach Cabinet for funds to help with flood relief. Rowley was speaking during a joint media conference yesterday  “I would speak ahead of the...

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, a growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border early today in southern Mexico. Their numbers swelled to about 5,000...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince “crossed a line” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price, a leading U.S. Senate Republican said Sunday, in a sign of growing tensions between the United...

Government Senator Charles Sinclair has suggested that the Firearms Act be reviewed to provide stiffer penalties for persons who illegally bring guns into the island. The suggestion comes nearly three weeks after 26 guns, more than 600 assorted...

Thousands of people travelling across Central America en route to the United States (US) are now stuck on Mexico's southern border after a failed attempt to enter the country. The migrants include mostly women and children from Honduras who say...

The Agriculture Ministry says there has been an increase in the Beet Armyworm population in sections of Manchester and St Elizabeth. According to the Rural Agriculture Development Authority (RADA), the Beet Armyworm is an insect pest which affects...

Manchester City opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with a convincing 5-0 win over Burnley that maintained their 100 per cent home record this season. Pep Guardiola's team was briefly knocked off the BPL...

The police have activated a high alert for a one-year-old boy who has been missing since last Sunday. He is Jayden Elliot of Byles district, in Kitson Town, St Catherine. The Spanish Town Police reports that Jayden was last seen in the Cherry...

The elderly man accused of chopping one woman to death then slashing another female on the head before setting her house on fire is to remain in custody until his next court appearance. The order was made by Senior Parish Judge Tara Reid-Carr when...

Turkey has announced that it will reveal all details about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This announcement by a spokesman for the governing party in Turkey follows Saudi Arabia’s admission that Khashoggi was killed inside its...

The Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) partnered with several stakeholders in a clean-up operation in Half-Way Tree on Friday. That exercise is a start to what, the PSTEB said,...

An Ananda Alert has been activated for 14-year-old Kadian Clarke, otherwise called ‘Kay’, of Sterling District, Grange Hill in Westmoreland, who has been missing since Friday, October 19. She is of brown complexion and slim build....

Prosecutors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing “meritless”, and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing.

Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fight, and said 18 Saudis were being held as suspects.

The Transport Authority is condemning the practise of some public passenger operators who have been insisting that children or commuters, in general, sit in each other’s lap or be denied access. The authority labelled the action as...

Government Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has dismissed claims that a businesswoman was detained for several days after she was taken into custody under the state of public emergency in the Corporate Area.  

LONDON (AP) — Europe’s drug regulator has recommended approving the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about its wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging that it was linked to three deaths. The European Medicines Agency...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court ordered Poland on Friday to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench. The interim injunction from the...
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