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On the eve of her official return to representational politics, Valerie Neita-Robertson says one of the things she wants to do is to help change the political culture in Jamaica. Further, Neita-Robertson says she wants to help change the way...

The Republic of Ireland has voted 66.4 per cent to 33.6 per cent to overturn the ban on abortion in that country. The official result of the abortion referendum was announced earlier today, sealing a landslide win for those in favour of repealing...

A St Catherine man, who, along with a group of armed thugs, donned full military and police uniforms before shooting four people to death in 2014, has been convicted on four counts of murder.

UNITED NATIONS, May 25  CMC – The International Labour Organisation (ILO), has called for an “urgent effort” to improve treatment, step up testing and ensure healthier and more productive workplaces as HIV AIDS continues to...

The Court Management Services in the Ministry of Justice says the Corporate Area Traffic Court located at Melbourne Road (Sabina Park) will reopen to the public on Monday, May 28, 2018. The court has been closed for a week after a fire on Friday,...

A 16-year-old Westmoreland teen who pleaded guilty to possession of identity information was today ordered to serve three years probation. Sentencing was handed down in the Westmoreland Circuit Court. Meanwhile, three other co-accused, who...

Major General Rocky Meade, with the approval of the Defence Board, has announced the promotions of a number of senior personnel in the Jamaica Defence Force. The promoted officers are Lieutenant Colonels Martin Rickman and Mahatma Williams and...

The Cuban Health Ministry says the toll from the crash of a passenger jet in Cuba has risen to 112 after another survivor of the catastrophe died. A ministry statement says Emiley Sanchez de la O succumbed to her extensive injuries early...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Less than 24 hours after she led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to victory in the May 24 general election, Mia Amor Mottley, 52, was sworn in as Barbados' eighth prime minister on Friday, joining a handful of...

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, May 25, CMC –  The security authorities have stepped up their presence across Suriname's capital, Paramaribo and at several schools following a threat made via Facebook on Thursday. According to the police,...

MIAMI (AP) - The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has formed. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center says a disturbance moving toward the Gulf of Mexico is now Subtropical Storm Alberto. Alberto had...

NEW YORK (AP) — Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was arraigned Friday on charges of rape and a criminal sex act in the first criminal prosecution to result from the wave of...

BRUSSELS, May 25, CMC – The Council of the European Union (EU) on Friday announced the removal of The Bahamas and St. Kitts Nevis from the EU’s list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.  “Having fewer jurisdictions on...

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is expressing disappointment at the failure of the HEART Trust/ NTA to begin negotiations on behalf of lecturers and instructors for the April 2017 to March 2019 contract period. The JTA says it...

The St Catherine North Police have listed two men as wanted. Thirty-five-year-old Alvin Messam, otherwise called ‘Kevin’, of McGregor Lane, Spanish Town in the parish and a man known only as ‘Puddy’ are being asked by the...

  The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is to administer two sets of mock Performance Task tests as students are being prepared to transition from the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) to the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examination,...

Hours before Mia Amor Mottley won the 2018 Barbados General Elections, a member of the clergy declared that the country has been ready for a female leader for a very long time. Father Vibert Stephens, head of the St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic...

Victorious Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader, Mia Amor Mottley says the general election which saw her party trouncing the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) was the most significant since the country’s Independence. Mottley and...

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that the biggest and newest Carnival branded ship for the world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation, Horizon, will commence calls on Ocho Rios, St Ann on October 2. Bartlett made the...

President of the People's National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips has congratulated newly elected Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley and the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) on a historic election victory in that Eastern...
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