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A St Andrew man has been detained by the police in connection with the shooting death of his 35-year-old son. Ruel Knight was pronounced dead at hospital today after he was shot by his father at the meat and food distribution businessplace...

Spokesperson on Health and Wellness, Dr Morais Guy, says the Opposition rejects any attempt by the Government to use expired AstraZeneca vaccines. It is calling for Portfolio Minister Dr Christopher Tufton not to pursue any plan to...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declared Monday that the world’s failure to unite on tackling COVID-19 created wide inequalities, and he called for urgent action including a wealth tax to help finance the global...

Jamaican health officials are seeking to calm anxiety about the AstraZeneca vaccines following the revelation that the current batch expires Tuesday.

The Ministry of Health & Wellness says 10 vaccination blitz sites will go late to facilitate more persons. For today and tomorrow, the sites will operate until 8:00 p.m. These sites are: * Kingston & St Andrew - National Arena and Mona...

BEIJING (AP) — Indonesia said Monday that it is satisfied with the effectiveness of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine it is using, after the acknowledgement by China’s top disease control official that current vaccines offer low...

The Digicel Group today announced the donation of US$500,000 worth of much-needed items to support the urgent relief efforts in St Vincent & the Grenadines arising from the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano. With thousands of people...

The University of the West Indies, Mona has put in place measures to offer relief to Vincentian students affected by the eruption of the La Soufrière volcano. The university has implemented an extended payment plan to allow...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (AP) — The La Soufrière volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption yet since volcanic activity began on the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC —  Premier David Burt announced on Sunday night that he has tested positive for the COVD-19 and that Bermuda will return to a shelter-at-home policy from Tuesday morning for at least seven days to help curb a...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – A magistrate has sentenced a 21-year-old mother to six months in prison after she presented a false Doctor’s Hospital COVID-19 test result when she attempted to travel last week. The court heard last Friday that...

The Matilda’s Corner District Consultative Committee, which aims to increase police-citizen engagement in addressing crime and violence in and around the Liguanea area of St. Andrew, has been officially launched. It is the ninth to be...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Ricky Skerritt was returned unopposed as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) along with vice-president Dr Kishore Shallow at the regional governing body's annual general meeting (AGM) on Sunday. They are now set to...

Health officials in St. Catherine said they are pleased with the public response to the mass vaccination exercises that took place at two locations in the parish on the weekend. At the Portmore Heart Academy and the...

Iran today described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility as an act of “nuclear terrorism.” The issue has raised regional tensions, as world powers and Tehran continue to negotiate its tattered nuclear deal....

Gender and Culture Minister Olivia Grange, has condemned a video showing a violent confrontation between a man and a woman, which, allegedly, involves a member of parliament. The video has been circulating on social media  In a...
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