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Caribbean member countries of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could benefit from as much as US$2.4 billion in additional liquidity support, under the entity's newly proposed US$650-billion Special Drawing Rights (SDR) allocation...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index advanced on Thursday with an advance/decline ratio of 53/22. The JSE Combined Index advanced by 5,877.00 points or 1.37 per cent to close at 435,722.24. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 6,192.88...

Four persons of interest are now in custody after being nabbed by the St Thomas Police following an operation conducted in a section of the parish yesterday. The men were arrested on reasonable suspicion of wounding with intent. Three of them are...

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities detained 14 migrants who were travelling in a boat that came ashore hitting a sea wall in South Florida on Thursday. WPLG-TV reports the migrants were coming from Jamaica and had first...

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s latest surge in coronavirus infections gathered pace Thursday with new confirmed cases rising above 10,000 for the first time in nearly four months as a result of the spread of the more contagious delta variant....

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados estimates that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has set back tourism-dependent countries by as much as 20 years and is calling for natural disaster clauses to be written into agreements...

Jamaica has recorded 11 more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 1,023. Those who died are: * A 72-year-old male from St Ann * A 53-year-old woman from St Mary * A 69-year-old woman from St James whose death was previously...

Investigators attached to the St Catherine North police division are trying to ascertain the motive behind the gruesome murder of a man in Johnson Pen, St Catherine on Wednesday afternoon. He has been identified as Nicardo Campbell, a 41-year-...

Six Jamaicans living overseas have been bestowed with the 2021 Governor-Generals Achievement Awards (GGAA) in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the country and the Diaspora. They are Amani Simpson and Bishop Llewellyn Graham from the...

MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in four Russian regions made coronavirus vaccines mandatory this week for people working in retail, education and other service sectors, part of an effort to boost the country's low immunisation rates as COVID-19...
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