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The newly-resurfaced Stadium East running track is set to reopen on Monday. The unveiling is scheduled to take place during a ceremony scheduled for 9a.m. at the Independence Park facility in St Andrew, the Sports Ministry said in a...

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) today announced that the five-year reign of terror by the militant group Islamic State (IS) is over. According to the SDF, the last remaining IS militants were defeated in Syria in recent days. "...

A top aide to Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is facing terrorism charges after he was arrested by the Nicolas Maduro government. Roberto Marrero, 49, chief of staff to the self-declared interim Venezuelan president, is accused of...

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced additional sanctions for Venezuela in response to what it describes as the illegal arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido’s chief of staff. The Treasury Department...

Jamaica is among nine Caribbean countries which have signed an agreement to preserve existing preferential trade terms between their countries and the United Kingdom in a Post-Brexit era. “Given that the United Kingdom is our largest trading...

Jamaicans are being encouraged to engage in climate-smart activities for World Meteorological Day, to be observed on March 23. “We encourage persons to conserve on energy. If you don’t have to do any unnecessary driving on World...

Following reports that two student-athletes from Calabar High School have allegedly assaulted a teacher, Keith Wellington, vice president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has sought to clarify his stance on the matter....

The police in St James are reporting a big gun find. They say a police-military operation led to the recovery of four high-powered rifles in Salt Spring. The police say three of the weapons along with 137 rounds of assorted ammunition were seized...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia’s flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer’s 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes in the...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says the Caribbean as well as the rest of the Americas can reach the goal of ending tuberculosis (TB) in the next decade if countries are able to accelerate progress achieved so...

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Karl Samuda has indicated that he will be moving to assess management systems at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. Meeting with executive management...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Caribbean Agricultural research Development Institute (CARDI) is urging regional farmers to implement water conservation strategies to deal with the drought situation now confronting the Caribbean. CARDI said...

A curfew has been imposed in sections of Trench Town and Admiral Town in Kingston West. The curfew began at 5:00 a.m., Thursday, March 21 and will continue until 5:00 a.m., Saturday, March 23. The boundaries of the curfew are as follows: NORTH:...

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) negotiating contracts valued at over $630 million, over the past...

Sixty-seven-year-old Vernmon Francis of Middleton Street, South Carolina in the United States died from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle collision on the Content main road in Manchester on Wednesday. The Kendal Police report that about 7:00...

MIAMI (AP) — Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. They pay anywhere from $20,000 to sometimes more than $50,000 to...
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