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MONTEGO BAY: The members of the Jamaica senior women’s football team have been presented with the Key to the City of Montego Bay. The presentation was made to the Reggae Girlz captain Konya Plummer this morning by Mayor of Montego Bay,...

United States (US) Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is to demit office at the end of the year, the latest high-profile departure from the Trump administration. US President Donald Trump confirmed Zinke’s departure in a message posted on Twitter...

A nurse was pronounced dead at the St Mary Hospital where she is employed after a taxi in which she was a passenger slammed into a truck that was parked along the roadway in the parish last evening. Her name has not been released. Since the start...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court on Friday upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world. Amsterdam Appeals Court confirmed the maximum...

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) – Grenada police have declared a zero-tolerance policy against the use of pyrotechnic material such as firecrackers, scratch bombs, sparklers, and other similar explosives during the Christmas season....

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados government says it will provide employees at the Grantley Adams International Airport with an opportunity to become shareholders in a company under an arrangement which will also result in the airport...

Christopher Thomas, Gleaner WriterSenior Superintendent of Police Anthony Castelle was spared jail time and was instead fined $1 million by the St James Parish Court in relation to his recent conviction on charges arising from the shooting of a...

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) – The Bermuda government has launched a last-ditch legal attempt to restore a ban on same-sex marriage in the country, even though it has already lost three times in court on the issue. Notice has been given to the...

The National Works Agency (NWA) will be implementing traffic changes in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, come Monday, December 17. The changes are to facilitate the conversion of Main Street in the town into a one-way. As of Monday, Main Street, Santa...

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has committed $100 million to the redevelopment of the 40-acre Alpha campus.  The allocation will come from the ministry’s Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) in tranches of $20 million over five years,...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their...

An Investment Management Review Commission has been established to review the National Insurance Fund (NIF) Investment Management Governance Framework. The Commission, slated to come into effect in January 2019, will be chaired by Rohan Miller,...

The Tourism Agri-Linkages Exchange (ALEX) pilot project has assisted 400 local farmers with the marketing of approximately 360,000 kg of agricultural produce valued at over $39 million. ALEX, which is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Tourism...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — They call her the 'young miracle.'  A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the youngest...

The health ministry has disclosed that citizens might have to wait until March before seeing improvement in the overcrowding challenges currently facing some of Jamaica's hospitals.Addressing a press briefing Wednesday, Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-...

Kimone Rose, Miss Clarendon Festival Queen 2018, has been working to show why she has rightly earned the crown.The 25-year-old is embarking on a project to fight the stigma attached to mental illness in Jamaica. To accomplish this, she is starting...

Jamaica’s senior netball team, the Sunshine Girls moved up one spot, and are now ranked number three in the world, following the latest rankings, which were published by the International Federation of Netball Association on Thursday....

Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie has said that the flu vaccine is now available to high-risk groups, including children, the elderly, and persons with immuno-compromised conditions such as cancer...
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