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Multi-million dollar fix-upNearly $95 million is to be spent renovating the corporate office of the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports, and Education (CHASE) Fund located at Belmont Road, St Andrew.Cabinet in June approved the award of a contract in the...
Roseau, Dominica:Digicel yesterday announced that it had committed more than US$500,000 in support of the relief efforts in Dominica following the devastation that was left behind when Tropical Storm Erika hit the island last week.Having confirmed...
Caught-up in a dogfight to retain its hold on power in the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the People's Partnership has turned to Jamaican songbird Tessanne Chin to help pull out a bumper crowd for its final mass rally before Monday's...
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hailed the PetroCaribe facility, calling it a critical pillar in the country's social and economic life over the past 10 years."The investment of savings from the facility by the PetroCaribe Development Fund...
He was well known for many things, including his calm yet firm chairmanship of the Manatt-Dudus commission of enquiry, but when friends and family of Emil George gathered at the St Andrew Parish Church yesterday to celebrate his life, a more private...
- Jamaican Wanted In US For Attempting To Kill Wife In 1994, Extradited Fifty-nine-year-old Clarendon farmer, Arnold Gabbidon, has been extradited to the US where he's expected to stand trial for the 1994 attempted murder of his common-law wife and other offences. Gabbidon who was on the run for 21 years, was nabbed... Read More
- Man shot dead in Linstead, woman hospitalised A man was shot dead near the Ocho Rios bus stop in Linstead, St Catherine this morning while his female partner was injured in the incident. Dead is 33-year-old Terique Hall. Reports are that Hall and the woman were walking along the roadway when... Read More
- US Open: Day three review -- Djokovic, Serena safely through Top seed players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have booked their place in the next round of the US Open, with wins on day three at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday. Williams triumphed Kiki Bertens at Arthur Ashe Stadium and top men's seed... Read More
- Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos at train station Hungary's leader railed at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants surged into Budapest's main train station. Excited migrants piled into a newly... Read More
- MP Lisa Hanna comes under fire for giving out orange bags at back-to-school treat Member of Parliament for South East St. Ann, Lisa Hanna, has today come under fire for handing out orange coloured bags at a back- to-school treat in her constituency. Hanna, who shared photos from the Back-to-school treat on her social media... Read More
- JFF organises charter to Nicaragua for Reggae Boyz return leg WC qualifier The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has organised a charter flight fans who want to support the Reggae Boyz in their return-leg World Cup qualifying game against Nicaragua on Tuesday. This charter costs US$650 per person and covers airfare, taxes... Read More