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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 6:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:07 PM

Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, says at least 15 people are dead and 20 others are missing after Hurricane Maria. In an interview today on ABS News in Antigua, Prime Minister Skerrit said it was a miracle that the death toll was...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:45 PM

Attorney-at-law Peter Champagnie has told a corporate area court that despite a protection order, businessman Ian Causwell sent a text message to the woman he's accused of assaulting raising further concern about her safety.

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:47 PM

NEW YORK (CMC): St Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has proposed the establishment of a new US Caribbean Trade initiative. Chastanet in an interview with the US business network CNBC, the recent hurricanes that have devastated...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:56 PM

Over 750 pounds of compressed ganja worth just over $3 million were seized last night by the Narcotics police in Whitehouse, Westmoreland. The drugs were found during a search of two houses and surrounding lands in the community by the team of...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:49 PM

Three cops are in hospital following a crash this morning in St Ann. The cops, who are attached to the Marine Division, sustained several injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned. It's reported that about 6 o’...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:33 PM

The political unrest in Venezuela has crippled plans for upgrading the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the plans have hit a snag and now the proposed upgrade is uncertain. [18] The Governments of Jamaica and...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:10 PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he's not satisfied with the pace of public sector transformation. Speaking at a quarterly press briefing this morning at the Office of the Prime Minister in St Andrew, Holness says the process has been...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:18 AM

The police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a headless body that was found on a farm in Lloyd’s Pen in Bushy Park, St Catherine on Sunday, August 13. The police say the body is about 5'7" long, medium build, of...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:36 AMShanna Kaey Monteith

Member of Parliament for Eastern St Thomas, Dr Fenton Ferguson, is raising concerns about what he describes as the slow pace at which the Ward River Bridge in Port Morant is being reconstructed. Ferguson says he fears that there may be a cost...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:22 AM

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is reminding individuals that the deadline to register for the next voters’ list is Friday, September 29, 2017. Persons intending to have their name added to this list, which will be published...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:11 AM

Returning residents, expatriates and other visitors to Jamaica will soon be able to bring their pets with them to the island. Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda says this will be facilitated through the Animals...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:03 AM

More than $1 million in prizes is up for grabs as the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) kicks off the “GOJ Energy Champion Competition”, an initiative of its Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programme (EECP).  The...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:10 AM

The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) will officially become the Caribbean Maritime University on World Maritime Day, September 28, at an official Charter Day ceremony to be held at the National Arena in St Andrew.This follows passage of relevant...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM
Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Supreme Ventures Limited's (SVL) new outreach campaign, #SimplyVestedInLove completed its first major outreach project on Friday, September 9, assisting 37 families, comprising 101 children, to send their young ones back to school.The effort, which...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM

The FLOW Foundation spearheaded two activities to mark International Literacy Day, which was observed on September 8.A literacy video competition was launched among five primary schools selected by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information....

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Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Sixty-seven-year-old Calvin Gushman is not the brightest - in fact he admits to not being able to read and write properly - but what he has is a heart of gold.Gushman began working in the public service in 1969, first as a...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AMShanna Monteith

BARKING LODGE, St Thomas:"Before God and all mankind, I pledge the love and loyalty of my heart, the wisdom and courage of my mind, the strength and vigour of my body in the service of my fellow citizens. I promise ... to work diligently and...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

SALT RIVER, Clarendon:Residents from several communities in Clarendon last Saturday took to the beaches as they volunteered their services on International Coastal Cleanup Day.Longville Park residents, accommodated by eight other groups which...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor

IN THE aftermath of the punishing blows dealt by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and now Maria, local pundits believe the United States (US) could be forced to rethink its stance on climate change.They, however, stopped short of predicting what that could...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 9:00 AMPetre Williams-Raynor

WITH HIS long-standing love affair with science and now years of research and teaching under his belt, a recent nomination to the team of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is like Chantilly cream on an already delicious cake for...

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