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Camperdown clipped Excelsior 1-0 as the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup kicked off yesterday at Stadium East. Other results were: Cumberland High 1-3 Kingston College St Jago High 2-0 Holy Trinity High Denham Town High 0-1 Wolmer's...

Petersfield High School’s Antonio Watson won Jamaica’s second medal at the Youth Summer Olympic Games on the final day of athletics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday. Watson, competing in the men’s 200m, was awarded the...

The jury in the murder trial of brothers O’Neil and O’Brian Walters, who are charged with the shooting death of Kahni Erskine following a daring daylight gun attack at a St James gas station in 2016, were shown video footage of the incident in court on Tuesday.

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine was fined 9.1 billion yuan or US$1.3 billion on Tuesday for falsifying production records in a scandal that prompted a nationwide crackdown on the industry. Disclosure of the case and the...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has directed that Jamaica pursues a target of achieving 50 per cent of its energy generation from renewables by 2030. Under current policy, the country has a target of 30 per cent. Holness expressed confidence...

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – The Police Welfare Association (PWA) says it wants a one-million dollar compensation package for the relatives of cops killed in the line of duty. Under the existing regulations, surviving family members receive an...

SHANGHAI (AP) — It’s now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious rollout of facial recognition systems in China that has raised privacy concerns...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that it has shutdown its Spanish Town Treatment Plant in St Catherine. The NWC says this is because of a high acidic level recorded in samples taken from the river source that serves the plant. As a...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is describing as an attack on women, the decision of the Barbados government to send home clerks, typists and stenographers as part of the 1,500 public workers to be...

NEW YORK (AP) — In the three years that Donald Trump rocketed from candidate to president, the PEN American Center has criticised him as a bully, an autocrat, a user of hate speech and an enemy of free expression. It has published studies,...

PANAMA CITY, Florida. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael’s devastating...

Several children recently left the Little Theatre smiling from ear to ear after they witnessed a performance of the prominent cultural group during the 51st concert season.The children, mainly from Maverley in St Andrew, the Central Branch All-age...

Prospect Primary School in Danvers Pen, St Thomas, is the winner of the Trees for Peace competition, which was launched by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information on Peace Day in...
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