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  Wigton Windfarm jumped 28 per cent and dominated volumes on its first day of trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. With an energetic start to trading the stock closed at $0.64 with 8.35 million units trading. Wigton will open at $0.60 on...

Gas prices will be going up again this week. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 and E-10 90 will each go up by $0.66. E-10 87 will sell for $134.86 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $137.69 per litre....

The sentencing of the three cops found guilty of manslaughter in relation to the 2012 death of 16-year-old Immaculate Conception High School student Vanessa Kirkland has been pushed back to Monday.  This is the third time...

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, United States Virgin Islands, CMC – A judge of the Superior Court of the United States Virgin Islands has dismissed an appeal by the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, against a US$1.55 million award to a former employee...

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has named 22 of it's final squad of 23 for the FIFA Women's World Cup being staged in France next month. The list was posted on the Reggae Girlz Foundation's Instagram page this morning. It reads:...

The Government has allocated an additional $100 million for the trucking of water and distribution of tanks to parishes affected by the current dry spell. The parishes include Kingston, St Andrew, Portland, St Mary and St Elizabeth. Prime Minister...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  — National Security Minister Wayne Caines has granted Jamaican reggae star, Buju Banton, permission to perform in Bermuda, despite a well-publicised drugs conviction in the United States. Caines said he had...

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, has announced that the government will not appeal the recent Constitutional Court ruling on the controversial National Identification and Registration Act (NIDS). Chuck made the announcement a short while ago while...

SEATTLE (AP) — Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. It allows licensed facilities to...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Police are searching for two men who shot and killed a 75-year-old doctor as he left his home for his office in Port of Spain early Wednesday. Police said that Dr Vin Sein Chiang had left his home in Arima...

The Ministry of Justice is now in the process of implementing the administrative infrastructure so that the Child Diversion Act can be operationalised within a couple of weeks. This was disclosed by Portfolio Minister, Delroy Chuck, during his...

The Hunts Bay Police in St Andrew seized a Glock pistol with four rounds of ammunition on West Avenue, Kingston 13 last night following an alleged shootout. The police report that about 8:05 p.m., a team was on mobile patrol duties when...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month...

Twenty-seven-year-old Tafie White, a taxi operator of Florentino Drive in Angels Phase 2, St Catherine died in a traffic crash this morning. The crash happened on the Mammee Bay leg of the North-South Highway in St Ann about 1 a.m. The police say...
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