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Jamaica missed out on a chance of six group wins as they dropped points for the first time in their Group C, League B of the Concacaf Nations League with a 1-1 draw with Guyana. The game was played at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on...

LONDON (AP) — The International Olympic Committee signed up Airbnb as an Olympic sponsor sparking concerns from 2024 host city Paris that the home-sharing company is contributing to the rising cost of rents in the French capital. Paris...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Monday said the life expectancy for men in the Caribbean is 5.8 years below that of women, partly because societal expectations contribute to risk-seeking behaviours. The new...

A flash flood watch for low-lying and flood-prone across Jamaica remains in effect. A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible and residents are advised to take precautionary measures and be ready for quick action if flooding is...

Over 2,000 acres of farmland on the Holland Estate in St Elizabeth have been identified to grow produce for the school breakfast programme for students which is being revitalised across the parish. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of...

United States regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can help reduce extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups. The Food and Drug Administration approved Novartis AG’s Adakveo for patients 16 and older. The monthly infusion,...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday replaced the head of the Vatican’s financial watchdog agency amid continuing fallout from a controversial Vatican police raid on the agency’s offices that jeopardised the Holy See’s...

Jamaica Labour Party Deputy (JLP) Leader of Area Council Four, JC Hutchinson, is touting that there will be a clean sweep for the party in the western section of the island at the next general election.  Addressing supporters last night,...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – The Civil Protection Directorate says it is awaiting “the complete evaluation” of a fire by the authorities that on Sunday gutted the building housing the Departmental Electoral Office and the National...

The police in St James are reporting the seizure of a homemade shotgun during an operation in Coral Gardens in the parish on Sunday. The Montego Bay Police report that about 4:00 p.m., a team was in the area when an abandoned building was searched...

FRESNO, California (AP) — Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said. The shooting...
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