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  • Police Probe Continues In Death Of JLP Councillor’s Son

    RJR News / T he St Catherine Police are continuing their into Saturday’s shooting death of the son of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Councillor Peter Abrahams. Kemar Abrahams,30, was found with a bullet wound at his home in Wakefield, St Catherine. It’s reported that, shortly after 10am Kemar, who lived with his mother, was at…

  • Robbery at Lakshmi Narayan Temple: Sunday Service under police guard

    News day / An early morning robbery this morning at the popular Lakshmi Narayan Temple, sent shock waves through the community of Freeport as bandits ran away with $160,000 worth of cash and jewelry. Photo: Ansel Jebodh At 2 am, four bandits entered the home of the resident Pundit, Gajendra Kumar and aimed a gun…

  • Raymond Pryce | ECJ drama hostile to democracy

    Jamaica Gleaner / The establishment of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is one of the most important achievements of our political Independence and must be protected with every fibre of our collective being. The process that saw the Electoral Advisory Commission evolve into the current ECJ was heralded as a sign of our political…

  • Mark Wignall | A stone hit Warmington where it hurts most

    Jamaica Gleaner /   It is right up there with gallows humour and irony that Everald Warmington, a junior minister in Works not known for his high standards of parliamentary civility, and, having a penchant for aggressive and confrontational behaviour towards the media, should be questioning the mental condition of some of the persons writing…

  • Six homeless after fire destroys dwellings in Mobay

    Jamaica Gleaner / Fire destroyed two dwellings, a seven apartment two-story house and a three apartment flat in Lower Kings Street in Montego Bay, St James yesterday afternoon. It’s reported that two children who were in one of the houses at the start of the blaze were rescued unharmed by one of the adult occupants….

  • Mark Wignall | A stone hit Warmington where it hurts most

    Jamaica Gleaner /   It is right up there with gallows humour and irony that Everald Warmington, a junior minister in Works not known for his high standards of parliamentary civility, and, having a penchant for aggressive and confrontational behaviour towards the media, should be questioning the mental condition of some of the persons writing…

  • UPDATE: Tension rises among Comrades as voting picks up in NE St Elizabeth run-off

    Jamaica Gleaner / Supporters of Everton Fisher are accusing the People’s National Party’s (PNP) leadership of attempting to discourage them from voting in the internal run-off now under way at the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS). The run-off is between Fisher and Basil Waite to replace outgoing Member of Parliament Evon Redman. The Comrades,…

  • UPDATE: “The wait is over!” Waite supporters declare early victory

    Jamaica Gleaner / Comrades supporting Basil Waite are declaring an early victory and have set up a massive sound system outside the gates of the St Elizabeth Technical High School where voting is taking place. Waite is being challenged by Everton Fisher to be the People’s National Party standard-bearer for the North East St Elizabeth…

  • Raymond Pryce | ECJ drama hostile to democracy

    Jamaica Gleaner / The establishment of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is one of the most important achievements of our political Independence and must be protected with every fibre of our collective being. The process that saw the Electoral Advisory Commission evolve into the current ECJ was heralded as a sign of our political…

  • Flash flood warning discontinued, weather to improve – Met Service

    Jamaica Gleaner / The Meteorological Service has discontinued the Flash Flood Watch for low lying and flood-prone areas of all parishes. In its bulletin issued at 5:00 a.m., the Met Service says the forecast is for weather conditions to gradually improve across the island as the atmosphere becomes more stable. It says the discontinuation is…

  • B'dos PM vows to leave CCJ if re-elected

    Jamaica Gleaner / BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Citing disrespect from the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Barbados Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart says if his Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is re-elected in the upcoming general election, his administration will leave the CCJ in its appellate jurisdiction. Stuart, who was speaking late yesterday at a political…

  • Dear Doc | I can't stand up for her

    Jamaica Gleaner / Q I am a man in my early 50s. I was married once and back then, sex was good. But since my ex-wife and I parted some years ago, I found out that whenever I’m to have sex, I can’t have any erections, but when am alone, I have an everlasting erection….

  • The exorcist, his secrets

    Trinidad Express / FATHER Neil Rodriguez – who was appointed by former Archbishop Anthony Pantin as the official demon slayer of the local Roman Catholic Church – died in February 2013, at the age of 81. How many evil spirits he evicted from the bodies of the possessed people living in jumbie-filled Trinidad and Tobago, is…

  • Early signs of tension as voting begins to select PNP candidate in NE St Elizabeth

    Jamaica Gleaner / Voting has started at the St Elizabeth Technical High School where the People’s National Party (PNP) is selecting a replacement candidate for Evon Redman in North East St Elizabeth. The run-off is between Everton Fisher and Basil Waite, with some 1,100 delegates eligible to vote. Redman, who is the sitting member of…

  • Redman breaks silence… says political career impacting business

    Jamaica Gleaner / Sitting Member of Parliament for North East St Elizabeth, Evon Redman, says his career in politics has been taking a toll on his private business. This was the reason given by Redman for quitting as MP after less than a term in office as he broke his silence on the issue in…

  • Creations presented at China Graduate Fashion Week

    Chinadaily / A model presents a creation during a contest of the 23rd China Fashion Young Talent Award of the China Graduate Fashion Week in Beijing, capital of China, May 18, 2018. A total of 46 graduates from 41 schools participated in the contest. [Photo/Xinhua] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next…

  • EU economies hit by collapse in investment

    RT / Capital investment in 24 of the EU’s 28 member states has fallen dramatically over the past ten years, according to data from statistical agency Eurostat. Investment decreased on average by 2.3 percent, falling to 20.1 percent of GDP last year. It stood at 22.4 percent from 2007 to 2017 period. Countries in Europe’s…

  • Venezolanos votan en medio de una profunda crisis

    La voz de america / CARACAS —  Con escasa asistencia de votantes a los centros electorales dieron comienzo los comicios presidenciales en Venezuela, donde se anticipa que el presidente Nicolás Maduro se imponga para un segundo período de seis años, pese a la profunda crisis económica. Algunos votantes atribuyeron la poca concurrencia al desánimo que…

  • EU companies may withdraw from Iran, words of support for nuclear deal not enough – FM Zarif

    RT / Iranian FM Javad Zarif told the EU energy chief that the bloc must take “practical steps” to strengthen economic ties with Tehran after Washington’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal, saying that “political support” was not enough. “With the withdrawal of America, [Iran’s] public expectations of the European Union have increased in order to…

  • Venezolanos en EE.UU. participan en elecciones de su país

    La voz de america / Los venezolanos en el exterior participan en las elecciones presidenciales que tienen lugar este domingo en el país sudamericano. María Núñez, una venezolana en Nueva York, dijo a la Voz de América que la oposición en Venezuela está tan dividida que siente que el voto su única arma contra el…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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