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International hit singer Rihanna, 33, has been declared a National Hero of Barbados.  The declaration coincided with Monday night's transition of Barbados to Republic, cutting ties from the British. Prime Minister Mia Mottley made the...

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is reporting based on a preliminary review, that the payment system fraud at the entity is around $30 million. The matter involves one of the NSWMA's regional subsidiaries, the MPM Waste Management Limited.

St Andrew businessman Christopher Kerr, whose case dragged on for seven years before the court, was today freed of charges of forgery and uttering forged documents. Parish judge Sanchia Burrell upheld a no-case submission ...

The National Solid Waste Management Authority has called in the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency to probe what it calls glaring concerns at the public cleansing agency.

PARIS (AP): Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar will be out for up to eight weeks with a sprained left ankle. Neymar was taken off on a stretcher during the French league leader's 3-1 win at Saint-Etienne on Sunday. He also tore ligaments in his...

GALLE, Sri Lanka (CMC): Persistent rain wrecked the opening day of the second Test here today, allowing only 2 ½ hours play and frustrating West Indies’ hopes of making inroads in their search for a series-levelling win. The inclement weather...

Prominent attorney-at-law and human rights advocate Nancy Anderson has died. She passed away yesterday after a brief illness. This morning, Anderson was lauded in the Court of Appeal for her sterling contribution to the legal profession and human...

NEW YORK (AP) — With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine. “This was a word that was extremely high in our data every single day in 2021,...

GALLE, Sri Lanka (CMC): Sri Lanka, choosing to bat first, reached 113 for one, on the opening day of the second Test against West Indies at Galle International Stadium here today. Scores: SRI LANKA 113 for one (Pathum Nissanka 61 not out, Dimuth...

Three more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Jamaica, increasing the tally to 2,391. The deceased are an 82-year-old woman from St Catherine, a 69-year-old man from Kingston & St Andrew, and an 87-year-old woman from St Catherine. Meanwhile...

Shares of Twitter are surging on a report that co-founder Jack Dorsey will step down as the company's chief executive. Twitter's stock, which has consistently underperformed the market, jumped more than 10% at the opening bell Monday before...

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government has hinted at the possibility of reversing a decision to end the state of emergency on December 23 following the discovery of a new variant of COVID-19 in South Africa over the...

The police in St Elizabeth are reporting the seizure of a gun and ammunition and the arrest of a man. It is reported that cops from the Santa Cruz Police were on patrol along Main Street in Santa Cruz on Saturday when the driver of a silver Audi...

The administration at Ferris Primary School in Westmoreland is implementing strategic literacy and numeracy programmes to address learning loss stemming from the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The institution is one of 376 schools...

Jamaica Urban Transit Company workers are on strike leaving hundreds of commuters stranded. They withdrew their services this morning to protest the arrest of a colleague in the Corporate Area under controversial circumstances on the weekend. JUTC...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — From appliance stores in the United States to food markets in Hungary and gas stations in Poland, rising consumer prices fuelled by high energy costs and supply chain disruptions are putting a...

Thirty-five-year-old Portland resident Dwayne Sinclair has been charged for stabbing a man multiple times during a dispute in Deland district. Sinclair was charged on Saturday with wounding with intent. A court date has not yet been finalised. The...

The Narcotics police have charged three men in connection with Monday's seizure of more than 2,000 pounds of cocaine off the coast of Black River, St Elizabeth.  They are to appear in the St Elizabeth Parish Court on Thursday,...

The National Works Agency (NWA) has made traffic changes to a section of Shortwood Road, St Andrew amid work on the Benson Ford. The NWA is constructing concrete pavements at both approaches as part of repairs to...
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