WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Donald Trump and his chief spokesman launched an unprecedented assault on the media Saturday for a US president's first full day in office, accusing reporters of downplaying the turnout at his inauguration. ...

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BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — US prosecutors want a Jamaican man who's accused of masterminding a multimillion-dollar lottery scam to be held without bond pending trial in North Dakota. Lavrick Willocks, 27, on Friday made his first appearan ...

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CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — A senior official of the St Lucia Planned Parenthood Association (SLPPA) says unplanned pregnancies are contributing to social problems in the country. SLPPA programme manager, Geralda Bray, said she also believes ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) —The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has launched a Caribbean Journal of Strategic and Security Studies, which broadly examines threats to national and regional security. The volume one journal, which is produced in colla ...

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WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump told the CIA Saturday it had his full support as he paid a visit to mend fences after publicly rejecting its assessment that Russia tried to help him win the US election.

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LONDON, England (CMC) — Somerset are mulling over passing on West Indies superstar Chris Gayle for this summer’s T20 Blast, because of his unavailability for the entire campaign. In the past two seasons, the left-handed Gayle has turned ...

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WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Key development, trade and investment challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean on issues ranging from private sector investments to global trade and political trends will be among the agenda items to be ...

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WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Led by women in pink

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ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Twenty-seven-year-old Elkoy Thomas, a mason of Content Gap, Mavis Bank in St Andrew died as a result of a stab wound he received in his community on Friday, January 20. Reports from the Gordon Town Police are that about 10 ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Deputy President of the Senate, Aubyn Hill, says the Government’s move to increase the personal income tax threshold to $1.5 million is working as predicted, resulting in greater revenue collection. “This ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Social Development Commission (SDC) has secured $5.1 million under the Government of Jamaica Administrative Grant Fund for approximately 170 community development committees (CDCs) across Jamaica. Executive Director of ...

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ST Catherine, Jamaica — Forty-two-year-old Aryton Nelson, a mechanic of Newlands, Portmore has been reported as one of the two men shot along the Newlands main road yesterday. According to reports from the Police’s Corporate Communicatio ...

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Dear Editor: I write in reference to Mr Dujon Russell's well-written and compelling letter titled 'Is rejecting the prison deal really beneficial to Jamaica?' that was published in your newspaper on January 17, 2016. The assertions made by Mr ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment of Sport, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, says help is coming for a family of women who are living in extremely challenging circumstances in St Elizabeth. The family came to national at ...

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NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — A Caribbean/American legislator was arrested on Friday for civil obedience as he protested the inauguration of the new United States President Donald Trump. Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane Williams, the son of G ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Government says it is awaiting completion of architectural designs to commence construction of the new Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) head office in Kingston. The facility is being built to pr ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Aubyn Hill, says he supports Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw’s call for banks to reduce the spread between interest on current account deposits/fixed depo ...

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WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order aimed at limiting the

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