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Today's Horoscope — April 24, 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 24, 2019:This year, you'll be driven to learn more and understand different cultures better. Travel might be involved as well. If single, you could meet a special person while taking a class or hopping on an airplane. Take your time committing. If you're attached, exploring other ideas could become a significant part of your relationship. CAPRICORN seems to rein in your adventurous spirit.

24th, April 2019, 02:24pm

Rise Up Ready!

So nice we had to cover it twice! Adding to the Rock's annual soca experience, Frenchmen once again created the ultimate beach breakfast party – Rise Up. In addition to the bopping soca music, partygoers were delighted with liqour-infused beverages and tantalising grub which refuelled their energy. Not at all about 'de lip service', the Frenchmen team showcased that even after 25 years 'dey jammin' still'. Wednesday Social shares highlights of Saturday's event.

24th, April 2019, 02:24pm

Carlington McCook — a policeman and farmer

After parting ways with agriculture in high school, Carlington McCook, now a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, found his way back to his first love (farming) in 2016.“My mother was a farmer and my father is one; I have been exposed to farming all my life. During high school I decided to part ways with agriculture. I dropped it as a subject and explored something else.

24th, April 2019, 01:24pm

IS claims Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — The Islamic State group yesterday said it is behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday. The claim emerged more than 48 hours after the near-simultaneous blasts tore through three high-end hotels popular with foreigners and three churches packed with Christians marking Easter.

24th, April 2019, 01:24pm

Jamaica names new honorary consul in Philadelphia after 5-year gap

JAMAICA has installed a new honorary consul to cover the country's consular affairs in the state of Pennsylvania, from his base in Philadelphia.Effective April 2, Christopher Chaplin was appointed to the post, succeeding the late Dr Alston Meade and filling a position that had been vacant for the past five years.

24th, April 2019, 01:24pm

PHOTO: Newlands Road crash

This motor car crashed on the Newlands main road in Portmore, St Catherine, yesterday morning, after the driver lost control of the vehicle, hit a wall, then ended up in a drain in the vicinity of the West Cumberland Housing Scheme. It was not clear if there were any injuries. (Photo: Paul Robinson) 

24th, April 2019, 12:24pm

Got a green sheet after your US ...What it means

Q: I received a half-page green sheet after my interview for a visiting visa. What does it mean? A: Thank you for your interest in visiting the United States.If your non-immigrant visa or “visiting visa” application was denied, you will have received a piece of paper explaining the reason. It is important that you take the time to read the explanation carefully.

24th, April 2019, 12:24pm

Tufton says no measles case here

Heath Minister Dr Christopher Tufton confirmed yesterday that there are no cases of measles detected in Jamaica. However, he expressed concern about the slow response to the vaccination programme.Dr Tufton was responding to questions from the Opposition's spokesman on health, Dr Dayton Campbell, after delivering an update in the House of Representatives on the situation involving the regional threat from an outbreak of measles in the United States and Europe.

24th, April 2019, 12:24pm

Guardians hope missing teacher will be found alive

GUARDIANS of missing teacher Samuel Martin say they are hopeful that he will be found alive.“We don't know where he is right now or the condition that he is in, but we pray that God will touch the person or persons responsible for Martin's abduction,” said Ruth Coke.

24th, April 2019, 12:24pm
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