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The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has condemned the attack on one of its supporters in Clarendon South East by persons purported to be backers of the People's National Party. According to the JLP, while campaigning in the constituency, its supporters...

Bishop Purcell Jackson has been named the People's National Party (PNP's) standard bearer for Portland Eastern.He replaces Damion Crawford who resigned in January, eight months after his defeat by the Jamaica Labour Party's Ann-Marie Vaz in the...

A woman has been charged after she stabbed her partner in the face with a knife.  The incident happened at the Pearnel Charles Arcade in downtown Kingston some weeks ago on January 13.  The police say the woman, 38-year-old Yanique ...

Investigators are at the scene of a murder, where the body of a man, identified as 'Cucus', was found on a garbage dump near the entrance of 60 Whitehall Avenue in St Andrew.  The body was found about 1:40...

A six-year-old child is among those still nursing injuries from Friday's explosion at the Heaven's FESCO service station in Mandeville, Manchester, the police have confirmed.  Seven people were injured, four of whom received third...

A 23-year-old man is to answer charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, following his arrest yesterday by the St Ann's Bay Police. The Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force reports that charges stem...

(JIS)- Government is to spend approximately $3.5 billion on the expansion of the Spanish Town Hospital in St Catherine. The announcement was made by Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton, while addressing a...

(AP) — South Korea has reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections with more than 400 cases, mostly linked to a church and a hospital; while the death toll in Iran climbed to six; and a dozen towns in Italy effectively went...

Two illegal guns have been recovered by the Portland Police, as they insist that they will maintain the parish's reputation for being peaceful.  The weapons were seized in Buff Bay last night.  Superintendent in charge of the...

Former Councillor for the Cedar Valley division in St Thomas, Deverell Dwyer, who was arrested in connection with a case of sexual misconduct involving a minor, is to return to court on March 20. He was offered bail when he appeared in the...

Member of Parliament for Central Manchester, Peter Bunting has said, while investigations continue into yesterday afternoon's explosion at Heaven's FESCO service station in the parish capital, Mandeville, there will be a...

 CMC – The London-based Commonwealth Secretariat has released a report highlighting the wide digital gap between high and low income Commonwealth countries, while offering solutions to tackle the imbalance. The report, titled ‘The...

CMC – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says more than 80 per cent of members of the disciplined forces voted yesterday as Guyana began the process of electing a new government on March 2. GECOM said 8,369 of the 10,226 members...

Four persons have been hospitalised with third degree burns and three others are now nursing minor injuries following a major fire at the FESCO service station located at the intersection of Perth...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, making the country the newest front in a widening global outbreak centred in China and now reverberating elsewhere. South Korea said two people have died and 204...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 43/22. The index moved up by 2,045.12 points or 0.43 per cent to close at 482,554.01 The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2,814.17 points or 0.58...

Forty-two-year-old contractor Derverton Miller has been freed of the murder of a resident of Hopewell, Hanover who was fatally shot during an altercation in April 2018. When the case came up for trial in the Westmoreland Circuit Court on...

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has launched an investigation into claims that street lights have been illegally installed in a section of Malcolm Town, Clarendon. In a statement today, Member of Parliament for North West Clarendon...

The case against Simeon Sutherland, the man charged with the murder of former East Portland Member of Parliament Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, has been transferred from Portland to Kingston for trial. In an application, attorneys-at-law Peter Champagnie...

An elderly St Thomas man was shot and killed while on his way home on his bicycle last night. He is 70-year old Nathaniel Brown, a resident of Hampton Court.  It is reported that at about 8 o'clock Brown was riding his bicycle along a dirt...

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced an exclusive partnership with global weather and digital media leader AccuWeather. The agreement was announced on Friday during a ceremonial jersey-signing at AccuWeather’s New York Office. With the...

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74. He made using computers easier for...

Traffic restrictions will be implemented along a section of the North Coast Highway at Dover, St Mary this weekend as the National Works Agency (NWA) undertakes emergency works to replace a culvert damaged by fire.   ...

MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — Lesotho’s prime minister failed to show up in court on Friday to be charged with murder in the killing of his estranged wife, and police said he might have gone to neighbouring South Africa for an undisclosed...
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