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Dennis Dietrih, who has admitted to being the driver of a black Mercedes Benz motorcar captured on video manouvering recklessly on a major public thoroughfare, today apologised to the public after agreeing to...

The movement of traffic along the Junction road in St Mary will be restricted over the next three weeks to facilitate the ongoing road rehabilitation project. The restriction will take effect on Thursday, August 22 and will remain in place...

Government Senator Matthew Samuda has charged that the potential impact of climate change on small island developing states such as Jamaica is the greatest current modern threat. However, Samuda says this presents an opportunity to pursue economic...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you block the social network from gathering information about...

Owen Speid, the newly-installed president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), wasted no time last night in speedily calling for Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, to appoint a full-time Minister of Education to fill post left vacant following the departure of the Ruel Reid.

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Spurred by the fatal police shooting of a young unarmed black man that roiled California’s capital city, state lawmakers approved changes to the nation’s oldest law governing when officers can...

Owen Speid, principal of the Rousseau Primary School in St Andrew, was last night installed as president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA). Speid was sworn in during an investiture ceremony held on the first day of the JTA's 55th...

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information will host two tertiary and employment fairs on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 at Campion College in St Andrew and the St Hilda’s Diocesan High School Auditorium in St Ann,...

Hundreds of cameras have been installed across the island by the government in keeping with the proposed electronic surveillance system to help reduce traffic violations. According to Minister of Transport and Mining, Robert Montague, Cabinet has...

The Transport Authority is clarifying what is says is misinformation in the public regarding the number of companies that may be utilised by public passenger operators to install tracking devices on their vehicles. The authority says it...

Five persons were arrested following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition during a police-military operation on Dooney Corner in Salt Spring, St James. The Montego Bay Police report that about 5:30 Monday morning  a...

The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is urging parents to be wary of counterfeit products during their back-to-school shopping. Director of Communications, Latoya Halstead, told JIS News that parents should be careful of purchasing severely marked...
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