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The residents of Shooters Hill in St Andrew working feverishly to dig through debris for a missing 15-year-old student of The Queen’s School whose father’s body was found after a landslide yesterday fell on the house they were in.

Fifteen-year-old Saneeka Leechman, a student of The Queen’s School in Kingston, was making plans to surprise her father, 42-year-old Romeo Leechman, on his upcoming birthday, but this will never come to pass as a land slippage caused by heavy rains...
Hope Pastures in St Andrew.

The long-running case between the Hope Pastures residents in St Andrew and the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is headed for trial. The Court of Appeal yesterday said the JPS was under a statutory obligation to supply electricity by underground...
A flooded roadway at Duhaney Terrace in Kingston yesterday.

The low pressure system responsible for the unstable weather conditions across the island over the last few days could develop into a tropical storm or depression by Sunday. This is according to the Meteorological Service, Jamaica, which yesterday...

The Ministries of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) and Agriculture and Fisheries will soon launch a programme targeted at workers operating informally in household services, agriculture and fisheries to aid their transition to the formal...

Western Bureau: Hanover, which was the last parish to record a case of the coronavirus in Jamaica, took a direct hit yesterday as the family court in the parish had to be closed because of positive COVID-19 cases at the facility. A press release...

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced special curfews for Rae Town, Kingston and Cornwall Courts, St James amid an increase in COVID cases in the communities. The curfews take effect Friday at 6 p.m., Friday, October 23 and will run until...

The Supreme Court has shut down an attempt by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to compel the country’s chief prosecutor to file murder and other charges against two cops over a controversial fatal shooting. At the centre of...

People’s National Party (PNP) presidential contender Mark Golding has not ruled out his long-time business partner and former parliamentary colleague Peter Bunting for the Senate, hinting that he could be part of his inner circle should he win the...

As the November 7 People’s National Party (PNP) presidential election draws closer, prospective candidate Mark Golding is oozing with confidence that he can secure the seat at the helm of the 82-year-old political organisation. Golding, who is...

Mark Golding has said that the People’s National Party (PNP) has some work to do to regain the seats it lost in western Jamaica in the September 3 general election. When the dust settled on September 3, all 16 seats in the west went to the Jamaica...
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