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PARIS (AP):France fans did justice to the national team's 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, pouring into Paris' Champs-ElysÈes Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate with cheers, stomping, and song in an explosion of...

Audley Gordon, executive director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), says that a fire believed to be set by arsonists at the Retirement dump in St James will be brought under control by Wednesday.Smoke from the fire is said to...

Effective today, all applications for permits to import or export coconut products and/or substitutes must be submitted to the Jamaica Agricultural Com-modities Regulatory Authorities (JACRA) at 1 Willie Henry Drive, Kingston 11.All permits,...

A two-year-old remains critical in hospital following a three-vehicle collision that also claimed the life of a pedal cyclist along Allan Avenue in Port Antonio, Portland, Saturday night.Forty-year-old musician Chadwick Buchanan, who goes by the...

MOSCOW (AP):  France are the established power with a young team full of speed and skill. Croatia have the veterans that have shown they can never be counted out. The two sides will meet today in the World Cup final, with France going for...

Children's Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison has cautioned service providers and educators against offering treatment or contraceptives to children without parental knowledge.Responding to questions from The Sunday Gleaner, the Children's Advocate...

With abortions being illegal in Jamaica, there is no official count on the number being done locally each year, and the estimate differs greatly, depending on which side of the divide one falls.For those in favour of legalising abortions, the number...

Two local non-governmental organisations - Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexual and Gays (J-FLAG) and the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC) - have thrown their weight behind a call by St Andrew West Rural Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-...

The three scars on his legs are a reminder of the day his male partner got violent and stabbed him, but 31-year-old Tony* blames himself for his injuries, as he says he should not have flirted with other guys while his partner was around."We both...

Scores of Jamaicans living with HIV/AIDS, who face stigma and discrimination, are set to get help with the establishment of the Jamaica Anti-Discrimination System for HIV (JADS)According to Jumoke Patrick, the executive director for the Jamaica...
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