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Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 7:11 PM

Tedane Allen, otherwise called ‘Fully Bad’, a 24-year-old labourer of King Street, Kingston, has been charged with murder and other offences following an incident in the parish on Wednesday, August 26. The deceased is 23-...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 6:33 PM

Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has rejected claims that the ministry has ceased contact tracing for individuals who may have been exposed to COVID-19. Speaking at a virtual press conference today, Tufton stressed...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 5:26 PM

MADRID (AP) — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say. The River Troupe Gospel, a volunteer...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 4:44 PM

The Hunts Bay police say they have arrested and charged 13 more persons for breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act, following another incident on Mediterranean Sea Drive in Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11, on Wednesday, September 23....

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 4:03 PM

The sudden disappearance of 14-year-old Rihanna Thomas from her mother's home in Kitson Town, St Catherine, is creating anxious moments for her family. Rihanna's mother, Estella Whyte Facie, in an interview with The Gleaner recounted the...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 4:26 PM

Minister of Education Fayval Williams has indicated that the Early Childhood Commission has commenced the provision of back-to-school grants for basic schools. Williams said a total of $13.5 million is being distributed to the Brain...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 3:39 PM

ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada, Sep. 24, CMC – The Ministry of Health in Grenada is reporting a significant increase in the number of confirmed cases of dengue fever, with the parishes of St David, St George’s and St Andrew recording...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 2:59 PM

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Desmond McKenzie has ordered the closure of 420 Hookah Lounge Jamaica, located at Manor Park Plaza in Kingston, for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act. Two employees from the...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 1:35 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) says works are to begin shortly to replace a compromised wooden bridge in Penfield district, Gordon Town, St Andrew. The NWA says it recently awarded a $23.3 million contract to undertake the works to...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 11:55 AM

Thirty-nine-year-old Dwayne Donaldson, a labourer of Love Lane in Kingston, was on Tuesday charged with house breaking and larceny. The police report that about 1:00 p.m on Friday, September 18,  Donaldson was allegedly seen fishing items...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 10:42 AM

The parents of the child who was seen smoking and drinking what appeared to be alcohol in a video posted on social media, which has gone viral, are being asked to report to the nearest police station. They are being asked to...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM

Jamaica on Wednesday confirmed the death of a 58-year-old Manchester woman that was previously under investigation, pushing the country’s COVID-19 fatalities to 77. Meanwhile, there were 193 new cases with ages ranging from 11 months to 84...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 9:36 AM

The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is urging consumers to utilise the various options available to do their regular shopping safely as the country deals with the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Speaking on the JIS Television programme,...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 9:25 AM

PARIS (AP) — France’s president wants to expand paternity leave to one month — and require fathers to take time off with their newborns. President Emmanuel Macron announced the plan on Instagram before visiting a child-care...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 9:17 AM

The police are reporting that several persons have been charged arising from a street dance in Seaview Gardens, St Andrew last night. The police say the entertainment event did not have a permit and was being held after curfew hours. According to...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 12:11 AM

THE ADAPTATION Programme and Financing Mechanism (AP...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 12:11 AM

WITH THE announcement of a new Ministry of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, stakeholders are hoping for a variety of things – from emphasis on food security to effective planning for climate threats that include sea level...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 12:10 AM

NEWS OF a new ministry focused on the environment and climate change has earned the approval of some local stakeholders who have championed the prioritisation of these areas together with the ongoing fight to beat COVID-19. Called the Ministry of...

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Published:Wednesday | September 23, 2020 | 9:39 PM

Two men and a woman have been charged for breaches under the Firearm Act on Tuesday, following separate incidents on King Street, Lionel Town Clarendon and Nain main road in St Elizabeth. In the first incident, the May Pen police arrested and...

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