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Police investigators are seeking to establish the motive behind the killing of a 29-year-old pastor, James Johnson.  Johnson was killed around 5 o'clock at the Church of God of Prophecy on Old Harbour Road in the St Catherine North police...

Calabar High school track and field star Dejour Russell believes there should be no conflict between academics and sports in schools, noting that student athletes must put their education first at all times. Russell, who is current ISSA/...

Caribbean Airlines is cutting its services from Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport to Fort Lauderdale. In a statement, Caribbean Airlines said the changes will take effect on January 7 next year as part of a strategic review....

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged. The Health and Human Services Department recently...

The National Works Agency (NWA) says it is to undertake a $95.8 million disaster mitigation programme. The NWA says this is the second such drain cleaning programme implemented since the start of the 2018 hurricane season and is to be rolled out...

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation to indemnify the Transport Authority from any legal action arising from its collection of fees between December 1, 1989 and December 8, 2015. The Bill, entitled ‘Transport Authority...

Detectives attached to the Morant Police Criminal Investigation Branch in St Thomas have listed Brandon McIntosh, otherwise called ‘Rock Star’, of Ivan Scheme, Duckenfield in the parish, as a Person of Interest. The police believe that...

NAGA, Philippines (AP) — A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent text messages pleading for help. The...

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency reinstated Russia on Thursday despite a wave of protests, ending the nearly three-year suspension of the country’s drug-testing program because of a state-sponsored doping scheme...

WESTERN BUREAU:The services branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force had to scramble to effect repairs over the weekend to prevent the closure of the Mount Salem Police Station, which was ordered closed by the St James Public Health Department last...

Councillor for the Lime Hall division in the St Ann Municipal Corporation, Genevor Gordon Bailey, has completed the construction of restroom facilities at the Steer Town playing field as her $1.3 million Legacy Project.The corporation has mandated...

Business leader William McConnell has died.McConnell, the former group managing director of Lascelles deMercado, was a member of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame. He also worked at Wray...

Business leader William McConnell has died.McConnell, the former group managing director of Lascelles deMercado, was a member of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame. He also worked at Wray...

Business leader William McConnell has died.McConnell, the former group managing director of Lascelles deMercado, was a member of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame. He also worked at Wray...

Murders and shootings have declined by 68 per cent in the six months since a State of Public Emergency was imposed in the St Catherine North Police Division, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reported. Holness, speaking in Parliament this...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. The government decision came after it failed to get the...

The National Works Agency (NWA) is to restrict right turns from the Merle Grove High School or CVM Television onto Constant Spring Road, starting Sunday, September 23, as part of its traffic management plan for the Corporate Area. Motorists who...

Gas prices are to go up by $0.59 tomorrow Thursday, September 20. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $138.41 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $141.24. Automotive diesel oil will go down by $0.25...

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff’s van was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with...

The Ministry of Health is monitoring the health of 19 students from a primary school in St Thomas who ingested unprescribed tablets that were sold to them by an unauthorised person. The Gleaner reported last Friday that a man entered the school...

The Opposition, while welcoming the bans on single-use shopping bags, straws, and Styrofoam, wants the Government to outline how it will be implemented. The bans, which were announced on Monday, are to take effect on January 1, 2019. In a...

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has launched the ‘Jamaica Beach Guide’, a webpage designed to provide information on the various public beaches across the island. The webpage, located on NEPA’s website at www....

The Mineral Heights Primary School in Clarendon has been taken off the shift system. It is the latest institution to be removed from the system by the Ministry of Education. This follows the addition of 12 new classrooms under the Jamaica Social...

The Government is receiving expertise from the Organization of American States (OAS) in developing a national register of cultural heritage places and objects. A team from the organisation is participating in a three-day workshop to provide...
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