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A Westmoreland man has now been charged with creating public mischief in relation to a viral voice note falsely claiming that there would be a shutdown of the parish. Zavian Patterson, 37, who was listed as a person of interest, surrendered...
A Manchester farmer is now behind bars on firearm charges after being arrested last night. The police say 28-year-old Nadar Campbell of Savoy Crescent in Christiana was held during an operation at a bar in Mount Moriah, St Ann about 11 p....
Seventeen-year-old Kingsley Campbell of Sterling district, Calderwood in St Ann is suspected to have drowned at a beach in Priory in the parish yesterday. The St Ann’s Bay police say about 4:49 p.m., Campbell was at the beach with a...
Come tomorrow, technicians will begin installing a machine at the National Public Health Laboratory to test for the coronavirus (COVID-19)
CLICK HERE The Opposition is backing a proposal by the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) for the suspension of General Consumption Tax (GCT) on light bills and the Special Consumption Tax (SCT) on fuel to make electricity cheaper for people amid the...
- Nearly 8000 Malaria Cases In Sudan Province Doctors in Sudan say the number of malaria cases in North Darfur province has climbed to nearly 8,000 people in less than a month. They are warning that the outbreak in the country’s far-flung west, may persist if the Sudanese government and... Read More
- UN To Go To Venezuela To Investigate Killings The UN Human Rights Council will investigate alleged human rights violations in Venezuela, including executions, disappearances and torture. The forum approved sending a fact-finding mission after a resolution was put forward by Venezuela's... Read More
- PNP Calls For Suitable Location For Police Records Office Opposition spokesman on national security, Fitz Jackson, is calling on the Minister of National Security, Horace Chang, to find a suitable location to temporarily house the Police Records Office. The building, which is located on 34 Duke Street... Read More
- NEPA Warns To Avoid Crocodile Habitats During Heavy Rains The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is advising the public to exercise caution in areas close to crocodile habitats as the heavy rains are likely to displace the animals. According to NEPA, these areas include swamps,... Read More
- Chemical Spill In Rio Cobre Forces Shutdown Of NWC Plant The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that the Spanish Town Treatment Plant in St Catherine has been shut down due to a chemical spill within the Rio Cobre. NWC said customers will experience no water or low water pressures until... Read More
- World Championships Get Under Way The long-awaited, much-anticipated International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships gets going today with six Jamaicans competing. Long jumper Tajay Gayle was the first in action for Jamaica at 8:30 am (... Read More