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WESTERN BUREAU:Spanish hotelier Excellence Group Luxury Hotels will invest US$110 million to construct an adults-only resort at Oyster Bay in Trelawny.Groundbreaking on the 325-suite luxury resort will be done in February, with completion set for...
The original objective of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast has been met, according to four inner-city young people, who pointed to the relative calm and the absence of wanton killings linked to partisan politics in recent times, a stark...
A call is being made for community leaders to be included among the invitees to the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast.The event, which was first held in 1981, was established with the aim of bringing together leaders from various sectors...
The Reverend Burchell Taylor, the keynote speaker at the 37th National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB), expressed great displeasure with the current acts of moral and criminal injustices taking place in the Jamaican society.In his address to the...
- Security guard shot dead in Hanover Hanover has recorded another murder. A security guard was shot and killed while leaving his workplace in Green Island, in the parish on Thursday night. He has been identified as 39-year-old Linton Brown. According to police reports, Mr. Brown was on... Read More
- Donald Trump inauguration: The 45th US president sworn in Donald Trump has taken the oath and now becomes the 45th US president of the United States. Mr Trump was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington. Thousands of Trump supporters who travelled across the... Read More
- 'Flippa Mafia' indicted for assault in US correctional facility Jamaican dancehall entertainer Flippa Mafia, who was sentenced to prison in the US for his role in an international cocaine ring, has been indicted for assaulting a corrections officer at a New Jersey facility. The entertainer, is serving a 25-year... Read More
- Elderly woman perishes in fire — Reports A house was destroyed while scores of residents were forced to flee after a massive fire broke out at a scrap metal yard on Spanish Town Road in Kingston on Wednesday night. There were no reports of injuries. Three units battled the blaze and... Read More
- Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for prison release The US army private serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified documents has thanked President Barack Obama for shortening her sentence. Chelsea Manning, whose sentence was commuted by the outgoing president, thanked him "for... Read More
- Russell to know verdict in 12 days The long wait for Jamaica and West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell to learn whether he will be slapped with a ban of up to two years for a whereabouts anti-doping violation is set to end in 12 days. Russell, a two time winner of the ICC T20 World... Read More