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Western Bureau:More than 2,000 residents from several adjoining communities in eastern Hanover have been looking up to the skies with glee and thankfulness for the rains over the last week. Their scrounging around for the precious commodity - water...
Rum is among the latest items being counterfeited by criminals in Jamaica. The bulk of the $1.9 billion worth of fake goods seized by the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Branch last year is being linked to criminals.The seized items...
A number of Jamaican attorneys who United States (US) authorities believe are helping lottery scammers hide their ill-gotten gains could be swept up in the wave of extradition requests that American prosecutors are preparing to unleash on the...
The Government has indicated that it is keeping a close eye on a draft bill in the United States that is proposing to tax remittances sent to countries like Jamaica, the funds from which would be used to fund President Donald Trump's US border wall...
National Security Minister Robert Montague is reporting that several correctional officers are currently under investigation for corruption while others have been charged with breaching the law.He said a number of officers in the correctional...
- British Woman Allegedly Held With $3 Million Worth Of Cocaine, Charged A British woman was held at the Sangster International Airport in St. James on Tuesday after cocaine valued at nearly J$3 million was reportedly found in her suitcase. She is scheduled to appear before the St. James Parish Court on Friday. It is... Read More
- KOTE cancelled THIS year's staging of the annual urban arts festival Kingston On The Edge (KOTE) has been cancelled. The event is usually held in June. Enola Williams, co-founder of festival, confirmed the developments yesterday. The event's cancellation... Read More
- Hero CPL announces dates for 'biggest and best' campaign The stage is set for the Hero Caribbean Premier League after tournament organisers confirmed that the fifth instalment will start on Friday, August 4. The competition, which will be staged in seven countries over a six-week period, will conclude... Read More
- NMIA to be closed for a few hours to facilitate maintenance work As of 9pm on Tuesday, the Norman Manley International Airport will be closed until 4am tomorrow to facilitate maintenance works on the airport's main electrical switch gear. In an advisory late Monday, NMIA Airports Limited said four flights... Read More
- Arnett and Montego Bay United draw first leg RSPL Q/Final playoff Arnett Gardens and Montego Bay United played out a 1-1 draw at the Tony Spaulding Sports Complex in their first leg Red Stripe Premier League quarter-final playoff on Monday night. The return leg will be played next Sunday at the Montego Bay Sports... Read More
- Groundbreaking for China-funded school tomorrow Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Education Minister Ruel Reid will tomorrow attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the Tower Hill Infant School in Olympic Way, St Andrew. The school is being constructed under the China-aided Project for Early... Read More