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One man was killed and several persons injured yesterday afternoon when a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) motorcade came under heavy and sustained gunfire in a section of Flanker, St James. Indications are that had a police unit not been in the area at...
In constituencies across the island, Jamaicans came out in their numbers yesterday to show support for the 152 political candidates seeking to be elected to Parliament in just over two weeks. In many constituencies, there were signs of unity, with...
President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller said yesterday that she was not a “an Anansi politician” and that unlike the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), her team would not offer empty promises to Jamaicans. At...
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness says that the party’s internal polls have shown a swing in voter support for the party despite recent polls showing it is slightly behind the ruling People’s National Party (PNP)....
For 25 years, Paulette West, affectionately called 'Mama P', has been cooking for the hundreds who turn out in support of the People's National Party (PNP) candidate for South East St Catherine - and for the past...
- Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town of Bad Aibling At least nine people were killed and plenty more injured, after two passenger trains collided in the German state of Bavaria. The head-on crash saw both trains partially derailed and were wedged into each other. Emergency teams, in helicopters,... Read More
- Fatal crash Four people were yesterday crushed to death in a two-vehicle crash on Spanish Town Road near Six Miles in St Andrew. Superintendent Arthur Brown, head of the St Andrew South Police Division, reported that the crash took place about 3:00 pm and that... Read More
- Cops identify 2nd man killed at JLP rally as another gangster The police have identified the second man killed in last night’s shooting at a Jamaica Labour Party mass rally at the Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay, St James. He has been identified by his alias ‘Chow’ of Goat Pen in Flanker.... Read More
- Beyonce announces Formation tour Beyonce is working overtime this weekend: After releasing a new song Saturday and performing at the Super Bowl on Sunday, she's announced a new stadium tour. The Grammy-winning singer announced her 2016 Formation World Tour in a commercial after... Read More
- Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune today, the first day of the Lunar New Year. In Beijing, hundreds of thousands of people visited traditional fairs held in parks, as well as Buddhist... Read More
- Cop held for allegedly taking $4,000 from motorist for 'traffic offence' A police constable attached to the Police Traffic Division was taken into custody on Saturday for alleged breach of the Corruption Prevention Act. Sometime after midday on Saturday, the cop and a team from the Transport Authority were conducting an... Read More