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WESTERN BUREAU: It was like a major fireworks display along the Rose Hall main road in St. James yesterday morning, as flames lit up the skies from an IGL truck, which developed mechanical problems and burst into flames, resulting in a huge traffic...
Attorney-at-law Gareth Forbes was shot dead at his home in Oakridge off Stillwell Road, Kingston 8 yesterday. The constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit reported that a relative found his body lying in a pool of blood about 10:00 pm. Upon...
Swimming sensation Alia Atkinson and discus standout Fedrick Dacres yesterday walked away with the top awards at the RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston. Atkinson, who...
Effective February 11, Gillian A. Haughton will be the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM, Jamaica).In a press release yesterday, the organisation said that as CEO, Haughton would ensure that...
WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay's mayor Councillor Homer Davis, who is also the chairman of the St James Municipal Corporation, says he is disappointed that instead of immediate action, styrofoam is being given a much longer time to continue to destroy...
- Unidentified woman found dead in St James Police in St James are now probing the murder of a Caucasian woman whose bloodied body was discovered with her throat slashed in bushes near to the Long Hill main road in St James on Saturday morning. The body is believed to be in its 20's, with... Read More
- Jamaica's Davina Bennett Is Second Runner Up To Miss Universe 2017 Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennett has been declared second runner up to the 2017 Miss Universe. Bennett, emerged from a field of 92 contestants from across the globe. Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was declared the winner and Miss... Read More
- Prince Harry to marry girlfriend Meghan Markle next year Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle. The prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Ms Markle in spring 2018 and they will live at Nottingham Cottage in Kensington Palace, London. The couple, who have been... Read More
- Policeman in St. Ann reportedly kills himself A policeman reportedly killed himself at his home in Exchange, Ocho Rios on Sunday evening. Corporal Hewie Green was found dead minuites after 7pm with what appeared to be a single bullet wound. Neighbours reportedly heard a shot coming from the... Read More
- Ninjaman verdict expected later this week Dancehall artiste Ninjaman will later this week know his fate as prosecutors yesterday began closing arguments in the murder trial for the entertainer and his two co-accus ed. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, along with his son... Read More
- FDA approves 'trackable' pill US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The tablets have an ingestible sensor embedded inside them that records that the medication has been taken. A patch worn by the patient transmits this... Read More