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Junior Education Minister Floyd Green has urged the more than 39,000 students completing the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) today, along with their parents, not to lose sleep over the results.He assured them that there is a space for every child...
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) this week attempted to arrest a policewoman accused of murder just days after the nation's second-highest court ruled that it had no such powers.INDECOM's move was, however, blocked by the...
Woman Constable Melissa White has been arrested and charged with murder and attempting to pervert the course of justice after prosecutors claimed that she fatally shot an unarmed man in Cross Roads, St Andrew, last year then lied to investigators...
Dorothy Pine-McLarty, chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), says that she will not be making any public pronouncements on the resignation of former director of elections Orrette Fisher.Her utterances followed Fisher's recent...
Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson is being urged by members of the Diaspora to stand up and be the difference in the fight against crime and violence that has claimed over 300 lives since the start of the year."It is a huge job,...
- World cup clock stopped working The official World Cup countdown clock in Rio de Janeiro has stopped time. Although there's less than 11 months before the 2014 World Cup begins, the clock set up by local organizers at Copacabana Beach still shows there are 365 days to go before... Read More
- Curacao Jazz Festival line up looking good Some of the biggest names in show business are scheduled to perform at this year's Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival . The event, slated for August 30 and 31 in the World Trade Centre in Piscadera Bay, will feature a mix of jazz and blues, pop, soul,... Read More
- League cup format to be brought back into play The league cup format, which was discarded eight years ago for league play could be re-introduced for next season's National Premier League. As Sun City news understands, the sponsors seem to be leading the clamour for change, which could be made... Read More
- Pentobarbital expires in September The nation's most active death penalty state is running out of its execution drug. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says its remaining supply of pentobarbital expires in September. Department spokesman Jason Clark says officials are... Read More
- Cabbie remanded The Manchester taxi operator accused of molesting his teenage daughter will have to spend another month in prison. The man, who is charged with rape and incest, was remanded when appeared in the Mandeville Resident Magistrate's Court Wednesday. His... Read More
- Limacol Caribbean Premier League (ICPL) big bucks Nearly US$1 million in prizes will be up for grabs in the inaugural Limacol Caribbean Premier League (ICPL), organisers have announced. The array of prizes that the six franchise teams will be battling for over the next four weeks was unveiled as... Read More