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There are two working bathrooms at the Rocky Point Fishing Village in Clarendon, but at the moment, the doors are closed because persons refuse to pay the $50 charged to use them.Instead, many persons have opted to make the beach their bathroom."A...
Bishop Dr Wellesley Blair, former board chairman of the Universal Service Fund (USF), has declined to comment on an employment contract he allegedly signed unlawfully that resulted in the termination of former USF CEO Dr Hugh Cross."Anybody [who]...
The integrity of the phone video, text messages, and voice notes used to convict dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel of murder remain intact and was properly left to jurors to consider, a prosecutor has argued.Further, prosecutors yesterday asked the...
A market study conducted by Dr Joy Moncrieffe of the Institute for Applied Social Research has confirmed the view held by many that employers are not keen on employing persons with disabilities (PWDs).The 2016 study said that while there were some...
Minister of Science and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley has committed to providing $US40,000 (J$5.2m) to the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) to be used to procure tablets for educators.Speaking at the science, technology, engineering and...
- Construction worker killed by falling wall 40-year-old Michael Harrison a construction worker of a Warsop address died from injuries he received when a wall fell on him this morning in Trelawny. The New Hope resident was working on a section of an unfinished house when a wall fell on him... Read More
- 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