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A woman yesterday detailed for prosecutors how an official at the then Manchester Parish Council, whom she had befriended, telephoned her days before Christmas in 2015 to ask her to encash a cheque for him. The Manchester Parish Council has been...
Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith says the Government cannot call in officials from the United States Embassy to shed light on the alleged inhumane treatment meted out to five Jamaican fishermen by the US Coast Guard until she has...
Port Antonio, Portland: The eastern parish of Portland is arming itself to tackle a rat-infestation problem that has taken root especially in the seaside town of Port Antonio, the parish’s capital. “They are just about everywhere. You hear them...
Three held on illegal gun, scamming charges Members of the Counter Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch arrested two males and a female for breaches of the Firearm Act and the Law Reform (Fraudulent Transaction) (Special Provisions)...
Members of the church community in Clarendon in bemoaning the crime situation plaguing the mid-island parish have said that the problem has been festering due to a lack of job opportunities and not enough positive role models and demonic possession...
- US remember victims on 12th anniversary of 9/11 Yesterday, on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the United States held a series of memorials. The names of victims including rescue officials that survived the attack, were read out in New York. The September 11, 2011 attacks on New York,... Read More
- Morant Bay Mayor faces no-confidence motion today The spotlight will be on the St. Thomas Parish Council this morning with Mayor of Morant Bay, Marsha Francis-Johnson, expected to face a second no-confidence motion from her fellow People’s National Party (PNP) Councillors. Councillor for the... Read More
- Jamaican up the charts on World Happiness Chart 2013 Jamaica has been ranked 75th out of 156 countries on the recently released United Nation's World Happiness Report 2013. Jamaica also ranked as the second happiest nation in the Caribbean. The UN World Happiness Report was commissioned following... Read More
- PM Simpson-Miller offers Holness comfort over leadership race During the first sitting of Parliament yesterday after the summer recess, Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has offered advice and comfort to the Jamaica Labour Party's leader Andrew Holness, over the looming leadership race. Mrs. Simpson-... Read More
- Goat Islands environmental/feasibility study underway The environmental and feasibility study on the proposed Goat Islands project is underway and the first draft is expected to completed by the end of this month. At Wednesday’s Jamaica House media briefing, Dr. Omar Davies, Transport and Works... Read More
- TS Gabrielle leaves hundreds without power in Bermuda Hundreds of residents in Bermuda have been left without electricity by Tropical Storm Gabrielle. A total of 325 customers was left without power with the majority in the central parishes. Power is expected to be restored to all customers a Belco... Read More