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It was the merit awards ceremony for 176 outstanding students of the St Mary Technical High School last Wednesday, but a 45-year-old step-parent got the loudest applause and the only standing ovation.Top achiever Trevesha Watson, 17, overcome with...
Sexting is a major online activity for a high percentage of Jamaica's teenagers, a new study by the University of Technology (UTech) has revealed.According to the findings, 60 per cent of students across several grade levels acknowledged receiving...
The countdown to Black Friday, arguably the biggest shopping day of the year globally, has officially begun and is the perfect opportunity to get your hands on some of the best deals, as retailers promise to heavily slash prices on a wide range of...
Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has ordered the parties involved in the trial for three more cops implicated in a so-called Clarendon 'police death squad' to be prepared to start the proceedings next Monday, denying the prosecution's request for a new...
WESTERN BUREAU:Gregory Roberts, one of the two men charged with murder in relation to last year's stabbing death of schoolgirl Shineka Gray, will have to wait until November 26 to hear whether his request to be tried outside the parish of St James...
- UN says death toll in Syria rises In international news, more than 100,000 people have been killed in the conflict in Syria, according to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Mr. Ban was speaking at UN headquarters in New York alongside US Secretary of State John Kerry. Both men... Read More
- MOL meets with security guards The Monymusk, Bernard Lodge and Frome sugar factories are currently meeting at the Ministry of Labour to discuss their termination. The labour ministry intervened in the matter following days of protests by the security guards. The 132 security... Read More
- LIAT has apologised Rregional airline LIAT has apologised to customers for its “numerous” flight delays and cancellations over the past few weeks and has sought to give explanations. In a statement to the media, LIAT said the disruptions were caused by a combination of... Read More
- Tropical Storm Dorian continues to strengthen over the Atlantic Tropical Storm Dorian continues to strengthen over the Atlantic. At 5 AM Tropical Storm Dorian was located near Latitude 15.6 degrees north and Longitude 34.5 degrees west or about 1,125 kilometres west of the Cape Verde Islands. Dorian is moving... Read More
- NSWMA dismissed calls Jennifer Edwards, Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA, has dismissed calls from Jamaica Labour Party affiliate, the Women's Freedom Movement (WFM) for her to resign, as a political ploy. The group made the call... Read More
- 78 killed in Spain crash One of the drivers of a train which derailed in north-western Spain killing at least 78 passengers has been put under formal investigation. Security camera footage showed the Madrid to Ferrol train hurtling around a bend before flipping on to its... Read More