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n Clubs and fast food restaurants: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.n Bars and other places that need a tavern licence: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.n Gas stations: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.n Supermarkets, grocery stores, wholesales: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.n Pharmacies: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.n...
WESTERN BUREAU:As violence against the island's children rises to increasingly disturbing levels, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says the brutality that is beginning to emerge is particularly worrying.At least 35 children have been...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has vowed that the Government will use every legal tool at its disposal to erode the capacity of criminals to spread mayhem across the island.Addressing a hastily called press conference at Jamaica House yesterday to...
The leadership of the security forces has sought to allay fears that motorists in the Corporate Area, already dealing with traffic snarls because of three sets of major roadwork, could face further delays today with check points erected in...
The state of emergency (SOE) in sections of the Corporate Area, which was declared yesterday morning by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has already turned out results as the security forces have removed three firearms from the possession of criminals...
- Police Constable in custody A police constable is now in custody following the fatal shooting of 21-year-old vendor Christopher Hill in Wesley Crescent, St. Ann on July 12. Police were conducting an operation sometime after 4 am on July 12 when Hill was spotted running away... Read More
- Italian Police Raid Asafa, Sherone, Trainer Hotel Room The Associated Press says, Italian police have raided the hotel where Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson and their Canadian trainer are staying after the two athletes tested positive for banned stimulants. Rooms of the athletes and physical trainer... Read More
- "Ban smoking initiative untidy" Cigarette Company, Carreras is expressing concern that many Jamaicans still do not know what the ban on smoking in public places means, even as it comes into effect today. Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at Carreras, Christopher Brown,... Read More
- Operational challenges at the Minard facility The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers served by the Minard Well in Brown’s Town, St. Ann, that the disruption they are experiencing is as a result of operational challenges at the Minard facility. The NWC is assuring customers... Read More
- The long awaited "Bossy" trial The long awaited trial for Dancehall Entertainer Vybz Kartel who is charged with the murder of Portmore businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton is slated to get underway today after several delays. A 12-member jury was selected last week, and the... Read More
- Peter Bunting defends ‘Dudus Biography’ statements National Security Minister Peter Bunting has defended statements he made in a documentary featuring Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke’s rise to power in Tivoli Gardens on the Biography channel last week. Minister Bunting who was speaking at a PNP Milk River... Read More