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Jamaican dancehall entertainer Brigadier Jerry has been slapped with a battery of gun-related charges in the United States, but the incident may have been triggered by a prank gone wrong, his wife has said. The 62-year-old singer, whose real name...
Less than 48 hours after Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a $1.3-billion mitigation programme to combat the deadly dengue outbreak, councillors of the St Catherine Municipal Corporation engaged in a sparring match, accusing each other of...
A witness yesterday detailed in court how an accused killer admitted, during a jailhouse conversation, that he shot a teenage girl because “she did a bawl out too loud” while she was being chopped by one of his cronies. The witness was giving...
A murder convict-turned-Crown witness yesterday detailed how he and other men executed the plan orchestrated by accused Tesha Miller to kill the then chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), Douglas Chambers. Yesterday, the court heard...
Alleged water thieves charged Weeks after the official commissioning of the $630-million Essex Valley Water Supply Scheme, five persons have been charged under Section Three of the Public Utilities Act and Section 25 of the NWC Act for illegally...
- Well done Shelly Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stamped her authority on the women’s 100m final by scorching the field in a World Leading time at the 14th staging of the IAAF World Athletics Championships. The Jamaican with a reaction time of 0.174, claimed gold in 10.71s... Read More
- NUM official shot dead A female union official has been shot dead at South Africa's Marikana mine, where 34 striking miners were killed by police a year ago, her colleagues say. The shop steward from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was killed on Monday morning.... Read More
- A hotel near Disney World in Florida has partially fallen into a sinkhole A hotel near Disney World in Florida has partially fallen into a sinkhole, the latest such incident in the state. Dozens of people were inside the 24-unit villa near Clermont as the ground gave way before dawn on Monday, but all were safely... Read More
- Man killed in Downtown Kingston A man was shot and killed by gunman in downtown Kingston this morning. Police reported that the man, who has not yet been identified, was walking along Orange Street with a female newspaper vendor, when they were attacked and shot several times.... Read More
- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have decided pictures of their daughter are priceless. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have decided pictures of their daughter are priceless. The couple, who welcomed their first child, North West, into the world five weeks early in June, has reportedly turned down another magazine offer of $3 million for... Read More
- Simple D roots revival. Reggae singer Simple D is intent on being part of the current roots revival. The Youths them is her most recent contribution. The track, produced by her own It's the Roots Production label, speaks to the daily challenges youths face. Simple D,... Read More