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Western Bureau: The justice minister has slammed the newly installed Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) president’s call for convicted paedophiles and drivers who cause death by reckless driving to be flogged with the cat o’ nine as part of their...
Three of the five national champions in the Jamaica Library Service National Reading Competition 2019 emerged from the parish of St James. At the awards ceremony held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday, 65 parish champions across five age...
Hundreds of students, accompanied by their parents, turned up at the Dinthill Technical High School in Linstead, St Catherine, on Thursday to access free back-to-school medical, dental, and optical checks. The event was organised by the Florida...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP): Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world’s largest rainforest is often called the “lungs of the earth.” Here’s a look...
One lawmaker last week came face-to-face with the terror on the roadways caused by rowdy taxi drivers, and the incident has left her traumatised. Juliet Cuthbert Flynn, the celebrated Olympian and member of parliament (MP) for St Andrew West Rural...
- Felix in high hopes American Allyson Felix hopes a lighter load will yield better results at the World Championship in Moscow, Russia. Felix was unseated as world 200metre champion by jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown in Daegu, South Korea. Unlike two years ago, Felix... Read More
- MDC lashes out at Mugabe Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has filed a legal challenge to Robert Mugabe's victory in last week's presidential elections. The electoral petition seeks an order for the result to be declared null and void and a new election to be... Read More
- IMAX for the Caribbean Imax, the global 3D cinema enterprise with more than 738 theatres in 53 countries, will expand to another Caribbean territory before it builds a second screen in Trinidad and Tobago. The announcement was made by Ingrid Evelyn Jahra, the chief... Read More
- Raheem Sterling arrested in Liverpool Jamaican born football star Raheem Sterling has been arrested and charged with common assault following an incident in Liverpool last night. The Liverpool winger who spent the night in a jail cell was charged under Section 39 common assault and is... Read More
- Plane crash at Mogadishu Airport An Ethiopian Air Force cargo plane has crashed and caught fire on landing at Mogadishu airport in Somalia. Four of the six crew members on board the aircraft - carrying ammunition for international forces fighting Islamist militants - were killed.... Read More
- Chicken back shortage The current shortage of chicken back in the local retail trade is not likely to be eased for the rest of the year. In recent weeks there has been a shortage of Chicken back, which is widely consumed by poorer Jamaicans. According to Dr. Keith... Read More