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Four children who were removed from a vessel transporting what is believed to be illegal migrants are now in state care, pending further investigations by local authorities. The Gleaner understands that the boat, which is believed to have been...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says parishes currently under a state of emergency (SOE) will see more relaxed business hours in a few weeks to facilitate increased commercial activity associated with the Christmas season. “The end of November – or...
The bloodletting continues in Clarendon despite a state of emergency blanketing the mid-island parish since September 5 as the Government seeks to peg back a runaway homicide rate. Early yesterday morning, criminals snuffed out the life of 51-year-...
Mandeville, Manchester: A witness whose name appears on several cheques reportedly drawn on the account of the Manchester Parish Council reappeared in court yesterday to continue giving testimony in the multimillion-dollar fraud trial. The witness...
Western Bureau: Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis will be challenging Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that granted the gay-rights group Montego Bay Pride an interim order that allows them to rent the Montego Bay Cultural Centre for an upcoming event....
- Edward Snowden father to visit him Lon Snowden, the father of US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, has obtained a Russian visa and is expected to visit his son soon. Snowden told America's news media that he wanted his son to return home provided the justice system is applied... Read More
- Reese speaks There is more indication that the local tobacco industry is seeing a fall-out arising from the ban on smoking in public places. Jamaica Customs is now reporting a decline in cigarette sales. Commissioner of Customs, Major Richard Reese, has linked... Read More
- Culture Ministry lashes out at Queen Ifrica The Culture Ministry has released a statement expressing regret that the Grand Gala stage was used by reggae artiste Queen Ifrica as a platform to express anti-gay comments. According to the Ministry, it is now reviewing the system of contractual... Read More
- Rachel Miller on the international scene National Female Junior Chess Champion Rachel Miller continues to impress on the international scene. She created history at the recent Pan-American Youth Championship in Brazil. She became the first English speaking junior to finish in the top 10... Read More
- US surveillance programmes President Barack Obama has urged a series of reforms to US surveillance programmes in order to guarantee greater openness and oversight. At a White House news conference, Mr Obama proposed amending provisions in the Patriot Act that govern the... Read More
- Missing Westmoreland man body found The police have identified the body of a man found in Bloody Bay, Negril, Westmoreland yesterday morning. He is Patel Grant o/c “Larry” an employee of the RIU Hotel. Grant who is from a Green Island, Hanover address was reported missing at 6 pm on... Read More