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The Seaview Gardens and Richie Lane communities drowned in tears as the death of eight-year-old Galen Buchanan sank in yesterday. According to reports from the police communications arm, a resident stumbled upon Buchanan’s body in the Kingston...
Tamara Lewis was an emotional wreck yesterday, her face a portrait of pain as she recalled the cruel turn of events that caused her eight-year-old son to be torn from her arms forever. The mourning mother was even more devastated because she...
As an islandwide dengue mitigation campaign got into gear yesterday, school administrators like Marlon Campbell say it couldn’t have come sooner. Campbell, principal of the Spanish Town-based St Catherine High, said that the mosquito-borne disease...
Clean-up operations were on in earnest along the section of Barry Street, which runs through Southside, with residents of the Kingston community lending a helping hand while others kept watch on National Solid Waste Management Authority workers,...
Noted defence attorney Peter Champagnie is among three lawyers who have been appointed as Queen’s Counsel. Also appointed were Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Jeremy Taylor and civil attorney M. Maurice Manning. The appointment was...
- 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