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"It's ridiculous that Jamaica is just so non-progressive, it's just an evil, evil place," said Abigail Pinnock, claiming that her father was being threatened because of jealousy and "bad mind". "The media can really mek yuh tink seh this is a really selfish tief and it is really not true!" she said.
A major infrastructural programme about to be rolled out by the Government will tap into smart technology and be anchored on a rigorous maintenance regime. Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday unveiled the Greater Infrastructure Development...
Charging that claims by Karl Samuda, minister with responsibility for education, that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) had no challenges in its daily operations at this time, Peter Bunting, the opposition spokesman, said that the school’s...
United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kingston yesterday evening amid a clamour of controversy in CARICOM, but Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson Smith rolled out the welcome mat and delivered a sharp retort to the...
When Opposition Member of Parliament for South East St Ann, Lisa Hanna, repeatedly refused an order to sit down yesterday afternoon, it was evident that Speaker Pearnel Charles Sr was facing open mutiny in the House of Representatives. With his...
- 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
- Oxford Mall crime scene The bullet riddled body of a man only identified as “Skinny Man” was found in the Oxford Mall, Downtown Kingston this morning. Residents stumbled upon the body sometime after 10 am and summoned the police to the scene. A motive for the killing has... Read More
- Digicel to terminate roaming charges Digicel is set to abolish roaming charges for persons travelling within the Caribbean starting October 1. This was revealed yesterday by Phillip Paulwell the President of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union during the opening of the CTU’s... Read More
- 4 year doping ban to return? The International Association of Athletics Federation is set to return to a four-year ban for athletes found to be doping. Beginning on January 1, 2015 the IAAF will implement its “unwavering commitment against doping” in the new WADA code which... Read More