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The head of the local returning residents’ association is raising the alarm over what he says is the slow progress in solving a number of murder cases involving Jamaicans who have returned to the country after settling abroad. In a letter to...
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) last week postponed the first post-Cabinet media briefing it had scheduled in four months. The announcement and then postponement came after Naomi Francis, press secretary in the OPM, told The Gleaner in late...
Chief Justice Bryan Sykes yesterday questioned the apparent ignorance of the lone cop implicated in the Uchence Wilson Gang as the trial continued at the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court. In response to questions posed by Sykes, accused...
“Mommy, if you nuh come fi Sher, she a go dead in 10 minutes.” Those chilling words in a phone call jolted a Clarendon family into panic mode as a domestic dispute turned ugly in Osborne Store in the parish in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Their...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) last week failed to deliver on its promise to hand over millions in outstanding payments for the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) to Campion College. The matter came to public attention last Thursday, when a...
- Beres Hammond to receive OJ IN terms of hit songs and endurance, Beres Hammond's place among the great reggae singers is assured. Those qualities have earned the 60-year-old Hammond the Order of Jamaica (OJ) from the Jamaican government, which cited "his exceptional and... Read More
- Shelly and Hansel to be team leaders in Moscow Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Hansle Parchment have been named as captains for Jamaica's team to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, which starts here on August 10 and comes to a close on August 18. The pair was selected by the management... Read More
- 13 year old kills family members in Brazil 13-year-old Marcelo Pesseghini shot and killed five members of his family before taking his own life after spending the entire day at school in Brazil. Investigators found the body of the teen's parents who are police officers, his grandmother and... Read More
- ATL robbed on Independence day Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) is confirming that its Half-Way-Tree Road location was the target of robbery on Independence Day, Tuesday August 6. Upon opening for business on Wednesday August 7, employees discovered that the main showroom... Read More
- FIFA provisionally suspended a Jamaican football player for 30 days Football's world governing body FIFA has provisionally suspended a Jamaican football player for 30 days following an adverse analytical finding. A urine sample done on June 11 during a World Cup qualifier against Honduras revealed that the player... Read More
- Bush undergoes heart surgery Former US President George W. Bush underwent a successful heart surgery for an artery blockage in Texas, USA. Doctors inserted a stent this morning after the blockage was discovered during a routine checkup recently. The former US President is in... Read More