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It was the merit awards ceremony for 176 outstanding students of the St Mary Technical High School last Wednesday, but a 45-year-old step-parent got the loudest applause and the only standing ovation.Top achiever Trevesha Watson, 17, overcome with...
Sexting is a major online activity for a high percentage of Jamaica's teenagers, a new study by the University of Technology (UTech) has revealed.According to the findings, 60 per cent of students across several grade levels acknowledged receiving...
The countdown to Black Friday, arguably the biggest shopping day of the year globally, has officially begun and is the perfect opportunity to get your hands on some of the best deals, as retailers promise to heavily slash prices on a wide range of...
Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has ordered the parties involved in the trial for three more cops implicated in a so-called Clarendon 'police death squad' to be prepared to start the proceedings next Monday, denying the prosecution's request for a new...
WESTERN BUREAU:Gregory Roberts, one of the two men charged with murder in relation to last year's stabbing death of schoolgirl Shineka Gray, will have to wait until November 26 to hear whether his request to be tried outside the parish of St James...
- Ninjaman verdict expected later this week Dancehall artiste Ninjaman will later this week know his fate as prosecutors yesterday began closing arguments in the murder trial for the entertainer and his two co-accus ed. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, along with his son... Read More
- FDA approves 'trackable' pill US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The tablets have an ingestible sensor embedded inside them that records that the medication has been taken. A patch worn by the patient transmits this... Read More
- Livermore banned for 2 years Sprinter Jason Livermore has been banned for two years for violating the rules of Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission. The verdict was handed down by judge, Kent Gammon, chairman of the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel. Gammon said based on... Read More
- US Government submits evidence it says links Mohammad Al Faisal to terrorism The United States Government has submitted to the Jamaica authorities evidence it says links the Cleric Mohammad Al Faisal to terrorism. Al Faisal was arrested last month on an extradition warrant. .Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions... Read More
- UTech Suspends Evening Classes At Western Campus The University of Technology (UTech) has suspended evening classes at its western campus as a result of gun violence in Montego Bay, St James. UTech president, Dr Stephen Vasciannie, yesterday issued a circular advising that classes would be... Read More
- Jason Livermore to learn fate today Jamaica's Commonwealth Games 200 metre bronze medallist Jason Livermore, who faces up to four years if found guilty of a Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) drug violation, will learn his fate today. According to a release from the Ministry of... Read More