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Cricket legend Deryck Lance Murray has been appointed to the post of high commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, according to a Trinidad Express report. Businessman Edward Ayin has also been appointed high commissioner for...
The Press Association of Jamaica has joined the call for the repeal of Section 33 of the Criminal Justice (Administration) Act, which makes it a criminal offence to take photographs or sketches of accused persons. The section in questions states: “...
Yet another Corporate Area-based school has found itself embroiled in controversy, this time for allegedly collecting fingerprints from students. Merl Grove High School is reported to have begun collecting the biometric data from students during...
Despite being caught up in a Brexit conundrum, Britain will remain steadfast in its diplomatic and financial arrangements with countries of the English-speaking Commonwealth. That is the word from British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad, who was...
Despite giving Crime Stop Jamaica (CSJ) hundreds of tips per year, many Jamaicans are still unwilling to step forward to ensure that those tips materialise into convictions. Since the start of the year, CSJ has received 723 tips, with a success...
- Classes Promised By Crawford To Assist CSEC Students In Portland Eastern Begin JUST over 150 students preparing for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) mathematics examination, next month turned out over the weekend for classes hosted by People's National Party (PNP) Portland Eastern caretaker, Damion Crawford... Read More
- Gov't To Make Further Investments In National Security Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared that increased investments will be made to improve national security. Speaking on Friday at the opening of the new Lathbury Barracks Offices and Accommodation at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Up Park... Read More
- Shane Matthews Wins Barita Chess Open International Master Shane Matthews won the main open section, as scores of chess players including several Masters competed at the 2019 Barita Chess Open, which took place on April 27 at The University of the West Indies. This was the second... Read More
- Apple Defends Removing Parental Control Apps Apple has defended its decision to remove a number of parental control apps, from the App Store, citing security concerns. Several app-makers complained to the New York Times that Apple had taken their products off sale when it launched its own... Read More
- Pope Donates $500,000 For Mexico Migrants Pope Francis has donated $500,000 (£387,000) to help migrants, stranded in Mexico as they try to reach the US border, the Vatican said. The money comes from the Catholic Church's Peter's Pence fund, from church collections around the world.... Read More
- Alleged Rogue Policeman Shot, After Murderous Attack At least three top-level probes have been launched into a dramatic early morning murder, in St Catherine yesterday that culminated in a high-speed car chase, and a deadly shoot-out involving an off-duty cop and the alleged attackers, who turned out... Read More