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Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, last evening charged Jamaican green card holders living in America to embrace dual citizenship as a potential foil against the four pillars of immigration reform enunciated by US President...
A policeman is now nursing injuries after a squabble with a detainee at the Falmouth Police Station on the weekend left him with a fractured right arm. The incident triggered a plea from the commanding officer in charge of the parish,...
Venezuelan oil subsidiary PDV Caribe is demanding that the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) pay a minimum of US$50 million (J$6.5 billion) in core share value as compensation for the forcible takeover of its 49 per cent stake in the local refinery,...
The water woes that have been plaguing sections of the island this year are expected to continue into July and August as the Meteorological Service of Jamaica is urging citizens to prepare for what could be a very dry summer. “We would say that you...
Cherie Johnson, one of the 2019 Governor General’s Jamaica Diaspora Award for Excellence recipients, says that the power of positive thinking and a hunger for valuable educational experiences provided the stimulus to turn her life around after jail...
- 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
- Second Suspect In Shooting Of St James Cop Surrenders Brandon Stora, the second suspect in the recent shooting of a police constable, has surrendered to the police. Stora turned himself in on Saturday evening, four days after he was asked by the police to do so. He was listed as wanted... Read More
- Two Held After Cops Seize Ganja and 2 Guns In Clarendon Two people have been arrested in connection with yesterday's seizure of two firearms and a quantity of ganja in Portland Cottage, Clarendon. The police said, the items, which include an Intratec submachine gun, a Bryco .38 firearm, 147... Read More
- Holding Advises Teams To Value Spin Threat At World Cup Legendary former fast bowler Michael Holding is cautioning against discounting the value of spin at the upcoming 50-over Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, even if conditions are likelier to suit quicker bowlers.Last Wednesday, the West Indies... Read More
- 5 Dead, Flooding Feared After Cyclone Mozambique’s government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground on Saturday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, fearing flooding and mudslides in the days ahead as heavy rain lashed the region. At least five people were killed, the... Read More
- Belize Gov't Comments On Sarstoon River Incident The Belize Government is disputing reports made by the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) that the Coast Guard and army did not intervene to prevent Guatemalan gunboats from preventing a BTI vessel from entering the Sarstoon River.The BTV is a... Read More