- Confederate statue pulled down in North Carolina A monument to pro-slavery forces has been destroyed, in the wake of clashes in Charlottesville. The Durham Country sheriff said he would seek vandalism charges against those involved. It came as the mayors of Baltimore, Maryland, and Lexington,... Read More
- Tufton Receives Savanna-La-Mar Hospital Report Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has indicated that he has received a preliminary report on the matter where construction work was being done on the paediatric ward at the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital while occupied by children. He had ordered a... Read More
- Two changes made to Tallawahs squad Two changes have been made to the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the remainder of the 2017 Hero Caribbean Premier League T/20 tournament Shakib al Hasan is returning to Bangladesh to play for his country in the... Read More
- Falling tree kills 11 on Portuguese island of Madeira A 200-year-old tree has killed at least 11 people and injured dozens more at a religious ceremony on the Portuguese island of Madeira. A video shows the tree crashing down on a crowded square in a suburb of the main town, scattering people who were... Read More
- Three JUTC Buses Stoned, Damaged Reports coming from the Jamaica Urban Transit Company are that three of their busses were stoned by unscrupulous persons. Communications Manager Cecil Thoms says two buses were damaged in Bull Bay in St Andrew and another in Spanish Town, St... Read More
- INDECOM to question cop following son's death INDECOM investigators are to make another attempt today to question a police officer following his two year old son who was fatally shot at his home in Braeton, St. Catherine, last Thursday. The investigators were preparing to question him on Friday... Read More
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Superintendent Robert Walker, who was blamed for the gridlock that shut down access to Norman Manley International Airport on New Year's Day because of the party dubbed Sandz, was yesterday removed as the head of the East Kingston Police Division....
Experts are expressing alarm after discovering that in 2017, close to 33,000 children ages 10-19 years, were diagnosed with elevated blood pressure due to obesity.Professor Alafia Samuels, director of the George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research...
Dozens of persons who were convicted for illegal possession of guns and ammunition in St James and three other western parishes last year got off easy, as High Court judges opted for suspended sentences and fines as low as $70,000, an explosive...
She was so close.As Annakay Moreland waited anxiously for the clock to strike midnight to signal her 17th birthday, so, too, did her peers and caregivers who had big plans."We the staff and the children were planning to sing happy birthday, probably...
A caregiver at Walker's Place of Safety for seven years, Jacqueline Gutzmore, was a dejected woman yesterday morning as she stared into space for long periods nearby the premises of the fire-gutted facility at the intersection of Lyndhurst Road and...