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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...
- Caribbean Netball Tourney cancelled The 2017 Senior Caribbean Netball Tournament, which was scheduled for October 9-15 in St Lucia, has been cancelled. The decision was taken on Thursday by International Netball Federation. A release issued stated that "due to the... Read More
- Razor B wins big at CME Awards Dancehall artiste Razor B is upbeat about his recent win at the Caribbean Music & Entertainment Awards (CME). He won the awards Reggae Exclusive Trailblazer and International Reggae Artiste. The awards were handed out on Sunday, September 24 at... Read More
- US 'to pull staff from Cuba over attacks' The US is to pull most of its staff from its embassy in Cuba, after reports that staff suffered "sonic attacks". The US is withdrawing about 60% of its embassy staff in response to attacks on diplomats. It is also warning Americans not to visit the... Read More
- Man Burnt To Death In Trelawny Crash A man was burnt beyond recognition after the car he was driving crashed and burst into flames early this morning on the Salt Marsh main road in Trelawny. Head of Operations at the Police Traffic Division, Superintendent Courtney Cubrie, says the... Read More
- Teen stabbed to death with scissors in NYC high school A Bronx student stabbed a classmate to death with a pair of scissors and seriously injured another inside their high school this morning. Investigators believe an 18-year-old plunged the tool into a 15- and 16-year-old around 10:50 a.m. on campus.... Read More
- Windies women begin bid in October to qualify for ICC World Cup Defending World Twenty20 champions West Indies women begin their bid for direct qualification to the ICC Women's World Cup 2021, when they host Sri Lanka women for a three match ODI series and three Twenty20 Internationals in October. The three ODI’... Read More