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There are two working bathrooms at the Rocky Point Fishing Village in Clarendon, but at the moment, the doors are closed because persons refuse to pay the $50 charged to use them.Instead, many persons have opted to make the beach their bathroom."A...
Bishop Dr Wellesley Blair, former board chairman of the Universal Service Fund (USF), has declined to comment on an employment contract he allegedly signed unlawfully that resulted in the termination of former USF CEO Dr Hugh Cross."Anybody [who]...
The integrity of the phone video, text messages, and voice notes used to convict dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel of murder remain intact and was properly left to jurors to consider, a prosecutor has argued.Further, prosecutors yesterday asked the...
A market study conducted by Dr Joy Moncrieffe of the Institute for Applied Social Research has confirmed the view held by many that employers are not keen on employing persons with disabilities (PWDs).The 2016 study said that while there were some...
Minister of Science and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley has committed to providing $US40,000 (J$5.2m) to the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) to be used to procure tablets for educators.Speaking at the science, technology, engineering and...
- 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