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Western Bureau: The justice minister has slammed the newly installed Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) president’s call for convicted paedophiles and drivers who cause death by reckless driving to be flogged with the cat o’ nine as part of their...
Three of the five national champions in the Jamaica Library Service National Reading Competition 2019 emerged from the parish of St James. At the awards ceremony held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel yesterday, 65 parish champions across five age...
Hundreds of students, accompanied by their parents, turned up at the Dinthill Technical High School in Linstead, St Catherine, on Thursday to access free back-to-school medical, dental, and optical checks. The event was organised by the Florida...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP): Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world’s largest rainforest is often called the “lungs of the earth.” Here’s a look...
One lawmaker last week came face-to-face with the terror on the roadways caused by rowdy taxi drivers, and the incident has left her traumatised. Juliet Cuthbert Flynn, the celebrated Olympian and member of parliament (MP) for St Andrew West Rural...
- Man Caught Using FLOW Batteries To Power Sound System The police yesterday recovered more than 40 cell site batteries belonging to telecommunications firm FLOW Jamaica, during an operation in Norwood, St James.The lawmen said based on information received, the batteries were stolen from FLOW's mobile... Read More
- Gov't Identifies Markets For Local Produce Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says the Government has identified four distinct markets, for locally grown foods.These markets, he noted, are the hotel industry; the CARICOM region, where fresh and processed... Read More
- Tallawahs Not Looking For Handouts While underlining the owners’ decision to keep the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise in the island, Jamaica Tallawahs CEO Jeff Miller noted that the organisation is not seeking any handouts and is calling for a stronger relationship between... Read More
- Albania Manhunt After Gang Target Plane In '€10m Heist' A suspected gang leader was shot dead after a dramatic raid on an Austrian airlines plane on the runway at Tirana airport in Albania.Passengers waiting for the Airbus plane to leave Mother Teresa airport near the capital saw the gang approach... Read More
- Unexplained Wealth Bill In Trinidad And Tobago Ruffles Some Feathers Trinidad and Tobago’s attorney general, Faris al Rawi, finished up the parliamentary debate over the Civil Asset Recovery and Management and Unexplained Wealth Bill, 2019. The legislation targets corruption as part of a larger aim to establish an... Read More
- Supreme Court To Hand Down Decision On NIDS Challenge Friday The Supreme Court will on Friday, hand down its decision in the Parliamentary Opposition's challenge to the National Identification and Registration Act.The ruling is to be delivered at 9:30 a.m.Attorneys representing the People's National Party (... Read More