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Increasing reports of adverse test results have sparked alarm from the watchdog of Jamaica’s medical laboratories, with growing concern over a ballooning crisis as only five of more than a hundred lab companies are accredited to practise. Though...
It was a bloody Friday in Clarendon as three persons were shot in Sandy Bay and a senior citizen stabbed to death in York Town. In the first incident, an alarm was raised when relatives discovered the body of Robert Paris of Howell’s Content, York...
Opposition Senator Lambert Brown stirred controversy on Friday after accusing the Government of quietly slipping through the back door legislation that could give credence to homosexual practices in Jamaica. Brown was making specific mention to a...
Former long-time chairman of the People’s National Party (PNP), Robert Pickersgill, has not bought into suggestions coming from factions within the party that the looming leadership challenge triggered by Peter Bunting is likely to cause upheaval...
Sixteen persons have been arrested for trying to smuggle guns and ammunition into the island since 2016, and of that number, only seven have been convicted as local law enforcement battles a deadly arms industry in Jamaica. The majority of the...
- 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
- Education Ministry Warns Against Fake Employment Recruitment Drive On Social Media The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is advising the public that a message circulating on the popular messaging application WhatsApp seeking to recruit individuals to be employed as data collection officers at the ministry is false.The... Read More
- Spanish Town Road Pipeline Repairs Completed The National Water Commission (NWC) says that water supply distribution has now been restarted for most areas along the Spanish Town Road network in St Andrew.However, the NWC says that there is a localised leak affecting the Cooreville Gardens... Read More
- Head Coach Hopeton Gilchrist, eyes progress with Under-17s Just weeks before Jamaica's Under-17s enter into battle for a spot, in the Fifa World Cup in Brazil, Head Coach Hopeton Gilchrist believes the team is up for the challenge.The Jamaicans are drawn in Group A of the Confederation of North, Central... Read More
- Netanyahu Set For Record Fifth Term Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term, after almost complete results from Israel's election, suggest a new right-wing coalition.His Likud party is expected to finish with a similar number of seats, as ex-military... Read More
- More Division Within CARICOM On Venezuela The division among Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries on the Venezuelan issue, within the Organisation of American States (OAS) continued Tuesday as the Permanent Council of the hemispheric body voted to “accept' the nomination of a candidate... Read More