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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...
- 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
- Reduction In Mosquito Breeding Sites In Westmoreland VECTOR control officer at the Westmoreland Health Department, Ryan Morris is reporting a major reduction in breeding sites for the Aedes aegypti mosquito in the parish. He said that following the declaration of an outbreak of dengue fever in... Read More