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n Clubs and fast food restaurants: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.n Bars and other places that need a tavern licence: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.n Gas stations: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.n Supermarkets, grocery stores, wholesales: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.n Pharmacies: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.n...
WESTERN BUREAU:As violence against the island's children rises to increasingly disturbing levels, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says the brutality that is beginning to emerge is particularly worrying.At least 35 children have been...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has vowed that the Government will use every legal tool at its disposal to erode the capacity of criminals to spread mayhem across the island.Addressing a hastily called press conference at Jamaica House yesterday to...
The leadership of the security forces has sought to allay fears that motorists in the Corporate Area, already dealing with traffic snarls because of three sets of major roadwork, could face further delays today with check points erected in...
The state of emergency (SOE) in sections of the Corporate Area, which was declared yesterday morning by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has already turned out results as the security forces have removed three firearms from the possession of criminals...
- Bail Hearing For Schoolgirl's Murder Accused Today A bail hearing is set for today for the two men charged in connection with last year’s murder of schoolgirl Shineka Gray. Gregory Roberts and Mario Morrison are to appear in the St James Circuit Court. Gray, who was a resident of Mount Salem in St... Read More
- It's by-election day in Jamaica It's Election Day in the constituency of St. Andrew North Western and the Norman Gardens Division in Kingston Eastern and Port Royal. The People's National Party's Keisha Hayle and the Jamaica Labour Party's Dr. Nigel Clarke are vying to become the... Read More
- Education Ministry Undertaking PEP Teacher Training The Education Ministry says its Student Assessment Unit is conducting island-wide training of assessment coordinators as it ramps up preparation for the implementation of the new Primary Exit Profile (PEP). PEP forms part of the new series of... Read More
- Justice Bryan Sykes sworn in as chief justice Justice Bryan Sykes was a short while ago sworn in as Chief Justice of Jamaica. The swearing in of Sykes marked the end of more than a month-long appointment as acting chief justice in January, which sparked fury in some circles, mainly legal. It... Read More
- "Fresh Princess" coming soon The internet has been buzzing with news that the Fresh Prince of Bel Air is about to be dethroned by a princess. Fans of the hit '90s show are being told to brace for a 21st century burst of girl power after the company that owns the rights to the... Read More
- Trump at odds with Republican lawmakers over gun reforms US President Donald Trump has stunned lawmakers from both parties by accusing them of being "petrified" of the National Rifle Association (NRA). In a break from his party's anti-gun control stance, Mr Trump urged lawmakers during a televised meeting... Read More