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The head of the local returning residents’ association is raising the alarm over what he says is the slow progress in solving a number of murder cases involving Jamaicans who have returned to the country after settling abroad. In a letter to...
The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) last week postponed the first post-Cabinet media briefing it had scheduled in four months. The announcement and then postponement came after Naomi Francis, press secretary in the OPM, told The Gleaner in late...
Chief Justice Bryan Sykes yesterday questioned the apparent ignorance of the lone cop implicated in the Uchence Wilson Gang as the trial continued at the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court. In response to questions posed by Sykes, accused...
“Mommy, if you nuh come fi Sher, she a go dead in 10 minutes.” Those chilling words in a phone call jolted a Clarendon family into panic mode as a domestic dispute turned ugly in Osborne Store in the parish in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Their...
The Ministry of Education (MOE) last week failed to deliver on its promise to hand over millions in outstanding payments for the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) to Campion College. The matter came to public attention last Thursday, when a...
- Latin America & Caribbean Have Lost Economic Momentum A new United Nations report has warned that the economic recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has lost momentum, and is blaming the situation on slowing external demand, ongoing global policy uncertainty and country-specific factors.... Read More
- NCB Commits To Paying Late Fees Incurred, By Customers Due To Its System Glitches National Commercial Bank (NCB) has committed to paying the late fees incurred by its customers on loans, credit cards, and utility payments as a result of the technical issues with the bank's online platform.Thousands of people were unable to... Read More
- Police Seek Witness DETECTIVES assigned to the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) are seeking the public's assistance in locating a witness who is vital to a case currently before the Home Circuit Court, downtown Kingston. She... Read More
- NWA Urged To Fix Drainage Issues In Clarendon following Weekend Flooding There is another appeal for the National Works Agency (NWA) to fast track plans to fix the drainage problem in May Pen, Clarendon after heavy rain on Sunday left a number of streets inundated.The downpour, which lasted about one hour, again caused... Read More
- Knight Hailed For Sporting Clays Philanthropy Chairman of the Jamaica Society for the Blind, Daemion McLean, has hailed young Danzel Knight as a role model and a shining light following a second successful staging of the You Can Do Anything Sporting Clays Charity Tournament at the Jamaica Skeet... Read More
- Austrian Leader Loses No-Confidence Vote Austria's parliament has voted to remove Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government from office in a special parliamentary session. His previous coalition ally, the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ), backed the motions brought by the opposition... Read More