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Four children who were removed from a vessel transporting what is believed to be illegal migrants are now in state care, pending further investigations by local authorities. The Gleaner understands that the boat, which is believed to have been...
Prime Minister Andrew Holness says parishes currently under a state of emergency (SOE) will see more relaxed business hours in a few weeks to facilitate increased commercial activity associated with the Christmas season. “The end of November – or...
The bloodletting continues in Clarendon despite a state of emergency blanketing the mid-island parish since September 5 as the Government seeks to peg back a runaway homicide rate. Early yesterday morning, criminals snuffed out the life of 51-year-...
Mandeville, Manchester: A witness whose name appears on several cheques reportedly drawn on the account of the Manchester Parish Council reappeared in court yesterday to continue giving testimony in the multimillion-dollar fraud trial. The witness...
Western Bureau: Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis will be challenging Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that granted the gay-rights group Montego Bay Pride an interim order that allows them to rent the Montego Bay Cultural Centre for an upcoming event....
- Tropical Storm Karen Moves Away From Caribbean Tropical Storm Karen was moving across the Eastern Caribbean Sea on Monday after drenching several Caribbean islands, with heavy rainfall, strong winds and forcing the closure of schools in Trinidad and Tobago. There were no reports of any... Read More
- Peter Phillips Promises Better Housing, Education Opportunities, If Elected To Government The next People’s National Party (PNP) administration, will revamp the National Housing Trust (NHT), to ensure that everyone who contributes receives a benefit, Dr. Peter Phillips has vowed. Further, Phillips has promised that the PNP, if given... Read More
- Rugby League Team Coach, Says More Work Needed Head coach of Jamaica's Rugby League team, Romeo Monteith believes much work needs to be done, if they are to be competitive at the World Cup in 2021. Led by a full local based team, Jamaica defeated the United States for the first time on home... Read More
- Pompeo In Saudi Arabia, And Iran Threatens More US Drone Attacks U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo held talks Monday, with the Saudi king and crown prince, after days of mounting tensions, following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back, from the brink of retaliatory... Read More
- Montego Bay Wants Supreme Court Branch Damia Dawes-Monthrope, a director of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is recommending that the existing $1-million cap on claims, brought to the parish court be increased to $5 million to alleviate the problems liti-gants face when... Read More
- Labour Ministry Continues To Warn Against Suspicious Web-Links The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is again warning Jamaicans about suspicious links to websites which are being circulated by dishonest persons. The Ministry says a number of unscrupulous web-links, bearing false information, continue... Read More