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An unwavering commitment to service and betterment of the less fortunate. That was the defining characteristic of Dr Kenneth Baugh, whether he was at home in the role of husband and father, in the operating theatre as a gifted surgeon, or on the...
If it were up to Asif Ahmad, the British high commissioner to Jamaica, citizens of the former British colony would no longer require a visa to travel to the United Kingdom (UK). But since the legal requirement is out of his hands, the country will...
In an effort to boost its efforts in helping the police crack more cases, Crime Stop has created a website dedicated to collecting tips. The website – 311tips.com – allows persons to anonymously submit tips in the form of text, photos, and videos...
Business operators in both Clarendon and St Catherine are pleased with the announcement by National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang that opening hours under the state of public emergency in the parishes will be extended to 11 pm. The operators...
Melanie Schwapp, the only daughter among three children for Kenneth and Vilma Baugh, yesterday used a tribute to her father to also pay homage to their mother. The two had been together as man and wife for 54 years until the death of the former...
- Haitians March Against Rape After Students Sexually Assaulted More than 1,000 Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince on Sunday to denounce sexual violence in the country after two students were gang-raped this week. Marchers dressed in white walked to the city centre from the... Read More
- Armed Robbers Shoot, Injure 2 Cops During Robbery Spree In May Pen Two policemen were shot and injured during a confrontation with armed robbers along Main Street in May Pen, Clarendon yesterday morning. The sergeant and constable, who are attached to the May Pen Police Station, are now receiving treatment at... Read More
- Finance Minister Urges St Ann Investors To Build Homes To Meet Growing Demand Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke is urging investors to consider building affordable homes for the increasing number of Jamaicans who are seeking now in the market to purchase homes. Addressing the 64th annual awards banquet of the St Ann... Read More
- Hanover Constable Under Probe After Losing Service Firearm In Taxi A police constable attached to the Sandy Bay Police Station, in Hanover, is reportedly under probe after losing his service firearm in a taxi yesterday. The policeman reportedly lost the service weapon while travelling in the taxi from Hopewell... Read More
- Shadae Lawrence Smashes National Discus Record Shadae Lawrence smashed her own three-week-old national record onSaturday when she threw a massive 65.05m to win the women's discus throwevent at Mountain West Conference outdoors track and field championships at Veterans Memorial... Read More
- Mexico City Declares Pollution Alert Officials in Mexico City have declared an environmental emergency after air pollution in the Mexican capital reached levels potentially dangerous to human health. They urged those at particular risk to stay indoors and restricted the number of... Read More