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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...
- National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang In Motor Vehicle Crash National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang was in motor vehicle crash in Grants Pen, St Andrew Wednesday morning.He was rushed to hospital to undergo tests.His close protection security officer was also injured and is receiving treatment.The... Read More
- Teen Killed In Triple Shooting Near 'Price Rite' Businesses on Chancery Street near Meadowbrook in St Andrew were forced to close early yesterday in the wake of a gun attack that claimed the life of a 19-year-old man. The incident occurred in the vicinity of the Meadowvale Seventh-day... Read More
- JUTC Bus Destroyed By Fire In Half-Way Tree A Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus was destroyed by fire in Half-Way Tree, St.Andrew on Tuesday evening.Reports are that about 6:00 p.m., commuters saw smoke coming from the bus and raised an alarm. Soon after the alarm was raised, the... Read More
- SDC Community T20 Cricket Gets $40m Boost from Wray & Nephew The Social Development Commission (SDC) and Wray & Nephew National Community T20 Cricket Competition, endorsed by the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), bowls off this Saturday, promising to bring communities closer together while sharing... Read More
- US Military Reports Major Spike In Sex Assaults The US military has reported a major spike in sexual assaults, despite years of efforts to address the problem. Figures show 20,500 instances of unwanted sexual contact, occurred in 2018, up from 14,900 in 2016 which is the last time a survey... Read More
- Mother And Son Charged With Illegal Possession Of Firearm A man and his mother, who were detained in Clarendon on Sunday, following the seizure of two illegal firearms, ammunition as well as compressed ganja have been charged.Demar Palmer, 28 and Brendalee Roach,50, have been charged with... Read More