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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...
- Two Men Shot Dead In St James The police are reporting that two men were killed in St James in two separate incidents yesterday, hours before Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared a state of public emergency in that parish as well as Hanover and Westmoreland. In the first... Read More
- UCASE Withdraws Strike Notice On JPS The Union of Clerical, Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) says it has withdrawn the 72-hour strike notice it issued on the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) last Friday after it was summoned to a meeting with the Ministry of Labour... Read More
- It's Portmore Again Portmore United defended their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) title after clipping Waterhouse FC 1-0 in a cantankerous encounter highlighted by an ugly and embarrassing bottle-throwing incident inside National Stadium on Monday Night. But... Read More
- Romania Tornado Overturns Bus And Leaves 12 Hurt Several people were injured when a tornado barrelled through southern Romania, forcing a bus off the road and overturning it in a nearby field. Twelve people on the bus were hurt and one passenger was treated for severe trauma, local reports... Read More
- Barbados And Trinidad, Shaken By 4.2 Quake An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.2 rattled Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies has reported on Wednesday. It said that there were no immediate reports of... Read More
- JUTC Bus Driver Stabbed By Passenger In Half Way Tree A bus driver employed to the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is being treated for knife wounds after he was attacked Tuesday morning by a passenger in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew.The JUTC said the incident occurred after 9 o'clock when the... Read More