Residents of St John's Road in Rockfort, east Kingston, remained shell-shocked yesterday, as dawn broke over the ill-fated bar where three persons were murdered and five others shot and injured during a brazen attack on Wednesday night.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of October 22, there were at least 9,911 cases of the Ebola virus and 4,546 deaths in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The St William Grant Park in Kingston has been temporarily closed to the public for two weeks as the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) effects critical infrastructural repairs to the facility.
Western Bureau: Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has declared that the two-day International Monetary Fund (IMF) High-Level Caribbean Forum on Unlocking Economic Growth, which got under way yesterday in Montego Bay, St James, has come at an opportune time based on the nation's great need for economic growth.
WESTERN BUREAU: Dr Min Zhu, deputy director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has painted a rosy outlook for Jamaica's economic fortunes, indicating that the country's growth trajectory is set to continue on an upward path over the next three years.
A Doctors Without Borders physician, who recently returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said yesterday.
Financial Secretary Devon Rowe says the ministry is in full support of a reorganisation of the Auditor General's Department, which would see increased salaries being paid to certain categories of workers and the hiring of additional staff.
There wERE no dis-appointments for students and parents who turned out for the two-day American International School of Kingston (AISK)/Hillel Academy College Fair on Tuesday and Wednesday.
THE JOINT Select committee examining the new Road Traffic Act on Wednesday removed a provision from the proposed law that would have made it mandatory for an applicant for a driver's licence to obtain a certificate of competence from a licensed driving institution.
MEMBER OF Parliament for South Trelawny Marisa Dalrymple-Phi-libert has castigated the National Housing Trust (NHT) for failing to provide housing solutions for thousands of contributors living in deep rural Jamaica.
ONLY A few farmers at the Plantain Garden River Agro Park in St Thomas have repaid their loans, leading the St Thomas Cooperative Credit Union to withhold payment to suppliers.
CLIMATE CHANGE is no longer a hypothetical future scenario, but a present-day reality which is already negatively impacting the economies of Caribbean states, with the potential to wipe out regional agriculture.