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The junior minister for technology, Julian Robinson, has withdrawn his earlier commendation for Digicel's marketing ploy at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships saying his first reaction was "spontaneous...

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is investigating the cause of a major  fish kill in Portmore, St. Catherine. NEPA says the public should not collect or eat fish from the area since the cause of death has not been...

Telecommunications company, Digicel, is refusing to say exactly how it would react if its rival LIME conducts marketing activities at an event for which it has exclusive sponsorship. Upon winning a race at the LIME-sponsored boys’ and...

A policeman was shot and injured as a team from the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) and members of the security forces tried to process the scene of an alleged police killing on Oliver Road in Kingston this morning. ...

As he was at a rather rare politically flavoured gospel gala in St Catherine last night, besieged Opposition Leader Andrew Holness takes centre stage of a different nature at this morning's delayed meeting of opposition parliamentarians at the party...

Attorney-at-law Delford Morgan is rejecting claims of nepotism and breach of government guidelines raised in a report by the contractor general about his client and former mayor of Lucea, Hanover, Shernet Haughton. In a report tabled in Parliament...

Jamaica's Beach Football team and hosts El Salvador will clash for top honours in Group A of the 2015 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship today. The match is set to start at four o'clock.   The Jamaicans secured a spot in the quarter-...

1 p.m. The FBI is taking the lead investigating a deadly firefight outside Fort Meade, one of the most secure locations near the nation's capital. The fortified campus includes the National Security Agency, the Defense Information systems...

The Trelawny police are appealing to motorists to stop using their vehicle lights to alert others of the presence of the police on roads as criminals may use the tip off to escape capture. The appeal from Deputy Superintendent, Odeen Dennis,...

Detectives from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) are currently carrying out an operation in sections of the Corporate Area. A statement from MOCA says the operation is the culmination of what it calls a complex...

New police figures indicate that reports of sexual offences against young girls in St Mary increased by 140 per cent during the first two months of 2015 when compared to the similar period last year.  According to data released by the...

A United Nations congress on environmental law opens today in Jamaica, almost three weeks after a fire at a dump in St Andrew triggered a national environmental emergency. The two-day event, the Inter American Congress on Environmental Rule of Law...

Tomorrow is the deadline for public servants to file their statutory declarations for 2014 with the Corruption Prevention Commission. The 2014/2015 financial year ends tomorrow. Under the law, public sector employees must file statutory...

Howard Mollison has been announced as the new general manager of Petrojam. Board chairman of the oil refinery, Erwin Jones made the announcement. He says the new general manager comes to the post with what he calls a wealth of experience in...
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