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There was a small fire inside an administrative building at the Caribbean Cement Company Limited in Rockfort, St Andrew this evening. Public Relations Officer with the Jamaica Fire Brigade Emeleo Ebanks told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it regrets the fatal shooting of six alleged gang members of the Ski Mask Gang who were killed by security personnel in St James last Saturday. However, it says members of the security forces are required...

The Education Ministry says it will not comment on the latest development involving Principal of the St Elizabeth-based Hampton School, Heather Murray, until next month. Murray is challenging the education ministry’s decision to send...

The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) says it has identified two preferred vendors for the Smart LED Streetlight Project to be rolled out across the country this year.  The vendors are Petra Systems and Fosrich Group of Companies in...

A new speaker has been confirmed for the 37th National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB) scheduled for Thursday. Reverend Dr Burchell Taylor, Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, has been confirmed for the event....

Officials of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) are to meet at 3 o'clock this afternoon with the mother of a three-year-old child who died while undergoing treatment at the May Pen hospital on January 6. Reports are that the child...

The young professional affiliate of the Jamaica Labour Party, Generation 2000 (G2K), is endorsing the Government’s decision to reject the UK’s offer to help to build a prison here. G2K notes that the UK had only planned to fund 40 per...

A St Ann father and daughter were killed this morning after a tree fell on their house in the community of Buckfield in Ocho Rios. The victims are Randy Shaw and Sandy Shaw. The incident happened around 1:30 this morning. The police's...

The hearing of the appeal filed by members of the People’s National Party involved in the Trafigura case has been pushed back to tomorrow. The Trafigura case has stalled pending the hearing of the appeal, which was set to get underway this...

Candidates who contested the local government elections last November have until the end of today to file their election expenses with the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) or face sanctions. A total of 489 candidates contested the polls, which...

(JIS): Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, has received the inaugural Consular Corps of Jamaica Global Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to national development. The award was presented during a special banquet to honour...

Chairman of the Jamaica Federation of Corrections, Arlington Turner, says the Government should outline an alternative now that it has rejected the United Kingdom's offer to help to build a prison here. Foreign Affairs Minister, Senator Kamina...

The appeal which has delayed the hearing of the Trafigura case involving members of the People’s National Party is set to begin in the Court of Appeal today. Authorities in The Netherlands want PNP President Portia Simpson Miller and other...
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