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Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer  The world's second fastest man in history, Yohan Blake, cruised to a 10.21 seconds win in his heat to advance to today’s semifinals of the 100m on yesterday's opening day of the National Senior...

Rachid Parchment, Gleaner Writer Jamaica's Reggae Boyz secured their spot in the Caribbean Football Union Caribbean Cup final with a 4-2 penalty win over French Guiana in Fort-De-France, Martinique last night. The defending champions, who are...

The Police in the Cayman Islands have launched a manhunt for two Jamaican men following a ganja bust. The police today identified them as 43-year-old Garth Stewart and 26-year-old Jerome Calbert. They say both men are believed to be on the island...

The National Water Commission (NWC) has indicated that some of its customers are now without regular water supply as a result of various challenges being experienced at some of its facilities in some parishes. In St Thomas The Llandewey...

President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, Edwin Wint, has welcomed the government's promise to reduce transaction taxes on real estate. He was reacting to comments yesterday by State Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Fayval Williams...

Executive Director of the Violence Prevention Alliance, Dr Elizabeth Ward, is lamenting the absence of social workers at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), where it’s reported that the country’s violence problem is costing an...

The Caribbean Cement Company (Carib Cement) has announced an increase in the price for cement, effective Monday. In a release this morning Carib Cement said the price of its most popular product, Carib Cement Plus, will be increased by $38 in...

One of the leading human rights groups in Jamaica has asked the Parliament not to accept the recommendation of the Children's Advocate to raise the age of consent from 16 years old to 18 years old. Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) this afternoon...

Minister of National Security Robert Montague has made another appeal for Jamaicans to share any information they have on crimes to the police.  “A lot of persons have vital information of criminal activities and I am begging these...

Jamaica and Guatemala have expanded the visa abolition agreement between both countries. Holders of diplomatic and official passports have now been granted visa exemptions. The agreement was signed yesterday by Minister of Foreign Affairs and...

Winston Watson, General Manager of the state-run Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), has indicated that its biodiesel energy project has now moved into the phase where it is being...

Investigators from the Kingston Eastern Division have taken a woman into custody following an incident at a school in Port Royal where a 10-year-old boy was assaulted on Tuesday.   Reports are that about 2:30 p.m., the boy was among a group of...

The police have released the name and rank of the member of the Jamaica Defence Force who was arrested for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Norman Manley International Airport on Sunday, June 18. He is Lance Corporal 32-year-old Sedona...

After almost 18 months Marlon 'Duppy Film' Perry remains among the 19 most wanted persons in Jamaica. Duppy Film is accused of murdering Corporal Kenneth Davis and Constable Craig Palmer on December 22, 2015, and also for a string of...

A police investigator revealed yesterday that a fingerprint report he received hours after Dr Peter Vogel was found strangled inside his home did not implicate the professor's household helper or her boyfriend. The admission by deputy...

A group of churches and the lobby group Jamaica Coalition for a Healthy Society have proposed that lawmakers pass laws to punish persons who buy sex. A representative, Philippa Davies, read out the groups' submissions this afternoon to a...
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