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The Mandeville Police in Manchester are theorising that Thursday's deadly shooting at a restaurant in the parish capital may be a reprisal for the murder of a woman in the Broadleaf community on Sunday.

The Jamaica Agricultural Society has been given the all clear to host the annual Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Show in Clarendon this year.  Chief Medical Officer, Dr Winston De La Haye, says health teams have conducted their final...

Police investigators are now on the scene of a double murder in Mandeville, Manchester following a late afternoon shooting that also left a third person injured. The details of the incident were not immediately available. However, it is reported...

The flood monitoring system at the Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine is to be upgraded. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is providing €219,000 in grant funding for the project. An automatic flood early warning system was previously...

A new Gleaner-commissioned Bill Johnson poll has found that most Jamaicans believe their countrymen are less honest than people in other parts of the world. The survey was conducted islandwide from June 9 to 11, among 1,500 respondents and has...

Two policemen who allegedly kidnapped a Trelawny man and then his spouse have each been granted bail in the sum of $600,000. Corporal Roger Davis and Constable Ricardo Foster were offered bail in the Trelawny Parish Court on Tuesday. Last...

The Road Safety Unit in the Transport Ministry is reporting that since the start of the year 200 people have been killed in 186 crashes. The number of fatalities represents a one per cent decrease when compared to the similar period last year. Top...

Western Bureau:While it would appear that the Government is now ready to roll out the new zones of special operations initiative, lay magistrates, who are expected to play a pivotal role in its implementation, are still unsure of what role they will...

Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings becomes the first ever two time Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series champion after a sixth round technical knockout win over Canadian Phil 'The Assassin' Rose at the Mico University College last...

SANTA CLARA, California (AP): Jordan Morris scored a tie-breaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Jozy Altidore's goal on a 28-yard...

Advocacy group Stand Up for Jamaica has endorsed plans by National Security Minister, Robert Montague, to introduce conjugal visits in correctional facilities. In a statement Wednesday afternoon, the group said it believes the move will help to...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is to review Jamaica’s foreign affairs and foreign trade policy to strategically align them to local growth and development targets.   Holness was addressing members of the Jamaican...
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