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The Education Ministry is warning school personnel that disciplinary action could be taken against them if they continue to use any form of physical punishment, which may result in injury or abuse of a student. In a bulletin issued today, the...

The thanksgiving service for political historian Troy Caine has been set for February 2 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew. Caine, 71, died on January 10. He was a member of the Board of Management of the National Library...

Cabinet has approved official funerals for two former Government Ministers. Former Government Minister and trade unionist Dwight Nelson was accorded an official funeral during a session of Cabinet earlier this month. Nelson served as a Minister...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to “...

Fifty-seven-year-old Herbert Dowie, the captain of the boat that capsized last month off the coast of Port Royal killing two women, had his bail extended when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court today. Dowie, who was granted...

Sixty-five-year-old attorney-at-law William Hines otherwise called ‘Baldie’, of Greenside, Falmouth in Trelawny and Mona in St Andrew, has been reported missing. The police say Hines has not been seen or heard from since Sunday,...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation is urging the public “to resist the urge to speculate” as it announced an investigation into the adverse reaction a particular medication has had on a number of...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados health authorities are assuring the public that there have been no cases of the HINI virus despite a neighbouring Caribbean island reporting three deaths from the virus recently. “There has been no...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government said Monday it put down a mutiny by a National Guard unit in a poor neighbourhood a few miles (kilometers) from Venezuela’s presidential palace. The uprising triggered protests in...

Investigators attached to the Papine Police Station are probing the deaths of two unidentified men who were found floating in the Dallas river on Sunday. Both men are believed to be in their mid-twenties. One of the victims is of dark complexion,...

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — People in the town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves, repeatedly damaged and patched like a trusty pair...

Green Island High School, in Hanover, remains in mourning after one of their grade-eight students, 13-year-old Lenard Forrester, died last week from a suspected case of dengue hemorrhagic fever. The country is currently fighting an outbreak of the...

One of the authors of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) textbooks, Dr Shalette Ashman, says grade six teachers can now get free copies of the two PEP books that are available. “Teachers who have adopted, meaning that they are...
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