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A police constable attached to the Sandy Bay Police Station, in Hanover, is reportedly under probe after losing his service firearm in a taxi yesterday. The policeman reportedly lost the service weapon while travelling in the taxi from...

Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke is urging investors to consider building affordable homes for the increasing number of Jamaicans who are seeking now in the market to purchase homes. Addressing the 64th annual awards banquet of...

Two policemen were shot and injured during a confrontation with armed robbers along Main Street in May Pen, Clarendon this morning. The sergeant and constable, who are attached to the May Pen Police Station, are now receiving treatment at...

May is on pace to record the lowest number of road deaths for a single month this year. Up to Thursday, according to the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport, 20 persons have died on the nation’s roadways this month. A total of...

A St Catherine man is facing drug-related charges after he was allegedly held with a quantity of ganja in St Thomas yesterday. Raynor Montaque, 29, of Codian Drive, in Angels Estate, has been charged with possession of, dealing in and taking steps...

South Africa's national women's football team will, for the first time, earn the same amount of bonuses as their male counterparts when they compete at the FIFA World Cup next month. The decision, which was announced by the head of the...

The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May has not officially begun, but the field of contenders is quickly growing. Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealed today that he is seeking to replace May, joining four others who have already...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) A federal judge in the United States (US) has temporarily blocked a law in the state of Mississippi that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. The ruling, which was...

Numerous customers of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) were left furious today amid delays in receiving their salaries because of ongoing upgrades to the bank's electronic systems. In a statement this afternoon, NCB CEO Patrick Hylton, said...

Numerous customers of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) were left furious today amid delays in receiving their salaries because of ongoing upgrades to the bank's electronic systems. In a statement this afternoon, NCB CEO Patrick Hylton, said...

The National Housing Trust (NHT) says it is currently exploring the implementation of an ‘Employer Assisted Housing Programme’ to support the Government’s thrust for 23,000 housing solutions by 2021. “This is where an entity...

Students and staff of the University of the West Indies (UWI) who have struggled for years to have internal disputes settled now have an avenue to do so. This as UWI Council, the institution’s highest authority, has approved the...

Twenty-three-year-old Romario Brown, who on April 10 pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of popular fashion designer Dexter Pottinger, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.  Brown was also sentenced to four years...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising residents of Hope Pastures and its environs in St Andrew that effective this Sunday it will be implementing an adjusted water supply schedule for the area. Communities will receive water between 4:00...

Sections of the island will experience a welcomed relief from dry conditions this weekend into Monday. The Meteorological Service Division is reporting that a persistent Trough across Jamaica and the central Caribbean is to being showers, which may...

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Sodas and other sugary drinks sold in California would come with warning labels about obesity, diabetes and tooth decay under a bill that narrowly cleared the state Senate on Thursday despite strong...

The National Water Commission is advising that it will be shutting down water supply to several communities in St Andrew in order to carry out scheduled maintenance work at several facilities.   These works are scheduled to be carried out as...

PHILLIPSBURG, St Maarten, CMC –  The dry conditions affecting the Caribbean over the last few months are expected to continue into September for most of the region, forecasters said on Thursday. “For the June to August...

The police are reporting that siblings 10-year-old Roxanne Willie and 12-year-old Marlon Willie, both of Cockings Hill district, Guys Hill, St Catherine, who were reported missing on Wednesday, have returned home. They are said to be in good health...

BRUSSELS, CMC – The European Union says a new accord to replace the Cotonou Agreement that currently governs its relationship with the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group is “taking shape”. The existing agreement is due to...

LONDON (AP) — Bowing to the inevitable, Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader in two weeks, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that at least four of its water supply systems have dried up as a result of ongoing drought conditions in sections of the island. The NWC says its Higgin Town, Dawson and Content plants in...
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