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The trial of the three Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers charged with the murder of businessman Keith Clarke has again stalled in the Home Circuit Court. The matter was again called up in court today but had to be put off because of the...

Dancehall entertainer Elephant Man was this morning freed of rape charges after the prosecution offered no evidence against him. The entertainer, whose given name is Oneil Bryan, appeared in the Home Circuit Court on charges of rape, buggery and...

The police are reporting that three people were killed in a traffic crash on Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11 in the vicinity of Six Miles shortly before 3 o'clock this afternoon. The police say the area has been cordoned off to facilitate the...

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) is promising to lower mortgage rates to five per cent should it be allowed to run the government following the February 25 general elections. The promise was made by opposition spokesman on finance, Audley Shaw, at...

Howard Mitchell, the former chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT) says the proposal by the Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, to introduce multi-generation mortgaging to improve access to housing, will have limited impact. Multi-generation...

The Jamaica Debates Commission says it’s still working to confirm the dates for three political debates to be held ahead of the general elections. The commission says the proposed dates are February 16, 18 and 20. There are only 17 days left...

Defending champions Waterhouse and Arnett Gardens will clash in this year's final of the KSAFA/Locker Room Sports Jackie Bell Knockout competition. This after contrasting semifinal victories last evening at the Harbour View Mini...

Before the abrupt end to the JLP meeting, Party leader Andrew Holness, defended his 10-point plan in which he proposes to eliminate income tax for some workers, calling naysayers envious. Criticising those questioning the plan, he said while they...

Haiti's President Michel Martelly has stepped down at the end of his term amid tension over how he is to be replaced. No successor has yet been chosen as opposition supporters challenge a deal to select an interim leader. The last-minute deal...

The St James community of Flanker is now tense following last night's fatal shooting of a known gangster from the area during a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) mass meeting in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay. The gangster, identified as 22-year-old...

The head of the St James police division, Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor says he is satisfied that last night's JLP mass meeting in the parish had adequate security.  He says between 10,000 to 15,000 people were in attendance, with...

Racing secretary of Caymanas Track Limited (CTL), Denzil Miller, says he is hoping today's planned meeting with the management of the racing company and unionised workers will be successful so that racing can resume on Ash...

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has expressed shock and "heartfelt sadness" at the tragic deaths of three Jamaica Labour supporters and the injury of two others on Sunday night during the official launch of the party's campaign in...

The People's National Party is condemning the Sunday night's shooting at a Jamaica Labour Party meeting in Sam Sharpe Square that left three people dead and two others with gunshot injuries.  "We are deeply saddened when any...

The police have released a statement saying a known gangster from Flanker, St James is among the victims of a shooting incident on Sunday night at a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) mass meeting in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay. He has been...

A third person has been confirmed dead while a woman is now undergoing emergency surgery arising from Sunday night's shooting at a Jamaica Labour Party mass meeting in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay.

The police are reporting that two people were shot dead in Sam Sharpe Square in Montego Bay, St James late Sunday evening during a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) mass meeting. Head of the St James police, Senior Superintendent Steve McGregor says two...

The Jamaica Labour Party has abruptly aborted its mass meeting in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, St James after shots rang out while the Opposition Leader Andrew Holness was making his presentation. At least five shots were fired.    

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) says it is concerned about the practise of some individuals hiding their identities by wearing masks on motorcades and at political and public meetings. The police say while there is no law against it, the...

"It is 10 point con!" That is how People's National Party (PNP) president Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has described the Jamaica Labour Party recently unveiled 10-point plan.

The Opposition spokesman on Finance Audley Shaw on Sunday night riled up thousands of Labourites crammed in Sam Sharpe Square as he made fun of the recent 'John Crow' utterance by National Security Peter Bunting saying it could be a Cash Pot hint.

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) spokesman on finance, Audley Shaw, on Sunday evening hit the platform in Montego Bay, St James making more promises if his party is elected in the February 25 general election. Among the promises are a further...

Charles Sinclair speaking at a Jamaica Labour Party mass meeting in Montego Bay St James highlighted the issue of the Cornwall  Beach which he said had been "taken" from the public and given to non-nationals.

The People's National Party (PNP's) parliamentary hopeful for St Thomas Eastern, Dr Fenton Ferguson, has reacted with fury to a claim from his challenger, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP's) Delano Seiveright, that he was threatened by a group of men led by Ferguson in Morant Bay.
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