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Attorney Christopher Samuda was on Tuesday voted in as the new president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA). Samuda, who served as Secretary General under the immediate past president Mike Fennell, who did not seek re-election after 40 years...

It appears that poor air quality is again affecting the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James. President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), Janet Coore Farr, says five nurses had to seek treatment this morning after falling...

West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO) is warning residents in and around the community of Alderton in St Ann to exercise caution when purchasing beef products. The company says a Red Poll Bull was stolen from its beef farm yesterday morning. It...

A defence attorney in the Peter Vogel murder trial has questioned whether the slain university lecturer and his wife would be considered suspects if their live-in helper, Yanika Scott, was found dead at their home. "I think not," said...

We continue to look back at some of the highlights capturing the political career of Portia Simpson Miller, Jamaica's first female prime minister. The clock signalling her final minutes in the nation's Parliament at Gordon House is ticking, ticking...

Two men were killed last night by police in an alleged shootout along the Hill Run main road in St Catherine. The dead men have not yet been identified. Police reports are that the men who were travelling in a Suzuki Swift motor car were signalled...

One defence attorney in the Peter Vogel murder trial suggested today  that the former household helper charged, along with her boyfriend, for killing the former university lecturer were targeted because "white man dead uptown."

Eight meetings into the new parliamentary session following the 1976 General Elections Portia Simpson Miller uttered her first words "Remind them, sir".  This was on February 8, 1977. Now, 40 years later, Simpson Miller will...

Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is recommending that a declaration of a Zone of Special Operations should be put to lawmakers to decide rather than giving the prime minister such substantial power in council. Chairman of Jamaicans for Justice Horace...

Attorney Miguel Lorne has been struck off the list of attorneys authorised to practice in Jamaica. He was struck off the list by the General Legal Council on Saturday.              ...

Shanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer Bus operators who ply the May Pen, Clarendon to Kingston route withdrew their services this morning as they protested what they said was unfair treatment by the police and injury to one of their colleagues....

The Ministry of Education is undertaking an inspection of infant, primary and secondary schools.        The exercise, which is being done in partnership with the National Education Trust and the University of...

Prosecutor Maxine Jackson today described the killing of university lecturer Dr Peter Vogel as a "vicious act of covetousness" and urged the seven-member jury to hold his former helper...

The sentencing of police constable Kaye Falconer has again been postponed and the policewoman, who was out on bail, has been remanded into custody. Falconer, who was found guilty of harbouring a fugitive, was set to be sentenced yesterday in the St...

Government Senator Charles Sinclair is calling for a crime summit to find with solutions to fix crime plagued St James. The police have reported that there have been 130 murders in the parish since the start of the year. Sinclair says it’s...
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