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Slain police constable Crystal Thomas has been awarded a posthumous Medal of Honour for Gallantry from Governor General Sir Patrick Allen. Constable Thomas is among dozens of the country’s uniformed services recognised for their contribution...

Councillor for the Waterford Division in the Portmore Municipality, Fenley Douglas, says the security and safety of residents are at risk because of non-functioning streetlights in the community. In an interview with the Gleaner/Power 106 News...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is urging residents in sections of Clarendon to store water for use as they will be without the commodity for the next few days. The NWC says York Town Deepwell will be taken out of operation between tomorrow and...

In her Labour Day message, Leader of the Opposition, Portia Simpson Miller encouraged Jamaicans to play their part in improving the country’s environment. Noting this year’s theme of ‘For Health’s Sake, Keep it Clean,...

Minister of Culture, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange says good sustained environmental practices; personal health and hygiene will contribute to robust and vibrant economic growth. Against that background, Grange says today's Labour Day...

The Government is expected to begin negotiations for public sector salaries for the 2017/19 contract period later this year. Finance and Public Service Minister Audley Shaw said the administration aims to ensure that salaries remain in line with...

The ruling St Lucia Labour Party has warned voters against accepting the promise of the opposition United Workers Party to remove the value added tax (VAT) on goods and services. SLP deputy leader Phillip Pierre told a public meeting last night...

A series of car and suicide bombings has hit two government strongholds on Syria's Mediterranean coast. State media said at least 78 people were killed, while a monitoring group put the death toll at more than 145. Four bombings targeted bus...

A woman caught with packages containing cocaine on a flight destined for London was yesterday arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport. She was arrested on suspicion of breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act. The police say about 4:15 p.m...

ATHENS, Greece (AP): Greece's parliament on Sunday passed an omnibus reform bill providing for tax hikes, more austerity reforms and a new privatisation superfund, which will manage almost all state property. There was one small dent in the...

The Meteorological Service is forecasting increased shower activity late Tuesday afternoon because of a tropical wave now across the south- eastern Caribbean. The system is expected to move across Jamaica late Tuesday. It is forecast that periods...
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