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Police personnel at the Four Paths Police Station in Clarendon have expressed despair and disbelief following yesterday’s suspected suicide of Corporal Tyrone Thompson in Manchester. “None of us saw it coming … it is a surprise...

The United States is insisting that it will be difficult for Jamaica to improve on its human trafficking ranking without more convictions. The US was reacting to Jamaica’s concerns over its 2015 human trafficking report which maintained...

The Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) will be hosting a vigil on its lawns on Friday, in tribute to former lecturer, Charmaine Henry, who died on Monday. Professor Hopeton Dunn, Director of the Institute, based at the Mona...

The Centre for Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) is appealing for sign language interpreters to assist it in communicating with mute and deaf clients. Head of CISOCA, Superintendent Enid Ross-Stewart, says there are several...

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Anyone who thought that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was content to relax on her many laurels would be mistaken. The current Olympic and world 100m champion, in Stockholm, Sweden, for the BAUHAUS athletics meeting which forms a...

Tyrone Thompson, the 32-year-old Clarendon police corporal who last night committed suicide in Newport, Manchester was reportedly under severe stress. Thompson, who would have turned 33 in October worked at the Four Paths Police station near May...

The Ministry of Education is to increase the maintenance grant to primary schools when the new school year begins in September. Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites, said the move is in recognition of the tremendous need for financial assistance by...

By the end of the year, members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) could start wearing body cameras when they are deployed to front-line duties.That's according to National Security Minister Peter Bunting, who revealed yesterday that the United...

A Westmoreland man who pretended to be a telephone technician, stole cellphones and pocketed $40,000 has been sentenced to a total of four years in prison. Thirty-three-year-old Rohan Wilson pleaded guilty yesterday to four counts of Larceny by...

The Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) is urging businesses which have not yet taken advantage of its amnesty to do so now. The Amnesty, which has been in effect since May 4, facilitates the filing of outstanding annual returns, removal of companies...

A US$6.8 million grant approved by the World Bank yesterday is expected to build the country’s resilience in critical areas most at risk to climate change. Based on recent projections by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, small...

Opinions clashed yesterday in Gordon House when members of the Joint Select Committee deliberating on the Integrity Commission Act held to strong positions over whether the parliamentary group should expand the definition of corruption. Committee...
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