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The police have submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) a file for a ruling in the case of the man who mowed down police inspector Mark Gibbs. The man is expected to be charged with several offences including manslaughter. The fifty-...

The union representing technical employees at the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) wants officials there to ensure that there are no public comments that could prejudice the outcome of the investigation into Saturday's islandwide blackout....

President and chief executive officer of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), Kelly Tomblin, is reporting that the light and power company has been losing many of its trained engineers. But she says Saturday’s all-island power...

Jamaica Public Service Company is reporting that it has now restored power to parts of Kingston, St Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester, St Elizabeth, Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny following an islandwide blackout on Saturday evening.‎...

Residents across Jamaica are now without electricty.They lost supply around 5.30 in what the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has described as a "widespread unscheduled" power outage. In sections of the Corporate Area, police personnel have been...

The Health Ministry could soon start issuing house inspection cards as part of its efforts to fight the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. The ministry says vector control workers will begin using the cards next month as a tool to assess homes and...

The St Catherine Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Portmore this morning. The man’s identity has not yet been released. The police say relatives reported hearing explosions shortly after they dropped him off at his home...

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says Zika blood samples for laboratory confirmation must be taken and sent to it no more than five days from the onset of the first sign or symptom.  Executive Director, CARPHA, Dr.  James...

The National Secondary Students’ Council is urging the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) to reconsider its stance on the 40 students of the Penwood High School who received ‘ungraded’ results in the recent Caribbean Secondary...

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson considers himself extremely fortunate after the bicycle he was riding crashed in the British Virgin Islands. The BBC reports that Branson says he thought he was going to die. It's reported Branson, 66,...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness broke ground for an additional 63,000 square feet of office space to facilitate expansion of the growing business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in Montego Bay on Thursday.The building, which is expected to be...

State Minister in the Education Ministry, Floyd Green, is expressing sadness at the tragic deaths of three children this week. On Tuesday, two-year-old Demario Whyte was shot dead in downtown Kingston after gunmen opened fire on a group of people....

The chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) Wayne Chen says he expects to get a report from the Mandeville Regional Hospital come Monday on the case of the doctor who had been reported missing for the past three weeks. The doctor...
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