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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greeks overwhelmingly rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans in a critical referendum Sunday, backing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who insisted the vote would give him a stronger hand to...

The primitive slash-and-burn farming practice has been identified as the cause for a series of bush fires that has been ravaging farms in the hills of western St Thomas.President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Senator Norman Grant,...

Four people were arrested in Mandeville, Manchester following a raid by the police yesterday. The police say the operation is part of an ongoing investigation into breaches of the Proceeds of Crime Act. The police's Corporate Communications Unit...

With 87 legal sub-10 seconds 100m times to his name, former world record holder Asafa Powell is looking forward to hitting the century mark, promising a special celebration at the landmark. Eleven years after running his first electronically...

PARIS, France: A world leading 10.74 seconds win at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday, but Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is far from happy. The triple world champion shot from the blocks to win ahead of a stacked field...

PARIS, France:It's been six years since a woman posted a 100m time below 10.70 seconds and only three women have ever gone below that mark in history.It is that lack of special times and a 'wow' factor that, according to leading female sprinter,...

The police in Manchester were called to the scene of a major traffic accident along the Spur Tree Hill main road in Manchester this morning. However, the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) says there was no...

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is reminding student passengers that effective today they will have to pay the same fare as adults to ride it buses. The state-owned bus company says the change comes because the school year officially ended...

Almost two weeks after number portability came into effect, telecommunications networks Digicel and Lime say they are pleased with the amount of new customers porting to their networks. Number portability was introduced by the ministry of Science,...

OPPOSITION SENATOR Dr Christopher Tufton has suggested that the Government moves away from imposing direct tax such as income tax and go instead in the direction of collecting its revenues from indirect taxes such as General Consumption Tax (GCT)....

The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that some customers in St Ann will be without piped water for several hours tomorrow. It says this is because the Jamaica Public Service Company is scheduled to carry out maintenance work in the...

‎A policeman attached the the Police Traffic Division's highway patrol remains hospitalized in serious condition this evening following a terrible crash along Highway 2000.The details of the crash were not available.However, it happened near the...
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