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MONTE CARLO, Monaco: Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt and Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana  are the top athletes for 2016 after they were presented with the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards today.  

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it has been summoned to participate in three magisterial recounts scheduled for next week. It says a magisterial recount will be done next Monday for the Ginger Ridge Division in St Catherine West Central...

Education Minister Ruel Reid says he will soon announce a "comprehensive programme" to modify public schools to make them accessible to students with disabilities. He made the disclosure this morning in the Senate while responding to...

UNITED NATIONS (AP): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologised Thursday for the UN not doing enough to contain the spread of a cholera outbreak in Haiti, but he stopped short of apologising for bringing the disease to the Caribbean nation. Ban made...

The Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams says the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) are close to resolving their differences. He was speaking after a meeting yesterday with Commissioner of...

“To be nominated as Athlete of the Year is a privilege. Even being here in Monaco is also a privilege. It’s a wonderful feeling...

The National Works Agency (NWA) says it is currently undertaking a road marking programme along several corridors across the island. The programme which is valued at over $35 million targets 21 roadways in the Kingston Metropolitan Region, St...

Nearly 1,200 murders have been recorded in Jamaica this year and Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams says a large number of them were domestic-related killings. According to the latest Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Periodic Serious and Violent...

The Government has given instructions that the Jamaican flag is to be flown at half-mast at state offices and national buildings on Friday in tribute to the late Fidel Catro, former Cuban President. Castro died on November 25. Jamaica will join...

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) plans to deploy a full battalion of soldiers to western Jamaica.
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