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The Clarendon Municipal Corporation (CMC) says an estimated 5,000 people were affected by the floods and it has begun to provide relief. The CMC says at least 1,000 homes were flooded by the heavy rains that pelted the parish over the last two days...

Member of Parliament for Central Clarendon, Mike Henry and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips, were among several officials from government agencies that toured flood-affected areas of Clarendon today. Several homes and buildings were damaged by...

Some residents in St Thomas are still trapped as a result of the heavy rains.  The roadway leading in and out of Golden Grove remains impassable due to flooding; while other roads in communities in eastern St Thomas, such as Font Hill, Johnson...

A flash flood warning remains in effect for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St Ann, St Mary, Portland, St Thomas, Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon and Manchester. It is effective until 5 p.m. today. The Meteorological Service of...

The threat of rain is no deterrent for the masqueraders now marching on the streets of the Corporate Area. American nationals Janae Allen and Dante Devine who came to Jamaica from Houston, Texas on Tuesday, say it has been a wet couple of days but...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says political representatives and state agencies will today tour areas affected by yesterday's heavy rains . In a statement last night, he said he was briefed by the National Works Agency (NWA) on the extent of...

Gunmen attempted to attack the Hayes police station in Clarendon this morning. Reports are that a white Toyota Axio motor car with three men aboard drove onto the compound of the police station about 3 a.m. Two of the men came out of the car, one...

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake is blaming the coaching staff for the team’s baton exchange mix up in the men's 4x100m heats at the IAAF World Relays on Saturday's first day of competition.

After weeks of momentum-building events, soca junkies will take today to the streets of Kingston and St Andrew in their  bright-feathered costumes or ripped t-shirts hugging the notes of the popular beats of carnival 2017. Here are a few...

A number of major roadways in the Corporate Area will be closed throughout today to facilitate the Jamaica Carnival road march. The road closures were scheduled to start at 8 a.m. The police Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) says motorists should...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Ministry of Education has sought to defend its decision to announce that local businessman Robert Bermudez has been selected as the next Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), although final...

PARIS (AP) -- Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's being seen as a litmus test for the future of Europe and the spread of populism around the world. More than...

NASSAU, Bahamas:Jamaica, one of the hot pre-meet favourites for the men's 4x100 metres, suffered a shock exit from the event at the IAAF-BTC World Relays in the Bahamas last night.A terrible mix-up on the second leg between incoming runner Kemar...

Jamaica's 4x200 metres quartet, anchored by double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson, won the gold medal at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas in a championship record one minute 29.04 seconds tonight.   Germany took second in 1:30.68 and the United States finished third in 1:30.87. The Jamaican team in running order was Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Sashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson.
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