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  Women's rights group, Tambourine Army (TA), is demanding six Jamaican church groups, including the Jamaica Union of Seventh-Day Adventists tell the country clearly whether each of them is in support of the rape of women in marriage....

Prominent local architect, Clifton Yap, says the government should put a stop to the arrangement with the Chinese and other players to participate in the development of Government Circle. Writing in tolday's Gleaner, Yap said other state...

A probe is under way to determine the cause of a fire at the Jamaica Public Service Company's (JPS) Cardiff Hall substation in Runaway Bay, St Ann, which left several communities in darkness from about 9 p.m. yesterday....

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Young protesters broke down a metal fence guarding an air base in Caracas yesterday before being repelled by security forces firing tear gas in another day of anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital....

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) -- An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to...

The Member of Parliament for south east Clarendon Rudyard Spencer is appealing to criminals in his constituency to put down...

SHE'S A MANEATER, the 2-1 joint favourite, has won the 97th running of the BOOM Jamaica Derby at Caymanas Park.      The Wayne DaCosta-trained filly was ridden to victory by regular rider Omar Walker...

Two men were shot and killed by the police and three illegal firearms seized in separate incidents between last night and early this morning in west...

Two men were shot and killed by the police and three illegal firearms seized in separate incidents between last night and early this morning in west...

MR THEOPHILUS, ridden by Orlando Foster, has pulled off the first big upset of today's BOOM Jamaica Derby Day at Caymanas Park.   The Johnny Wilmot-trained 12-year-old, the oldest horse on the Derby Day card, won the...

ARIZONA GOLD, ridden by overseas-based Dane Nelson, completed a quick double for trainer Anthony Nunes on today's BOOM Jamaica Derby Day at Caymanas Park. The winner went off  the 3-2 second favourite. Nunes had earlier saddled 1...

The Mayor of Kingston Senator Delroy Williams has announced plans to expand the municipal police force and has written to the Ministry of National Security and the Commissioner of Police seeking assistance. According to Williams, the city currently...

BEIJING (AP): More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which came from a...

The police Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) has confirmed that one of Hanover’s most wanted men is dead.  He has been identified as 33-year-old Shenarda Leslie, otherwise called ‘Blacks’, of Mount Pleasant district,...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is to resume charging late fees on overdue bills as of July 1. The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) announced in a release today that it gave the NWC the go-ahead to resume charging the 250 dollar late fee....

New labelling and packaging requirements will become mandatory for pre-packaged sugar as of July 1. The announcement was made by agriculture minister, Karl Samuda, at a press conference Friday morning. The mandatory standards outlining the...

DOUBLE Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson and 2011 World 100 metres champion, Yohan Blake, were in sizzling form at the JAAA National Senior Championships tonight. Thompson clocked an impressive world leading 10.71...

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists using the Mandela Highway that a section of the westbound lane will be closed to facilitate drainage improvement works tomorrow and Sunday. Communication and customer services Manager, Stephen...
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