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PORT ANTONIO, Portland: A massive fire is now raging at a commercial complex on West Street in Port Antonio, Portland. Several business establishments including two restaurants, a supermarket, a variety store, a tyre shop and a jewellery...

President of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association (JMDA), Dr. Alfred Dawes has admitted that some members of the medical profession could be stealing supplies from the public health system for use in their private practices. Last week the JMDA...

West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood and pacer, Jason Holder, have made a dramatic jump in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen. This follows his scores of 85 and 47 not out versus England in the third and final Test in Barbados. The...

The police are reporting that the decomposing body of a 17-year-old boy has been found in bushes in St James. The deceased has been identified as Dechawn Taylor of Dumfries district, St James. His body was found yesterday. A statement from...

The Medical Association of Jamaica says more reviews are required before the implementation of the flexi-work arrangements in the health sector. Last Friday, the Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association (JMDA) the union representing hundreds of...

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has praised the performance of the regional side after they beat England by five wickets in the third Test for a draw their three match series yesterday.  Simmons says the victory meant a lot to the West...

Children’s Advocate, Diahann Gordon Harrison, says she is gathering information on reports that a policeman on a sex offence charge is leading a youth group at a Seventh-day (SDA) church in St Andrew. A rift has reportedly been developed...

WASHINGTON (AP): Two political outsiders have expanded the Republican field of White House hopefuls as former technology executive Carly Fiorina announced she's running for president and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson launched his bid as well...

The Medical Association of Jamaica is calling for dialogue between healthcare stakeholders following a damning presentation on the state of the heath sector by the Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association (JMDA). On Friday, the union spoke of...

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it could stage a march to Heroes Circle in Kingston over stagnant wage negotiations with the Government. The Finance Ministry and the education ministry are located at Heroes Circle.

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says it will by month end sign off on new procedures to govern the conduct of internal elections. JTA president Doran Dixon says the new procedures will be in place before presidential elections in June...

The Jamaica Police Federation is accusing minister with responsibility for the Public Service, Horace Dalley of being deceptive, unethical and premature in his statements on the level of wage increase the Government can afford. It has given the...

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, says he is shocked and disturbed at the murder suicide involving two police constables in St Ann yesterday. Witness reports could not settle on whether the initial incident was intentional...

Former world record holder Asafa Powell won the men’s 100 metres at an Invitational meet in Guadeloupe on Saturday. Powell, who went in search of the season’s first sub-10 time, fell short with 10.08 seconds. Diondre Batson of United...

Manny Pacquiao has blamed a shoulder injury for his defeat to Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, claiming it stopped him from using his right hand. American Mayweather outclassed his Filipino rival at the MGM Grand and was awarded a wide unanimous...
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