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Deputy Commander of the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Division (C-TOC) , Senior Superintendent Clifford Chambers is reporting that the unit has recovered $1.5 billion worth of counterfeit items in the past 12 months. SSP Chambers told...

The police are again on the hunt for the father of the slain three-year-old child from St James after he fled their custody Thursday afternoon. The body of little Lashaunie Thomas, was found on Tuesday morning at Dump Up Beach in the parish. The...

The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers has approved the allocation of funds to support the fight against the Zika Virus in the Caribbean. The money is to be taken from Intra-ACP funds under the 11th European Development Fund...

More than 50 persons have been arrested for offensive weapons in the St Andrew Central Policing division since the start of the year. Head of the division, Senior Superintendent Millicent Sproul Thomas says a number of those arrested have...

The President of the Private Sector Association of Jamaica (PSOJ), William Mahfood, says none of his members have taken a decision to boycott goods from Trinidad and Tobago. Mahfood was reacting to reports out of Trinidad that some Jamaican...

Doctors are making an urgent appeal for blood for a female police corporal who was shot six times by gunmen in east Kingston this morning. The corporal's identity is being withheld, but law enforcement sources revealed that she is attached to...

The Government is to procure contraband detection machinery and equipment this fiscal year as it moves to strengthen the island’s customs control and security. It is to spend approximately $2.5 billion to buy the equipment. The money has been...

Culture Minister Olivia 'Babsy' Grange says her ministry is committed to the acquisition and development of lands at Pinnacle in St Catherine on behalf of the Rastafari community. Minister Grange's announcement was made in a press...

The Jamaica Association for the Resettlement of Returning Residents says Jamaica Customs Department has given a commitment to examine the issues faced by returning residents who ship items to Jamaica. President of the returning residents...

The Transport Authority is issuing another stern warning to operators of Public Passenger Vehicles (PPV) following a bus crash in Clarendon which resulted in 21 students being hospitalised yesterday. The Authority says the crash took place...

Gasolene prices are to go up by $1.96 Thursday. As a result, a litre of E10 87 gasolene will sell for $92.56 while  E10 90 will sell for $94.21. Meanwhile, the price of automotive diesel oil will increase by $2.99 with that fuel to sell for $...
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