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State Minister in the Education Ministry, Floyd Green, is expressing sadness at the tragic deaths of three children this week. On Tuesday, two-year-old Demario Whyte was shot dead in downtown Kingston after gunmen opened fire on a group of people....

The chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) Wayne Chen says he expects to get a report from the Mandeville Regional Hospital come Monday on the case of the doctor who had been reported missing for the past three weeks. The doctor...

The police are reporting that they have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of two-year-old Demario Whyte, who was shot dead in downtown Kingston on Tuesday night. Head of the Kingston Central Police, Superintendent Wilford Campbell...

The Meteorological Service of Jamaica is projecting increased rainfall for the island today into Sunday. It says a strong Tropical Wave with an associated broad area of low pressure is currently located across the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Met...

Transport Minister Mike Henry says he will not approve an increase in toll rates for the North-South Link of Highway 2000 until some outstanding issues are resolved with the operator. A release from the transport minister on Wednesday said the...

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) says there were fewer patrons for Jamaica House in Rio than for the previous staging for the London 2012 Olympics. Jamaica House is a promotional tool used by the JTB at Olympic Games to boost visitor arrivals from...

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says the Government will be lobbying the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) to change its decision to issue 'ungraded' scores in six subjects to about 40 students of Penwood High School.  The...

Finance Minister Audley Shaw has hit back at his opposition counterpart Dr Peter Phillips over comments about Jamaica’s performance in the latest economic review conducted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speaking at a People...
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