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The prosecution and the defence are to begin presenting their closing arguments on Tuesday in the trial of the former household helper who, along with her boyfriend, are accused of killing university lecturer, Dr Peter Vogel.  

Assistant Commissioners of Police Selvin Haye and Wray Palmer have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. Haye currently works at the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, while Palmer is attached to the...

Trelawny policeman Constable Adian Dowding is to return to court on September 20 for allegedly breaching the Corruption Prevention Act. Dowding was offered $400,000 bail when he appeared in the Trelawny Parish Court last Wednesday. It is alleged...

The Urban Development Corporation is yet to respond to a claim that the government is set to pay the a Chinese firm as much as US$1 million to design the master plan for the development of Government Circle at Heroes Circle in central Kingston...

The body of the late Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) President, Captain Horace Burrell, will be on display for public viewing at the National Arena in Kingston on Tuesday, but members of the public will not be allowed to take photographs....

Businessman and government senator, Don Wehby says the Government should consider making pensions portable and shorten vesting periods to help make the public sector more attractive to young people. Wehby made the...

The operators of Highway 2000 have confirmed there’s to be an increase in toll rates come July 1. Last week, The Gleaner reported that the toll rates are set to go up by 10 per cent for all classes of vehicles. In a newspaper...

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has accused the Andrew Holness-led administration of seeking to rush the passage of the anti-crime bill currently before the Parliament after allowing it to languish in the House of Representatives. Earlier...

WASHINGTON (AP): The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. The action Monday is a victory for President Donald...

  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 should be invited to participate in the development of Government Circle. Writing in today's Gleaner, Yap said other state...
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