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Motorists travelling on Gore Terrace off Constant Spring Road in St Andrew encountered some inconvenience this morning because of a truck that got stuck along the roadway. The truck, laden with sand, was heading towards Wiles Haulage company when...

The distraught mother of Rasheed Bullock, the 14-year-old Meadowbrook High student who became a victim of the ‘tripping jump challenge’ that has gone viral globally, said it was his close friend who lured him to his fall. The prank – which sees...

Government Senator Matthew Samuda has been appointed a Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. Samuda, 35, is the youngest minister in the Andrew Holness-led government. He was sworn in earlier today by...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has cancelled his planned trip to the Caribbean today amid a firestorm of criticism over his government’s handling of anti-pipeline protests that have affected rail service in the North American country. The...

No conflict of interest in Bernard Lodge — Jackson The leasing of lands by joint-venture company Celestial Farms, from Sugar Company Holdings (SCJ) three months ago, is not in conflict with his opposition to the use of prime agricultural lands in...

Damion Rose laughed hard as his neighbours jeered him last Friday, the scene a stark contrast to the day he arrived home after walking 37 miles from the Norman Manley International Airport to Old Harbour in St Catherine, following his deportation...

The failure of successive administrations to simply enforce laws enacted to combat corruption has been held up as one of the reasons almost seven out of 10 Jamaicans believe their Government is run by powerful business interests. One such example,...

Twenty-four-year-old Shamarie Williams does not know if she will be able to foster an intimate relationship with a man again. Not after Mark Riley, the father of her six-year-old son, attacked her with a machete while she slept before setting their...

Big men are not supposed to cry but Pearnel Charles Sr came close last Wednesday, hours after his son and namesake was nominated as the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) candidate for Clarendon South East ahead of the March 2 by-election. Barring a yet-...

Derrick Lambert came close to becoming only the second People’s National Party (PNP) candidate to represent Clarendon South East, a constituency which has already produced a prime minister. In 2011, he lost by 107 votes to incumbent Rudyard Spencer...
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