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The relationship between Jamaican citizens and the 151-year-old Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is facing renewed scrutiny as a "disturbing" video showing St Andrew policemen kneeling on a woman's abdomen and grabbing her by the hair as they seek...

The country's main agricultural extension and rural development agency, the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), is being accused by Clarendon and St Catherine farmers of failing to deliver on its mandate and of now being more of a...

A pensioner with a lot of time on his hands is how George Allen describes himself when asked about his revolutionary redesign of the traditional coal stove, which has been a staple in Jamaican households for decades.'...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is considering drastic measures in an effort to stem the carnage on the nation's roads, which he says is approaching a public-health crisis.The first 202 days of the year have seen 219 road fatalities, up from 210 over...

For decades, fatal accidents in the Bog Walk gorge, particularly around the Flat Bridge, have made the headlines as the area developed a reputation as a black spot.The Rio Cobre, which runs beneath the more than 300-year-old bridge, has been the...

Hope is coming for thousands of Jamaicans waiting for months, and sometimes years, for surgeries in the island's public health sector. With some patients now being given dates of 2018 and 2019 for well-needed surgical procedures, Health Minister Dr...

A JUDGE yesterday had some harsh words for the Reverend Merrick 'Al' Miller before she found the popular pastor guilty of a corruption charge related to the 2010 capture of drug kingpin Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.Parish Judge Simone Wolfe-Reece said...

Members of the Upper House yesterday removed their jackets, not in contravention of the standing orders of the Senate, but to cope with the heat that prevailed inside the chamber. President of the Senate Tom Tavares Finson suspended the standing...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has called for speed-detection technology to be installed along the Mandela Highway in St Catherine during the expansion of the road to a six-lane dual carriageway."I'm not certain whether or not the design plans call...
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