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Lincoln Chambers pressed his hands to his eyes and wept openly. He was at a loss for words and reduced to tears, thanking God that he would finally be able to read his Bible again.Yesterday, the 67-year-old had just signed up at the Kingston Public...

Despite an online petition for the Jamaican Government not to give the Roaring River lands in St Ann to the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), Dr Omar Davies, the transport, works and housing minister, said transferring the lands to the...

The board of directors of the Jamaican Women of Florida, Inc. has voted to suspend its recently elected treasurer Pamella Watson who was has been charged with several federal crimes. The suspension is pending the outcome of the case in court but...

Rio Grande Valley, Portland:The farming area of the Rio Grande Valley in Portland, which has endured some of the worst road conditions for the better part of 30 years, is expressing relief at news that repairs are to be done soon.The deplorable road...

Although Hanif Brown will not be able to accompany his charge, Sara-Beth McPherson, to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the United States next week, he is confident he has done all he can to prepare her to do her best.The 17-year-old grade-11...

As chaos reigned at offices of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) across the island yesterday, the Government announced it has pushed back the implementation of its new fee structure to June 1.The new fees, which will see some...

When Wolmerians from near and far gathered yesterday to witness the dedication of the new auditorium at the institution, Dr Walton Small, principal of Wolmer's Boys' School, could not hide his joy."Yes, ladies and gentlemen! All I wanted was the...

The island's public hospitals continue to be flooded with cases of sexual assault, with the majority of the cases affecting females below the age of 19 years.According to the 2014 Economic and Social Survey Jamaica (ESSJ), 12.4 per cent of the 44,...

The education ministry has instructed school board chairmen, school principals and other administrators to stop locking students out as punishment for lateness or school uniform breaches.In a...

Former priest in the Jamaican Roman Catholic Church, Michael Lewis, is now a married man.Lewis wedded Patricia Moss Solomon in Florida, United States, earlier this month.The wedding came several months after...
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