Sun | May 1, 2016

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A place to bury the dead is one item on the must-do list of acting Mayor of Portmore Leon Thomas, who argues that thought should be put into building a cemetery in the dormitory community.According to Thomas, the cemetery would be a possible source...

It won't be anything like Coronation Market, but residents of Portmore, St Catherine, are being promised a modern market and business complex which will be more than adequate to meet their needs and provide well-needed revenue for the coffers of the...

Non-governmental organisations, especially those that contribute to the health sector, are to be asked to play a major role in assisting the Government to transition hundreds of healthy individuals abandoned by relatives in local hospitals.Health...

"Justice was served."That declaration by Pauline Edwards came in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston yesterday, minutes after 65-year-old Bertram Clarke and 24-year-old Arthur Robinson were sentenced to life imprisonment for the brutal...

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn has announced that her office would not prosecute candidates who contested the February 25 legislative election but failed to provide election expenditure reports (returns) by the April 6...

"It's a real loss to the community," says close friend and neighbour Eulalee Irving of sisters Janet and Paulette James, who perished in a fire at their home on Sunday morning in Crossroads, St Ann."They were two quiet sisters, jovial persons, and...

Rousevelt 'Timmy' Thomas, who allegedly confessed to killing his three-year-old daughter prior to making a daring escape from the Barnett Street Police Station in Montego Bay shortly after 1 p.m. on Thursday, is dead."At about 10:15 this morning (...

Declaring that he has always lived the impossible dream, new growth tsar Michael Lee Chin yesterday endorsed strictures of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) even as he solicited a pledge of partnership from Jamaicans on the path to sustained...

A plan by the Minister of National Security Robert Montague to undertake consultations on the legal impediments to the resumption of hanging, has been described as a waste of time by attorney-at-law and human rights activist Nancy Anderson."It's a...

Western Bureau:Fourteen hours after he surrendered to the police, Rousevelt 'Timmy' Thomas, the St James man who is the main suspect in the death of his three-year-old daughter, Lashaunie Thomas, is back on the run after allegedly escaping from the...
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