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Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) has positioned Jamaica as the fourth most corrupt state among Caribbean countries ahead of Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Haiti. The 2019 index, released yesterday, showed...

Questions were yesterday raised about two items the prosecution wished to admit into evidence which were, according to a defence attorney, not labelled or sealed. Yesterday, a witness who identified himself as a superintendent in the Westmoreland...

Foreign Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Mark Brantley has dismissed as “unnecessary noise” the recent position taken by Caribbean Community (CARICOM) chairman, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley, in opposition to talks held here this week involving...

For months, 17-year-old Aaliah Wray shed many tears as she wondered about the fate of her son, Nyyear Frank, who was snatched on Rousseau Road in St Andrew on October 13 last year. Yesterday, the teenager was still in tears, but this time, they...

As Washington forges stronger alliances across the region to pressure the beleaguered Venezuelan regime to relinquish power amid socio-economic turmoil, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has heaped praise on Jamaican Prime Minister...

Paul Clarke/Gleaner Writer Jamaica and regional governments were warned by United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday to view with suspicion Chinese investments, hinting that the cash-rich benefactor’s influence threatened national...

Almost 80 per cent of the estimated $505 million budgeted to maintain states of emergency (SOE) during fiscal year 2019-20 has already been spent on meals and hotel accommodation as the Government has dug deep to finance police operations. As at...

United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the humanitarian crisis rocking Venezuela is the worst he has seen and was only comparable in scope to war-torn Syria. More than six million people have been displaced from the two countries...

Jamaican authorities have heightened the alertness of officials at ports of call amid the emergence of a new virus that has caused more than a dozen deaths in China and has spread to four other countries, including the United States. Travellers –...

WESTERN BUREAU: The man charged with soliciting to commit murder after he allegedly sought the help of a student to poison Montego Bay Community College vice-principal Carol Walters was yesterday freed of the charge in the St James Circuit Court....
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