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Fire fighters are now battling a massive blaze in the St Mary town of Highgate. According to one eyewitness, a restaurant and a vehicle parts shop have been engulfed. JUST IN: Massive fire destroys a restaurant and a vehicle parts shop in...
Peter Bunting (left), co-campaign director, chats with PNP President Dr Peter Phillips at a party meeting at The Mico University College on Marescaux Road in Kingston on  Sunday, June 28.

Dr Peter Phillips isn’t too concerned that pollsters believe Andrew Holness is practising so much social distancing, Phillips might lose the September 3 general election. The opposition leader was flint-faced on Wednesday as he declared that he was...

A two-year-old child and his parents perished along the Rose Hall main road in St James during a crash on Tuesday night. The child, who was thrown from the vehicle on impact, was identified as two-year-old Jamara Brown. 

Firebrand opposition senator K.D. Knight used the last sitting of the Senate before the September 3 general election to rip into the Holness administration, alleging a culture of fraud and nepotism. Knight pooh-poohed the Government’s management of...

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is appealing to COVID-19 survivors to donate blood, from which researchers intend to derive plasma to treat patients who become seriously ill from the infectious disease. Senior lecturer in...

Elizabeth Ann Jones has become the first female chair of the Jamaica National Group.  She succeeds Oliver Clarke who died on May 16. JN is celebrating its 146th anniversary this week. In the meantime, current chief executive officer Earl...

Andrew Holness will seek his second mandate for state power when his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) heads to the polls on Thursday, September 3 in a 23-day sprint to beat gathering coronavirus clouds that could dampen voter turnout. Some 1,913,410...

Following on threats to tighten the restrictions on outdoor and entertainment activities if COVID-19 protocol breaches surrounding their operations continued, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie announced on Tuesday the closure of 17 beaches...

WHITE RIVER VALLEY, St Mary: Despite the risks associated with the new coronavirus and painstaking appeals to residents by local health authorities, patrons continue to flock to the popular St Mary attraction, Spanish Bridge, oblivious to safety...

WESTERN BUREAU: Using the controversial July 31 Supreme Court ruling in a case that centred on the wearing of dreadlocks and the right to self-expression, Rastafarians charged on Tuesday that religious adherents continue to face discrimination....
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