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Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force escaped serious injury this afternoon after the service vehicle they were travelling in caught fire along a section of Industrial Terrace in downtown Kingston. The vehicle, which is assigned to the Kingston...

One man was fatally shot during a confrontation with a licensed firearm holder on Sundown Crescent, Kingston 10 on Monday. The police say the unidentified man is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 6 feet long. He was clad in a black hoodie...

Melissa Harriot, the woman accused of stealing a three-week-old baby at the Cornwall Regional Hospital on January 4, was offered bail in the sum of J$350,000 with two sureties when she appeared in the St James Parish Court today.

Recipient of the Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Task Force’s (JDAT) initial Investor Circle micro grants, Patricia Parchment, plans to venture into commercial bee farming. Parchment, who is currently involved in the harvesting and bottling of...

Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang has said that since the implementation of the state of public emergency (SOE) in St James a year ago, more persons are reporting disputes and other acts of criminality to members of the security forces...

Game changers in St Thomas are thinking big this year as they continue to advocate for and establish new ways to sell their beloved parish. One such initiative that will go down in history is the inaugural staging of what is being called the St...

Authors of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) textbooks are making adjustments to meet the new demands of the education sector regarding the examination’s implementation. The PEP replaces the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) as the national...

Members of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) and other industry players in the packaging sector have committed to supporting the increased recovery of plastic bottles by facilitating an expansion of Recycling Partners of...

More than 15 schools and citizens living in volatile and vulnerable communities are to benefit from the Ministry of National Security’s ‘I Am Purpose’ campaign. The campaign, which started in September 2018, focuses on the value...

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is inviting the public to participate in its flagship event for Customs Week, its inaugural Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day, this Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The day, which is part of...
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