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Jamaica's Sara-Beth McPherson has advanced to the semi-final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition. McPherson is among the 48 of the 285 spellers who will appear in the semis slated for tomorrow live from the Maryland Ballroom at the...

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:EXCEPT FOR the two major projects in Spanish Town and Portmore, Labour Day activities in St Catherine started off with little or no enthusiasm on the part of citizens.The St Catherine parish project - the 3D project -...

Gasoline prices are to go down by $0.17 this week. As a result, a litre of E-10 87 will sell for $113.65, while E-10 90 will sell for $115.30 per litre. Meanwhile, a litre of automotive diesel oil will move down by $0.85 to sell for $107.39 cents...

The Praedial Larceny Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force is appealing to farmers and other members of the public who recently lost their animals to thieves to come forward. The Unit issued the appeal following the discovery of a major cattle...

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch says more arrests are expected in their ongoing investigations into corruption allegations against a number of FIFA executives. Lynch was giving details of the US investigation into football's governing body...

The former head of operations for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has revealed that he did not request a report about the number of bullets discharged by members of the JCF during the May 2010 police-military operations in the west Kingston...

The House of Representatives has started to debate amendments to the Copyright Act to strengthen legal protection for creators of intellectual property.  Investment, Industry and Commerce Minister, Anthony Hylton yesterday opened the...

Entertainer Admiral Bailey is expected to return to court today on fraud charges. Admiral Bailey, whose real name is Glendon Bailey is currently on bail. He last appeared before the Corporate Area Magistrate’s Court in April. He was charged...

Chairman of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry, Sir David Simmons, says the sittings will run for at least one year. He says a request could be made to the Governor General for a further extension. Governor General Sir Patrick Allen...

The Jamaica Police Federation says it is expecting to hear from the Government by 10 o’clock this morning after the union rejected an offer of a five per cent wage increase. The government formally proposed a three per cent increase in year...
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