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Western Bureau:Some residents in Cambridge, St James, are questioning the commitment of the security forces in tracking down and apprehending the remnants of the notorious Ratty Gang, who were said to be cornered in bushes in the Cambridge-Retrieve...

One first-time lawmaker yesterday made it public that he was not impressed with the "quality" of the discourse he has seen in the nation's Parliament.Further, Alando Terrelonge, member of parliament for St Catherine East Central, believes the time...

In an effort to increase awareness of the consequences of poor environmental practices, Member of Parliament for St Andrew West Rural, Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, has introduced a competition for schools in her constituency.At least 17 schools in St...

A judge has ruled that Livingston Cain, the juror being tried for allegedly attempting to bribe other jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, has a case to answer.The ruling was made today in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court by Parish Judge...

Motorists are being advised that Marescaux Road in Kingston in the vicinity of  the Wolmer’s Boys' School is currently impassable, as the police are processing a crime scene at the location. Drivers are being urged to use alternative...

KINGSTON (JIS): Delinquent drivers may soon be required to clear outstanding tickets before being allowed to renew their driver’s licence. “The system is not working, and we have to find an alternative way, and we are going to find...

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists of traffic changes along Mandela Highway in the vicinity of the Six Miles Overpass, which should take effect this Saturday, and continue for a minimum of eight weeks. The changes will impact...

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has released data on fees charged by financial institutions for transactions processed through real time gross settlement (RTGS) as at the end of September. RTGS is a means of transferring money electronically between...

Almost two months after the Ministry of Justice authorised an interim payment of $10 million to a nurse who contracted HIV while on the job at a hospital in central Jamaica, she has not received the money and her lawyer has not said when she will be paid.

A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coastguard was among three persons arrested and charged by the police in separate incidents in which illegal guns and ammunition were seized. The police say the JDF personnel was accosted yesterday...
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