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Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 6:00 AMChristopher Serju

Despite the technological and other advances since 1951, the political will to make the well-needed appropriate investments in climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and strategies remains a vitally important missing link in the...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:02 PM

A raging fire at the Myersville Dump in St Elizabeth which started sometime after 8:00 p.m. yesterday has been put out. Regional operations manager at Southern Parks and Markets, Edward Muir, says firefighters extinguished the fire some time after...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:27 AM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reassured members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) of the government's full support in the fight against crime. The prime minister expressed regret and sadness at developments over the weekend which have...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:08 AM

The lobby group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) says the well-being of police officers must be among the priorities for new Police Commissioner George Quallo. The suggestion comes as JFJ condemned the killing of Constable Leighton Hanson on Friday. The...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:59 AM

New Police Commissioner George Quallo has committed to developing a culture of proactive policing within the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) that focuses on crime prevention. This, he says, will be characterised by significantly boosting the JCF...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:12 AM

Leighton 'Livity' Coke, the brother of imprisoned gangster Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, is now in serious condition in hospital after being shot in Hellshire, St Catherine last night. Details surrounding the incident are unknown, however the police...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Pastor Cornelius Heyward commands attention. With an overpowering stature and stirring vocal range, he is as authoritative as they come. He is ultraconservative, not of his own accord, but, as he says, by the command of the Holy Spirit.Some of his...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMJanet Silvera

A Jamaican woman, Lorna Johnson, from Corn Piece, Clarendon, is the new assistant treasurer of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in the United States.The DNC is the formal governing...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMJanet Silvera

Minutes before reassuring the nurse who escorted him to hospital, a badly injured Federhori McIntosh said to her: "Don't worry about me. I will be fine."He proceeded to pray with the nurse, but by the time he reached hospital, he succumbed to the...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMErica Virtue

Residents of Maryland, a rustic community in east rural St Andrew, came with high anticipation last Thursday to hear co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith Duncan explain elements of the Government's deal with the...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMCorey Robinson

Students of at least two high schools in the Corporate Area are putting themselves, teachers, and classmates at risk as they use metalwork classes to attempt to make guns and other weapons whenever their teachers are not present.The two schools -...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AMRyon Jones

Terms such as 'primary surplus' and 'fiscal space' were replaced with 'spending more than you earn' and 'financial well-being of a government' as Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) co-chairman Keith Duncan went On The Corner in the rural...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Maternal health care in rural Jamaica received a significant boost recently with the official handover of six state-of-the-art ambulances to facilitate improved access to emergency prenatal and neonatal care.The ambulances were purchased under the...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AM

The United Church in Jamaica and The Cayman Islands (UCJCI) is sending a strong message to both countries in which it operates, that it is determined to take a stand against some of the major issues affecting the people.The church has identified six...

Published:Sunday | April 30, 2017 | 4:00 AM

People's National Party (PNP) president Dr Peter Phillips will today take charge of the affairs of the party's highest decision-making body outside of its annual conference when the National Executive Council (NEC) meets at the Montego Bay Community...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:09 PM

The family of the police constable who was shot and killed along Constant Spring Road in St Andrew yesterday is raising questions about the whereabouts of his partner during the incident. The police report that Constable Leighton Hanson and another...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:07 PM

A policeman died in hospital this morning, nearly three months after he was shot during a confrontation with gunmen in Fletcher’s Land, in downtown Kingston. He has been identified as detective sergeant Dale Thompson who was attached to the...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:10 PM

The Agriculture Ministry is seeking to assure farmers that it is taking steps to monitor and control the recent outbreak of the Beet Army Worm Disease in the parishes of Manchester and St Elizabeth. The ministry says it has taken note of the impact...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:46 PM

Police Commissioner George Quallo is this afternoon appealing to members of the public to desist from sharing images and videos on social media from the scene where Constable Leighton Hanson was shot and killed yesterday. Quallo has described the...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:03 AM

A bus conductor who allegedly assaulted a policeman in Spanish Town, St Catherine, has been granted $200,000 bail. Adrian Henry is charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, unlawful wounding, assault occasioning grievous bodily...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:29 AM

The police constable and two men who are charged with the murder of a taxi operator in St Thomas were further remanded when they appeared in court on Friday. They are to return to court on May 4. The Constable Bradon Logan, who is attached to the...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:11 AM

Attorney Linton Gordon is lashing public servants he says are not doing their jobs to ensure outdated laws with extremely low fines are updated. The matter has come up for public discussion following two high-profile cases in which persons were...

Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 4:02 AM

Q Hello, Doc. Could I give my girlfriend any medication to kind of 'pep up' her interest in sex? We are both 19 and we have been having sexual intercourse for around six months. For me, it is great! If I could have it every single day of the week, I...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 4:09 PM

The man who reportedly disarmed a police constable along Constant Spring Road in St Andrew and murdered him on Friday afternoon has now succumbed to his injuries. The Head of the Andrew North Police Superintendent Meveral Smith says the attacker...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 4:24 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) in collaboration with the Tourism Product Development Company and the Tourism Enhancement Fund are embarking on a $6-million road rehabilitation programme along the Elegant Corridor in St James. The NWA says this...

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