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Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 10:31 AM

Effective today, a section of the road leading into Black River from the direction of Sandy Ground has been closed. The National Works Agency (NWA) says the closure is to facilitate its reconstruction and the replacement of defective waterlines....

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 10:20 AM

Finance and the Public Service Minister Dr Clarke has indicated that the Ministry is drafting a Public Financial Management for Disaster Risk Policy and Framework for submission to Cabinet. Addressing the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 10:08 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it hopes to have the 28 Jamaicans fishermen who are now in Colombia returned to the island this weekend. The men have been in Colombia since last Friday after being rescued following a fire that destroyed their...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:11 AM

Police investigators are seeking to establish the motive behind the killing of a 29-year-old pastor, James Johnson.  Johnson was killed around 5 o'clock at the Church of God of Prophecy on Old Harbour Road in the St Catherine North police...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JMMB Her Wealth Inspired Women seminar series will tomorrow stage the second event in its series for 2018 under the theme 'Achieving financial independence'.The discussion, which will get under way at 2:30 p.m. in St Andrew, is relevant against...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAlbert Ferguson/Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says the Government is looking to acquire the parcel of land in front of the Freeport Police Station, in Montego Bay, St James, to build a new state-of-the-art court facility which will be able to...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMBryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Keniesha Stennett-Dunbar, the parish disaster coordinator for Hanover, says that based on the criteria outline on an instrument provided by the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, the western parish is 88 per cent ready going into...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The support from corporate Jamaica for the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill's (CUMI) run/walk has continued to strengthen, according to race organiser Junior Taylor.The 5K run/walk and 10K run, which celebrates the non-government...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill/ Senior Gleaner Writer

'Talk Up Yout', Jamaica's TV show for the youth is back! Episode one of 'Talk Up Yout''s eighth season premieres October 3 at 6 p.m. on Television Jamaica.The show will have a brand new look and feel, shifting from the panel discussions of the last...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Days after its recently concluded back-to-school outreach, #SimplyVestedInLove, Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has donated more than half a million dollars in vouchers to a local charitable organisation, Gift of Love Foundation, to assist students...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The University of Techno-logy, Jamaica, will confer honorary degrees on three Caribbean stalwarts in law, agribusiness and business at its graduation ceremonies scheduled for November 3 and 4 at the university's Papine campus.The outstanding...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMFr Richard Ho Lung

"I can't understand. I keep falling.""It's the loneliness and emptiness, Lorna.""Yes, Father, is so it go. Then, there is the worries. I have two pickney and no man to take care of me. Then, I have to worry about the pickney dem at school. Two girl...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 5:10 PM

Caribbean Airlines is cutting its services from Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport to Fort Lauderdale. In a statement, Caribbean Airlines said the changes will take effect on January 7 next year as part of a strategic review....

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 3:15 PM

Twenty-two-year-old Oraine Gray, an electrician of Haughton Grove district in Ramble, Hanover, who is wanted in the United States on lottery scamming-related charges, has been arrested. Gray was accosted at his house this morning by members of...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 3:04 PM

A St Catherine man who allegedly beat his wife to death with a pickaxe stick and then reportedly attempted to commit suicide is in hospital under police guard. The deceased has been identified as 43-year-old Maralee Russell-Knight, otherwise called...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 2:41 PM

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has served enforcement notices on Central Wastewater Treatment Company Limited and the National Water Commission to repair a broken sewer line in Seaview Gardens, St Andrew. Untreated sewage is...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 11:30 AM

The police are reporting that a man was arrested during an operation on Kensington Crescent, St Andrew where they allegedly seized approximately 196 pounds of ganja and approximately one kilogramme of cocaine. According to the police, the ganja has...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:59 AM

The National Works Agency (NWA) says it is to undertake a $95.8 million disaster mitigation programme. The NWA says this is the second such drain cleaning programme implemented since the start of the 2018 hurricane season and is to be rolled out...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:52 AM

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation to indemnify the Transport Authority from any legal action arising from its collection of fees between December 1, 1989 and December 8, 2015. The Bill, entitled ‘Transport Authority...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 9:44 AM

Detectives attached to the Morant Police Criminal Investigation Branch in St Thomas have listed Brandon McIntosh, otherwise called ‘Rock Star’, of Ivan Scheme, Duckenfield in the parish, as a Person of Interest. The police believe that...

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