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Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 10:02 AM

Robbery is believed to be the motive for the killing of Woman District Constable Venet Guthrie in Hanover this morning.

Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 10:02 AM

A man who is alleged to have wounded his girlfriend, who is a member of the JCF, with her service revolver is expected back in the Gun Court today.

Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding is today expected to address the Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association (CLA) in Montego Bay, St James.

Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 9:59 AM

The Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) has given the finance ministry until 10:00 a.m. this morning to make available a document, which it needs to clarify aspects of the reclassification exercise for its members.

Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 9:59 AM

The Western regional Healthy Authority is reporting a significant increase in Western Jamaica in the number of cases of conjunctivitis, commonly called pink eye.

Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 9:58 AM

Thirteen year-old Shakera Frazer of Fourth Avenue, Kingston 3, has been reported missing from her home since Wednesday, October 15.

Published:Friday | October 17, 2008 | 9:57 AM

Fishers are being advised to report any sightings of the ferocious Pacific lionfish, which has invaded Jamaican waters.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 3:37 PM

Gunmen went on a rampage in Clarendon last night killing two persons and injuring two others.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 3:36 PM

A section of the of the Retirement Landfill in Montego Bay, St James is now on fire following what the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) said is the work of arsonists.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 3:36 PM

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is expected to name the country’s new Director of Elections in less than three weeks.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 3:35 PM

A contract for $300 million has been awarded to Surry Paving and Aggregate Company Limited for the rehabilitation of the Cascade road in Portland.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:26 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has demanded the immediate resignation of the board of the Urban Development Corporation, (UDC), citing disappointment in the board’s performance.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:26 AM

For the fourth consecutive week motorists are to see a reduction in the prices of petroleum products when they go to the pumps today.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:25 AM

The Labour ministry has intervened in a dispute between the National Workers’ Union (NWU) and radio Station, LOVE FM.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:25 AM

Classes at Maggoty High and the Glen Stewart Primary Schools in St. Elizabeth are to resume today.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:24 AM

The opposition, People’s National Party (PNP), has called for legislation to require all domestic financial institutions to contribute to a reserve fund.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:23 AM

Delegates of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) are to vote on a wage deal offered by government at a special conference next week Saturday.

Published:Thursday | October 16, 2008 | 9:22 AM

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended the government for measures it has implemented in an effort to curb violence against children.

Published:Wednesday | October 15, 2008 | 2:40 PM

The police in Westmoreland are still to locate Richardo Rodney, 20, who is accused of stabbing his uncle to death during a dispute in Leamington, Westmoreland yesterday afternoon.

Published:Wednesday | October 15, 2008 | 2:38 PM

Several students of the Maggotty High School in St. Elizabeth have been hospitalised following a gas leak on a section of the school compound this morning.

Published:Wednesday | October 15, 2008 | 2:37 PM

Retired high court judge Boyd Carey has been selected to lead the Commission of Enquiry into the Financial Sector Adjustment Company (FINSAC).

Published:Wednesday | October 15, 2008 | 2:37 PM

The police High Command is seeking to assure the public that investigations into the theft of sand from a development site in Coral Springs, Trelawny is ongoing.

Published:Tuesday | October 14, 2008 | 1:38 PM

A number of taxi operators who ply the May Pen to Rectory Road route in Clarendon withdrew their services this morning in protest against the killing of one of their colleagues last night.

Published:Tuesday | October 14, 2008 | 1:38 PM

A task force set up by the tourism ministry will today be seeking to craft a plan of action to prevent a fallout in tourist arrivals from key markets as a result of the world financial crisis.

Published:Tuesday | October 14, 2008 | 1:37 PM

The country’s new Director of Elections should be known shortly.

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