A teenager is now dead and another in police custody following a stabbing incident in Barbican, Kingston 8, yesterday afternoon.
The police are still to identify the body of a woman who was hit by a truck on the Nelson Mandela Highway in St Catherine yesterday.
The St. Catherine North police have admitted that poor police tactics were used in escorting residents out of the Gravel Heights community in St. Catherine.
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) said it is not ruling out job cuts as it grapples with the effects of the global financial crisis.
The national carrier, Air Jamaica, says it will be drastically slashing some of its airfares by as much as 40 per cent during the Christmas season
The Cuban government says it will be discontinuing the Cuban light bulb programme, under which it supplied energy saving bulbs to the island.
The Cuban government is to set up an eye care surgery unit in Jamaica.
A project team has been set up to examine appropriate solutions to tackle the beach erosion problems now threatening sections of the Negril coastline.
The unions representing workers at the National Water Commission (NWC) have signed off on the new wage agreement for the contract period 2008 to 2010.
Jamaica\'s Police Anti Corruption Branch has arrested two more members of the police force on corruption allegations.
Jamaica\'s Customs Department is reporting that 29 pounds of ganja were seized at Kingston Wharves on the weekend.
The St. Andrew Central Police says they will be intensifying random searches in schools as they move to elminate illegal weapons.
There could be disruptions in the health sector if the finance ministry does not move to promptly settle the reclassification exercise for the island’s nurses.
The police are reporting that a man who was shot dead by their colleagues in Spanish Town last Monday was a main suspect in the murder of Douglas Chambers.
The police are probing whether the deaths of children in Town Head, Westmoreland are linked to poisoning.
The trial of a former church deacon on trafficking charges has been set for April 15.
At least 17 prisoners who were sentenced after committing minor offences will be released tomorrow.
A 34 year old man is now in hospital under police guard after he was attacked by an angry mob for killing his common-law wife in Manchester yesterday.
The legal dispute over the December 2007 firing of the members of the Public Service Commission (PSC) has ended.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Dr. Kenneth Baugh, has announced the appointment of career Foreign Service Officer, A’Dale Robinson, as Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba.
The national security minister has disclosed that the security forces are facing several challenges in the fight against organised crime.
Agriculture Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton is expected to meet with three members of the board of the Sugar Company of Jamaica (SCJ) today in relation to a botched fertiliser deal.
The Ministry of Labour is expected to conduct a bargaining rights poll at Serge Island Dairies in St. Thomas today.
For the third straight year, the Santa Cruz police in St. Elizabeth will implement traffic changes in the bustling town during the Christmas period.
The Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), is reporting that the alarming level of violence in Jamaica has had severely negative consequences for the human rights of the Jamaican people.