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Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:55 PM

A teenager is now dead and another in police custody following a stabbing incident in Barbican, Kingston 8, yesterday afternoon.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:54 PM

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.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:53 PM

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.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:53 PM

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.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 8:26 AM

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

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 8:25 AM

The Cuban government says it will be discontinuing the Cuban light bulb programme, under which it supplied energy saving bulbs to the island.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 8:24 AM

The Cuban government is to set up an eye care surgery unit in Jamaica.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 8:24 AM

A project team has been set up to examine appropriate solutions to tackle the beach erosion problems now threatening sections of the Negril coastline.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 8:23 AM

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.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 6:59 PM

Jamaica\'s Police Anti Corruption Branch has arrested two more members of the police force on corruption allegations.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 6:57 PM

Jamaica\'s Customs Department is reporting that 29 pounds of ganja were seized at Kingston Wharves on the weekend.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 6:56 PM

The St. Andrew Central Police says they will be intensifying random searches in schools as they move to elminate illegal weapons.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 6:55 PM

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.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 6:54 PM

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.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:44 PM

The police are probing whether the deaths of children in Town Head, Westmoreland are linked to poisoning.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:43 PM

The trial of a former church deacon on trafficking charges has been set for April 15.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:42 PM

At least 17 prisoners who were sentenced after committing minor offences will be released tomorrow.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:41 PM

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.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:40 PM

The legal dispute over the December 2007 firing of the members of the Public Service Commission (PSC) has ended.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 10:03 AM

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.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 10:02 AM

The national security minister has disclosed that the security forces are facing several challenges in the fight against organised crime.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 10:01 AM

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.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 10:00 AM

The Ministry of Labour is expected to conduct a bargaining rights poll at Serge Island Dairies in St. Thomas today.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 9:59 AM

For the third straight year, the Santa Cruz police in St. Elizabeth will implement traffic changes in the bustling town during the Christmas period.

Published:Friday | December 5, 2008 | 6:59 PM

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.

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