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Published:Sunday | August 16, 2009 | 2:46 PM

World record holder Usain Bolt has shattered the World record on the day he set it in Beijing,China a year ago.

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2009 | 8:22 AM

The US based Hurricance Center is reporting that the first tropical storm of the 2009 hurricane season, Tropical Storm Ana, has formed in the Atlantic Oc

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2009 | 6:49 AM

World triple record holder Usain Bolt opened his World Championships 100-metre account on Saturday with a comfortable 10.20secs run to book his place in the quarter finals later today.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 5:54 PM

Another ward of the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre broke down today while giving testimony, forcing a premature break in the hearing of the Commission of Enquiry into the May 22 fire.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 5:54 PM

The Opposition PNP is repeating its call for the health minister to conduct a review of the country\'s health care system, following media reports of the disappearance of the body of another baby at the Mandeville Regional Hospital.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 5:53 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists that the Flat Bridge along the Bog Walk Gorge in St. Catherine is now impassable.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 5:53 PM

The Road Safety Unit is again expressing concern about what it says is the lack of attention and care towards children on the nation’s roads.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 5:52 PM

The matter of performance based pay for teachers and access to loans for training are among the issues slated for discussion when the Jamaica Teachers Association holds its annual conference beginning Monday.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 1:06 PM

International pastor, Reverend Paul Lewis who is on bail for sexual offence charges will not be speaking at a religious convention scheduled to start in Kingston today and next week in Montego Bay.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 1:06 PM

A Haitian couple is in police custody after a quantity of compressed ganja was seized at a house they occupied in Montpellier St James this morning.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 1:05 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists that Liguanea Avenue in St. Andrew will be closed to vehicular traffic on Sunday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:43 AM

The lobby group Hear the Children’s Cry is calling for a boycott on a religious convention being hosted by a pastor who is now on sexual offence charges.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:42 AM

The Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) is hoping to hear from the finance ministry today on the implementation of the longstanding reclassification for public sector nurses.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:42 AM

The National Water Commission (NWC) said it’s working hard to reduce the amount of revenue it’s losing because of leaks and inefficiency.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:41 AM

More wards from the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre are to give testimony today as the Commission of Enquiry enters its 12th day.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:41 AM

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is insisting on a written response from the Government regarding outstanding salaries for teachers.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:40 AM

The management of the Grand Palladium Hotel in Point, Hanover said it has taken steps to prevent more demonstrations by workers at the resort.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:39 AM

There is still no word from the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) on its investigation into the death of an 11 month old baby at the Linstead Hospital in St Catherine.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:15 PM

Tempers flared at the monthly Portland Parish Council meeting earlier today, after a People’s National Party councillor accused administrators of unfairly dismissing the Commercial Services Manager.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:14 PM

Mayor of Kingston Desmond McKenzie says he has initiated legal action against the National Water Commission (NWC) for it to cease operation on a pipe laying project in Barbican, St. Andrew.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:12 PM

One of the wards who tried to escape from the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre weeks before the May 22 fire took the witness stand at the enquiry this morning.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:11 PM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding says the alumina company ALPART will continue its water supply programme to sections of St Elizabeth, Jamaica despite its closure.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:11 PM

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that there was a drop in the amount of money spent on imports for the first five months of the year.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 5:05 PM

In response to speculation in a recent media report re expenditure on the home where Transport and Works Minister, Mike Henry, now resides, the Port Authority has provided the following outline of the facts.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 4:56 PM

Following an appraisal of a recent newspaper article that speculated on expenditure on the premises at 5 Millsborough Crescent, St. Andrew, which is now occupied by Mike Henry, the ministry has moved to outline the background to the actual expenditure.

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