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Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 5:27 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists to expect delays along Liguanea Avenue in St Andrew, as of next week Monday.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 12:47 PM

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire in which two children in Jamaica were killed in Majesty Gardens, Kingston 11 last night.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 12:45 PM

One financial analyst is supporting the latest downgrade of Jamaica’s credit rating as an indication that the government needs to address its debt situation and shore up economic activities.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 12:45 PM

A Jamaican prisoner in the United Kingdom has been given a third opportunity to prove that she’s a lesbian as she fights a deportation order.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 9:05 AM

The Police Officers Association (POA) is considering legal action in an effort to get the government to pay over money owed to some senior officers.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 9:04 AM

The three men charged in connection with the seizure of 1700 pounds of compressed ganja and 55 pounds of hash oil are to appear in the St. Ann’s Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court today.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 9:03 AM

The Opposition Spokesman on Finance is renewing the opposition’s call for a debate on the Supplementary Budget in Parliament.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 9:01 AM

The Bank of America tower in downtown Miami in the United States will be illuminated in the colours of the Jamaican flag this evening, in commemoration of Jamaica’s 47th anniversary of Independence.

Published:Friday | August 7, 2009 | 9:01 AM

Members of the public wishing to pay their respects to Lady Bustamante will have a final opportunity to do so today.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 7:55 PM

The ministry of health is reporting that yet another person has died as a result of the Influenza A H1N1 virus.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 7:55 PM

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) has welcomed the acquittal of Gleaner photojournalist Ricardo Makyn of assault charges.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 6:02 PM

The lawyers representing ousted North West Clarendon MP Michael Stern today withdrew the application to stay the ruling for him to vacate the seat.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 6:02 PM

The assistant superintendent at the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre testified today that the practice of a lock down of the wards of the facility was an accepted standard procedure.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 6:01 PM

The Commissioner of Corrections June Spencer Jarrett said a unit has been established to facilitate better relationships between inmates and their children as apart of a programme at the island’s correctional centres.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 6:00 PM

The Health Minister Rudy Spencer has received a preliminary report into the controversial payments under the on-call arrangement that was put in place for health officials as part of the malaria response programme.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 6:00 PM

Gas prices are going up again. The state own oil refinery Petrojam said come tomorrow the price of unleaded 87, E-10 and unleaded 90-gasoline will each go up by $1.50.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 5:59 PM

The National Workers Union (NWU) has intervened in what it claims was the unjustifiable dismissal of two employees of Airlift Handlers Limited.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 5:59 PM

Gleaner photo-journalist Ricardo Makyn was today freed of assault charges related to an altercation with a policeman at a shooting scene earlier this year.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 5:58 PM

Three vendors at the Faiths Pen food arcade in St Ann were shot and injured by gunmen this morning.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 1:08 PM

The Supreme Court is now preparing to declare whether to allow ousted North West Clarendon Member of Parliament Michael Stern to act as the interim MP for the constituency.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 1:07 PM

The assistant Superintendent at the Armadale Correctional was back on the witness stand today.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 1:06 PM

The police are yet to make a breakthrough in their probe into the murder of Special Constable Anthony Simpson.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 12:56 PM

The police are yet to establish the motive for the murder of two men in Spanish Town yesterday morning.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 9:06 AM

The Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) says it expects a response from the education ministry by next week Friday regarding its longstanding wage dispute with the government.

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2009 | 9:05 AM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding has sought to encourage members of the Jamaican youth diaspora to support the country in its move towards growth and development.

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