The Jamaican government said the decision of some CARICOM countries to establish a political union could have implications for the structure and future of CARICOM.
The ministry of health is urging parents and caregivers to ensure that their children are adequately immunized for the start of the next school year.
Embattled Member of Parliament for West Portland, Daryl Vaz, is to return to court today to answer to charges of breaches of the Public order, and the Jamaica Constabulary Force Act.
Tourism officials are seeking to capitalise on the interest being directed towards the island following the performance of some of the country’s athletes in the Beijing Olympic Games.
Mark Smith, 41, of Palmers Cross in Clarendon who was last month charged in connection with a massive ganja find in the parish has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
The police in Trelawny have charged five men in connection with an illegal gun seized in the parish yesterday.
The Supreme Court has granted a stay of execution barring the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation from demolishing a shopping plaza in Cross Roads, Kingston.
The renal unit at the Kingston Public Hospital and the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston are to undergo major expansion.
Work teams from the National Works Agency, NWA are now trying to re-open several roads, which were blocked by debris during the heavy rains over the weekend.
The Seaview Gardens police in Kingston believe they have made a dent in gang activities in the community following last week’s arrest of 28-year-old Shawn Walker.
One of the four men killed by the police in Westmoreland yesterday has been identified.
A 21 year old man is now in police custody in connection with the murder of his uncle in Spanish Town, St. Catherine yesterday.
Police and fire personnel are now gathered at the Sandy Gully Bridge in the vicinity of Atlantic Boulevard, Seaview Gardens in Kingston where the body of a man is now floating in the water.
Labourer, Germal Gayle, 44, of Savannah district, Hayes is reportedly the third person to have been killed in Clarendon since Saturday.
Hundreds of educators are now gathered in Ocho Rios, St. Ann for the Jamaica Teachers’ Association’s (JTA) 44th annual conference.
The Court of Appeal has ordered that damages must be assessed in the civil suit, which senior citizen Barbara Berry brought against the Victoria Mutual Society (VMBS).
Vendors who were removed from the Bronx area of the Mandeville arcade in Manchester will resume normal activities today, but in a different area.
Tourism officials are seeking to capitalise on the interest being directed towards the island following the performance of some of the country’s athletes in Beijing, China.
The tourism ministry announced the launch of the world’s first Destination Loyalty Card.
A call has been made for the Minister of National Security Colonel Trevor McMillan to deploy soldiers to help with crime fighting in Manchester.
Shelly-Ann Fraser scored a huge upset win in the women’s 100 metres at the Beijing Olympics as Jamaicans created history by grabbing the first three spots in the event this morning Jamaica time.
The community of Waterhouse, St. Andrew is now the scene of mass celebration as it honours Shelly Anne Fraser gold medal winning performance at the Beijing Olympics.
The US team has asked for the womens 100 metres race to be reviewed because of a possible false start by one of their athletes.
Jamaica’s annual Invitational Track and Field Meet could be upgraded to a full IAAF Grand Prix by next year.
Jamaica remains under a Tropical Storm Watch as Tropical Storm Fay stays close to the north coast and triggers flash flood warnings.