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A curfew has been imposed in sections of Kingston Central. The curfew began at 7 p.m. on Monday and will remain in effect until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Central Kingston has seen a spate of violent gun attacks and murders in recent weeks....

The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has announced that it will resume voting in its 2021 president-elect election as of midnight. The process was suspended on Sunday amid reports of double voting. Earlier today, the administrative staff of...

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is reporting that it is currently reviewing an application for a tariff adjustment by the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS). The OUR says it expects to make a decision by September. The regulator...

Minister of Housing Pearnel Charles Jr is calling for greater collaboration among housing stakeholders in St Ann to halt the spread of squatting and informal settlements. Following a tour of several communities in St Ann North Western on...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to fall short of his commitment to shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad by the end of June because of regulatory and other hurdles, officials said as they announced new plans...

BERLIN (AP) — Thunderstorms brought a much-needed cool down to parts of Western Europe over the weekend as the continent sweltered under its first summer heat wave. Dozens of people were reported drowned as they sought relief from the heat....

Jamaica has recorded an additional COVID-19 fatality, pushing the tally to 1,034. The deceased is a 55-year-old man from St Elizabeth. Meanwhile, there were 44 new cases with ages ranging from four to 83 years, pushing the total to 49,712 with 19,...

The Government is expected to break ground for the proposed Forensic Pathology Autopsy Suite by early August. This was disclosed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, who has indicated that the contract...

A 53-year-old man is in custody following the seizure of a firearm during an operation at his house in Blenheim district, Hanover. The police report that about 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, the firearm, a .38 Ruger revolver containing six rounds of...

JAMSOTI, India (AP) — In Jamsoti, a village tucked deep inside India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, the common refrain among the villagers is that the coronavirus spreads only in cities. The deadly infection, they believe, does...

The Ministry of Health & Wellness says no vaccines will be administered today and tomorrow and that persons will be advised of their new appointments. The announcement comes amid a shortfall in doses. Persons with a second dose due on these two...

UNITED NATIONS, CMC – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for debt relief extension for Caribbean and other middle-income countries. Guterres says that innovative measures to address debt are required to...

ATLANTA (AP) — Claudette regained tropical storm status Monday morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas less than two days after 13 people died — including eight children in a multi-vehicle crash — due to the effects of the...

The Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) has located the two boys seen in a recent video smoking what appeared to be marijuana. In a statement today, the CPFSA said on Friday, information received led to locating the...

A man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was rescued from angry residents by the police a short while ago. The incident took place in Kellits, Clarendon. The woman has been identified as Tashika McKay. In trying to disperse the crowd, the...
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