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Activists from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a strong rebuke to Russian President Vladimir Putin whose invasion of Ukraine has outraged the international community and highlighted his authoritarian rule.

Quick action by the police today thwarted a murder attempt at the Friendship Primary School in Spanish Town, St Catherine. Three men were arrested and two illegal firearms recovered during the incident, which occurred on the school compound where...
Donahue Mitchell (second left) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal for Mona in their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football match at Excelsior today. Mona won 4-3.

Mona High defeated Camperdown High 4-3 in their ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup Group F football match at Excelsior High School this afternoon. A back-and-forth thriller began in the 21st minute as Kshaine Gordon got the opener for Mona thanks to a...

The National Health Fund (NHF) has renewed a contract with the Heart Foundation of Jamaica that will allow members of the public to get tested for various conditions free of cost. Sponsored tests include Electrocardiogram (ECG), blood pressure...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalising the drug and addressing...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed on Thursday, reversing some of the recent losses. Moderate trading ended with an advance/decline ratio of 36/47. The JSE Combined Index advanced by 2,508.68 points, or 0.68 per cent, to close...

A British man who allegedly tried to smuggle ganja and cocaine through the Sangster International Airport in St James has now been charged.  He has been identified as Alan Reid, a 64-year-old farmer of a Parchmore Road, Thornton...

Portland businessman Everton 'Beachy Stout' McDonald, who is charged for the murder of his second wife, is to be tried on September 18, 2023. His co-accused, Oscar Barnes, will also stand trial on that date. The trial date...

The case against Oral Johnson, the businessman who was arrested in April after reportedly being held with over 19 pounds of cocaine in Coral Gardens, St James, was put off until November 1 when he appeared in the St James Parish Court Thursday....

Alexander Shaw, the lawyer for the two men captured in a video breaching the padlock of a floodgate in the Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine, said his clients will argue 'self-help' in their defence against charges brought against them.   

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson has ordered an immediate probe into the circumstances surrounding the escape of accused murderer Rudolph 'Boxer' Shaw from the Kingston Central police lock-up. The investigation is being...

Senior police officers and King's Counsel Peter Champagnie are questioning security arrangements at Kingston Central police lock-up after accused murderer Rudolph 'Boxer' Shaw, escaped custody overnight. The lawyer also says he will be assessing whether he can continue to represent Shaw, noting that the development is "very surprising and shocking". 

The demolition of informal settlement on the outskirts of Clifton in Portmore, St Catherine is under way with a significant security presence. The Bernard Lodge main road is cordoned and several motorists are forced to use alternative routes.

Lawmakers are to debate a proposed customs law to replace legislation in place since 1941, following the House of Representatives’ approval of the report and recommendations of a joint select committee on Tuesday. 

Rudolph 'Boxer' Shaw, once St Catherine's most wanted man who was nabbed in the Cayman Islands in July, has escaped custody at the Kingston Central police. Head of the police division Superintendent Berrisford Williams says Shaw fled the lock-up overnight. Shaw is facing two murder charges.

Gambia has launched an urgent door-to-door campaign to remove cough and cold syrups blamed for the deaths of more than 60 children from kidney injury in the tiny West African country.

North Korea flew 12 warplanes near its border with South Korea on Thursday, prompting the South to scramble 30 military aircraft in response, Seoul officials said. The highly unusual incident came hours after North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of missile tests in less than two weeks.

St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says approximately 23,000 barrels of oil will arrive in the country by the end of October under Venezuela’s PetroCaribe agreement. 

A convicted drug dealer has agreed to pay a penalty of $6-million to the public purse following a proceeds of crime investigation into his assets.  Orville Barriffe agreed to the payment last month following out of court talks with the Financial Investigation Division (FID), the agency confirmed in statement.

STOCKHOLM (AP) — French author Annie Ernaux was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in literature for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory,...

A gunman who attacked a child care center in Thailand and then fired from his car as he fled killed more than 30 people Thursday, including two dozen children, authorities said.

Anxiety is mounting among residents now living in the informal settlement on the outskirts of Clifton in Portmore, St Catherine, following news of a planned demolition of their houses. The residents, some of whom have been living on the...
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