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Senator Charles Sinclair.

Government Senator Charles Sinclair on Friday accused members of the entertainment industry of being the faces of gangs during deliberations on the Criminal Justice (Suppression of Criminal Organizations) Act, commonly referred to as the anti-gang...
Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson.

Africa’s contribution of 75,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Jamaica in April was a good gesture, but former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson wants Africa and the Caribbean to collaborate further by merging their resources and collective voices at...

Former Education Minister Ruel Reid and his co-accused yesterday scored a victory in the Supreme Court after they were granted permission to challenge the decision of a senior parish judge in the Review Court, where they are seeking to have the...

Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says that as more Jamaicans get fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, more of the current restrictions to slow the spread of the virus locally may be relaxed as has been proposed in the...

Two weeks after apologising for flagrant violations of Jamaica’s coronavirus public-safety laws at a Mocha Fest party hosted at Rick’s Café, the tourist hotspot’s financial controller is to answer to charges surrounding breaches of the Spirit...

Burials may be resumed today at the Meadowrest Memorial Park in St Catherine after a pay dispute sparked a worker walkout on Thursday, forcing scores of mourners to turn back without their dead being interred. Four of the 18 burials scheduled were...

The police suspect information technology specialist William Dewar’s death may have been a crime of passion based on evidence collected. Dewar was reportedly killed on Monday at his Oakland Apartments home in St Andrew and his body discovered with...

WESTERN BUREAU: The St James Health Department says 216 premises in the parish were identified during the month of May to be positive for mosquito breeding that could potentially lead to the spread of dengue fever, which is 113 more than was...

St Catherine resident Anthony Morgan is just about fed up with his much-loved hustle as a diver in the Bog Walk Gorge. Divers in the gorge have long pressed the Government to establish a fund to pay them when they plunge into the murky waters of...

A police constable who reportedly shot a civilian after he disobeyed his order to stop last February was on Thursday offered $500,000 bail when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. Thirty-two-year-old Kemar Hutchinson, who was...
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