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A policeman walks by the Toyota Hiace minibus that was involved in a crash on Highway 2000 on Monday.  Five people were killed in the collision.

Moments before bodies were flung on to the asphalt in a macabre canvas of blood and gore, the driver of an ill-fated Toyota Hiace minibus had been warned of ominous sounds that foreshadowed the carnage that would unfold late Monday morning. The...
George Wright

Under-fire Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) legislator George Wright could face the police as early as today as his party considers denouncing him and as public pressure mounts for him resign from Gordon House. Investigators confirmed on Monday that...
Jason Brown, 27, a sales executive, turned out to get vaccinated at Twickenham Park Open Bible Church on the fringes of Spanish Town on Monday.

Concerned that the latest batch of COVID-19 vaccines shipped to Jamaica expires today, 20-year-old Hallie Fletcher was not daunted by the large turnout that greeted her at the Twickenham Park Open Bible Church in St Catherine on Monday. The...

Viola Scott and her husband, Stanley, have been married for more than 60 years. The couple, who live in Sunning Hill, St Thomas, have weathered many storms together, including hurricanes, floods, and recessions. No stranger to disaster, the 80-...

Jitters are now starting to set in for those waiting on the United States J-1 visa, used to access the lucrative work-and-travel programme. The Trump-era ban on the J-1 visa expired on March 31, 2021, and the Biden administration has not extended...

WESTERN BUREAU: Weighed down under ash, thirsty for water and oxygen, accessible only by sea, predictions are it will take Vincentians three to four months to recover from the devastating volcanic eruption that has displaced 20,000 people in that...

The Reverend Canon Garth Minott, the single nominee put to the vote as the new Suffragan Bishop of Kingston, has failed to secure the required support of the Anglican Church in Jamaica. Archbishop of the West Indies and Bishop of Jamaica and The...

WESTERN BUREAU: In its bid to inoculate 8,000 Hanoverians by Wednesday, April 20, the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) has pumped $30 million into a Jamaica vaccine fund. The initiative kicks off on Monday, April 12, at the Hopewell Sports Centre...

When 44-year-old farmer Kojo Stephen heard the rumblings from La Soufrière, he thought that he would not have to leave his beloved village of Chateaubelair. Little did he know that the rumblings from the mountain were only a harbinger of things to...

WESTERN BUREAU: Chairman of the Global Tourism Resilience...
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