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An aerial view Monday of Big Pond in Bannister, St Catherine, which is perennially flooded.

A day after being spared the rainy wrath of Hurricane Ian when it was a less-powerful tropical storm, the weather system drenched southern Jamaica with near-relentless rain for much of Monday, ravaging roads and triggering landslides as it...
Oliver McIntosh

VertiCast Group says it is finalising its new management team to fully take control of the recently acquired CVM Group by mid-October. Although refusing to divulge the size of the deal or the portion of CVM Group it now owned, VertiCast Group CEO...
Helene Davis Whyte, president of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions.

Sticking points persist over duty concession and mid-range salary bands as public-sector workers aim to complete, by this weekend, their perusal of a draft heads of government agreement under the compensation review and inform union leaders whether...

Jamaica was spared widespread flash floods or landslides Sunday as Tropical Storm Ian continued its trajectory west of the island, with roads, electricity, and water supplies mostly holding up despite steady but light to moderate showers along the...

The Clarendon police are investigating whether the murder of popular Clarendon blogger Leon ‘Leegates’ McNeil, who was killed in Hayes in the parish, is linked to a double murder in the neighbouring Portland Cottage community hours earlier on...

BOUNDBROOK, Portland: A pregnant woman and her Portland family narrowly escaped death after a large tree crashed into their three-bedroom board house at Janga Gully road in Boundbrook on Sunday, smashing furniture and electrical appliances. It was...

There’s no missing the huge breakaway on both sides as vehicles approach the Rio Minho bridge in Sanguinetti, Clarendon. It initially stoked fears and anxiety among residents before Tropical Storm Ian later barrelled through the Caribbean Sea...

Incumbent chairperson for the People’s National Party (PNP), Angela Brown Burke, fended off a challenge Sunday by former St Elizabeth North East Member of Parliament Raymond Pryce. The election, which took place at the party’s National Executive...

A man was allegedly beaten to death by community members in Ball Ground, Eleven Miles, on Saturday night. Dead is 22-year-old Haniffe Edwards. Deputy Superintendent Oneil Thompson of the St Thomas Police Division told The Gleaner that lawmen were...

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica has signalled its intention to re-engage Japan’s 20 million outbound travellers, capitalising on nearly 60 years of diplomatic relations as well as the Asian nation’s appetite for Blue Mountain coffee, reggae, and diverse...
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