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Gaylia Catwell said that she is afraid to sleep in her house after a landslide claimed much of her backyard in Lindo’s Gap, St Andrew, on Sunday.

Close to 60 members of one family, including more than 20 children, in Lindo’s Gap in St Andrew East Rural are battling fears that further torrential rains and swirling winds triggered by the outer bands of Tropical Storm Zeta could sweep their...
Less than three weeks after his release, a man held down a then 13-year-old girl inside his home over two days and forcibly had sex with her twice.

Cecil Brown got off with a slap on the wrist three years ago after he was convicted for sexual assault involving a five-year-old child. Brown, 54, was sentenced to six months in prison for grievous assault in the Clarendon Parish Court on July 14,...
Gladstone Wollery, a resident of Three Miles River in Westmoreland, up to his knees in floodwaters that covered several yards in the community on Sunday.

Flood rains wreaked havoc on swathes of western Jamaica on the weekend, resulting in millions of dollars in damage and untold woe for residents who lament being years-long victims of the nightmarish weather. St James, Hanover, and Westmoreland were...

It was the afternoon of Friday, October 17, 2014 when Joan Martin was at home in the United Kingdom (UK) with a church sister and her phone rang. On the phone was an administrator at the school where her then 16-year-old son Osime Brown was...

* While breast cancer is rare in males, representing about one per cent of all cancer cases, it is important for men to remain aware and to report to their general practitioner any lumps on the breast or chest. * Men with a familial history of...

The official funeral for former government minister Dr D.K. Duncan will take place today at the University Chapel at The University of the West Indies, Mona. The 80-year-old former member of parliament for St Andrew East Central and Hanover Eastern...

Emotions were high among residents of Shooters Hill in East Rural St Andrew yesterday, as they tried to come to grips with the tragic death of 15-year-old Saneeka Leechman and her 42-year-old father, Romeo Leechman. On Friday, land slippages caused...

Fifteen-year-old Saneeka Leechman, a student of The Queen’s School in Kingston, was making plans to surprise her father, 42-year-old Romeo Leechman, on his upcoming birthday, but this will never come to pass as a land slippage caused by heavy rains...

The long-running case between the Hope Pastures residents in St Andrew and the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is headed for trial. The Court of Appeal yesterday said the JPS was under a statutory obligation to supply electricity by underground...

The low pressure system responsible for the unstable weather conditions across the island over the last few days could develop into a tropical storm or depression by Sunday. This is according to the Meteorological Service, Jamaica, which yesterday...
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