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The Riley Bridge in Lucea, Hanover is now impassable due to heavy rain which lashed the parish capital this afternoon. Superintendent Sharon Beeput, the police commander for Hanover, is urging motorists to avoid the area. The roadway is the main...

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) has embarked on an education campaign to encourage staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking at the opening of the Michaelmas Term of the Home Circuit Court this morning at the...

A total of 593 murder cases are among 1,089 criminal matters scheduled to be heard in the Michaelmas Term of the Home Circuit Court in Kingston, which runs from September to December.  However, of the overall total cases to be heard, 1,005 of...

Detectives assigned to the Falmouth Police have arrested and charged 22-year-old chef Victor Newman for the murder of his grandfather 84-year-old Menocal Stephenson of Quick Step district in Trelawny.  The police report that on the morning of...

Students and staff at Pondside Primary and Infant School in Hanover will enjoy more modern and spacious surroundings when face-to-face classes resume, following the completion of infrastructure upgrading of the infant department at a cost of $25,...

Some 29 streetlights have been repaired across St Elizabeth by the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for the July to August period. JPS Parish Manager for St Elizabeth, David Lewis, made the disclosure while addressing the monthly meeting of the...

NOTED MARINE biologist and ecologist Professor Mona Webber has added her voice to the call for a relook at protection for mangrove forests, following recent reports of the continued destruction of the productive resource. “Mangrove loss is always...

HELPING COMMUNITIES conserve biodiversity, build resilience to climate change and pursue sustainable development will be the focus of a new five-year, US$13.9-million grant-making and capacity-building programme, launched by the Critical Ecosystem...

JAMAICA’s Forestry Department has affirmed its commitment to the protection of the island’s mangrove forests amid renewed concern over their conservation. “As the government agency charged with the sustainable management of Jamaica’s forests, we...

BELLEFIELD, Manchester: Sixty-six-year old Nora Henry sat on a wall below her home in Top Bellefield, Manchester, on Tuesday, weighing the risk as she contemplated making a dash to a nearby shop to get food during the lockdown without being spotted...
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