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Kevin Thomas during his visit to one of five memorial parks in Egypt honouring Jamaica-born fallen soldiers who served in World War I.

WESTERN BUREAU: Kevin Thomas would go to bed dressed nightly anticipating that he would be on the last flight out of Cairo, Egypt. But little did he know he would have to stay to replay the stories of his dead countrymen. Stranded in Egypt for...
Political activists pull down a cut-out of President Donald Trump while staging a demonstration in front of the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Sunday.

Jamaicans in the diaspora who support Donald Trump remain largely unwavering in their defence of the twice-impeached American president and the Republican Party despite the recent storming of the United States Capitol on January 6, with much of the...
In this 2005 file photo Lance Corporal Demetri Rankine inspects a fire tuck at the Lucea Fire Station, in Hanover

Fire personnel from the Hanover Division of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB), based in Lucea, are expressing high hopes that the deplorable conditions in their work environment will be remedied soon as work on the building from which they operate is...

The contamination of the Rio Cobre, reportedly by effluent from a bauxite mining company, remains a long-standing problem for residents who use the river for domestic purposes or depend on it for their livelihood. Since 2010, the National...

The newly repaired Sir John Golding Road was reopened by the National Works Agency (NWA) on January 12 after the popular thoroughfare became unsafe, following extensive flood damage in 2017, and was subsequently closed for repairs. The road, which...

WESTERN BUREAU: With motorists and pedestrians constantly complaining about lengthy traffic delays in towns such as Hopewell and Lucea in Hanover, the police commander for the parish, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, is calling on the Hanover...

WESTERN BUREAU: The western arm of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) has teamed up with the Embracing Orphans entity to establish a Family Food Pantry (FFP) to assist families of children in state care as they try to...

Caribbean performers on Sunday night paid tribute to United States vice president-elect Kamala Harris.  The performers included the Fab 5 Band, Jazz pianist Monty Alexander as well as entertainers from Barbados, St Kitts and other countries.

Detectives assigned to the Ocho Rios Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of two men by unknown assailants in Prosper Hall, St Ann on Saturday, January 17. Dead are 29-year-old...

BEIJING (AP) — The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. The Daqiaodao Food Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its...
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