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American Charged for Trying to Join ISIS Contacted J’can Islamic Preacher, Abdullah al-Faisal

A US Federal law enforcement official says an American woman arrested last month for trying to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State, was in touch...

UN Issues Dire Warning for Caribbean: 80% of Region’s Coral Reefs Destroyed

The United Nations and conservation groups are warning the Caribbean that their economies are in peril with the decline of coral reefs. A report from the US National...

3 Russian Women Arrested for Twerking to Aidona Lyrics

Three Russian women have been jailed for between 10 and 15 days, after they were filmed doing a provocative dance to the lyrics of Jamaican dancehall star Aidonia. The...

Flow to Comply With Broadcasting Commission’s Order – Intends to Challenge Regulations

Flow says it intends to comply with the directive from the Broadcasting Commission and will intensify efforts to lobby for the review of global copyright licensing....

Fisheries Ministry Launch Drone Project to Deter Illegal Fishing

The way is now clear for the deployment of drones to better monitor Jamaica’s marine space and detect and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in...

J’can Bisexual Asylum Seek to Be Deported from Britain

A Jamaican bisexual asylum seeker is set to be deported this weekend, after being detained earlier today by the UK government. The man, 32 year old Orashia Edwards, has...

Gov’t Signs MOU with Krauck, Anchor Finance but Change Language to ‘Possible’ Investment

The government has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to pave the way for a possible 5-billion US dollar investment in the logistics hub. The signing was...

High Failure Rate Plagues Secondary Transition Education Programme

More than half of the students who sat the Alternative Secondary Transition Education Programme, ASTEP test in the 2013-14 academic year failed to achieve a passing...

US, Jamaica to Hold Talks On Reshaping Investment and Tax arrangements

The government says it will engage in talks with the US government about reshaping existing bilateral investment and tax arrangements between both nations. Finance...

Constituency Executives Protest Against Gregory Mair

Embattled Member of the Parliament for North East St. Catherine, the Jamaica Labour Party’s Gregory Mair, is facing more backlash. This time from within his...