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UK Respects Jamaica’s Rejection of Prison Deal

The government of the United Kingdom says it respects the decision of the Holness-administration to reject the controversial £25-million prison deal. Foreign Minister,...

Bustamante Hospital ICU Closed Temporarily

The Intensive Care Unit at the Bustamante Hospital for Children has been temporarily closed due to a fire last night. A statement this afternoon from the South East...

Moravian Bishop Condemns Sex Scandal Gripping Church

One of the two Bishops of the Moravian Church in Jamaica, Stanley Clark, is condemning the alleged actions of his colleague Minister, Rupert Clarke, who’s...

St Elizabeth Police Refute Former MP’s Criticisms

The St Elizabeth police are this afternoon moving to defend its handling of an investigation regarding the sexual abuse of an 11-year-old girl by a church leader....

Police Intensify Search for Missing Hanover Woman

The Hanover Police are intensifying their search for a 32- year-old woman from Prospect in the parish who was kidnapped earlier this week. She’s Tasha Gordon. On...

No ‘Plastic’ Found in Hanna’s Rice

The Bureau of Standards says it has found no evidence of contamination in rice samples provided by South East St. Ann Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna. On Wednesday, Ms....

Moravian President & VP Step Down Amid Deepening Sex Scandal

New developments this afternoon in the sex scandal gripping the Moravian Church in Jamaica. Nationwide News has learnt that the President of the Church, the Reverend Dr....

Prayer Breakfast to Focus on Church Leaders Confession

The Chairman of the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast Committee, the Reverend Stevenson Samuels, says part of this year’s focus is to pray for the leaders of...

‘Heather Murray Leave is NOT Disciplinary’, Reid

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, says the two-week leave being taken by Hampton Principal, Heather Murray, is not a disciplinary action. A statement from the Ministry of...

Freeport Inmates to be Relocated Due to Rat Infestation

Head of the St. James Police, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, says the eighty prisoners at the Freeport police station lock up in the parish are to be relocated to...