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Rains Force Closure of Roads in St Thomas

The National Works Agency, NWA, says heavy rain over the past 72 hours has resulted in the blockage and flooding of several roadways in St. Thomas. Manager of...

David Smith Fights to Block House Confiscation

Convicted former Olint boss, David Smith, has applied to the Supreme Court in the Turks and Caicos Islands for a USD$20-million confiscation order against him to be...

Telling Lies on God?

The MP for North East Manchester, Audley Shaw, is accusing Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller of telling lies on God. The Prime Minister had told comrades in Portmore,...

Vaz Under Fire for Appearing to Incite Political Violence

The MP for Central Westmoreland, the PNP’s Dwayne Vaz is under fire this afternoon for appearing to incite violence while on the political platform in Mount Salem,...

JCF to Beef Up Holiday Presence Across the Island

An additional 7-hundred police personnel will be deployed across the island for the Christmas season to improve safety and security. Deputy Commissioner of Police in...

‘Protect Yourselves from Zika!’ – Dalley

Health Minister, Horace Dalley is calling on Jamaicans to take the necessary steps to protect themselves from the Zika virus, amid a heightened response by authorities...

Sav-La-Mar Hospital Closes Operating Theatres

The operating theatres at the Savanna-la-Mar General Hospital in Westmoreland have been closed with immediate effect. This to facilitate urgent repairs to the air...

Jamaican Ecstasy Smuggler Nabbed

A 37 year old Jamaican man, Carlos McKenzie has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for smuggling ecstasy from Canada to sell in Rochester, New York. McKenzie, also...

EPOC Welcomes Q3 Growth

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, says the economy grew by 1.5-percent in the third quarter of this year, relative to the...

Crawford and Brown-Burke Spar on Facebook

Government MP Damion Crawford and PNP Vice President, Senator Angela Brown Burke, were embroiled in a war of words on popular social media platform; Facebook last night....