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George Nooks

George Nooks Set for Court Today

Recording artiste, George Nooks, who’s charged with possession of cocaine, is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish court today. Police say...

Latoya Nugent

Latoya Nugent Back in Court Today

Founder of the women’s advocacy group, Tambourine Army, Latoya Nugent, is scheduled to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court today. She’s charged...

Derrimon Trading

Derrimon Registers 2.3% Bump in Quarterly Revenue

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Derrimon Trading Company Limited, Derrick Cotterell says there have been marginal improvements in the company’s three months...

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Jamaica Hit by ‘Unprecedented Rainfall’

The Head of the Meteorological Service, Evan Thompson, says the island has got an ‘unprecedented’ and ‘significant’ increase in rainfall in...

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ODPEM Steps Up to Level 2 as Rains Lash Jamaica

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has been moved to Level Two as the government responds to flooding and damage caused by the heavy...

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JDF Soldiers Rescue 30 Residents in Linstead

Thirty people who were trapped inside their houses in Sunny Side, Linstead in St. Catherine for several hours this morning due to rising waters have been rescued. The...

Mandeville Flooding

Widespread Flooding and Landslides Across the Island

Persons living in parts of St. Ann have been evacuated from their homes following reports of widespread flooding and landslides in the parish. The Disaster Coordinator...

National Health Service

Low Staff Turnout at Hospitals and Health Centres

The Health Ministry says it’s been experiencing low staff turnout at hospitals and health centres across the island, due to the inclement weather and flooding in...

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Scores of JPS Customers without Power

The Jamaica Public Service Company, (JPS) says sections of several parishes are without power due to damage to its systems as a result of the heavy rains. In a statement...

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Weather Conditions Force NWC Restrictions

The National Water Commission (NWC) says 30-percent of its customers have been affected by inclement weather. NWC Corporate Communications Manager, Charles Buchanan,...