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7-Y-O Benjamin Bair Laid To Rest Following Clan Carthy Freak Accident

It was a scene of grief as family members, members of the school community, politicians, and other well-wishers gathered at the North Street Seventh Day Adventist...

Study: Hair Dyes, Straighteners Increase Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women

A recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer has found that permanent hair dyes and chemical straighteners increase the risk of breast cancer in black...

NWC Rate Increase Decision Coming Soon – OUR

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) will soon release a decision on the National Water Commission’s (NWC) request for rate increase after much deliberation....

JAS Critical of Re-structured Commodity Board for ‘Stunting Research’

President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, Lenworth Fulton says the restructuring of individual commodity boards has stunted critical research activities in the...

RADA Warns Farmers of Increase in Beet Armyworm

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority, RADA, is alerting farmers that there’s been an increase of the beet armyworm. RADA says this recent rainfall...

Executive Director, NIA, Calls on JPs to Step Up Efforts in Fight Against Corruption

Executive Director of the National Integrity Action, Professor Trevor Munroe says Jamaica is unlikely to show any significant gains in the upcoming Global Corruption...

Miss Universe Jamaica Franchise Defends Controversial ‘Annie Palmer-Inspired’ National Costume

The Miss Universe Jamaica Organization has come out in defense of Miss Jamaica’s controversial national costume. The costume depicted Annie Palmer, a white slave...

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019

Several Jamaicans on social media are hailing the victory of South Africa in last night’s Miss Universe pageant, as a win for black people around the world. South...

Well-Wishers Bid Farewell to Young Benjamin Bair

It was a scene of grief as family members, members if the school community, politicians, and other well-wishers gathered at the North Street Seventh Day Adventist...

Dengue Outbreak: Health Minister Urges J’cans To Take Extra Precautions In Holiday Season

Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton is urging Jamaicans to take extra precautions against the mosquito-borne dengue virus as the nation enters the...