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‘Gunmen’ Escape Following Chase and Shoot Out with Police Constant Spring Road

The Constant Spring Police are investigating a running shoot out last night on Constant Spring Road in St. Andrew. Reports are, a Police team was on patrol when the...

May Pen Market To Be Reopened A Week After Fire

May Pen Mayor, Winston Maragh, says the municipal market is to fully re-open to vendors, by this Thursday. Some 60 shops in the market were damaged by fire last week,...

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...