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St James Detainees Transferred to Kingston

Senior Superintendent in charge of the St. James police, Wilford Campbell, says detainees held during the Public State of Emergency are being transferred to Kingston due...

Child Perishes in Spanish Town Fire

A fire has claimed the life of another child. Seven-year-old Amelia Williams of Jobs Lane in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, perished in a fire at her home this morning....

Flat Bridge Closed!

Flat Bridge in St. Catherine, is close to vehicular traffic until further notice. That’s according to Superintendent Courtney Coubray of the Jamaica Constabulary...

Energy Security High on Agenda of Jamaica-US Talks

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says energy and security cooperation along with the crisis in Venezuela remain among the chief areas of interest between the United States...

Holness Rejects Suggestions of Conducting Diplomacy for US Aid

Prime Minister Holness, dismissed suggestions that an abstention from a UN vote to reject the US declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was out of a fear of...

$500k Fines Coming for Causing Death by Careless Driving

Motorists charged with careless driving leading to a collision could face a maximum fine of $500,000 and up to five years in prison if someone is killed as a result of...

Jackson & Williams Clash Over Banking Bill

South St. Catherine Member of Parliament, Fitz Jackson, clashed with State Minister of Finance, Fayval Williams, over the bill he’s seeking to push through...

Police Federation Calls for Prof Harriot’s Resignation from PCOA

The Jamaica Police Federation is calling for the resignation of the Police Civilian Oversight Authority, PCOA, Chairman Professor Anthony Harriott. The Federation is...

Four Costa Ricans Among 11 Arrested in Ganja Bust

Four Costa Ricans are among 11 people who were arrested in connection with the seizure of 1,000 pounds of ganja in Sweet River District, Westmoreland yesterday. Two cars...

Holness Re-Emphasizes Commitment to Separation of Powers

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s a true believer in the principle of separation of powers which should govern the relationship between the executive,...