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Man Formally Charged for Murder of Kayalicia Simpson

The Police say one of the two men who were taken into custody in relation to the murder of 14 year old Kayalicia Simpson has been charged. The man has been charged with...

U.S Stands by Statement that Jamaicans Have Gone to Syria to Join ISIS

The United States is standing by a statement from one of its Generals that Jamaicans have travelled to Syria to fight with Islamic State militants. The Minister of...

Health Minister: To Reduce HIV Infections, Buggery Laws May Have to Be Changed

The Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, is suggesting that the country may have to take the bold step and change the buggery law, if its to further reduce HIV...

PSOJ Demands That Someone Be Held Responsible for Riverton Fire

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica is demanding that heads must roll for latest fire at the Riverton City dump. PSOJ president, William Mahfood, says the time...

IDB Willing to Help Develop Riverton

Head of the Inter-American Development Bank in Jamaica, Therese Turner-Jones, is signalling that the agency is willing to make another attempt to assist the government ...

Ferguson Wants Decisive Actions on Riverton

Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson says the time has come for the Simpson Miller-led Cabinet act to decisively in order to ensure that there’s no repeat of the...

Riverton Fire to Be Out by Weekend

We will extinguish the fire that’s been burning at the Riverton Dump, in St. Andrew, by this weekend. That’s the word from the Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire...

GSAT Postponed Due to Unprecedented Riverton Fire

The Riverton fire has caused the postponement of this year’s sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test, GSAT. The exam has been postponed by one week to March 26 and...

NO EVIDENCE OF JAMAICANS JOINING TERRORISTS GROUPS – Bunting

Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting, says there’s no evidence that Jamaicans are among 100-Caribbean Nationals that have gone to Syria to join the Islamic...

Students Collapse Due to Riverton Smog

The smoke has had an adverse effect on students who attend schools in the Corporate Area and St Catherine. Holy Childhood High was one of the worst affected as several...