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The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is probing the fatal shooting of a tax office employee by a policeman in Gutters, St Catherine last night. Navardo Dennis, said to be about 30 years old, was attending a party put on by a...

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has refused a special measures application by the prosecution in the Tesha Miller murder case on the grounds that it failed to provide evidence to substantiate the claim that the witnesses are vulnerable.  The...

  A Portland woman was stabbed and later died following a heated argument with a man at a bar in Port Antonio. She has been identified as Ebony Harris. It is reported that sometime on Monday afternoon the deceased and the man got into a...

Although the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has steadily increased its ratio of women in the army from 10 per cent to 20 per cent, chief of defence staff, Lieutenant General Rocky Meade has said the ultimate aim of the army is to create a force in...

Shamone Brailsford had no plans to join the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) while growing up, but after spending one year in the Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC), the 21-year-old St Catherine resident is now looking forward to joining the Air Wing...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP): Federal prosecutors in North Dakota are seeking a prison sentence for a Rhode Island woman who funnelled lottery scam money between the US and Jamaica that’s more than double what they sought for the scheme’s ringleader....

WESTERN BUREAU: Traffic came to a standstill in several districts of Eastern Hanover yesterday as irate residents blocked approximately three miles of roadway with trees, stones, and rubble in a massive demonstration for better roads and efficient...

Major crimes in St Mary between January 1 and March 9 this year have seen a decrease of 26 per cent, falling from 46 to 34, compared to the similar period in 2018. Addressing the monthly meeting of the St Mary Municipal Corporation in Port Maria on...

WESTERN BUREAU: As the Caribbean ecosystem becomes more vulnerable, Sandals Foundation has committed to engaging 100,000 people in environmental conservation over the next 10 years. “This commitment includes working with schools and educators to...

The following is the second part of a paper updated by Anthony Clayton, chairman of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica, and Cordel Green, executive director of the commission. Part I appeared yesterday. Media literacy The priority for Jamaica...
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