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Security guard shot in robbery outside Sagicor Bank, MoBay
- 2014-12-22 13:35:37
A security guard was shot and injured outside the Sagicor Bank in Fairfield, Montego Bay, by three armed robbers shortly before midday today.

Christmas shoppers rush for deals
- 2014-12-22 13:27:16
Stores and streets across Jamaica's main towns are flooding with consumers, out to get gifts and do their last minute shopping just three days away from Christmas.

St James businessman wins appeal against negligence conviction
- 2014-12-22 13:06:39
St James businessman, Cheddi Creighton, has been freed by the Court of Appeal for a breach of the Firearms Act.

Alpart Alumina Plant to reopen December 2016, Paulwell makes announcement
- 2014-12-22 11:29:52
The plant, which is operated by Russian company, UC Rusal, has been closed for the last five years reportedly due to the low market price for the product and high production costs.

Four killed in traffic accidents yesterday, Hare makes appeal to motorists
- 2014-12-22 11:03:40
Director of the Road Safety Unit Kenute Hare is again appealing to motorists to obey the road code as they make their way across the island during the holiday period.

Government looks into wide scale bamboo planting
- 2014-12-22 10:20:10
The Government is looking into the feasibility of using mined-out bauxite lands for the wide-scale planting of bamboo, and the growing of edible bamboo shots.

Funeral today for mother and two sons brutally killed in Clarendon
- 2014-12-22 10:15:16
Today is the funeral for the mother and her two sons who were brutally killed in a shocking incident in, Bucknor, Clarendon last month.

Longville Park police station to begin construction April 1
- 2014-12-22 09:38:13
Longville Park Housing Scheme residents have long been crying for a police station to be erected in their community.

FOOTBALL: Will Jamaica keep U-20 Championship hosting right? Decision today
- 2014-12-22 09:18:39
The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is expected to know today if the country will lose the right to host next monthís CONCACAF Under-20 Championship.

Appeals Court orders retrial of farmer's 'unfair trial'
- 2014-12-22 09:13:26
A Portland farmer who was convicted on gun charges in 2012 is to stand a retrial after a high court found that his first trial was unfairly conducted.

Seven from Clarendon crash remain in hospital, one transferred to UHWI
- 2014-12-21 16:43:09
The crash occurred minutes to 5 o'clock this morning as the driver of a minibus in which they were travelling lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road into a ditch.

Teachers put on caution as JTA pushes for removal of wage freeze
- 2014-12-21 12:32:12
The JTA has been insistent that it will not accept another wage freeze and has prepared a new claim to replace the 2012 arrangement.

Christopher Wright of Newell district missing
- 2014-12-21 12:20:53
Wright is of dark complexion, stout build, and about five feet, seven inches tall.

Review age for anti-doping tests in schools - Senator
- 2014-12-21 10:01:33
Gayle says this has become necessary because the increased competition among student athletes have placed them under pressure to perform.

More concerns about J'can man jailed in Qatar
- 2014-12-21 09:53:20
Airline pilot Paul Stephens was arrested in Qatar three years ago after he was accused of sexual molestation.

Jamaica among five Caribbean countries to participate in US visa work scheme
- 2014-12-21 09:45:41
The US agencies said Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Haiti and Jamaica will participate in the H-2A and H-2B Visa programs that allow US employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States.

The law will take its course, says Bahamian immigration officer accused of raping Jamaican
- 2014-12-21 08:41:32
Asked about the rape allegations, he responded: "I donít know anything about that. I canít comment. Whatever is out there, in time it will be sorted out."

PHOTOS: Clarendon teacher killed, others injured in early morning crash
- 2014-12-21 07:55:24
The uncle of the dead woman has identified her as Anika Smith, a teacher at the Garvey Maceo High School in Clarendon. The incident has caused a traffic pile-up in Swansea as people try to see ...

Relax Noise Abatement laws this holiday season, senator asks
- 2014-12-20 18:58:09
Montague is urging event promoters to be cooperative and responsible should the provisions be relaxed. He was making his contribution to the State of the Nation debate in the Senate yesterday.

NYS to launch disability sensitisation campaign
- 2014-12-20 13:22:25
Chairperson of the NYS, Maureen Webber, says the campaign is necessary to address the challenges faced by members of the disabled community, particularly young people.

New anti-doping law passed, senator calls for full endorsement
- 2014-12-20 13:14:10
The Anti-Doping in Sports Act 2014 was passed in the Senate yesterday and will take effect after Governor General Sir Patrick Allen signs it into law.

Road fatalities surpass 300, exceed last year's figure
- 2014-12-20 09:53:12
With 11 more days to go in the year, the figure (which is up to December 19) is the highest since 2010. At this time last year, there were 296 fatalities.

Phillips urges more private sector investment
- 2014-12-20 09:39:49
The Finance Minister said several key factors such as unemployment, inflation rate and the net international reserves are heading in the right direction.

Convicted serial rapist sentenced to 83 years in prison
- 2014-12-20 09:21:08
Patrick Green who is labelled as a serial rapist has been charged for at least eight other incidents of rape in Clarendon.

Paulwell to make major bauxite announcement Monday
- 2014-12-19 20:48:18
In an advisory today, the Mining Ministry says portfolio minister Phillip Paulwell is to provide an update of major developments in the bauxite/alumina industry on Monday.

 

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