deCarteret College wins 2013 All Together Sing
Old Harbour High was placed second and Herbert Morrison Technical High, third. The winner of this year’s competition has claimed more than $1.5 million in cash and prizes.
DNA database, law risky - attorney
Samuels contends that both the proposed DNA and anti-gang laws may affect the liberty and freedom of people and may be dangerous because of the uncertainty surrounding its use by the police.
Wanted man captured in St Catherine
The wanted man is now facing charges of murder, shooting with intent, illegal possession of firearm, conspiracy and other charges.
Tourist arrivals up 1.4 per cent - McNeill
Speaking at the opening of the Sagicor-owned Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort in Discovery Bay, St Ann, McNeill said he expected the arrival numbers to remain positive for the remainder of the year.
Police launch manhunt for farmer's killer
Dead is 74-year-old Beresford Robinson, a goat farmer of Hill Run district, St Catherine.
Shields casts doubt on effectiveness of new anti-gang law
According to Shields, to introduce the controversial anti-gang legislation before the necessary DNA laws are implemented is a case of "placing the cart before the horse".
Jamaican American congresswoman urges US to end deportations
“These are real families – mothers and fathers, sons and daughters – who are living with the risk of separation, in some instances, permanent separation,” she said.
No criminal charges in majority of cases probed by INDECOM
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) says it recommended criminal charges in 14 per cent of the cases it investigated involving the security forces last month.
Residents urged to help take care of newly upgraded St Michael's Infant School
The renovation work include the installation of a new roof; the installation of age-appropriate sanitary fixtures; general painting of the building and the construction of a play area.
JUTC boasts $16.8m revenue intake after two-day private operators strike
The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) says it dispatched a record 383 buses and collected $16.8 million in revenues over the two-day period this week when private bus operators withdrew their ...
J$494m worth of cocaine seized at Kingston Container Terminal
Cocaine with an estimated street value of close to a half-a-billion Jamaican dollars was seized at the Kingston Container Terminal, located at Port Bustamante, in Kingston this morning.
Jamaica joins the world in mourning for Mandela, flies flag at half-mast
The Prime Minister says during the period of official mourning, the national flag shall be flown at half-mast on all government buildings and public offices.
Usain Bolt, other top world athletes pay tribute to Mandela
Nelson Mandela had the ability to inspire all who heard his story, even inspirational figures and leading global stars.
Ancillary worker allegedly robs bank, deposits cash in same institution
An ancillary worker employed to a major financial institution in May Pen, Clarendon, is now in police custody on suspicion that he was behind the theft of a half-a-million dollars there.
Police cautions business owners transporting money
As the Yuletide season approaches, the police are cautioning members of the business community to avoid travelling around with large sums of money.
Cabinet retreat day two report
Fiscal stability, national security and justice, infrastructural and human resource development as well as social protection will form the backbone of the Government’s overall strategic priorities ...
St Elizabeth juvenile charged for lottery scam involvement
Detectives attached to the St Elizabeth police division have arrested and charged a juvenile in connection with the multimillion-dollar lottery scam.
Agri Ministry: Only local pork in hams this Christmas, third year running
The Agriculture Ministry is reporting that there is enough locally-produced food in Jamaica for the Christmas season.
Gov't to receive multibillion-dollar Budget Support grant from EU
The Government of Jamaica is to receive a grant for well-needed Budget Support from the European Union come Monday.
Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation plans progressing, says gov't
The Minister with responsibility for Information, Senator Sandrea Falconer, says work is far advanced on a submission to be made to the Cabinet for the enactment of an Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislati
Condolence book opened for Mandela at South African High Commission, Kingston
South African High Commission in Jamaica has opened a condolence book for members of the public in memory of Nelson Mandela.
PM announces five days of official mourning for Mandela
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has announced a five-day period of official mourning for Jamaica to mark the passing of Nelson Mandela.
PM Simpson Miller to attend Mandela memorial in South Africa
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has been invited to be among world leaders at a special memorial for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 10.
Marjory Kennedy elected new Jamaica Exporters’ Association president
Marjory Kennedy was elected unopposed at the JEA's 48th Annual General Meeting held at the associations conference room in Kingston today.
Obama: 'We will not likely see the likes of Nelson Mandela again'
The US President described South Africa’s first black president as one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that anyone will share time with on this earth.
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