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Motorists are being advised that Marescaux Road in Kingston in the vicinity of  the Wolmer’s Boys' School is currently impassable, as the police are processing a crime scene at the location. Drivers are being urged to use alternative...

A Colorado report shows marijuana sales in the state have exceeded $1 billion as of August of this year, with tax revenue from those sales reaching $200 million.

An Ananda Alert has been activated for 13-year-old Timothy Facey, a student of Sumbera Drive, Lauriston in Spanish Town, St Catherine who has been missing since Thursday, October 18. He is of dark complexion, slim build and about 170...

Almost two months after the Ministry of Justice authorised an interim payment of $10 million to a nurse who contracted HIV while on the job at a hospital in central Jamaica, she has not received the money and her lawyer has not said when she will be paid.

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has released data on fees charged by financial institutions for transactions processed through real time gross settlement (RTGS) as at the end of September. RTGS is a means of transferring money electronically between...

The National Water Commission (NWC) has applied to the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) for a review of its current charges. The last such review was undertaken in 2013. The NWC is proposing a 23 per cent average increase in revenues for water...

A website to assist teachers, parents, and students in preparation for the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is now fully operational. Persons may access the website at www.moey.gov.jm/pep. This was disclosed by Minister of Education Senator Ruel Reid...

A member of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coastguard was among three persons arrested and charged by the police in separate incidents in which illegal guns and ammunition were seized. The police say the JDF personnel was accosted yesterday...

The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has called for Prime Minister Andrew Holness to address the concerns of residents of Industry Cove, Hanover regarding the construction of a housing scheme in their coastline community by the National Housing...

The process to have the Black River Morass and the Pedro Cays and surrounding waters declared as protected areas will be advanced this financial year. This according to Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation...

The Horizon Park Waste Treatment Plant in St Catherine is to be expanded and upgraded to meet the long-term requirements for sewerage in that area. Cabinet has approved a US$2-million contract to Florida Aquastore and Utility Construction Inc to...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is dismissing as fake a message that is being circulated on social media sites regarding water quality issues in St Ann and St Mary. In a statement, the NWC assured that the water from all its systems are in...

MIAMI, CMC – The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber offloaded over three thousand pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of over US$47 million...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its “Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere” has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.2 percent in 2018 and 2.2...

MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing...

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With just a few months left to complete her master's degree and continue work in the field of molecular biology, 32-year-old Raeann Simmonds continues to stare down the very dark barrel of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension...

At least one parent is reporting that her son has been readmitted to Calabar High School after he was among a group of grade 10 boys who was kicked from the school for attaining less than 60 per cent average.The Gleaner first reported that...

Jamaica's Reggae Girlz secured a nervy 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Panama to book their spot in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup after both teams played out a tense 2-2 draw in their Concacaf Women's Championships third-...

The National Environmental Planning Agency (NEPA) today revealed that it was close to imposing a ban on parrotfish. There has been a push by local environmentalists for a ban.
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