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Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, says Jamaicans should stop shunting blame on to the police for the country’s high number of murders. Speaking on the topic “Violence in Jamaica: Who has the Power to Stop it?” at a...

The Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts is set to open its newest luxury resort at Oyster Bay, Trelawny on June 1. Ground was broken for the US$110 million, 315-room property last March. With the opening, the Excellence Group will join...

More than 200 young people and overseas representatives are expected to be at the inaugural TVET Youth Leaders Summit and Forum set to take place at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston this Tuesday. The summit and forum which are shaped by the...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — West Africa’s extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee...

Hailey Baker, the one-month-old baby who was born with a rare genetic disorder which required $31 million for treatment,  has died. Hailey died at the University Hospital of the West Indies this morning where she had been admitted for...

The People’s National Party (PNP) has confirmed that top criminal defence attorney Valerie Neita-Robertson has expressed an interest in representing the party in the next general election. PNP insiders say Neita-Robertson has indicated that...

Prison authorities discovered two large holes at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston which they believe were being dug by prisoners planning an escape. According to law enforcement officials, the holes were discovered on the...

A 22-year-old man who admitted to chopping a St Mary woman to death because she did not approve of his relationship with her teenage daughter has been sentenced to life in prison at hard labour. In handing down the sentence in the Home Circuit...

Blind trust has been cited as a big hindrance to some young people protecting themselves sexually and otherwise, a trend Hannalisa Morgan-Williams believes needs to be reversed.The targeted Interventions officer for the Kingston Chapter at the...

The National Works Agency (NWA) says motorists who are planning to travel into Kingston using the Mandela Highway over the weekend that there will be a lane restriction when exiting the Q-Ramp. It says the right lane of the Q-Ramp, which...

A judge has ruled that there is enough evidence for a police constable and two other men to stand trial for the killing of a taxi operator in front of a primary school in St Thomas last year. The ruling was made in the St Thomas Parish Court...

MEXICO CITY (AP): A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statemen...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC): A court has ordered gardener, Danroy Small, to pay EC$500 (EC$1=US$0.37 in compensation to journalist, Kenton X. Chance after he was found guilty of assaulting the journalist. Small struck Chance, the...

Cops requesting transfers will have to wait at least another six months before they are granted. In its February 15 staff orders to cops, the Police High Command said, effective immediately, commanding officers should put on hold all applications...

Businessman Omar Collymore was on Friday remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court to answer to the murder of his wife and a taxi operator. Collymore was ordered to return to court on February 26. His other co-...

Members of the army and the Jamaica Constabulary Force have been called in following the discovery of a partial tunnel leading from the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Kingston. It's understood that...

Acting Police Commissioner Clifford Blake says the strongest action will be taken against members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who solicit bribes from motorists arising from higher penalties being introduced for traffic...
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