Thu | Apr 25, 2019

Latest News

The head of the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse, Assistant Superintendent Charmaine Shand, is urging parents to stop allowing their children to walk alone on deserted roads.​ 

Minister with responsibility for education Karl Samuda has expressed shock at the murder of St Joseph’s Teachers’ College lecturer Samuel Martin. He said the ministry will dispatch its trauma team to the institution on Monday to conduct...

The police are reporting that a man has turned himself in to investigators in relation to Tuesday’s hit and run which claimed the life of two-year-old Sasha-Gay Dennis and the injury of her 10-year-old sister Hanesea Palmer. Their mother...

The Senior Reggae Boyz will have a high level quality preparation match for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, when they meet the US Men’s national team in a rematch of the 2017 final, when the two teams meet in an international friendly on June 5 in...

The police are reporting that 43-year-old Dianne Seville, a security guard of St Johns Road, Spanish Town, St Catherine died as a result of stab wounds she received while working at McKenzie Drive in Tivoli Gardens in Kingston last night. The...

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Audley Shaw, has indicated that there is no ban in place on parrotfish. At a post-Sectoral Debate press briefing at his Hope Gardens offices in St Andrew on Wednesday, Shaw said that extensive...

Opposition Members of Parliament of four constituencies covering the western belt of lower St Andrew are calling for the government and its agencies to solve the water crisis affecting their constituencies for almost a year now. In a joint...

Farmers in Accompong, St Elizabeth, who are part of the Government’s cannabis cultivation pilot project, are expected to begin harvesting the plant within four months. This is according to Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of...

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, is now in Oslo, Norway on an official visit aimed at fostering trade and deepening bilateral cooperation, particularly on maritime issues and sustainable development....

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power said Thursday they would delay their announcement of a transitional civilian government after having resumed talks with the...

The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that worsening drought conditions have been negatively impacting a number of its systems across the island. The NWC says there has been a sharp fall off at the entity’s largest storage...

One Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing six 9mm cartridges was seized and one man fatally shot during a confrontation with a policeman on Elgin Street, Kingston 14 on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as 27-year-old Cedric Thomas...

The St Ann Health Department says there has been a drastic decline in the number of reported cases of dengue fever in the parish. In an interview with JIS News, Acting Medical Officer of Health for the department, Dr Tamika Henry, said that since...

A mentally-challenged man has been taken into custody for questioning by the police in Manchester in relation to damage to three financial institutions. The police say he broke the glass windows near the entrance doors to the financial institutions...

Gas prices are to go up by $1.50 Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $138.03 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 for $140.86. Automotive diesel oil will go up by $2.43 per litre to sell for $137.57. The...
Subscribe to