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Fire destroys family house in Standpipe

Four families have been displaced after fire destroyed their house in Standpipe, St Andrew this afternoon. Firefighters from the Half-Way-Tree and York Park fire stations were called to the scene at approximately 3:30 pm. According to District...

Robbers nabbed in downtown Kingston

Two robbers are now behind bars following separate incidents in downtown Kingston on Tuesday. Twenty-two-year-old Javaun Clarke of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 3, and 19-year-old Javani Green, otherwise called 'Jaheim', of Mark Lane,...
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Robbers nabbed in downtown Kingston

Two robbers are now behind bars following separate incidents in downtown Kingston on Tuesday. Twenty-two-year-old Javaun Clarke of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 3, and 19-year-old Javani Green, otherwise called 'Jaheim', of Mark Lane,...

Gas prices up $0.25

Motorists will pay more for gas when they go to the pumps on Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 is to move up by $0.25 to sell for $193.41 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will go up by $0.25 to sell for $197.38....
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Gas prices up $0.25

Motorists will pay more for gas when they go to the pumps on Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 is to move up by $0.25 to sell for $193.41 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will go up by $0.25 to sell for $197.38....

Police uncover phone stealing ring, one man arrested

A man was nabbed by the police on Tuesday as investigators uncovered a phone stealing ring. Charges are expected to be laid against him. And the police say a search continues for other perpetrators. The police say cops were led to a house in...
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Police uncover phone stealing ring, one man arrested

A man was nabbed by the police on Tuesday as investigators uncovered a phone stealing ring. Charges are expected to be laid against him. And the police say a search continues for other perpetrators. The police say cops were led to a house in...

Woman swept away as heavy rains lash Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The search is continuing for a 44-year-old woman who is presumed dead after she was swept away while attempting to cross a ravine as heavy rains lashed Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. Police said that the...
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Woman swept away as heavy rains lash Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The search is continuing for a 44-year-old woman who is presumed dead after she was swept away while attempting to cross a ravine as heavy rains lashed Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. Police said that the...

St James’ most wanted ‘Motumbo’ killed in police confrontation

A man the police say is one of St James' most wanted criminals, Oshane Earle otherwise called, 'Motumbo', was killed during an armed confrontation with cops in Goshen, St Elizabeth, Wednesday evening. The Jamaica...
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St James’ most wanted ‘Motumbo’ killed in police confrontation

A man the police say is one of St James' most wanted criminals, Oshane Earle otherwise called, 'Motumbo', was killed during an armed confrontation with cops in Goshen, St Elizabeth, Wednesday evening. The Jamaica...

Health condition delays case against man accused of Khanice Jackson’s murder

The health of murder accused Robert Fowler today delayed his case in the Home Circuit Court. The St Catherine mechanic, who is accused of killing 20-year-old accounting clerk Khanice Jackson, was expected to enter a guilty plea today. But,...
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Health condition delays case against man accused of Khanice Jackson’s murder

The health of murder accused Robert Fowler today delayed his case in the Home Circuit Court. The St Catherine mechanic, who is accused of killing 20-year-old accounting clerk Khanice Jackson, was expected to enter a guilty plea today. But,...

Elderly Portland fisherman Barrington Robinson reported missing

The Portland Police are seeking the public's help to locate missing fisherman 69-year-old Barrington Alexander Robinson. He was reported missing at the San San Police Station by his wife, Larna, after he did not return home from a...
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Elderly Portland fisherman Barrington Robinson reported missing

The Portland Police are seeking the public's help to locate missing fisherman 69-year-old Barrington Alexander Robinson. He was reported missing at the San San Police Station by his wife, Larna, after he did not return home from a...

Kingston man accused of shooting at police freed after years in custody

A man who was in custody for three and a half years after the police accused him of shooting at them was recently freed of gun charges. Devon Layne was found not guilty of illegal possession of firearm and shooting with intent following a...
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Kingston man accused of shooting at police freed after years in custody

A man who was in custody for three and a half years after the police accused him of shooting at them was recently freed of gun charges. Devon Layne was found not guilty of illegal possession of firearm and shooting with intent following a...

Bus conductor charged for shooting death of five-year-old Denique Salmon

The police have charged a St Andrew bus conductor over the shooting death of five-year-old Denique Salmon who was killed while she was asleep last year. Charged with murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition is...
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Bus conductor charged for shooting death of five-year-old Denique Salmon

The police have charged a St Andrew bus conductor over the shooting death of five-year-old Denique Salmon who was killed while she was asleep last year. Charged with murder, conspiracy to murder and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition is...

St James businesses fined $180,000 for plastic ban breaches

Nine St James-based businesses were fined a total of $180,000 when they appeared before the St James Parish Court, on Wednesday, for various breaches of the ban on plastic drinking straws and certain plastic bags. The nine businesses were charged...
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St James businesses fined $180,000 for plastic ban breaches

Nine St James-based businesses were fined a total of $180,000 when they appeared before the St James Parish Court, on Wednesday, for various breaches of the ban on plastic drinking straws and certain plastic bags. The nine businesses were charged...

Education programme at juvenile correctional institutions gets technology boost

Some 147 wards within juvenile remand and correctional centres are to benefit from technological devices donated by e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited (e-LJam) to the Department of Correctional Services. The devices, 63 laptops/desktops and 120...
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Education programme at juvenile correctional institutions gets technology boost

Some 147 wards within juvenile remand and correctional centres are to benefit from technological devices donated by e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited (e-LJam) to the Department of Correctional Services. The devices, 63 laptops/desktops and 120...

Long-awaited Bail Act expected to be tabled today

After triggering raging debate in June when she made a controversial comment that persons charged with murder and gun crimes would be denied bail under a new Bail Act, Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs Marlene Malahoo Forte is expected...
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Long-awaited Bail Act expected to be tabled today

After triggering raging debate in June when she made a controversial comment that persons charged with murder and gun crimes would be denied bail under a new Bail Act, Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs Marlene Malahoo Forte is expected...

St Mary loader man held with stolen car freed

A St Mary loader man who was held last year driving a stolen motor car in St Catherine has been freed of a larceny-related charge. Lashawn Davidson, 25, was found not guilty of receiving stolen property following a trial last Thursday in the St...
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St Mary loader man held with stolen car freed

A St Mary loader man who was held last year driving a stolen motor car in St Catherine has been freed of a larceny-related charge. Lashawn Davidson, 25, was found not guilty of receiving stolen property following a trial last Thursday in the St...

National security ministry to undertake public education campaign on new firearm law

The Ministry of National Security is to begin the rollout of a public education campaign around the proposed new firearm law as a matter of priority. The directive was issued at a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) last week Thursday,...
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National security ministry to undertake public education campaign on new firearm law

The Ministry of National Security is to begin the rollout of a public education campaign around the proposed new firearm law as a matter of priority. The directive was issued at a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) last week Thursday,...

Jamaica to take legislative action against Molly pills

The Government is to update Jamaica’s laws to combat the prevalence of methylenedioxy methamphetamine, commonly known as 'Molly', in the society. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the move is to help cauterise the problem and hold...
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Jamaica to take legislative action against Molly pills

The Government is to update Jamaica’s laws to combat the prevalence of methylenedioxy methamphetamine, commonly known as 'Molly', in the society. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the move is to help cauterise the problem and hold...

OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday decided to sharply cut production by two million barrels per day starting in November, to support sagging oil prices 
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OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday decided to sharply cut production by two million barrels per day starting in November, to support sagging oil prices 

Jamaica elected to governing council of International Civil Aviation Organization

Jamaica has secured a seat on the governing council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), following elections at the 41st assembly in Montreal, Canada. The country will serve a three-year term. 
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Jamaica elected to governing council of International Civil Aviation Organization

Jamaica has secured a seat on the governing council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), following elections at the 41st assembly in Montreal, Canada. The country will serve a three-year term. 

Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules ‘click’

Three scientists were jointly awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to design better medicines.
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Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules ‘click’

Three scientists were jointly awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to design better medicines.

Neighbourhood watch movement being revamped to boost anti-crime fight

The operations and image of the National Neighbourhood Watch Movement are being revamped to build citizens' capacity to help fight crime in Jamaican communities. 
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Neighbourhood watch movement being revamped to boost anti-crime fight

The operations and image of the National Neighbourhood Watch Movement are being revamped to build citizens' capacity to help fight crime in Jamaican communities. 

Jamaica-born Nana Farika Berhane receives 2022 Presidential Achievement Award

In 1946, at age nine, Norma Fay Hamilton was challenged by a Rastafarian who was paving a road to “study the history of Africa” after seeing her walking with an oversized book on the history of England. And, it seems like the young Hamilton took...
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Jamaica-born Nana Farika Berhane receives 2022 Presidential Achievement Award

In 1946, at age nine, Norma Fay Hamilton was challenged by a Rastafarian who was paving a road to “study the history of Africa” after seeing her walking with an oversized book on the history of England. And, it seems like the young Hamilton took...

Recycle Partners flooded with plastic bottles

Jamaicans have been flooding the Recycling Partners of Jamaica (RPJ) cages and depots with plastic bottles, so much so that the organisation has been unable to offload them for export fast enough, thereby creating a backlog that is not likely to be...
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Recycle Partners flooded with plastic bottles

Jamaicans have been flooding the Recycling Partners of Jamaica (RPJ) cages and depots with plastic bottles, so much so that the organisation has been unable to offload them for export fast enough, thereby creating a backlog that is not likely to be...

NGOs urged to embrace digitalisation

A LOCAL technology expert has urged non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to embrace digital transformation in a bid to improve organisational efficiency and increase stakeholder engagement. Trevor Forrest, chief executive officer of 876 Technology...
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NGOs urged to embrace digitalisation

A LOCAL technology expert has urged non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to embrace digital transformation in a bid to improve organisational efficiency and increase stakeholder engagement. Trevor Forrest, chief executive officer of 876 Technology...

UDC says Little Dunn’s River not a licensed beach as community protests closure

A NUMBER of placard-bearing members of the Ocho Rios Ministers’ Fraternal, supported by a group of chanting, drumbeating Rastafari brethren, protested on Monday against the continued closure of Little Dunn’s River, a beach used primarily by...
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UDC says Little Dunn’s River not a licensed beach as community protests closure

A NUMBER of placard-bearing members of the Ocho Rios Ministers’ Fraternal, supported by a group of chanting, drumbeating Rastafari brethren, protested on Monday against the continued closure of Little Dunn’s River, a beach used primarily by...

Wage hike plea for tourism workers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: Amid a shortage of tourism workers to meet the rebound of the industry, at least three Caribbean tourism ministers have said that those in hospitality jobs should be paid better to achieve sector sustainability. The trio,...
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Wage hike plea for tourism workers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: Amid a shortage of tourism workers to meet the rebound of the industry, at least three Caribbean tourism ministers have said that those in hospitality jobs should be paid better to achieve sector sustainability. The trio,...

World Bank economist says Caribbean yet to recover to the pre-COVID era

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A senior World Bank official Tuesday said that the gross domestic product (GDP) of the Caribbean has not yet recovered to its 2019 level as the region emerges from being among the hardest hit by the COVID-19...
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World Bank economist says Caribbean yet to recover to the pre-COVID era

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A senior World Bank official Tuesday said that the gross domestic product (GDP) of the Caribbean has not yet recovered to its 2019 level as the region emerges from being among the hardest hit by the COVID-19...

Manchester mother pleads for help to start business

Last week three children were absent from classes because their mother Zandi Antoine, who is the sole breadwinner in their home, had no money to send them to school. “It broke my heart when I see my children crying and saying that they wanted...
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Manchester mother pleads for help to start business

Last week three children were absent from classes because their mother Zandi Antoine, who is the sole breadwinner in their home, had no money to send them to school. “It broke my heart when I see my children crying and saying that they wanted...

Suspected suicide involving 12-y-o boy in Westmoreland

The police in Westmoreland are probing the suspected suicide of 12-year-old Laron Jurik who was found hanging from a tree in his yard in the community of Broughton district. Laron's mother Candean Palmer today told The Gleaner that her son was...
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Suspected suicide involving 12-y-o boy in Westmoreland

The police in Westmoreland are probing the suspected suicide of 12-year-old Laron Jurik who was found hanging from a tree in his yard in the community of Broughton district. Laron's mother Candean Palmer today told The Gleaner that her son was...

North Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea conducted its longest-ever weapons test Tuesday, a nuclear-capable ballistic missile that flew over Japan and could reach the US Pacific territory of Guam and beyond, forcing the Japanese government to...
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North Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea conducted its longest-ever weapons test Tuesday, a nuclear-capable ballistic missile that flew over Japan and could reach the US Pacific territory of Guam and beyond, forcing the Japanese government to...

Manchester shooting incident now a double murder case

The police are now probing a double murder following the death of a second victim of a shooting on Saturday in Manchester. Thirty-seven-year-old Dale Clarke of Caledonia Avenue, Manchester, died on Tuesday in hospital. The other victim, ...
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Manchester shooting incident now a double murder case

The police are now probing a double murder following the death of a second victim of a shooting on Saturday in Manchester. Thirty-seven-year-old Dale Clarke of Caledonia Avenue, Manchester, died on Tuesday in hospital. The other victim, ...

St Elizabeth man charged for robbery at elderly woman's home

A St Elizabeth man has been charged with burglary and robbery with aggravation following an incident in Top Hill, in the parish on Sunday. He is 20-year-old Duranny Powell otherwise called 'Zugu', of Top Hill. The Jamaica Constabulary...
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St Elizabeth man charged for robbery at elderly woman's home

A St Elizabeth man has been charged with burglary and robbery with aggravation following an incident in Top Hill, in the parish on Sunday. He is 20-year-old Duranny Powell otherwise called 'Zugu', of Top Hill. The Jamaica Constabulary...

St James businesses charged for alleged plastic ban breaches

Twelve businesses in St James have been charged for allegedly breaching the plastic ban. The businesses, which were not named, are to appear in the St James Parish Court on Wednesday. The National Environment and Planning Agency says, in September...
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St James businesses charged for alleged plastic ban breaches

Twelve businesses in St James have been charged for allegedly breaching the plastic ban. The businesses, which were not named, are to appear in the St James Parish Court on Wednesday. The National Environment and Planning Agency says, in September...

Police commissioner concerned about multiple murders trend

Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson today raised concern about what he called a trend in multiple murders. Anderson disclosed that so far this year there have been 99 such incidents, resulting in 218 victims. He noted that in...
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Police commissioner concerned about multiple murders trend

Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson today raised concern about what he called a trend in multiple murders. Anderson disclosed that so far this year there have been 99 such incidents, resulting in 218 victims. He noted that in...

JCF set to increase numbers by 1,200 this fiscal year

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson says that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) expects new recruits for this fiscal year to total 1,200. He made the announcement Tuesday during the JCF's online press briefing on crime and...
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JCF set to increase numbers by 1,200 this fiscal year

Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson says that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) expects new recruits for this fiscal year to total 1,200. He made the announcement Tuesday during the JCF's online press briefing on crime and...

Woman who allegedly attacked a police inspector remanded

Shena McCrae, who is charged with the unlawful wounding of a policewoman, was remanded following a postponement of her case in the St Catherine Parish Court, on Monday. McCrae, a labourer of Spanish Town, St Catherine, appeared...
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Woman who allegedly attacked a police inspector remanded

Shena McCrae, who is charged with the unlawful wounding of a policewoman, was remanded following a postponement of her case in the St Catherine Parish Court, on Monday. McCrae, a labourer of Spanish Town, St Catherine, appeared...

Hylton warns of looming Sandy Gully catastrophe

«A catastrophe waiting to happen» is how Member of Parliament for Western St Andrew Anthony Hylton has described the state of the Sandy Gully. He said the gully poses a clear and present danger to residents of Seaview Gardens and...
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Hylton warns of looming Sandy Gully catastrophe

«A catastrophe waiting to happen» is how Member of Parliament for Western St Andrew Anthony Hylton has described the state of the Sandy Gully. He said the gully poses a clear and present danger to residents of Seaview Gardens and...

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