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‘A tragic loss for journalism’

The passing of prominent journalist, editor, lecturer, communications specialist and former Television Jamaica news anchor Michael Sharpe early Tuesday morning has had an impact on people from every sector, including entertainment. Sharpe, who was...

Six more COVID-19 deaths, 83 additional infections

Jamaica on Tuesday recorded six more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 744. The deceased are a 41-year-old woman and a 96-year-old man, both from Manchester, a 93-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew, and three men from St Elizabeth...

Prosecutors seek to free seven on murder, gang charges

Prosecutors today took steps to have seven persons, including three members of the Coke clan, conditionally freed of murder and gang-related charges. But the move was stopped by High Court judge Justice Leighton Pusey, who said he wanted to ensure...

Policeman allegedly shoots son in domestic dispute

A police corporal is now being questioned following reports that he allegedly shot his son during a domestic dispute this morning. The incident happened at the home they share in Duhaney Park, St Andrew, the police’s  Corporate Communication Uni...

Twenty-sevenJamaicans stranded in UK to be repatriated today

Twenty-seven Jamaicans who have been stranded in the United Kingdom will return home today as permission has been granted for them to land, despite the closure of the country's borders to incoming flights from Britain. The Ministry of National S...

1,000 free websites for businesses

At least 1,000 small and medium-size enterprises and small entrepreneurs islandwide will be gifted a free e-commerce website with free hosting on Sunday, May 16, courtesy of WiPay Jamaica. This will be facilitated via an online session for whic...

12-year-old perishes in St James house fire

Detectives assigned to the St James Police are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a child as a result of a fire at her house in Salter’s Hill, Johns Hall on Monday. She has been identified as 12-year-old Hemecia Greenwood. The po...

Supreme Court likely to bar some US green card applicants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared ready Monday to prevent thousands of people living in the United States for humanitarian reasons from applying to become permanent residents. The justices seemed favourable, in arguments via telephone,...

US warns against travel to 80% of world due to coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Monday urged Americans to reconsider any international travel they may have planned and said it would issue specific warnings not to visit roughly 80% of the world’s countries due to risks from the cor...

Bruce Golding: Pressure MPs on impeachment law

Days after the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) sought to isolate Westmoreland Central Member of Parliament George Wright over a smouldering assault scandal, former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has urged the public to force lawmakers’ hands in ...