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New Jamaica deportation flights attacked as 'insult to Windrush victims'

Government plans to restart deportation charter flights to Jamaica as early as this week have been attacked as “brutal” and “a scandal” by leading Labour politicians. The Home Office said a flight to the island will take off in the coming...

UPDATE: Medical doctor found dead in UWI pond identified

The body found in a pond at the University of the West Indies, Mona this morning has been identified as 69-year-old medical doctor Judith Rose-Spencer. Rose-Spencer lived on Great House Boulevard in Mona, St Andrew. Her body was seen submerged in ...

Cardi B makes NY court appearance for strip club melee

ardi B has made a brief appearance in a New York City courtroom in a case stemming from a strip club melee last fall. The Bodak Yellow rapper’s check-in lasted all of a minute on Thursday. She’s due back on April 4 on misdemeanour reckless end...

Money for record breakers at Gibson McCook Relays

With its 43rd staging ­scheduled for February 23, the Gibson McCook Relays is the oldest ­development meet on the local athletics calendar. But in recent times, it has been receiving stiff competition from other meets. And in order to make it...

Jamaica’s tourist numbers hot as Big Chill freezes north

Jamaica’s winter bookings are pacing above last year this time, with the return of a buoyant meetings and incentive (MICE) market playing a major role in the country’s earning potentials. “We are having a fantastic season, and the strong wint...

Police swarm Bull Bay to quell violence

Police from as far as Spanish Town converged on the warring community of Bull Bay in St Andrew, detaining 18 persons in a bid to restore order to the area, which has been under the gun for months. But even as cops late yesterday speculated that ...

Poor no more - Lascelles Chin pledges $50m annual injection to rescue youth from poverty

Business mogul Lascelles Chin has committed to pumping up to $50 million annually into his newly established LASCO Chin Foundation, the broad objective of which is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty and crime. “Our philosophy is to ...

Vanessa Kirkland Murder Trial | Cops: We didn’t intend to hurt Vanessa

Two of the three cops charged with the murder of 16-year-old schoolgirl Vanessa Kirkland gave unsworn statements yesterday in which they expressed remorse as their trial continued at the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston. Constable Andrewain...

Hundreds of Michigan communities ban marijuana businesses

ETROIT (AP) — More than 250 Michigan communities have banned marijuana businesses just two months after the state became the first in the Midwest to legalise the drug for recreational use. Some cities and townships have enacted temporary bans unt...

JUTC probing security breach at depot

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) says it has launched a wide-scale investigation into an incident involving a former member of staff who drove away with a bus from one of its depots last month.  The ex-worker crashed into a motor...