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Nine road fatalities on Independence weekend - Westmoreland most deadly parish

With just seven days already ticked off in the month of August, a total of nine road fatalities from crashes during the one-week period have tripled the three deaths recorded for the corresponding period last year, according to statistics compiled...

Dunn’s River racket - Police, AG probe fraud allegations at attraction

Concerns by members of the board of the St Ann Development Company (SADCO) about ticket revenue being generated at Dunn's River Falls and Park have prompted a major investigation. The police Fraud Squad, Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption T...

Samuels, Russell return for WI

Fit-again all-rounders Marlon Samuels and AndrÈ Russell have returned to the West Indies Twenty20 side, while talisman Chris Gayle has been rested, in a 13-man squad named to face Bangladesh in the three-match Twenty20 International series starti...

Hanover on course for record murders - Latest killings labelled as reprisal for 'Fat Man'

Western Bureau: With five murders last week and a number of alleged killers on the run, Hanover is now on the brink of eclipsing the 60 murders committed last year as the current tally for 2018 is 39, with five full months to go in the year. "W...

Brace for more smoke! - Fire at Riverton will continue affecting air quality in Kingston, says fire brigade

A major fire at the Riverton dump in St Andrew, which authorities strongly believe was set by arsonists on Sunday afternoon, is almost under full control. But acting commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Stewart Beckford, has warned residents ...

Wheatley Falls - Latest casualty of Energy scandal, groups welcome departure

The ongoing scandal that began at the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam has claimed its latest casualty with the resignation yesterday of Andrew Wheatley as minister of science and technology. This follows several weeks of allegations of nepoti...

INDECOM gets green light to search JDF HQ

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) indicated late yesterday that it was too early to determine its next move after receiving the go-ahead from the Supreme Court to execute a search warrant at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) ...

'We wouldn't light the dump' - Riverton residents say they, too, are affected by smoke

A fire at the Riverton dump in St Andrew has caused serious air-quality and health issues in parts of Kingston and St Andrew, as well as sections of St Catherine, since Sunday, leaving many residents livid. However, neither residents nor governme...

'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', above and beyond the call of duty

In the annals of cinema, there have been a few films that not only define the genre, but aggressively elevate it. Audiences accept a certain standard. A level that films just aren't able to pass. Perhaps it's because of the technology of the time...

Stay put! - JAAA supports new IAAF transfer rules

Dr Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), said the new IAAF rules governing the transferring of allegiance will not only protect athletes' rights and well-being, but prevent unscrupulous national associ...