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When: JULY 12TH-14TH 2019

Titchfield mourns promising student amid anxiety over others injured

Hours before 13-year-old Titchfield High School student Pranjal Jasti perished in an accident on Monday, the eighth-grader was harbouring high hopes as he attended an interview seeking to join the quiz team. Yesterday, crying classmates adorned his...

Man in custody for New Kingston murder - Knutsford Express says shooting metres from core parking zone

The police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday’s brazen gun attack in New Kingston in which a man was killed and another shot and injured. The incident, which happened about 2:30 in the afternoon, took place on the Grenada Crescent p...

Cops lose appeal in INDECOM ruling

The Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of eight former members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who were found guilty on July 28, 2014 of failing to comply with a requirement of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) ...

Jamaica's future - PM hails youth awardees

Fifty-two young Jamaicans across 12 key categories walked away with the prestigious Prime Minister's Youth Awards for Excellence last Saturday. The awards ceremony, organised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, was held on the l...

Jamaicans urged to prepare for duty-free trading

Jamaicans have been encouraged to get their businesses in order to tap into the huge export potential when Haiti opens up for duty-free trading less than a year from now. President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), ...

JTA still awaiting PEP mock exam results

Dr Garth Anderson, president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), said he is still awaiting the official results of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) mock exam after he made a request to the education ministry close to a month now. Education M...

PM: Jamaica's excessive borrowing must stop

Jamaica needs to desist from its practice of excessive borrowing if the country is to grow economically, stressed Prime Minister Andrew Holness. He made this declaration yesterday during a National Competitiveness Council Meeting, held at the Offi...

'Chucky' guilty - Police constable goes away for three counts of murder

The stoic Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown's facial expression remained unchanged yesterday when he was found guilty on all three counts of murder by a six-member jury in a packed courtroom at the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston. Brown was ...

I saw it in a dream - Distraught principal feels guilty for not warning parents about accident that claimed three lives

With three more lives lost, two of them children, on the Rose Hall Highway in St James, stakeholders are calling for a rezoning of the accident-prone main road. Principal of the John Rollins Success Primary School, Yvonne Miller Wisdom, and munici...