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Jamaicans have welcomed the move by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) to declare St William Grant Park in downtown Kingston a national monument. The park, along with the boyhood home of former prime minister Sir Donald Sangster in St...
Peter Spencer, who was killed under controversial circumstances on December 12, 2021.

The parents of slain Jamaican Peter Spencer have questioned the circumstances under which their son was killed in December 2021 and have called for the authorities in Pennsylvania to bring his killer/s to justice. In an interview with The Gleaner,...
Dr Alvin Bailey (right), vice-president of the Jamaica Evangelical Alliance, greets Archbishop of Kingston Rev Father Kenneth Richards at the National Day of Prayer at the Power of Ministries in Portmore, St Catherine, on Monday, January 3.

Presiding bishop of the Christian Holiness Church in Jamaica, Dr Alvin Bailey, is challenging Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang to quit immediately. Bailey, in a statement issued on Saturday, slammed Prime Minister Andrew Holness’...

Two years past the original completion date of January 2019, the revised completion date for the Broadgate to Agualta Vale roadworks on the St Mary to St Andrew corridor is in danger of being missed again, despite 96 per cent of the work done. A...

Maxine’s parents had been fostering three children for about three years until her mother and father died a year apart. She returned from Canada to Jamaica and made the decision to continue to foster the children as a means of continuing her...

Fifteen fishers from the Greenwich Town fishing village in Kingston are now the beneficiaries of new boat engines, which will enable them to expand their capacity for income generation and employment. The engines were provided under the Government...

St Ann landscaper 24-year-old Shakeem Hawthorne has been charged for stabbing a woman during a break-in. Hawthorne, otherwise called 'Angry Bird', who is from Priory, was charged on Saturday with wounding with intent. The police report that...

The police in Portland have launched a manhunt for a prisoner who escaped custody while at a hospital this morning. On the run is Mark McNeil, otherwise called 'Bunny', who is from Vain Road in Port Antonio in the parish. The police report...

Two men have been charged in relation to the robbery at Red Stripe on Spanish Town Road in St Andrew last month.  Thirty-two-year-old truck driver Christopher Rose of Greenwich Town, Kingston 13, and 23-year-old security guard Hudson Skyers of...

Some 1,968 additional COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Jamaica, increasing the tally to 112,218. Of the new cases, 1,135 are women and 833 are men, with ages ranging from nine days and 95 years. The tally of active cases now stands at 13,696. A...
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