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Fed-up with crimes being committed in the Kingston Central Police Division allegedly by a well-known wanted man, a senior cop has appealed to residents to help in capturing Ian Wright commonly called ‘Sacramento’.

BRIDGETOWN (Barbados Nation): Phone calls and data access are set to become much cheaper in the Caribbean. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, in her maiden speech as incoming chairman of CARICOM, yesterday revealed that the region’s first across-the-...
Sir Patrick Allen, Jamaica's governor general, delivers the Throne Speech at the ceremonial opening of Parliament on Tuesday, February 11. Later that day, the House of Representatives commenced its sitting more than an hour later than schedule.

Tardiness became a way of life for the Government that directs the legislative agenda in the House of Representatives for the parliamentary year ended 2019-2020. Parliament’s clocks appeared to be running on ‘Jamaica time’ – the facetious reference...

Independent auditors have called for immediate corrective action to fix a raft of issues identified during an investigation into the dysfunctional wastewater treatment plant at the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital, The Gleaner understands. Health and...

Girls from 14 secondary schools islandwide are set to benefit from the donation of 200,000 pads under the Always End Period Poverty campaign, which is aimed at increasing access to feminine hygiene products for those who due to financial challenges...

Following a wave of criticism resulting from “homophobic” political banter uttered by senior People’s National Party generals (PNP), the party has said sorry. At a party meeting at the Cedar Grove Academy in Portmore, St Catherine, on Sunday,...

Security has been boosted at Eltham High School in St Catherine after armed men stormed the compound on Monday. The breach was triggered by a dispute between two students, one of whom left the property and returned with other attackers. Additional...

Wandering around the yard with his cell phone in hand amid speaker boxes blaring Luther Vandross’ Dance With My Father, a 12-year-old boy contemplated the loss of his hero. Only a few hours had passed since the murder of his father, 42-year-old...

The three soldiers charged with the 2010 murder of Keith Clarke will have to stand trial after the Constitutional Court this morning ruled that the immunity certificates granted to them are invalid, null and void.

There is heightened concern for the Jamaican sex offender registry to be publicly accessible after three victims – a daughter, her aunt and, since Sunday, a six-year-old girl – have confessed to being sexually assaulted, years apart, by the same...
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