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A cell phone user navigates the popular ride-share app Uber to seek a ride in Kingston, Jamaica. The company announced on Tuesday that it was operational in the island.

Ride-sharing entity Uber announced on Tuesday that it is now operational in Jamaica, sending off alarms among the thousands of taxi operators destined to collide with the Silicon Valley behemoth that has sparked conflict in transportation centres...
Vybz Kartel

The cellular phone of incarcerated dancehall artiste Adidja ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer, which contained damning text and voice messages linking him to the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams, is currently being analysed by an expert for possible signs of...
Dr Morais Guy on Tuesday takes charge of the seat where the scandal-scarred George Wright sat last week, sparking a mini row in the House of Representatives after Wright formally became an independent member of parliament. The Opposition has insisted that

First it was a stool. Now George Wright’s seat in Parliament has sparked another fight. The under-fire Westmoreland Central member of parliament who has been embroiled for two months in an assault scandal played truant from Tuesday’s sitting of the...

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has urged the St Ann police to prosecute the owners of two pit bulls that mauled a 61-year-old woman after they wandered through an open gate on Saturday afternoon. The case offers the first major opportunity to test...

The Ministry of Education has launched an investigation into Monday’s shutout of students at Wolmer’s Boys’ School for grooming breaches, delivering a stern rebuke to administrators that pupils should not be barred from sitting exams because of...

It was only last December that Damoya Hall was a picture of happiness as she celebrated her sweet sixteenth birthday. On Sunday evening, about 6:40, she lay lifeless on the ground with a bullet in her head. Also killed on Third Street in Trench...

On December 23, 2020, Omare Brown had the “worst experience of my life” as he lost everything in a fire that consumed his home and those of more than 20 other families at Church Street and Love Lane in downtown Kingston. “The fire didn’t start here...

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC), Robert Hill, is expected to explain to members of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) why almost 90 per cent of the 630 contracts the corporation...

Detectives say no motive has yet been determined in the death of retired businessman Gerald Wight Sr, who was found at his Beverly Hills home face down in a pool of blood. The 86-year-old was reportedly discovered by his son last Thursday. Blood...

WESTERN BUREAU: A man who reportedly chased and fired several shots at a tour bus operator in Blenheim, Hanover, on Monday was cornered and chopped to death by angry residents. The dead man has been identified by the police as Adrian ‘Killy Killy’...
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