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Bar operator Bevon Tomlinson of Bryan's Land, Clarendon,  who is charged with illegal possession of firearm and assault, has been granted  $100,000 bail with surety. He is to return to the Manchester Parish Court on...

Jamaica has been named by United States President Donald Trump among major drug-transit or illicit drug-producing countries.  

Jamaican Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favourite roadside stand before heading home to Maryland in the United States....

A Parabellum nine millimetre pistol along with five 9 millimetre rounds of ammunition was seized by the police in Negril, Westmoreland on Thursday. One man was taken into custody in connection with the seizure. The Negril Police report...

Minister with responsibility for Education, Karl Samuda, says the Ministry will be conducting surveys in short order to assess water shortages in affected schools across the country. Addressing the Jamaica Teachers’ Association 55th...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government says it has not followed a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to devalue its currency. The Trinidad and Tobago dollar is equivalent to US$0.16...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne says “there appears to be miscommunication” between the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited and Scotiabank regarding the company’s interest in...

State Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Floyd Green, says the feasibility study being developed for the proposed irrigation system in Flagaman, St Elizabeth is far advanced. The system is projected to take water from the Black River to...

The Scientific Research Council (SRC) has upgraded its equipment in an effort to assist with the reformulation efforts of manufacturers seeking to make their products healthier for consumers. Speaking at a JIS Think Tank on Thursday, Executive...

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening...

Kevin Hendrickson, chairman of The Courtleigh Group of Companies, has been honoured with a proclamation from the United States House of Representatives.  Signed by Yvette D. Clarke, member of Congress representing the Ninth Congressional...

(AP:) Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman's Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press. The "whereabouts failures" are said to have happened over 12...

Aiming to set her family on a different path, Latonya Clayton says that her motivation for achieving lifelong academic success is to get her family out of their inner-city community of Olympic Gardens.
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