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Some players in the multibillion-dollar lottery scam have latched on to an emerging industry in which they solicit large sums of cash from mainly elderly men overseas for cybersex services with local women via video link. Members of the criminal...
United States Vice President Mike Pence (centre) greets Audrey Marks, Jamaica’s ambassador to the US  as she arrives for the swearing-in ceremony of the new US ambassador to Jamaica, Donald Tapia (left), at the White House on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON, DC: United States Vice-President Mike Pence has lauded Prime Minister Andrew Holness for his outstanding leadership of Jamaica and, by extension, the Caribbean region. “I want to thank the prime minister of Jamaica for his strong...

Inter-American Development Bank country representative for Jamaica Therese Turner-Jones says that the country must change the way it thinks about energy, especially as it takes deliberate steps to diversify its sources of the important resource. “...

There are calls for the police to throw the book at the driver captured on tape performing a dangerous daylight stunt along a major thoroughfare in the Corporate Area recently. Dennis Dietrih had apologised for the incident on Tuesday, claiming he...

Health officials have been moving to calm fears after a work crew excavating an area at the Cornwall Regional Hospital on Monday stumbled upon poorly discarded medical waste. Western Regional Health Authority Regional Director Errol Greene told...

WESTERN BUREAU: Karl Samuda, the minister with responsibility for the education portfolio, says immediate action is needed to address weak performances in mathematics as nearly half of the students who sat the subject in this year’s Caribbean...

WESTERN BUREAU: Owen Speid, the newly installed president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), wants the Government to immediately review the monetary subventions that schools receive as according to him, those monies are not sufficient to...

The Integrity Commission has sought to explain in detail why cost of purchase is used over current value in the summary of the statutory declarations it published recently for Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips....

Buff Bay, Portland: A Portland family has been left heartbroken as what they said was a nearly two-decades-long abusive relationship ended in tragedy Tuesday night, leaving the matriarch dead, her common-law husband on the run, and other members of...

Herbert David Alexander Hopwood was yesterday remembered by many as a lover of nature during a memorial service at the St Andrew Parish Church. This love was reflected in the floral arrangements with hanging butterflies that were placed on either...
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