Sun | May 28, 2017

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Entertainer Damian Rhoden, more popularly known as 'Munga Honourable', has been charged with murder by the police. Reports are that Munga was taken into custody by the Hunts Bay Police earlier today and charged a short while ago. He was...

There has been a more than 100 per cent increase in the number of persons killed in Hanover since the start of the year. The Hanover Police report that since January 1, 31 murders have been reported across the parish. This compares with the 12...

Andre Lowe, Sports Editor Olympic champion Omar McLeod led a Jamaican one - two in the men's 100m hurdles at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meet at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.  McLeod stopped the clock in a world leading...

The legendary Usain Bolt runs his last race in Jamaica on June 10 –  and pay per view on www.1spotmedia is the place to watch.   He ran into the international limelight at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica during the...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch today, from "critical" to "severe" as authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester concert bombing....

Logos Hope, the world's largest book ship, has reopened after it was forced to close early yesterday afternoon because of an industrial unrest at Caribbean Cement Company in east Kingston.   The ship reopened late yesterday evening. Logos...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC  – In a dramatic turn of events, that has struck out a deal brokered on Friday between the two major political parties  – opposition leader McKeeva Bush is set to become premier of the...

LONDON (AP) -- British Airways cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was...

Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating book fair  has been closed to the public until further notice.   This is due to industrial unrest among staff of the Caribbean Cement Company.   "We are grateful for the warm...

A United States high court has overturned some of the life sentences of Jamaica-born US sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted for his role in a killing spree in Washington almost 15 years ago. A federal judge explained that the decision is based...

Oliver Nembhard, the acting chief executive officer of the National Irrigation Commission, (NIC) has died. Minister with responsibility for water in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang, ...

Economist Everton McFarlane is to demit office as Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service next week.

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it has uncovered 96 illegal connections and nine by-pass connections in Cornwall Courts, St James. According to the NWC, of the 96 illegal connections, 45 were on premises of unregistered users and 51...

Some lawmakers have expressed reservations about supporting a suggestion for a person who kills a pregnant woman to be charged for double murder, suggesting instead that stronger penalties be applied. The suggestion is being considered by a...

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) says it has now restored its systems that failed earlier today affecting customers trying to access point of sale and ATM services. Several NCB customers had reported being severely inconvenienced by the service...

The Agriculture Ministry is reporting an estimated $522 million in loss to the sector as a result of the recent flood rains. Minister without Portfolio in the ministry, J.C. Hutchinson says the estimate, which accounts for crops and livestock, is expected to further increase as the assessments continue.

Customers of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) are reporting difficulties accessing point of sale and ATM services. It is understood that the problem developed earlier this morning. Several NCB customers have reported being severely inconvenienced...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is making a snap visit to London to show America's support for Britain after the Manchester bomb attack that killed 22 people. The trip comes as police and government...

Jamaica is now in a better position to forecast and respond to the threat of flood conditions following the upgrading of the hydro-meteorology network. The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) says 16 monitoring stations have been retrofitted. They...

A team from the Police Narcotics Division has launched a multi-level probe into the seizure of dolls stuffed with cocaine at a shipment warehouse at the Norman Manley International Airport. The discovery was made on Wednesday. The Narcotics...

Charity organisation Food For The Poor Jamaica has responded to comments made by some lawmakers who criticised the entities about its programme with the government to build low-income houses. Yesterday, members of Parliament's Infrastructure...
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