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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Tonight, the Earth will slide directly between the moon and the sun, creating a total lunar eclipse. There won't be another until 2021. It will...

The Jamaican Epilepsy Association has partnered with The Jamaica National Group to raise funds via its ISupportJamaica.com platform to assist persons suffering from the illness with buying medication. The epilepsy association...

The police have charged a 20-year-old man in connection to a killing that occurred in August Town, eastern St Andrew in October last year. He is Federico McLean, otherwise called ‘Feather’, ‘Fedo’ and ‘Mopp...

Luciano, the Messenger, is usually a crowd favourite. The reggae music veteran has set foot on innumerable stages, so much so that it's difficult for him to put a confident count on exactly how many times he has performed at Rebel Salute...

United States (US) President Donald Trump is expected to make a "major announcement" shortly on his long proposed Mexican border wall. A stalemate between Trump and Democratic leaders over funding for the wall has resulted in the...

Fast-rising entertainer, Koffee, a self-described ragamuffin, stole the hearts of patrons on Friday's first night of Rebel Salute 2019 held at  Grizzly's Plantation Cove in St Ann.  At the conclusion of a...

The Opposition Peoples National Party (PNP) says for the second time this fiscal year Jamaica has missed the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) inflation target. The party says this has again triggered the requirement for Jamaica to consult with the...

A licensed firearm holder yesterday became the third person reported killed in St James since the start of the year after he was shot several times by unknown assailants. He has been identified as Ricardo Hewitt, who resided in the community of...

Nearly half the number of persons killed in motor vehicle crashes since the start of the year were motorcyclists. That’s according to the latest statistics released by the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport, which show that 13...

The police are still trying to ascertain the identity of a man who died from injuries he received after the trench he was digging collapsed. According to police reports, the incident happened at the Bogue Industrial Estate in Montego Bay...

Authorities in Mexico say the death toll from last night's oil pipeline blast now stands at 66.  Dozens of persons were also injured. It's believed that the explosion occurred after the pipeline was ruptured by suspected oil thieves in...

United States (US) Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has disputed a media report which claimed that President Donald Trump told his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. BuzzFeed, the online news outlet, reported that Cohen...

Alia Atkinson capped off a year of aquatic supremacy, by claiming her second consecutive RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sports Woman of the Year award, and her third overall, at Friday night's ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus, which marked 2018's sporting excellence. Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres outdistanced his rivals to take his first ever Sportsman of the Year award. 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a “concern of the...

Attorney-at-law Gareth Forbes has been shot and killed. Forbes was found dead at his house on Oakridge Stillwell Road in Kingston 8 last night. The Constant Spring Police report that about 10 o' clock a relative went to his home to visit him and...

PORT OF Spain, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has defended his government’s decision to abstain from an Organization of American States (OAS) vote not to recognise the Nicolas Maduro government in Venezuela. He said...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has called for health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of the mosquito-borne dengue fever. In a statement Thursday,...

Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke says the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) streetlight repair programme is on track for completion in March. He was addressing the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday at...

Twenty-three-year-old Roshawn Elliot, a labourer of Bluntas district, St Elizabeth, died as a result of injuries he sustained during a motor vehicle collision along the Sandy Bank Main road in the parish on Wednesday. The police say about 9:30 a.m...

The driver of the gas tank truck that caught fire along a section of the North Coast Highway in St James is undergoing medical treatment. The police say the driver is seriously injured. They say a police team that was quick on the scene...

HAVANA (AP) — The Trump administration is weighing what could become the most serious tightening of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba in more than two decades — a move that could unleash a flurry of lawsuits against foreign companies that...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe on Friday faced a “total internet shutdown,” a media group said, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a...

A section of the Rose Hall main road in St James in the vicinity of the former Sea Castle Resort has been closed after a gas truck caught fire a short while ago.There were no immediate reports of injury or the cause of the fire.However, there is...
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