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The police have launched a major probe into reports that at an inmate who was on Saturday released into the custody of immigration authorities for deportation, arrived in Canada on Monday with drugs in her suitcase.

Agriculture and Commerce Minister Karl Samuda this afternoon announced changes to the regime on the importation of refined sugar. Samuda says the changes were being made to stop the sale of duty-free refined sugar for the manufacturing...

​Petrojam has announced a $1.12 reduction in the prices of gasolene effective tomorrow. A litre of E10 87 will sell for $117.50, while E10 90 will sell for $120.33 per litre. Automotive Diesel moves up by $0.75 per litre to sell for $113.79 per...

The man charged with the murder of fashion designer Dexter Pottinger was denied bail when he appeared in the St Andrew Parish Court this morning. Twenty-one-year-old Romario Brown was charged two weeks ago for killing Pottinger. Prosecutors told...

The Opposition Spokesman on Transport, Mikael Phillips, is accusing the minister responsible for the aviation sector of misleading the country regarding the restoration of full air traffic services within the island's airspace. In a release...

The St James Parish Court has delayed its decision on a committal proceeding against Mario Morrison and Gregory Roberts, who are charged with the murder of 15-year-old schoolgirl Shineka Gray. Parish judge Sandria Wong-Small put off the matter...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP): One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummelled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's...

MEXICO CITY (AP): Rescuers said Wednesday they have found a surviving child in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake, one of many efforts across the city to save people trapped in or under schools, homes and...

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says Jamaica should consider carving out a niche market in the sports goods industry, which includes items such as equipment, accessories, and apparel. Giving the keynote...

A 29-year-old police constable was on Tuesday night shot dead by unknown assailants as he arrived home in Portmore, St Catherine. The constable who worked at the Stadium Police Station had just entered his house when he was attacked and shot. His...

Erica Virtue, Senior Gleaner Writer The House of Representatives on Tuesday night passed the National Identification and Registration Bill with 100 amendments after more than two hours of deliberations, consultations, committal and recommittal of...

A Cabinet reshuffle could be on the horizon. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that he’s actively looking at the matter. Holness said, in fact, he wanted to review the composition of Cabinet from some time ago to refresh...
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