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Sakima 'The Mauler' Mullings becomes the first ever two time Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series champion after a sixth round technical knockout win over Canadian Phil 'The Assassin' Rose at the Mico University College last...

SANTA CLARA, California (AP): Jordan Morris scored a tie-breaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Jozy Altidore's goal on a 28-yard...

Advocacy group Stand Up for Jamaica has endorsed plans by National Security Minister, Robert Montague, to introduce conjugal visits in correctional facilities. In a statement Wednesday afternoon, the group said it believes the move will help to...

Opposition Member of Parliament Fitz Jackson has accused the Health Ministry of deceiving Jamaicans about the diagnostic services they can access. He told this morning's meeting of Parliament's Public Administration and Appropriations...

A policeman has died following a car crash on the Lilliput main road in St James, last evening. He has been identified as 26-year-old Junior Morrison of Mount Pleasant, St Andrew. The Montego Bay police report that Morrison was driving his Toyota...

Jamaicans living overseas are being encouraged to invest their long-term savings in projects that have been identified by the government as having significant growth potential. Chairman of the Economic Growth Council (EGC), Michael Lee-Chin, told...

Opposition spokesman on Transport Mikael Phillips is blaming the Transport Authority for the congestion caused by public passenger buses in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region (KMTR). Phillips is contending that the decision by the...

A Jamaican man, who is set to be deported from the United States tomorrow, is appealing for President Donald Trump to halt his removal. A report on foxnews.com says Hugh Williams is set to be deported over a 2002 felony marijuana conviction his...

National Security Minister Robert Montague has provided further information on the plan to allow conjugal visits for prisoners amid intense public debate since the announcement on Monday. In a release this morning, Montague said conjugal...

Government Member of Parliament, Marisa Dalrymple Philibert, wants the administration to increase the pension and benefits of retired judges. Dalrymple Philibert, who is also an attorney-at-law, moved a motion in the House of Representatives...

Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips has renewed a call for the government to indicate the state assets that are to be privatised. Phillip said the opposition is concerned about the lack of information. He raised the issue in...

After months of agitation, the Ministry of Finance is to grant a waiver to release an ambulance donated to the Government that has been sitting at the wharf for almost a year. State Minister Fayval Williams told the House of...

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Horace Dalley, is calling for the Government to purchase a bus that will be used to transport nurses working in crime prone areas. Dalley says with crime in some of these areas at crisis levels leaving nurses at the...

Police investigators are now at a scene close to the nation’s House of Parliament where one man was shot and injured just after eight this morning.   Reports are that the man was standing near the corner of Beeston and Duke streets in...

The sex-scandal-hit Moravian Church in Jamaica has adopted a new policy to govern the interaction of its leaders, workers and volunteers with children.
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