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The St James police have named two suspects in connection with the shooting yesterday of Constable Sheldon Murray. Detectives say 23-year-old Brandon Stora, otherwise called ‘Cha Cha’, of Paradise Housing Scheme, Norwood and welder...

A crash involving a Mercedes Benz SUV and a Nissan Tiida motor car resulted in several persons receiving minor injuries and a pile-up of traffic along the busy Priory main road in St Ann this afternoon. It's not clear how the crash occurred but...

The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) continues its outreach to future media professionals, awarding four educational grants to college students of media and communications. Karen Oliver and Joel Samuels of Northern Caribbean University (NCU...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has called the prime minister of Sri Lanka to express condolences for Easter attacks that killed nearly 300...

The Trinidad and Tobago government is in damage control mode after yesterday's embarrassing incident in which the hotel room of Jamaica's reggae star Buju Banton was raided by police in the twin-island republic. In a statement issued...

It is becoming easier for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to get financing from local banks. That's according to chairman of the Wisynco Group, William Mahfood, who said local banks are now prepared to take greater risks....

The police say several bags of ganja were seized yesterday in Porus, Manchester after the driver of a vehicle fled. Reports are that about 8:00 p.m., a team from the Williamsfield Police was on operation when the driver of a ...

Forty-one-year-old teacher Samuel Martin, of Waterloo Close, Kingston 10 has been missing since Friday. He is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 5 feet 9 inches tall. Reports from the Matildas Corner police are that Martin was...

Minister of Industry and Commerce Audley Shaw says it's paramount for the government to support the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) because they are crucial to the growth of the country. “Our MSMEs and...

Three Costa Ricans were arrested and charged during an operation at Ridge Pen district in Pedro Plain, St Elizabeth on Friday. Charged are: 31-year-old Fernando Guido, fisherman of Queblo Nuevo; 31-year-old Emanuel  Fernandes, taxi driver...

Two men were killed in separate motor vehicle crashes on the weekend. They have been identified as 56-year-old Clive Bernard, a labourer of Roehampton, St James and 24-year-old Derani Williams of Top Hill, St Elizabeth. In the first...

Tributes are continuing in memory of former University of the West Indies (UWI) vice-chancellor Sir Alister McIntyre.  Sir Alister, who was also a former CARICOM secretary general, died yesterday.  Here are the latest tributes: The...

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV cruised toward a huge landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election today in what was seen as a reaction against the country'...

NEW YORK, CMC – The  New York State Office of Court Administration has halted the ability of US federal immigration officials to arrest Caribbean and other immigrants in state courthouses without warrants. Court officials...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South...

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St George's Chapel on the grounds of...

Trinidad and Tobago’s Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has apologised to Jamaican reggae artiste Buju Banton, whose hotel room in Port of Spain was raided by cops earlier today. The police claimed to have had a search warrant. They found nothing illegal in Buju's room.​ Banton, whose given name is Mark Myrie, is in Trinidad for the staging of the ‘I am Legend’ concert, slated for Queens Park, Savannah, Port of Spain, Sunday.

Former vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies Sir Alister McIntyre has died. Sir Alister was also a former Secretary General of CARICOM. Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr Peter...

A 58-year-old farmer is facing charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. The police say Devon Black, also called ‘Blackie’ was arrested and charged following an operation in Bath district, Westmoreland on Thursday. The...

A large stash of cash, totalling $130 million, has been found at the home of Sudan's ousted president Omar Al-Bashir. Prosecutors announced after the seizure that Al-Bashir is under investigation for money laundering. He is being at the Kobar...

A St James man has been arrested and charged for possession of identity information with intent. He is Jermaine Brown, 32, also called ‘Jail Bud’, of Montego West Village in the parish. In addition, the police say a woman has been taken...

Another Opposition Member of Parliament has called for a zone of special operations (ZOSO) to be declared in his constituency. ZOSO, one of the anti-crime measures employed by the security forces, seeks to contain criminality in a specific...

Two brothers who invaded a Clarendon home and repeatedly shot another man nearly 12 years ago have each been sentenced to over 20 years in prison. Lennox Brydson has been sentenced to 27 years at hard labour while Paul Brydson received a 22-year...
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