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Molynes United's Nicholas Nelson (left) goes up for a header with UWI's Sheldon McKoy in their Red Stripe Premier League encounter at the UWI Mona Bowl on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

UWI and Molynes United played to a 1-1 draw in their Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) encounter at the UWI Mona Bowl on Sunday afternoon. Tyrick Sutherland opened the scoring for Molynes in the 26th minute before Thorn Simpson levelled for the home...

Julian Robinson, Member of Parliament for St Andrew South Eastern, has said that the state of emergency declared in East Kingston is motivated by a need to detain people.   He was speaking at a meeting of the People's...

President of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), Owen Speid, has declared Monday a day of mourning for its membership.  His announcement was in reaction to the shooting death of 36-year-old Carl Samuels, a teacher of...

The police have confirmed that a male teacher was killed during a confrontation with gunmen on Windward Road in East Kingston yesterday evening.  East Kingston is now under a state of emergency, announced a short while ago by Prime...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a State of Emergency for the Kingston Eastern Police Division. The Prime Minister made the announcement a short while ago Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson says there has been...

Two people are dead after being hit from a pedal cycle early this morning in Portmore St Catherine, the police have confirmed. The Gleaner understands that a man and woman were travelling on a bicycle in the vicinity of the Portmore...

The police are appealing to the driver of the Toyota Mark X motor car that was involved in yesterday's fatal crash along Barnett Street in Montego Bay, St James, to turn himself in.   The crash happened about 3:00 am yesterday,...

It was all smiles on the faces of residents of Richie Lane, in the vicinity of Spanish Town Road in Kingston, when they received news that the man they believe killed eight-year-old Galen Buchanan was caught in Trelawny earlier today.  Senior...

The St Ann Municipal Corporation today spearheaded the parish's leg of the National Clean-up initiative to rid communities of mosquito breeding sites and reduce incidents of mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue.    The country...

The Trelawny police have said they arrested the man, known as Phillip Rose, who was wanted in connection with the murder of an eight-year-old boy in St Andrew, in a dragnet along the Daniel Town main road in the parish today.   Rose also...

The police have confirmed that a person interest in the kidnapping and murder of eight year-old Galen Buchanan is in custody.  The suspect was held in Trelawny earlier today, the Constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit...

Orville Higgins, Gleaner Writer The Jamaica Scorpions' below par showing in the Regional Four Day Championship continued after they were thrashed by the Barbados Pride by 119 runs, inside three days, in their third round game at Sabina Park on...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says there will be zero tolerance  going forward for persons who attack vector control workers, including those carrying out fogging in communities. Holness was speaking this morning at the...

A policeman on firearm and larceny charges is set to return to court on March 4 after  granted bail when he appeared in court on Thursday. The policeman, Constable Ajani McBean of the Jamaica Constabulary's Operations Branch...

Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Fayval Williams, says the Data Protection Bill, now before a Joint Select Committee of Parliament, is expected to go before the House soon. Williams, who was speaking last week at the eGov Jamaica Limited (...

Minister of National Security, Dr Horace Chang, has condemned Thursday's incident in which a police constable was mowed down by a taxi cab in the Corporate Area.  The driver sped off after hitting the policeman and is yet to turn himself,...

The National Water Commission (NWC) says customers in some sections of Kingston and St Andrew will continue to experience water supply disruptions due to low inflows affecting operations at its Ferry System in St Catherine...

Montego Bay’s mayor, Homer Davis, has urged citizens to exercise care to protect their identity when using the city's free public WiFi service. The free internet service was made available in Sam Sharp Square on Friday by the...

The Pan American Health Organization is urging countries in the Caribbean and Latin America region to be prepared for the early detection and isolation of persons infected who may be travelling from affected countries with the deadly...

The police are still piecing together details of fatal crash along Barnett Street in Montego Bay early this morning.  The Gleaner understands that there were multiple fatalities, however, the police are yet to confirm the number of deaths...

As Jamaica enters the second day of a major three-day clean-up aimed at destroying mosquito breeding sites, the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Portland and St Mary is urging residents to put out their garbage for collection.

Four persons were last night shot, two fatally, on Chancery Street, St Andrew in the vicinity of the former Price Rite supermarket.  The police confirmed that the two deceased are males. Another man and a woman were hospitalised with...

Minister Without Portfolio in the Prime Minister’s Office Daryl Vaz, who has responsibility for the environment, has drawn the ire of the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), which has expressed disappointment over his announcement last week to delay...
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