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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday amid a mass revolt by top members of his government, marking an end to three tumultuous years in power in which he brazenly bent and sometimes broke the rules of British politics.

Three men were shot and injured in an alleged confrontation with the members of the security forces in Waterhouse, St Andrew on Wednesday evening. The incident happened about an hour ago during a police/military patrol in the area.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has intervened to assist dancehall artiste Popcaan deal with issues he faces clearing immigration overseas. He has asked National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang and Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson to review the situation "with a view to help facilitate his ease of travel as an entertainer".

Minister of Foreign Affairs Kamina Johnson Smith says the Jamaican Government did not have a hand in the immigration issues faced by dancehall entertainer Andre 'Popcaan' Sutherland in the United Kingdom on Tuesday. “We further...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday that the 27-nation European Union needs to make emergency plans to prepare for a complete cut-off of Russian gas in the wake of the Kremlin's war in Ukraine....

Jamaica’s High Commission in London has stepped in to offer assistance to dancehall entertainer Popcaan who has bemoaned that he continues to face embarrassment when he visits England.

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — At least 600 inmates escaped in a jailbreak in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, officials said Wednesday, blaming the attack on Islamic extremist rebels. Over 300 escapees have either been recaptured or turned...

The National Works Agency (NWA) says the $75 million upgrade of the Retrieve to Marchmont roadway in Westmoreland is expected to be completed by the end of the month. Works on the corridor started in November 2021. The roadway serves residents...

The Registrar General's Department (RGD) is appealing to parents who have not collected their free birth certificates for their children to come forward. The department says the certificates were made available under its childbirth bedside...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World hunger rose in 2021, with around 2.3 billion people facing moderate or severe difficulty obtaining enough to eat -- and that was before the Ukraine war, which has sparked increases in the cost of grain, fertiliser...

Chief Justice Bryan Sykes has tested positive for COVID-19. The Court Administration Division is reporting that Sykes is experiencing mild symptoms and is under the care of his doctors. It says he will remain in isolation for seven days following...

More than 700 primary-level teachers who have received electronic vouchers (e-vouchers) under the 'Laptop for Teachers' initiative are yet to redeem them and are being urged by the Ministry of Education and Youth to do so. Portfolio...

A defiant British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to stay in power Wednesday after the resignation of two top ministers and a slew of more junior officials, who said they could no longer serve under his scandal-tarred leadership.

“With the support of the Government of Cuba, [we will be] targeting breadfruit and cassava to create gluten-free flour as a healthy alternative to wheat," said portfolio minister Pearnel Charles Jr.

A man has been charged with the murder of teen mother Devonise Nelson in Denham Town, Kingston in June.  He is 20-year-old Shawn 'Country' Stanbury, from the community of Henden in Norwood, St James. 
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