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The police say they have commenced investigations into a video being circulated on social media that involves a woman physically assaulting a man while being cheered on by members of the public. In a statement today, the Jamaica Constabulary Force...

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says she is deeply saddened by the sudden death of former Reggae Boy, Tremaine Stewart. Stewart passed away after collapsing while playing football in his community of Gordon...

A total of 51 students from nine tertiary institutions, who are facing financial difficulties, have been awarded bursaries totalling $4.5 million, courtesy of the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation (SJF). The recipients, who include pre-trained Spanish...

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization says the World Health Organization's (WHO) new Global Diabetes Compact aims to bring a much-needed boost to efforts to prevent diabetes in the Caribbean and other...

A 14-year-old girl suspected of running away from her Cottage Pen home in St Thomas has left her mother, Maria Bryan, in a state of anxiety. The mother of three told The Gleaner that she has not been able to sleep nor eat since Tuesday,...

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – A vessel that was enroute to St Vincent and the Grenadines with relief supplies sank late Saturday when it was just some six nautical miles from its destination. The marine police said that those on board...

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) —  The Civil Aviation Authority has launched an investigation following the death of a man after a plane crashed in waters near the South Bimini late Friday. It is reported that shortly before 10:00 p.m, the police...

Jamaica on Sunday recorded two more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 723. The deceased are a 65-year-old male from Kingston and St Andrew and a 53-year-old female from Kingston and St Andrew. One other death has been listed as...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will likely move to resume administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cases, the...

A 20-year-old labourer has been arrested and charged in relation to two shooting incidents in Kingston earlier this month. The accused has been identified as Malik Johnson, otherwise called ‘Ralph’ of Spanish Town Road, ...

The Constant Spring police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 77-year-old Ruby Bonner of Central Village in St Catherine, who has been missing since Thursday, April 15. She is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 160...

Officers attached to the Kingston Central Division are reporting that four men were yesterday arrested in Kingston while attempting to flee the scene of a shooting. The men were attempting to make their getaway in a Toyota Probox bearing a...

The American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AmCham Jamaica) says the significant increase in domestic violence cases in Jamaica is a major problem which needs immediate and focused attention. AmCham Jamaica says continued and sustained efforts...
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