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An 18-year-old eastern Kingston resident has been charged with murder.  The police say Jamarley Palmer otherwise called ‘Ziggy’ of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 2 has also been charged with conspiracy to murder, and illegal...

Health and Wellness Minister Christopher Tufton has reported that another 26 COVID cases have been confirmed at The Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, Kingston. This means there are now 69 cases there.  This comprises 40 residents and 19...
Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie speaking to a resident of the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, Kingston, on March 30 during a clean-up and sanitisation exercise at the facility.

More than half of the nursing homes and infirmaries inspected across the island since May to gauge how they have been adhering to COVID-19 protocols aimed at mitigating the risk of an outbreak of the virus have been found unsatisfactory. The...

THE UNITED Kingdom (UK), working with Fiji and Belize, yesterday brought together Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in a virtual round table to broker better access to finance and identify solutions for a resilient recovery from coronavirus....

WESTERN BUREAU: With the United States economy contracting and the United Kingdom also facing economic fallout from the ravages of COVID-19, in addition to uncertainty related to Brexit, travel-research experts are urging the Caribbean to consider...

A COVID-19 cluster of 43 cases discovered at the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, Kingston, has triggered emergency protocols to cauterise the spread of the deadly virus among the high-risk group. In a release last night, the Ministry of Health...

Lisa Hanna has picked up the endorsement of two key People’s National Party (PNP) operatives as the campaign for the presidency of the 82-year-old political organisation intensifies. PNP Vice President Phillip Paulwell yesterday threw his lot in...

On Tuesday, October 20, the board of Radio Jamaica Limited, the parent company of the entities in the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, met and discussed public discourse surrounding Chairman Joseph Matalon’s endorsement of Mark Golding in the...

Port Antonio, Portland: Sixty-one-year-old Portland councillor Irvin Brown died yesterday morning at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), where he had been admitted after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Brown, who represented the...

Jamaica College students are now breathing a sigh of relief with their adjusted grades after being stumped when earlier Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) results showed that over 90 per cent of them had failed English A. So, too, is...
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