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Orville Plummer, pastor of the Sterling Castle New Testament Church of God, has called on parents in the community to expose adults who prey on the underaged. In a sermon yesterday at the church, the man of the cloth also announced a number of...

When eight-year-old Courtney Greaves heard about the gruesome murder of Shantae Skyers and other children harmed in recent times, she begged her mother to help her and friends prepare a candlelight vigil in their memory. Greaves and her mother,...
 Superintendent Vernon Ellis.

Western Bureau: Superintendent Vernon Ellis, the commanding officer for the St James police, is sounding a warning to the men who shot and seriously injured a policeman in Norwood yesterday morning. “We are not going to ask them to turn themselves...

Wednesday night’s spontaneous celebration by residents of Chesterfield, St Mary, at the bridge that will provide vehicular access to the rural community was a measure of the heightened expectation, with the structure projected to be completed in...

One of Jamaica’s leading groundwater experts is seeking to assure residents terrified about the public-health dangers of proposed cemeteries that all sites undergo rigorous inspections and analyses before the green light is given. The country’s...

The increased police patrols in the Cedar Valley and Barbican Road communities of St Andrew in the wake of the killing of two men and shooting of three other persons Thursday evening have seemingly failed to assuage the fear that has now gripped...

WESTERN BUREAU: Alando Terrelonge, minister of state in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, says that legislation is in the pipeline for parents who abuse and abandon their children to automatically lose their parental rights once the...

A lack of appreciation or recognition of the value of social work is frustrating hundreds of persons trained in the field as they find it hard to land jobs locally. Eva Forde, president of the Jamaica Association of Social Workers (JASW), said...

Given emerging trends in other parts of the world, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is calling on the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, to lead the charge in integrating technology into the local tourism sector. “So I want you to make that...

WESTERN BUREAU: Lennox Wallace, the chief public health inspector for St James, is supporting a suggestion from Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis for the St James Health Department to train representatives from the St James Municipal Corporation (StJMC...
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