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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's indigenous Maori king has refused to meet with Prince William and wife Kate when they visit the country next month, saying yesterday that officials organising the royal couple's schedule didn't allow enough time.
MORE than a decade after it was first recommended, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and its main auxiliary Island Special Constabulary Force (ISCF) are to be merged, a move that the authorities say will place more cops on the streets as the country battles its nagging crime problem.
With their painted faces, these girls from Brimmer Vale High School in St Mary make a pretty picture at Emancipation Park, St
ST ANDREW, Jamaica - His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and Her Royal Highness, the Countess of Wessex on Tuesday visited the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) headquarters at Up Park Camp in St Andrew.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Principal of the Porus High School in Manchester, Michael Stewart, was recently appointed Chairman for the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA).
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites is urging parents, teachers and school administrators to be calm and encourage students to do their best as the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) nears.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — 42,000 students will be sitting the examination Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) in two weeks and according to the Ministry of Education preparations are at an advanced stage of readiness for this year’s sitting.
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Los Angeles is to ban e-cigarette use in public places where tobacco smoking is prohibited, including workplaces, restaurants and bars, following a vote Tuesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Jamaican government says it is on track to implement number portability for mobile phones within another eight to nine months.
BERLIN, Germany (AP) — A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit's breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force.
TRELAWNY, Jamaica — An unidentified man died as a result of injuries he sustained in a collision along the Braco main road in Trelawny Tuesday afternoon.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) — It's soon expected to be okay to be willfully annoying in Grand Rapids.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar traded at an average J$108.44 on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica’s sole refinery Petrojam has announced a decrease in the ex-refinery price of gasoline effective Thursday, March 6, 2014.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Governor General Sir Patrick Allen will on Thursday launch a degree scholarship under his ‘I Believe Initiative’.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Opposition today walked out of the House of Representatives after the Government refused to give a commitment to remove attorney-at-law Velma Hylton from the Commission selected to inquire into the Tivoli Gardens incursion by the security forces in May 2010.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington has welcomed the merger of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Island Special Constabulary Force (ISCF) saying that the move is long overdue.
ST ANN, Jamaica — A 19-year-old waiter is now dead and another 19-year-old man in police custody following an altercation on Monday in Mile End, St Ann.
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — At least two people have been killed and more than 100 injured during Haiti Carnival celebrations that climax on Tuesday.
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Police have launched an investigation into reports of another shooting incident in Waterford, Portmore.