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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Students of the University of the West Indies Mona this morning plunged into mourning after news of the death of former Guild Vice President and PRO O’Shane Reid and his girlfriend Shanice Simmonds, who resided on Rex Hall.
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – The police have confirmed that a police constable was found dead at his Portmore, St Catherine home on Wednesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Two students of the University of the West Indies, Mona died in a motor vehicle collision on the Draux Hall main road in St Ann last night.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A policeman was reportedly found dead at the Vineyard Town Police Station Barracks in Kingston this morning.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s sprint sensation Usain Bolt lines up in the 200m today at 7:55 am (Jamaica local time) for the second episode of the battle with American rival Justin Gatlin.
CHIEF Justice Zaila McCalla has said that the long-awaited sentencing guidelines for judges are "soon" to be completed.
THE National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) has offered condolence to the family and friends of Glendon Rose, a sweeper employed to the WPM Waste Management Limited, who was killed during a crossfire between the police and gunmen.
MINISTER of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson has again urged citizens to search for and destroy mosquito-breeding sites, especially given that the island is now experiencing rainfall.
OCHO RIOS, St Ann -- Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners last Thursday awarded 60 GSAT scholarships to the top boys and girls from all schools in its operation areas in St Ann, at an awards ceremony held at the Rhoades Sports Club in Discovery Bay.
A St Ann woman who is accused of withdrawing $7.4 million from her octogenarian cousin's bank account, leaving only $120, is to return to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on October 20, for a plea and case management hearing
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (second left) hosted a family of New York-based Jamaican philanthropists at Jamaica House last Thursday, August 20, where she expressed gratitude for their support. The family (from left), Dasline, Michael, Kimberly and Nekhidia Harris, created the Harris Family Vision Foundation seven years ago to empower individuals through health and education outreach initiatives. Each August, they visit the island and host back-to-school and health fairs in commentates in Kingston, St Catherine, St Ann and Trelawny. Some 3,000 children benefitted from their assistance last year. In 2012, the Harris Family Vision Foundation donated a clinic in the community of Madras, St Ann.
OPPOSITION Spokesperson for Health Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte has called on the auditor general to conduct an audit of the Island's public health system.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) -- The international community is being urged to have a greater involvement in the matter involving the repatriation and deportation of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent from the Dominican Republic.
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) -- A war of words has erupted between Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell and the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association (GBHRA) over the issue of illegal migration.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) -- Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has brushed aside suggestions that he was involved in setting fire to several buildings here on Sunday, in a bid to postpone the pending general elections in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Sagicor, on Tuesday, presented part proceeds of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2015 to the Jamaica Kidney Kids Foundation (JKKF). The presentation included a much-needed Peritoneal Dialysis Machine and other dialysis supplies to strengthen the JKKF service delivery to kidney patients. The presentation was made at University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). Donovan Perkins (second right), president and CEO of Sagicor Bank, made the presentation on behalf of his company to Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson (centre); Cecil White, CEO of the UHWI; Dr Maolynne Miller (left), chairman and founder of the JKKK; and Nurse Gillian Campbell. (PHOTO: MICHAEL GORDON)
DOCTORS at the Bustamante Hos-pital for Children were last night trying to save the life of a one-year-old child who was shot in the head when a gunman fired wildly at a rival gang member in the Kingston Western Police Division.
BLACK River, St Elizabeth — As the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) works to establish a cancer registry in St Elizabeth, medical professionals are finding out that the parish is one of the "hotspots" for cancer-related deaths.
PRIME Minister Portia Simpson Miller says yesterday's signing of wage agreement between the Government and The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) is a win for Jamaica.
MINISTER of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna says now is the time for the country's youth to step up to the plate and take their role as the nation's future leaders.