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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaican reggae dancers will match skills with dance groups from Finland, Guadeloupe and Japan, for over $2 million in cash and prizes, at this year’s World Reggae Dance Championship.
IF you see any of the children listed below, please contact the Police Control Centre at 119, Crime Stop at 311 or the nearest police station. We need your help to locate and reunite them with their loved ones. Play your part!
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — The Junction Fire Department have confirmed that fire personnel from the station on Thursday responded to a fire at an unfinished house close to the so-called haunted house that was gutted on June 5.
JAMAICAN ganja users have been urged to "wake up" and join the international movement for the repealing of laws against the use of the weed.
WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The National Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organisations (NAJASO) is giving full support to the fifth Biennial Diaspora Conference, scheduled for this weekend at the Montego Bay Conference Centre.
THE National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) will today — World Elder Abuse Awareness Day — launch a weeklong series of islandwide workshops focusing on empowerment of seniors and the building of intergenerational relationships.
This motorcyclist and his pooch provided quite a spectacle in Maverly, St Andrew, on Thursday as the two opted for an early morning ride around the community. (PHOTO: LIONEL ROOKWOOD)
THE Jamaica Public Service (JPS) says its customers will see a six per cent decrease in their electricity bills this month as a result of the lower fuel charge being applied to bills.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Thirty-three years after the death of Walter Rodney — co-founder of the Working People's Alliance (WPA) — the Government of Guyana has announced that an International Commission of Enquiry will be held.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's government used the nerve agent sarin on two occasions in the embattled city of Aleppo in March and April, according to a letter from a top US diplomat that The Associated Press obtained yesterday.
In this week's Saturday Social we share hot scenes from the CFW event held last weekend at the National Indoor Sports Arena in Kingston. Take out your notepads!
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- It has now been confirmed that star athlete Veronica Campbell Brown has tested positive for a banned diuretic under the rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WDA).
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man in this composite sketch who is wanted for the murder of an 18-year-old student of Innswood High School Nathaniel Brown otherwise called ‘Romey’.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Members of the country’s most vulnerable groups are to benefit from a tax break under the Government’s Property Tax Special Discretionary Relief Programme.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — An eighteen-year-old woman who admitted to being part of a group that used fake credit cards to fleece storeowners was slapped with a $500,000 fine on Wednesday
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A one-year contract valued at $118.98 million was awarded to the Port Security Corps for the provision of security services at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT).
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaican dollar today continued it slide, trading at an average $101.09 to the US dollar, 31cents more than yesterday's rate, according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily trading summary.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica -- Members of the Area Three Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) seized several hundred pounds of ganja in Vineyard district, St Elizabeth Thursday.
CASTRIES,St Lucia (CMC) -- A police officer who was caught last year with drugs while on court duty was on Friday sent to prison for two years.
ST MARY, Jamaica – Seventeen-year-old Shantel Clarke of Tremolesworth, Highgate, St Mary has been missing since June 8.