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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – Students sitting the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) at the Naggo Head Primary School in Portmore, St Catherine, were yesterday given stationery supplies in preparation for their exam.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Eleven trade unions representing the majority group of public sector workers this morning rejected a wage offer from the Government.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Association of Transport Owners and Operators (JATOO) says it is strongly opposing the removal of Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor from his command post in West Kingston.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education is reporting that day one of the 2015 sitting of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) went smoothly with all of the 1,112 centres islandwide opening and on time.
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Twelve people were hurt Thursday when a New York building collapsed and a large blaze tore through a second property, which was also in danger of falling down, the fire department said.
SINGAPORE (AP) – A bakery chain apologized for a bun commemorating Singapore's long-time leader Lee Kuan Yew and pulled it from stores after being accused of poor taste.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has expressed empathy to everyone who was affected by the recent fire at the Riverton landfill in Kingston.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Magistrate Maxine Ellis, in the ‘Kartel juror’ trial has barred the media from publishing the names and place of work of the jurors who are to testify in the matter.
PANAJI, India (AFP) – An Indian village in a western coastal state has imposed a ban on couples kissing in public, claiming the sight of such "obscene" behaviour is unwanted by local residents.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Fire of unknown origin on Thursday destroyed four houses on Paisely Road, close to Blood Bank in Kingston.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CMC) – The United States Coast Guard says it has transferred custody of three Dominican Republic smugglers and about 1,100 pounds of cocaine to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)following an at-sea interdiction off the coast of Guayama, Puerto Rico.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Alecia Smith, the woman charged after being found with the high-end phone stolen from Jamaica Public Service boss Kelly Tomblin, has been offered bail in the sum of J$20,000.
HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) – The United States and Cuba will hold talks on human rights, one of the most delicate issues pending in their historic rapprochement, on Tuesday in Washington, Havana said.
MANCHESTER, Jamaica – The police in Christiana, Manchester, on Wednesday, March 25, recaptured a prisoner that escaped custody at the Portmore Police Lock-up on Monday, March 16.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A statement made by the St Lucia Government that Jamaica is among countries from which recruits for the Islamic State (IS) group have departed, yesterday angered Observer Facebook fans, leaving many asking for proof.
BERLIN, Germany (AFP) – The head of Lufthansa said Thursday there were no clues to what led the co-pilot of a jet operated by its subsidiary Germanwings to deliberately crash the plane.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Government is expected to establish several plant health clinics across the island, as they ramp up efforts to address the issue of pests and diseases affecting crops.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The St Kitts-Nevis Government will remove taxes on food, medicine and funeral expenses effective April 7.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – US rapper/actor Nick Cannon recently flew to Jamaica to learn dancehall moves from Dance Jamaica Studios choreographers.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) – Party not done. But Parliament was done!