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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica College have defended their Manning Cup title defeating Charlie Smith 2-1 in the 2014 final at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — An unidentified body, believed to be that of a man who attacked a cop last night in Freeport, Montego Bay, St James, was discovered in a trench in the area this morning.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida (AP) — A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, officials said.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- A man has been taken into custody by the St James police in connection with the seizure of two firearms and ammunition in St James this morning.
MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Tens of thousands of Spaniards rallied in Madrid on Saturday threatening to punish the Government in elections next year unless it revives a plan to restrict women's access to abortion.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The body of a farmer, 43-year-old Everton Rickard, was discovered in Frankfield, Clarendon Friday morning with several wounds to the head.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police seized two firearms and several rounds of ammunition in separate incidents in Kingston and St Mary on Friday.
Garissa, Kenya (AFP) — Somalia's Shebab Islamists on Saturday ambushed a bus in Kenya and executed 28 non-Muslim passengers in what they said was revenge for police raids on mosques in the troubled port of Mombasa.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two men were last night shot dead in separate incidents in St Catherine and Clarendon.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – St Kitts and Nevis has established what they say is the largest greenhouse in the Caribbean at 24 metres tall and covering more than 14,000 square feet.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Two patients at the Falmouth Hospital in Trelawny were this morning involved in a brawl at the health facility. Both are reported to have received chop wounds.
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – Human rights activist Mary Francis says investigations by Jamaican investigators into several fatal police shootings in St Lucia in 2011 were severely hampered by the difficulty in obtaining evidence.
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas Government said it wanted an “urgent clarification” of remarks reportedly made by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Jose Miguel Insulza, that persons were being “rounded up” as part of the new immigration policies here.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Leader of Government Business in the Senate, A J Nicholson, has promised to demonstrate his remorse for making the “flexi-rape” remark in the Senate, by associating with this year’s celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) next Tuesday.
LEADER of Government Business Senator AJ Nicholson, yesterday apologised to the Senate and the country for his "flexi-rape" remark on October 31, which triggered a public firestorm over respect for women.
FOUR years ago 10-year old Wajay Jonas, concerned about the poor sanitary conditions in his then primary school, Rock River, located in St Mary, set out to make a change by writing to corporate Jamaica in the hope they would hear his plea.
THE theatre community is mourning the death of roots play actor Cleve 'Chu Chu' Warren.
ST ELIZABETH — A woman died in a motor vehicle crash just west of Gutters in St Elizabeth, close to the border with Manchester on Thursday afternoon, and a few hours later the victim of a presumed traffic accident was found dead on the streets of Santa Cruz, police say.
Jamaica Money Market Brokers' Donna Duncan-Scott and Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn share a light moment with budding leaders from St Hugh's High School at the National Conference on Girls Education, held Thursday at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston. Duncan-Scott and Llewellyn spoke on the theme, 'Making my Contribution: Girls as Leaders, Now and to Come.'. The girls (from second left) are Cyanne Forbes, Tiffany Stanley, Toni-Ann Clarke, and Lennique Knight. (PHOTO: ASTON SPAULDING)