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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldier was today offered $100,000 bail when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on charges of rape and indecent assault.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see an increase at the pumps in the price of gasoline and a decrease in the price of diesel, effective Thursday, November 26, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from Petrojam.
ST THOMAS, Jamaica — Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said today that under the next People’s National Party (PNP) administration the Ministry of Education will be renamed The Ministry of Education And Training.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaican dollar held firm against the US dollar on Wednesday, November 25, ending trading at J$119.87, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Approximately J$76 million in grant funding has been awarded to organisations that have participated in the Jamaica Business Development Corporation’s (JBDC) Tapping into Donor Funds Proposal Writing Workshops since November 2013.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The civilian who reportedly bit off the ear of an off-duty policeman and fled with his firearm on November 7 was on Wednesday offered $100,000 bail in the High Court Division of the Gun Court.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Arnold J Nicholson is now in Malta as head of Jamaica’s delegation to the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
ATHENS, Greece (AFP) — Police in Greece on Wednesday said they had arrested a 36-year-old Cuban suspected of masterminding a massive art heist at the Havana National Museum of Fine Arts.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Fire destroyed two buildings at the University of Guyana (UG) on Tuesday night but officials said that classes would resume normal on Wednesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Scorpions batsman Andre McCarthy says back-to-back wins over Windward Islands Volcanoes and Trinidad & Tobago Red Force have put his team on a "winning track" in the WICB Professional Cricket League.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Police say they have apprehended another Jamaican in Haiti, who they believe was a major player in the drugs-for -guns trade between the two countries.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former Public Defender Earl Witter today denied suggestions that his report on the Tivoli Gardens operation in May 2010 was based on anecdotal evidence and innuendos.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A new Bill seeking to amend the Firearms Act to remove the requirement for the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) to refund fees for applications for licences and certificates which have been refused, was tabled in the House of Representatives, yesterday.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) – Pope Francis said the world was facing a "grave environmental crisis" as he arrived in Kenya on Wednesday on a landmark Africa trip just days before a crucial UN summit aimed at curbing climate change.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – A High Court judge has sentenced four men to 81 years each in prison after they were found guilty of murdering a 72 year-old woman four year ago.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Police say they are seeing “a worrying trend” in murder figures across the island.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – A 61-year-old farmer was yesterday killed in a hit-and-run on the Gilnock main road in St Elizabeth.
CLARENDON, Jamaica — The police yesterday arrested a man after reportedly finding a gun and several rounds of ammunition in a section of a house in the New Town community of Hayes, Clarendon.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) – Pope Francis landed in Kenya's capital Nairobi Wednesday on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa, with huge crowds, choirs and dancers waiting to greet him.
WEST VIRGINIA, United States (AP) — A man from Jamaica has pleaded guilty in West Virginia federal court to conspiring to scam US citizens through an international lottery scheme.