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Kemar Lawrence scored a masterful goal in the 87th minute to give Jamaica a 1-0 win over Mexico in the semi-finals at the of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup and place them into...Kemar Lawrence scored a masterful goal in the 87th minute to give Jamaica a 1-0 win over Mexico in the semi-finals at the of the 2017...

It appears that another leadership race is brewing in the People's National Party (PNP). The Gleaner-Power 106 News Centre understands that a flyer which shows the member of parliament for St Catherine South, Fitz Jackson, campaigning...

Two people over 50 years old die in separate motor car crashes this morning. In the first incident, the police report that 57-year-old Clive McKenzie of Steer Town, St Ann died when his Toyota motor car collided with a Honda Civic about 12:25 a.m....

UNITED NATIONS, CMC –The United Nations health agency has warned that the spread of an HIV strain resistant to some of the most widely used medicines could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection in the Caribbean...

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio overnight found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant...

With the 25th staging of the annual reggae Sumfest festival coming to a close, organisers of the event are particularly pleased that they have had an incident free event. With controversial artistes like Tommy Lee Sparta, Alkaline and Mavado...

The National Executive Council of the People's National Party (PNP) has unanimously passed a resolution for the holding of a selection conference to determine the candidate to replace Portia Simpson Miller in the St Andrew South Western...

Sadan Mullings, the Hanover man who was wanted for at least 15 murders mainly in western parishes, was shot and killed in Westmoreland this morning in what has been described as a fierce gunbattle with police. According to police sources, after the...

The National Works Agency (NWA) is spending approximately $50 million to repair a number of roadways in St Catherine. According to Communication Manager at the NWA Stephen Shaw, a total of 31 roadways across the parish are to be renovated,...

​A teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with one of two illegal firearms seized by the Duhaney Park Police early this morning. He has been identified as 19-year-old Jevaun Hibbert of Sherlock Crescent, in Duhaney Park, St Andrew...

The Gleaner/Power106 News Centre understands that the 15 guns and over 4,000 rounds of ammunition seized at a shipping company in Newport West this week was destined for a gang based in Drews Land, in St Andrew. Law enforcement officials...

Christopher Taylor won Jamaica's first gold medal at the X1X Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo, Peru today.     Competing in the half lap event for the first time at an international meet, the Taylor clocked...

State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Floyd Green, has dismissed claims that the Ministry has cancelled the August intake for the National Youth Service (NYS). The NYS provides summer jobs for high school and tertiary students. But messages...

Digicel’s Chairman, Denis O’Brien, wants telecoms operators to be given a share of revenues from advertising and over-the-top (OTT) services so they can fund broadband networks in developing countries. OTT is a term used to describe...

Developing a dependable health information system is an important undertaking of the Government in enhancing public health services in Jamaica, says Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton.The minister was speaking at the handing over of 10 desktop...

The Westmoreland police sergeant held in his uniform in a late-night Hanover drug bust has been granted bail in the sum of $5 million. Forty-four-year-old Christopher McDaniel was offered bail when he appeared in the Hanover Parish Court on Friday...
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