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Jamaica-born neonatologist Dr Rosemary Moodie has been appointed a senator in the Canadian parliament in Ontario.  Moodie, who was raised in Kingston, is a clinical teacher and an associate professor of paediatrics....

  President of the Court of Appeal Justice Dennis Morrison is hoping that the court will reach its full complement in less than two years. Morrison made the declaration while speaking at the official opening of the newly expanded Court of...

Jamaica’s ace female swimmer, Alia Atkinson, clocked 29.05 seconds to win gold in the 50 metres breaststroke at the 2018 FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China today. Atkinson, the world-record holder in the event...

Jamaica has adopted the United Nations' Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The resolution was adopted at the UN's Intergovernmental Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, which was held from December 10-11. It received the...

The police are advising members of the public to expect delays while traversing Washington Boulevard due to work being conducted by the National Water Commission (​NWC) in the vicinity of Cooreville Gardens. As a result of the works, the westbound...

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – People who knowingly infect others with HIV could face criminal prosecution if the government accepts the recommendations of a parliamentary committee established to review several pieces of legislation including the...

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit...

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making...

LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmakers forced a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May for Wednesday, throwing U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt. May vowed to fight for the leadership of her party...

The tourism sector has once again come under fire. This time resorts have been accused of paying out big money to victims of sexual assault to stay silent.The plight of several women was highlighted in an article titled "Jamaica resorts covered up...

United Nations Resident Coordinator Bruno Pouezat has called for Jamaica to work on building its rule-of-law institutions; equality for all; and transparent, participatory and accountable governance as practical steps to securing human rights for...

The Opposition has voted against extending the three States of Public Emergency. After a lengthy debate of more than three hours, all 33 government MPs voted in favour of extending the measures in St James, Kingston and the St Catherine North...

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has announced that as of April 1, employees will start paying more in deductions for the National Insurance Scheme.
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