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Three Miles Bypass to be Completed in Two Weeks

Jamaica News: The new US$1-million bypass for Three Miles in St. Andrew that is being constructed to help ease traffic congestion in the Corporate Area should be completed within the next two weeks. The two-lane 1.5-kilometres roadway is part of the Government’s overall road development and traffic management programme and will link Chesterfield Drive, off […]

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GIS Day Exposition at UWI Nov. 14

Jamaica News: The National Spatial Data Management Division (NSDMD) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation is inviting the public to attend its 16th annual national Geographic Information System (GIS) Day Exposition, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, on Wednesday, November 14. To be staged under the theme ‘Geospatial Technologies: […]

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Peace and Justice Centres to Offer Gender-Based Violence Training

Jamaica News: Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is to be incorporated in the training programme offered at peace and justice centres across the island. “We are having conversations with the Ministry of Justice for a perpetrator intervention programme, where, through the peace and justice centres, a module will be included on gender-based violence,” said Director of Policy […]

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Gov’t to Consider Recommendations from Youth Parliament

Jamaica News: The Government will be considering recommendations coming out of Monday’s (November 12) staging of the National Youth Parliament. “Coming out of this exercise, for the first time, I will table in Parliament a document that has all your recommendations, so that Parliament can take note of what the youth have to say,” said […]

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Hopewell Community and Sports Centre Can Become Social Hub- Custos Stair

Jamaica News: Custos Rotulorum of Hanover, Hon. Dr. David Stair, says the newly rebuilt and rebranded Hopewell Community and Sport Centre could become the social hub of western Jamaica. “To the management team (of the centre), I implore you to develop sustainable strategies that respond to the needs of persons who use this facility. If […]

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4-H Has Assisted Over 1,600 Youth to Establish Livestock Farms

Jamaica News: The Jamaica 4-H Clubs has assisted more than 1,600 young people across the island to develop livestock farms over the last five years. Speaking with JIS News at the Minard Livestock Show and Beef Festival in Brown’s Town, St. Ann, recently, Executive Director of the Jamaica 4-H Clubs, Dr. Ronald Blake, said that […]

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Cornwall Regional Hospital Gets 44 New Beds

Jamaica News: The Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in Montego Bay, St. James, will now be able to accommodate more inpatients, with the addition of 44 new beds. The 44 beds were officially handed over by Health Minister, Dr. the Hon Christopher Tufton, at a ceremony on the grounds of the hospital on Friday, November 9. […]

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Video: 3 Dead, 2 Critical in Deadly Rosehall Crash

Jamaica News, St James: Three persons have been confirmed dead, including two students from the John Rollins Success Primary School in Rosehall St James, following a motor vehicle accident early this Morning, November 13. Dead are: Kevin Hamilton, Security Guard, grade 1 student  Latisha Williams and grade 5 student Tiana Thompson. Two other children have been […]

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One of Little London Quadruple Murder Suspects Killed by Police in Westmoreland

Jamaica Crime News, Westmoreland:  A man who the police say is one of the suspects in last week’s quadruple murder in Little London, was fatally shot by police during a gunbattle in Westmoreland on Monday, November 13. The dead man has been identified as 38-year-old Leon Smith of Grange Hill, Westmoreland. Police reports are that about […]

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Update: A Case of Mistaken Identity, “Prekeh” Still at Large “Cruz” Killed

Jamaica Crime News, St James: Notorious Gangster Delano “Prekeh” Wilmot has for the third time eluded the police, after he engaged them in a gunbattle that lasted for hours in the Richmond Hill Community of St James, yesterday, November 13. Initial reports were that the feared gangster who has been terrorizing the community was cut down […]

Britney Carter, 16, from St Ann Missing

Britney Carter, 16, from St Ann Missing

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said 16-year-old Britney Carter from Inverness in Alexandria, St Ann, who has been missing since Sunday, November 4. She is of dark complexion, medium build, and is about 168 centimetres (5 feet 6 inches) tall. The JCF said: “Reports are that Britney was last seen leaving home about 9:30am dressed […]