16-year-old boy among 5 dead in motorcycle crashes at the weekend
16-year-old boy among 5 dead in motorcycle crashes at the weekend

Four males died in a motor vehicle crash in Westmoreland on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, a 16-year-old boy died following a three-vehicle crash on the Bickersteth main road in St. James on Saturday. Dead is Kyno Atkins of Johnson Common in Bickersteth.

St. Catherine North Police recover car stolen in St. Ann; two men arrested
St. Catherine North Police recover car stolen in St. Ann; two men arrested

This brings to 5 the number of stolen motor vehicles recovered by that division over the past 3 months. Commanding Officer Superintendent Hopton Nicholson, says two men who were occupying the stolen car, have been taken into custody.

Health Minister says majority of the people who visit A&E departments are treated and sent home
Health Minister says majority of the people who visit A&E departments are treated and sent home

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says the majority of the 410,000 people who visit accident and emergency departments are treated and sent home. Dr. Tufton notes that not all the 24 A&E departments in the island can provide all the care that patients require. As such, there is a system to assess

Health Minister assures that health care service offered at clinics will be improved to ease the pressure off hospitals
Health Minister assures that health care service offered at clinics will be improved to ease the pressure off hospitals

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has assured that government is taking steps to improve services offered at primary health centres, or clinics, so that more patients can get treatment there and reduce the burden on hospitals.

The matter was raised last evening, during a social media live forum

St. Ann restaurant supervisor charged with theft of over $3M worth of patties and coco bread
St. Ann restaurant supervisor charged with theft of over $3M worth of patties and coco bread

Police have charged a St. Ann restaurant supervisor, in connection with the alleged theft of patties and coco bread, amounting to more than 3 million dollars in losses.

34 year-old Shana Llewelyn, of Exchange, in Ocho Rios in St. Ann, is charged with larceny as a servant and simple larceny.

Senate approves establishment of National Natural Disaster Reserve Fund
Senate approves establishment of National Natural Disaster Reserve Fund

The Senate on Friday approved the establishment of a National Natural Disaster Reserve Fund. 

The fund aims to strengthen the country's disaster risk management framework.

Health Ministry aiming to double annual blood donations, with new awareness campaign
Health Ministry aiming to double annual blood donations, with new awareness campaign

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will be ramping up its awareness regarding the importance of donating blood in an effort to move the annual 30,000 litres of blood collected on the island to 60,000. Citing data that indicates that a large percentage of potential donors are turned away due to ill health,

PPV drivers urged to drive within the speed limit, in the wake of recent deadly crashes
PPV drivers urged to drive within the speed limit, in the wake of recent deadly crashes

In the wake of recent deadly crashes involving Public Passenger Vehicles (PPVs), the police are urging PPV operators to be mindful of the need to ensure the safety of themselves and their passengers. The call follows Thursday’s crash along the Font Hill main road in St. Elizabeth, which left one man

Beat Officer Patrol Division helping to address traffic congestion and unruly vendors in St. James
Beat Officer Patrol Division helping to address traffic congestion and unruly vendors in St. James

The Beat Officer Patrol Division (BOPD) launched in St. James just over a month ago has been effective in helping to address traffic congestion and unruly vendors.  Commanding Officer for the St. James police division, Superintendent Eron Samuels, noted the initiative's success while providing an update

Vybz Kartel et al retrial hearing to continue next Tuesday
Vybz Kartel et al retrial hearing to continue next Tuesday

The hearing to determine if dance hall artiste Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants will face a retrial has been extended by one day.

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16-year-old boy among 5 dead in motorcycle crashes at the weekend
St. Catherine North Police recover car stolen in St. Ann; two men arrested
Health Minister says majority of the people who visit A&E departments are treated and sent home
Health Minister assures that health care service offered at clinics will be improved to ease the pressure off hospitals
St. Ann restaurant supervisor charged with theft of over $3M worth of patties and coco bread
Senate approves establishment of National Natural Disaster Reserve Fund
Health Ministry aiming to double annual blood donations, with new awareness campaign
PPV drivers urged to drive within the speed limit, in the wake of recent deadly crashes
Beat Officer Patrol Division helping to address traffic congestion and unruly vendors in St. James
Vybz Kartel et al retrial hearing to continue next Tuesday
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Monday, June 17, 2024 Donique Weston News No comments
Four males died in a motor vehicle crash in Westmoreland on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, a 16-year-old boy died following a three-vehicle crash on the Bickersteth main road in St. James on Saturday. Dead is Kyno Atkins of Johnson Common in Bickersteth.
Monday, June 17, 2024 Patrice Walters News No comments
This brings to 5 the number of stolen motor vehicles recovered by that division over the past 3 months. Commanding Officer Superintendent Hopton Nicholson, says two men who were occupying the stolen car, have been taken into custody.
Friday, June 14, 2024 Roger Hasfal Sports No comments
The need to have a private security, as well as providing first class airline tickets, are some of the demands Head of the Phoenix Academy Craig "Bull Head" Butler was demanding for Leon Bailey to make himself available to play for the National team ahead of the upcoming Copa America in the United States.
Friday, June 14, 2024 Wayde Brown Sports No comments
A grand total of $200 million will be pumped into the Jamaica football program by J Wray and Nephew over the next three years.
Friday, June 14, 2024 K'Shema Francis-Pitt Entertainment No comments
A painting of IRIE FM’s DJ Smurf by artist Andy Ballentine was included in the Caribbean American Heritage Month Timeless Passion Art Exhibition at the Miramar Cultural Center last night (June 13).
Friday, June 14, 2024 K'Shema Francis-Pitt Entertainment No comments
Rygin King’s album “Recovery” was officially released today (June 14) and has entered the top 10 on the iTunes Top 100 Reggae Albums Chart.