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16-y-o boy held in relation to 8-y-o girl’s killing in Denham Town 

A teenage boy has been implicated in the murder of eight-year-old Toya Brown in Denham Town, West Kingston on May 6 this year.

Shaggy makes US visa appeal for Bounty and Beenie 

Even as most Jamaicans celebrated the Bounty-Beenie clash as part of the Verzuz series as a bonafide touchstone moment in dancehall history, Grammy-winning artiste Shaggy injected a note of gravitas into all the euphoria, making an appeal to the Holness administration to lobby the US government to reissue work visas of the two icons.

COVID-19: Here’s what you need to know today

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infections worldwide surpassed 5.3 million while 344,964 people across 196 countries and territories have died.

Officials wrong to order deportation of Jamaican-born man, says US court

CONNECTICUT, United States (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a decision by immigration authorities to deport a Connecticut man because he was convicted of felony assault 19 years ago, when he was 18, despite state officials having pardoned him.

Work on Portland leg of highway continuing despite budget cut

THE Portland leg of the Southern Coast Highway Improvement Project is continuing at a fast pace despite a $6.6-billion cut in the amount the Government allocated to spend on the massive road programme this fiscal year.

Ascot High student gunned down in Trench Town 

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Norville Hall, a 15-year-old Ascot High School student, who was killed by gunmen in his yard on Second Street in Trench Town on Sunday night.