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KINGSTON — Four hostage takers were collared by the police last evening after they held three women captive in an apartment inside the Haining Mews housing development in Ne

Woman drowns as boat runs aground

NASSAU — One woman drowned this morning after the Haitian sloop she was on ran aground in southern New Providence.
Authorities believe she was in her late 20s.
Dozens more Haitian migrants are now in custody.
According to authorities, Royal Baham

ATM thieves caught on camera

PORT OF SPAIN — A cash reward is being offered to anyone who can assist in identifying and locating six men who can assist in the investigation into the recent spate of debit and credit card fraud to have occurred in commercial bank branches across

Mobile app warns motorists of potholes

KINGSTON — Pothole Positioning System Jamaica, the grand prize winning innovation of the Digital Jam 2.0 Mobile App competition is aimed at reducing the number of road fatalities in Jamaica caused by potholes.
Recognising the problem of potholes in

Turtles crushed during river work

PORT OF SPAIN — Thousands of leatherback hatchlings were crushed to death at the weekend as the Ministry of Works used excavators to redirect the Grande Riviere River, at the north east coast.
The ministry had been called in when the river, running

Baby goes missing from hospital

KINGSTON — Yet another baby – the second in two months – has mysteriously disappeared from the Victoria Jubilee Hospital, sparking renewed concerns within the administrative arm of the country’s largest maternity facility.
Hospital sources confirme

Cell sites hit hard

telecoms firms lose $300 m. to organised theft
KINGSTON — Telecoms firms LIME and Digicel have suffered hundreds of millions of dollars in losses over the past 18 months from thieves who have raided cellular sites across the island, the Jamaica O

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jones: bajans may have to pay more for acces to education services
Barbadians may have to pay more to benefit from education.
This was indicated this morning by Minister of Education Ronald Jones, as he led the resumption of debate on a resolut

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