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Jamaica’s Valiant clinches his first MOBO award in category of Best Caribbean Music Act

Jamaica’s Dancehall artist, Valiant, clinched his first Music of Bank Origin (MOBO) award in the category of Best Caribbean Music Act at the 26th edition of the award show.

Jamaica grapples with unsolved cases of missing children

14.7 per cent of the total 1027 children of Jamaica are still missing over the period of January to December 2023; 875 have returned safely to their homes as per the reports shared by The Child Protection and Family Services Agency. 

Jamaican Police Constable killed on duty in accident, motorist in custody

The Police Constable of Jamaica succumbed to his injuries as he was hit by a motorist on the Edward Seage Highway. The incident occurred while he was performing his duty, which resulted in his death. 

Jamaica: Missing land surveyor Collin Watts found dead

The dead boy of 52-year-old Collin Watts, a land surveyor and a resident of Hanbury, near Ingleside, was found in bushes in the upscale Mandeville community on Wednesday, 31st January 2024. 

Jamaica: 19-year-old Marlon Samuels held for abduction and sexual assault attempt

19-year-old Marlon Samuels, resident of Flamstead Gardens, was charged with multiple offences, which include forcible abduction, attempted rape and sexual touching of a child on Wednesday. 

Jamaica: 26-year-old Alton Vernon charged for sexually abusing underage cousin

26-year-old Alton Vernon of Jamaica alias ‘Beco’ from the parish has been charged with the offence of sexually abusing his 7-year-old cousin. It is to be noted that the incident took place on Saturday. 

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi consolidates relations with Jamaica

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Jamaica with the aim of establishing a stronger partnership with the Caribbean nation to develop collective strategies and cooperate in multiple ways.

Jamaican police arrests suspect promptly following the murder of Enrico Chambers

The police officials of Westmoreland, Jamaica took instant action and apprehended the 18-year-old suspect soon after the occurrence of the incident.

EXCLUSIVE: Jamaica Football Federation introduces eight footballers

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) introduced its boys and shared the achievements of the players, representing the nation at the international level.

Jamaican PM Andrew Holness, Japanese Ambassador Discuss Development and Trade

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness recently met with the Ambassador of Japan to Jamaica – Atsumi Yasuhiro.

Jamaica PM Holness announces, section of Harbour View highway to be opened for traffic

As per the update by the PM, the Grants Pen and Mezgar section of the Harbour View highway will be open for vehicular traffic shortly.

Jamaica PM Andrew Holness meets High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell

Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, is currently in Brussels, Belgium, to attend the III EU-CELAC Summit.