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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday revealed that the Chinese government has indicated an interest in rolling out major investments in the Caymanas Economic Zone. Addressing Parliament last night, Holness said that his working visit to China...
A chorus of outrage and condemnation erupted five days before Christmas in 2013 after news broke that gunmen had shot and killed a district constable and wounded one of his colleagues, a female corporal, as they attempted to arrest a wanted man in...
Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis divulged a shocker yesterday during a meeting of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) when she revealed that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) submitted to the education ministry variation costs in...
The prosecution’s star witness has rejected suggestions by a defence attorney that he lied in his sworn testimony against Tesha Miller, who is accused of ordering the 2008 murder of then chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, Douglas...
Acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr Grace McLean, has admitted to breaches in implementation contracts amounting to $218 million carried out by Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) to build and expand...
- Nearly 8000 Malaria Cases In Sudan Province Doctors in Sudan say the number of malaria cases in North Darfur province has climbed to nearly 8,000 people in less than a month. They are warning that the outbreak in the country’s far-flung west, may persist if the Sudanese government and... Read More
- UN To Go To Venezuela To Investigate Killings The UN Human Rights Council will investigate alleged human rights violations in Venezuela, including executions, disappearances and torture. The forum approved sending a fact-finding mission after a resolution was put forward by Venezuela's... Read More
- PNP Calls For Suitable Location For Police Records Office Opposition spokesman on national security, Fitz Jackson, is calling on the Minister of National Security, Horace Chang, to find a suitable location to temporarily house the Police Records Office. The building, which is located on 34 Duke Street... Read More
- NEPA Warns To Avoid Crocodile Habitats During Heavy Rains The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is advising the public to exercise caution in areas close to crocodile habitats as the heavy rains are likely to displace the animals. According to NEPA, these areas include swamps,... Read More
- Chemical Spill In Rio Cobre Forces Shutdown Of NWC Plant The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that the Spanish Town Treatment Plant in St Catherine has been shut down due to a chemical spill within the Rio Cobre. NWC said customers will experience no water or low water pressures until... Read More
- World Championships Get Under Way The long-awaited, much-anticipated International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships gets going today with six Jamaicans competing. Long jumper Tajay Gayle was the first in action for Jamaica at 8:30 am (... Read More