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"It's ridiculous that Jamaica is just so non-progressive, it's just an evil, evil place," said Abigail Pinnock, claiming that her father was being threatened because of jealousy and "bad mind". "The media can really mek yuh tink seh this is a really selfish tief and it is really not true!" she said.
A major infrastructural programme about to be rolled out by the Government will tap into smart technology and be anchored on a rigorous maintenance regime. Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday unveiled the Greater Infrastructure Development...
Charging that claims by Karl Samuda, minister with responsibility for education, that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) had no challenges in its daily operations at this time, Peter Bunting, the opposition spokesman, said that the school’s...
United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kingston yesterday evening amid a clamour of controversy in CARICOM, but Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson Smith rolled out the welcome mat and delivered a sharp retort to the...
When Opposition Member of Parliament for South East St Ann, Lisa Hanna, repeatedly refused an order to sit down yesterday afternoon, it was evident that Speaker Pearnel Charles Sr was facing open mutiny in the House of Representatives. With his...
- 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