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Six members of parliament (MPs) from both sides of the political divide could soon face legal charges for breaches of Jamaica’s anti-corruption laws. Case files for all six lawmakers have already been referred to Director of Corruption Prosecution...
1 New Economic Growth and Job Creation Ministry will ensure that investments are rapidly facilitated to avoid government obstacles and duplication or working at cross purposes. This ministry will cultivate public-private partnerships to bring...
Daniel Farquharson would have celebrated his 60th birthday today. But unforeseen tragedy claimed his life. The pig farmer and mechanic died yesterday afternoon from injuries he sustained in the massive explosion that destroyed Heaven’s FESCO gas...
Four years after he led the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to the thinnest electoral majority in the country’s political history, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has significantly improved his national standing and is now being viewed as “the country’s...
A report that is now before the Integrity Commission has seemingly made a number of “adverse recommendations” involving key players in the multimillion-dollar scandal that was uncovered at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. But according to...
- Marijuana Vaping Product Sales Sink Amid Lung Disease Scare Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what’s causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-... Read More
- Opposition Accuses Government Of Blackmail Guyana main Opposition People's Progressive Party says the announcement of a March 2, 2020 election and a call to return to parliament is an attempt by the Government to blackmail the Opposition. According to the PPP, there is no valid link... Read More
- Flash Flood Warning Extended For South-Eastern And South-Central Parishes The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has extended the flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Clarendon, St Catherine, Kingston and St Andrew, and St Thomas. It has also continued the flash flood watch for low-lying and... Read More
- World Championships Seek Bolt Successor The first World Athletics Championships of the post-Usain Bolt era, get under way Friday with the sport desperately seeking a new superstar as it tackles a slew of ongoing doping controversies. More than 2,000 athletes from over 200 countries... Read More
- Earthquake Shakes Eastern Indonesia, Kills At Least 20 A strong earthquake Thursday killed at least 20 people and damaged a bridge, a hospital and other buildings on one of Indonesia’s less populated islands. Parts of a building at an Islamic university collapsed in Am-bon, the capital of Malu-ku... Read More
- Guyana Goes To The Polls March 2020 President David Granger has announced March 2, 2020 as the date for fresh regional and general elections, more than a year after his coalition Government was defeated in an Opposition — inspired motion of no-confidence. The Guyana Elections... Read More