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The increased police patrols in the Cedar Valley and Barbican Road communities of St Andrew in the wake of the killing of two men and shooting of three other persons Thursday evening have seemingly failed to assuage the fear that has now gripped...
Two arrested in anti-scamming operations Thirty-two-year-old Jermaine Brown, otherwise called ‘Jail Bud’, of Montego West Village in St James, has been charged with possession of identity information with intent following an operation in sections...
BAUTA (AP): After two decades of relative stability fuelled by cheap Venezuelan oil, shortages of food and medicine have once again become a serious daily problem for millions of Cubans. Stores no longer routinely stock eggs, flour, chicken,...
A lack of appreciation or recognition of the value of social work is frustrating hundreds of persons trained in the field as they find it hard to land jobs locally. Eva Forde, president of the Jamaica Association of Social Workers (JASW), said...
CARACAS (AP): As Venezuela’s reliance on Russia grows amid the country’s unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin’s point man in Caracas is pushing back on the United States revival of a doctrine used for generations to justify military interventions in...
- Suriname And Kuwait Sign US$17 Million Loan Agreement According to a press release from the Kuwait Fund for Arab Development, on March 31, a loan agreement was signed in Paramaribo between Suriname and Kuwait. The fund will make available a loan of Kuwaiti Dinars (KD) 5 million (equivalent to about US... Read More
- Petrojam’s Management Barred, From Making Donations To Social Enterprises Petrojam's management will no longer be allowed to directly make donations, to social enterprises following revelations about questionable sponsorships made by the entity.Those donations will now be channeled through the Jamaica Social Investment... Read More
- NCB To Establish A New Banking Division Organisational changes are coming at National Commercial Bank - effective Friday April 5, the Retail and Corporate Banking Divisions will be consolidated.The combined division will be called the Consumer, SME and Corporate Banking Division.It will... Read More
- PNP Banks On Crawford, Despite Poor Poll Showing THE Opposition People's National Party (PNP) is still banking on its candidate, Damion Crawford, to win tomorrow's parliamentary by-election in Portland Eastern, despite three recent opinion polls showing the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Ann-Marie... Read More
- Walters Renews Calls For Synthetic Track At Edwin Allen With a sixth-straight title and seventh in eight years now in the bag, Edwin Allen's Principal Everton Walters has reiterated his call for a synthetic track to be laid at the school situated in Frankfield, in the hills of northern Clarendon.CEO of... Read More
- Prostate Cancer Death Rates Stabilising Death rates from prostate cancer — the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men — have stabilised or declined in dozens of countries since the turn of the century, the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday.In 33 of 44 countries surveyed, the... Read More