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The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) added 67 correctional officers to its ranks last year but still finished the year with 66 fewer officers as overworked and under-paid warders retired, resigned or died.According to 2017 Economic and...
Farmers who supply crops to local exporters can expect a greater level of scrutiny due to the implementation of more stringent regulations by foreign governments aimed at protecting their consumers.With the introduction of the Food Safety...
The Ministry of Labour issued 18 work permits to plumbers from overseas last year, sparking concerns locally about the ease with which foreigners are being allowed to take jobs from Jamaicans.Eighty electricians, 23 mechanics, and 30 welders were...
Western Bureau:The Police High Command has issued an appeal to the men and women of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to seek help when they are undergoing stress.Reacting to the death of Senior Superintendent Dermot Lawrence, who is believed to have...
HIV prevalence among Jamaica's female sex workers is continuing the steady decline recorded over the past 10 years, but the intimate partners of these women continue to put themselves at risk by refusing to use condoms.That's according to the...
- Arnett clip Harbour View to stay at the summit of RSPL Defending champions Arnett Gardens remain at the summit of the Red Stripe Premier League following the latest series of matches on Sunday. Arnett clipped the “Stars of the East’ Harbour View 2-1 to move to 26 points, five clear of Portmore United.... Read More
- Zimbabwe officially declares Mugabe national holiday Zimbabwe has officially declared February 21 to be Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, thereby making the former president's birthday a public holiday. New President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a cabinet this week. Mr Mugabe... Read More
- Unidentified woman found dead in St James Police in St James are now probing the murder of a Caucasian woman whose bloodied body was discovered with her throat slashed in bushes near to the Long Hill main road in St James on Saturday morning. The body is believed to be in its 20's, with... Read More
- Jamaica's Davina Bennett Is Second Runner Up To Miss Universe 2017 Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennett has been declared second runner up to the 2017 Miss Universe. Bennett, emerged from a field of 92 contestants from across the globe. Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was declared the winner and Miss... Read More
- Prince Harry to marry girlfriend Meghan Markle next year Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle. The prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Ms Markle in spring 2018 and they will live at Nottingham Cottage in Kensington Palace, London. The couple, who have been... Read More
- Policeman in St. Ann reportedly kills himself A policeman reportedly killed himself at his home in Exchange, Ocho Rios on Sunday evening. Corporal Hewie Green was found dead minuites after 7pm with what appeared to be a single bullet wound. Neighbours reportedly heard a shot coming from the... Read More