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Several pastors across the island could surrender their marriage officer's licences in protest of a decision by the Registrar General's Department (RGD) to charge them $10,000 to register, plus an annual registration fee.The pastors are also upset...
Since France 1998, Jamaica's qualification for the FIFA World Cup final has been nothing but a dream, and Gregory Park, St Catherine, resident Jason 'Buzz' McDonald is adamant that this is because of a lack of planning.According to McDonald, the...
Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips is calling for the immediate resignation of Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley for what he has described as "the mother of all scandals" at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam."It has all the ingredients of all...
Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid and Ann Marie Vaz, wife of West Portland Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz, were among four caretakers confirmed by the Central Executive of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) yesterday.Reid was confirmed as the JLP...
WESTERN BUREAU:Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has expressed disappointment that the amended plea-bargaining system introduced last April in an effort to reduce the backlog of cases in Jamaica's courts has not achieved the success that he had...
- Alia at it again Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson has advanced to the semi-finals of the 100 metre breaststroke at the World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. She finished third in her heat early Monday morning, clocking 1.07 seconds to progress 10th fastest overall... Read More
- Israel and Palestine resumes peace talk Israel and Palestine are set to resume talks on reaching a peace deal today after negotiations fell apart three years ago. Talks are slated to get underway on Monday evening in Washington between senior aides to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas... Read More
- 16 year old charged The Major Investigation Taskforce has charged a 16-year-old suspect in connection with the July 19, 2013 shooting death of two men along Spanish Town Road in St. Catherine and for stealing a motorcar…The victims Ramone Edwards and Troydon Whyte were... Read More
- Rita Marley goes Ghana Rita Marley, widow of pop icon Bob Marley, will be made an honorary citizen of Ghana on August 1, that country's celebration of Emancipation Day. A statement from the Marley Foundation says Marley will also receive a Ghanaian passport from the... Read More
- 38 dead in Italy coach crash A coach has plunged off a flyover in southern Italy leaving at least 38 people dead in the country's worst road accident for decades. The coach hit several vehicles before smashing through a barrier and toppling down a steep slope near the town of... Read More
- Father Charles Brown still missing Investigators are to question two men who have been detained in connection with the disappearance of retired Roman Catholic priest, Charles Brown. The men were picked up Sunday afternoon by detectives who are searching for clues which could lead... Read More