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Una-May Gordon, director of the climate change division in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, has dismissed as "premature" questions about the range of penalties/sanctions for persons or institutions that run afoul of the pending ban...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has confirmed that the governments of Jamaica and the United States (US) are in talks over a new information-sharing agreement, but has denied that there is a rift between the two countries....
Within a few weeks, motorists should experience an ease in the traffic congestion caused by the recent closure of the Portia Simpson Miller Square (Three Miles) in St Andrew, with the construction of a bypass road now under way.Yesterday, the...
Education minister Ruel Reid is seeking to allay the fears of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) that the Government is set to change the operations of the well-respected National Council on Education.Since 1993, the National Council on...
Years after it was first proposed, the Jamaica Teaching Council Bill - which will provide for the establishment of a governing body for the profession as well as a regime for the licensing and registration of all government-paid teachers - is now...
- 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