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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...
- Train crash driver slated to appear in court today 52-year –old Francisco Jose Garzon de Amo the driver of a train which derailed in Santiago de Compostela is slated to appear before a court today after 80 persons were killed. Spanish media reported that the train driver stated “I’ve messed it up, I... Read More
- Disgruntled security guards vow to continue protest Disgruntled security guards who were employed to the Pan Caribbean Sugar Company have vowed to continue their protest action until they are reinstated. The workers were sent home on discretionary leave on Sunday by the company. However, the security... Read More
- Roger to intervene The Minister of Agriculture has intervened in a dispute involving farmers from the Plantain Garden River Agro Park in the eastern parish of St Thomas, the Fred Jones Estate and the Sugar Transformation Unit, (STU). On Wednesday, Roger Clarke,... Read More
- Lady Saw warms behind the screens Patrons at Tuesday's Behind the Screens live series witnessed a performance that will stay in their minds for some time. Dancehall diva Lady Saw was guest performer at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records Lounge. She delivered a typically raunchy and... Read More
- 13 yr old LaTonya Williams missing Thirteen-year-old LaTonya Williams of Savoy Crescent, Manchester has been missing from home since July 23. She is of dark complexion, slim build and about five-feet-one-inch tall. Information received is that LaTonya left home about 7:30 pm for an... Read More
- Teenager remains in stable condition The teenager who was shot and injured on the compound of Cornwall College in Montego Bay, St. James, remains in stable condition in hospital. A source at the school confirmed that he was shot in both hands and feet. The shooting took place about 12... Read More