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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw has announced plans to establish a micro stock exchange, to complement the junior stock exchange. Shaw says the micro stock exchange will target micro and medium enterprises...
Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the...
The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was "retired" as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The...
It is likely that charges could be laid against a disgruntled licensed firearm holder who brandished his gun inside the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Half-Way Tree yesterday, allegedly pointing it at security personnel.According to Dahlia...
It is Kelly Magnus' dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will...
- UN says death toll in Syria rises In international news, more than 100,000 people have been killed in the conflict in Syria, according to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Mr. Ban was speaking at UN headquarters in New York alongside US Secretary of State John Kerry. Both men... Read More
- MOL meets with security guards The Monymusk, Bernard Lodge and Frome sugar factories are currently meeting at the Ministry of Labour to discuss their termination. The labour ministry intervened in the matter following days of protests by the security guards. The 132 security... Read More
- LIAT has apologised Rregional airline LIAT has apologised to customers for its “numerous” flight delays and cancellations over the past few weeks and has sought to give explanations. In a statement to the media, LIAT said the disruptions were caused by a combination of... Read More
- Tropical Storm Dorian continues to strengthen over the Atlantic Tropical Storm Dorian continues to strengthen over the Atlantic. At 5 AM Tropical Storm Dorian was located near Latitude 15.6 degrees north and Longitude 34.5 degrees west or about 1,125 kilometres west of the Cape Verde Islands. Dorian is moving... Read More
- NSWMA dismissed calls Jennifer Edwards, Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA, has dismissed calls from Jamaica Labour Party affiliate, the Women's Freedom Movement (WFM) for her to resign, as a political ploy. The group made the call... Read More
- 78 killed in Spain crash One of the drivers of a train which derailed in north-western Spain killing at least 78 passengers has been put under formal investigation. Security camera footage showed the Madrid to Ferrol train hurtling around a bend before flipping on to its... Read More