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Some 20,000 jobs are expected to be generated in five years from the US$3-4 billion Jamaica-Gansu Industrial Park to be constructed in Nain, St Elizabeth, by the state-owned Chinese Jiuquan Iron...
ROSTOV-ON-DON (AP):With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the group stage of the World Cup.The controversial striker, who was making his 100th appearance in his national team's light blue, scored Wednesday to give Uruguay...
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw yesterday served notice that he would be taking steps to close the trade loopholes that Jamaica's trading partners have been abusing to dump goods into the country to the...
She was not placed at the school of her choice, but Somer Wilson will not allow that to distract her from working hard when she moves on to the Holy Childhood High School in St Andrew come September.Wilson was among the four top students at the...
Zayne Glenister was up many nights, wondering where he would be placed after the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) results were announced.He has breathed a sigh of relief, however, having gained a place at Campion College and getting perfect scores...
- Police Constable in custody A police constable is now in custody following the fatal shooting of 21-year-old vendor Christopher Hill in Wesley Crescent, St. Ann on July 12. Police were conducting an operation sometime after 4 am on July 12 when Hill was spotted running away... Read More
- Italian Police Raid Asafa, Sherone, Trainer Hotel Room The Associated Press says, Italian police have raided the hotel where Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson and their Canadian trainer are staying after the two athletes tested positive for banned stimulants. Rooms of the athletes and physical trainer... Read More
- "Ban smoking initiative untidy" Cigarette Company, Carreras is expressing concern that many Jamaicans still do not know what the ban on smoking in public places means, even as it comes into effect today. Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at Carreras, Christopher Brown,... Read More
- Operational challenges at the Minard facility The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising customers served by the Minard Well in Brown’s Town, St. Ann, that the disruption they are experiencing is as a result of operational challenges at the Minard facility. The NWC is assuring customers... Read More
- The long awaited "Bossy" trial The long awaited trial for Dancehall Entertainer Vybz Kartel who is charged with the murder of Portmore businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton is slated to get underway today after several delays. A 12-member jury was selected last week, and the... Read More
- Peter Bunting defends ‘Dudus Biography’ statements National Security Minister Peter Bunting has defended statements he made in a documentary featuring Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke’s rise to power in Tivoli Gardens on the Biography channel last week. Minister Bunting who was speaking at a PNP Milk River... Read More