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At least one trade unionist has pushed back strongly against the wave of growing complaints from employers that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) is biased against them when they have disputes with employees.
As the Ministry of Health moves to create a national policy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages say that the development of the policy must involve industry players.
Western Bureau: Blood washed western Jamaica yesterday as fresh on the heels of Valentine’s Day, lovers’ quarrels ended in death for three persons in St James and St Elizabeth while a female farmer was butchered in Trelawny.
Prince Charles for Caribbean tour next month CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due have a Caribbean tour next month.
Agriculture specialist Nigel Myrie is the new chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Myrie replaces Michael Stern as chairman of the agency.
- MDC lashes out at Mugabe Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has filed a legal challenge to Robert Mugabe's victory in last week's presidential elections. The electoral petition seeks an order for the result to be declared null and void and a new election to be... Read More
- IMAX for the Caribbean Imax, the global 3D cinema enterprise with more than 738 theatres in 53 countries, will expand to another Caribbean territory before it builds a second screen in Trinidad and Tobago. The announcement was made by Ingrid Evelyn Jahra, the chief... Read More
- Raheem Sterling arrested in Liverpool Jamaican born football star Raheem Sterling has been arrested and charged with common assault following an incident in Liverpool last night. The Liverpool winger who spent the night in a jail cell was charged under Section 39 common assault and is... Read More
- Plane crash at Mogadishu Airport An Ethiopian Air Force cargo plane has crashed and caught fire on landing at Mogadishu airport in Somalia. Four of the six crew members on board the aircraft - carrying ammunition for international forces fighting Islamist militants - were killed.... Read More
- Chicken back shortage The current shortage of chicken back in the local retail trade is not likely to be eased for the rest of the year. In recent weeks there has been a shortage of Chicken back, which is widely consumed by poorer Jamaicans. According to Dr. Keith... Read More
- Oxford Mall crime scene The bullet riddled body of a man only identified as “Skinny Man” was found in the Oxford Mall, Downtown Kingston this morning. Residents stumbled upon the body sometime after 10 am and summoned the police to the scene. A motive for the killing has... Read More