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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is encouraging Jamaica to take immediate steps to address public-sector governance shortcomings. The IMF’s executive board made the call in its fifth review of Jamaica’s performance under the standby agreement...
Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has raised concerns about the fall-off in recent years in the number of Jamaicans vaccinated against measles even as he sought to assure the country that no imported case of the disease has been recorded. In a...
Jamaica’s Constitutional Court has ordered that well-known Montego Bay businessman Patrick Chung must stand trial for allegedly having sex with his daughter over a nine-year period beginning in 1986 when she was 13 years old. Further, the panel of...
The parents of 41-year-old teacher Samuel Martin, who went missing last Friday, have said that despite his car being found and no leads days after his disappearance, they are remaining optimistic for the safe return of their son. “I am still...
Manchester: Workers at the Better Taste Bakery in Williamsfield, Manchester, yesterday struggled to carry out routine tasks as a main ingredient was missing. The staff found the going rough as they tried desperately to come to terms with the...
- White House Culture Jam :August 17 THREE organisations based in New York and the United Kingdom will present a live show next week aimed at discouraging domestic violence. DJT Promotions and Sunlight Productions from New York, and Global Harmony, a charity organisation from the UK,... Read More
- Andrew Riley for finals Andrew Riley qualified for the men’s 110m hurdles final after clocking 13.30s for fourth in Heat 2 of the semi-finals today. Earlier Hansle Parchment who ran in Heat 1 of the men’s 110m hurdles was third at one point in the race, before he hit the... Read More
- Fire at Venezuela oil refinery A lightning strike is being blamed for triggering a huge fire at one of Venezuela’s oil refinery yesterday. The incident took place in the town of Puerto La Cruz, prompting residents to evacuate the area immediately. The blaze was contained by fire... Read More
- St. Andrew man and 14-year old boy in custody A St. Andrew man and a 14-year old boy have been taken into custody by the St. Thomas Police following the seizure of an illegal firearm. The gun was found Sunday while a wake was in progress in Rowlandsfield. Reports are that at about 4:00 o'clock... Read More
- Ruffi-Ann makes her European debut REGGAE artiste Ruffi-Ann makes her European debut at Reggae Sundance at the E3 -Strand Eersel in the Netherlands today. "This will be my first time performing in Europe and I plan to make the most of it," she said. Also included in the line-up are... Read More
- Usain Bolt: Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Triple World Record holder Usain Bolt says he is keen on making his first ever appearance at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014. There will be no major Athletics championships next year, and Bolt is considering his options after he won the 100m... Read More