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Newly installed Energy Minister Fayval Williams has defended the Jamaican Government’s decision to explore the possibility of shutting down Petrojam’s refinery portfolio and operating as an import terminal if the ageing state-owned entity fail to...
WESTERN BUREAU: Inexpensive fares offered by low-cost carriers are the key reason for the steady increase in tourist arrivals into Sangster International, the airport operator has said. Speaking at a meeting of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce...
Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels, who is representing at least 70 vendors at the Constant Spring Market, has once against filed an injunction to bar the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) from demolishing the facility. The injunction...
Administrators at the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica have agitated for the Government to hike its subvention by 136 per cent to almost $5 billion to cover the salaries of faculty. UTech is now awaiting the results of a staff-verification...
WESTERN BUREAU: Growing scrutiny on crime data and an embarrassing rat infestation exposé at the old Area One headquarters in Montego Bay have caused rank-and-file police in western Jamaica to come under pressure from their...
- Women’s Under-20 Qualifying Tournament continues Group Four of the Caribbean Football Union Women’s Under-20 Qualifying Tournament continues this evening at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex. Jamaica, who is leading the four-team standings, will play Curacao in the opening game at 4 p.m. Then... Read More
- 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