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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday revealed that the Chinese government has indicated an interest in rolling out major investments in the Caymanas Economic Zone. Addressing Parliament last night, Holness said that his working visit to China...
A chorus of outrage and condemnation erupted five days before Christmas in 2013 after news broke that gunmen had shot and killed a district constable and wounded one of his colleagues, a female corporal, as they attempted to arrest a wanted man in...
Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis divulged a shocker yesterday during a meeting of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) when she revealed that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) submitted to the education ministry variation costs in...
The prosecution’s star witness has rejected suggestions by a defence attorney that he lied in his sworn testimony against Tesha Miller, who is accused of ordering the 2008 murder of then chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, Douglas...
Acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Dr Grace McLean, has admitted to breaches in implementation contracts amounting to $218 million carried out by Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) to build and expand...
- Shelly takes the gold Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, the ‘Pocket Rocket’ won the 100 metres at the World Championships in Moscow, Russia a short while ago. This is the second time in her illustrious career that the Olympic champion was winning the 100 metres at the World... Read More
- Kirani James for 400m finals Grenada’s Kirani James clocked 44.81s to qualify for the final of the men’s 400m. James the defending World Champion was pushed to the line by the Dominican Republic’s Luguelin Santos in 44.83s for second and Pavel Maslak was third in 44.84s.... Read More
- Major reform for U.S justice system The Obama administration has unveiled a major reform of the criminal justice system, dropping mandatory minimum sentences in certain drug cases. Such terms will not be imposed for non-violent drug offenders with any gang or cartel ties, Attorney... Read More
- U.S sugar hypocrisy A major think tank has accused the United States of hypocrisy in its sugar policy towards the Caribbean. The Council on Hemispheric Affairs says while Washington pushes economic openness for other nations, including the Caribbean, it actively... Read More
- Changes coming for the justice system In a bid to reduce the backlog in court cases the Jamaican Government will be strengthening its case management system within the justice system. The aim according to Justice Minister Mark Golding is to have the parties go to criminal proceedings... Read More
- Agri Enforcement Team in Clarendon Health officials, along with members of the Agri Enforcement Team of the Island Special Constabulary Force in Clarendon, are clamping down on the illegal slaughtering of animals and the sale of meat in the parish. Four persons, including a woman... Read More