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"It's ridiculous that Jamaica is just so non-progressive, it's just an evil, evil place," said Abigail Pinnock, claiming that her father was being threatened because of jealousy and "bad mind". "The media can really mek yuh tink seh this is a really selfish tief and it is really not true!" she said.
A major infrastructural programme about to be rolled out by the Government will tap into smart technology and be anchored on a rigorous maintenance regime. Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday unveiled the Greater Infrastructure Development...
Charging that claims by Karl Samuda, minister with responsibility for education, that the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) had no challenges in its daily operations at this time, Peter Bunting, the opposition spokesman, said that the school’s...
United States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Kingston yesterday evening amid a clamour of controversy in CARICOM, but Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Kamina Johnson Smith rolled out the welcome mat and delivered a sharp retort to the...
When Opposition Member of Parliament for South East St Ann, Lisa Hanna, repeatedly refused an order to sit down yesterday afternoon, it was evident that Speaker Pearnel Charles Sr was facing open mutiny in the House of Representatives. With his...
- 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