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Una-May Gordon, director of the climate change division in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, has dismissed as "premature" questions about the range of penalties/sanctions for persons or institutions that run afoul of the pending ban...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has confirmed that the governments of Jamaica and the United States (US) are in talks over a new information-sharing agreement, but has denied that there is a rift between the two countries....
Within a few weeks, motorists should experience an ease in the traffic congestion caused by the recent closure of the Portia Simpson Miller Square (Three Miles) in St Andrew, with the construction of a bypass road now under way.Yesterday, the...
Education minister Ruel Reid is seeking to allay the fears of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) that the Government is set to change the operations of the well-respected National Council on Education.Since 1993, the National Council on...
Years after it was first proposed, the Jamaica Teaching Council Bill - which will provide for the establishment of a governing body for the profession as well as a regime for the licensing and registration of all government-paid teachers - is now...
- Ninjaman verdict expected later this week Dancehall artiste Ninjaman will later this week know his fate as prosecutors yesterday began closing arguments in the murder trial for the entertainer and his two co-accus ed. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, along with his son... Read More
- FDA approves 'trackable' pill US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The tablets have an ingestible sensor embedded inside them that records that the medication has been taken. A patch worn by the patient transmits this... Read More
- Livermore banned for 2 years Sprinter Jason Livermore has been banned for two years for violating the rules of Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission. The verdict was handed down by judge, Kent Gammon, chairman of the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel. Gammon said based on... Read More
- US Government submits evidence it says links Mohammad Al Faisal to terrorism The United States Government has submitted to the Jamaica authorities evidence it says links the Cleric Mohammad Al Faisal to terrorism. Al Faisal was arrested last month on an extradition warrant. .Senior Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions... Read More
- UTech Suspends Evening Classes At Western Campus The University of Technology (UTech) has suspended evening classes at its western campus as a result of gun violence in Montego Bay, St James. UTech president, Dr Stephen Vasciannie, yesterday issued a circular advising that classes would be... Read More
- Jason Livermore to learn fate today Jamaica's Commonwealth Games 200 metre bronze medallist Jason Livermore, who faces up to four years if found guilty of a Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) drug violation, will learn his fate today. According to a release from the Ministry of... Read More