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At least one trade unionist has pushed back strongly against the wave of growing complaints from employers that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) is biased against them when they have disputes with employees.
As the Ministry of Health moves to create a national policy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages say that the development of the policy must involve industry players.
Western Bureau: Blood washed western Jamaica yesterday as fresh on the heels of Valentine’s Day, lovers’ quarrels ended in death for three persons in St James and St Elizabeth while a female farmer was butchered in Trelawny.
Prince Charles for Caribbean tour next month CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due have a Caribbean tour next month.
Agriculture specialist Nigel Myrie is the new chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Myrie replaces Michael Stern as chairman of the agency.
- NHT Working To Resolve Delays In Obtaining Refunds The National Housing Trust (NHT) has acknowledged that some contributors may be experiencing delays in obtaining their 2011 contribution refunds and is advising those affected that the agency is working with their employers to have the issues... Read More
- Greenwich Win Inaugural Primary Schools Six-a-Side Rally GREENWICH Primary registered a narrow 1-0 penalty shoot-out victory over Windward Road Primary in the final of the inaugural staging of the Kingston and St Andrew Primary Schools Sports Association (KSAPSSA) Six-a-Side Football Rally at the Melrose... Read More
- Two Found Dead In Australian City Two men have died in floodwaters that have forced large-scale evacuations in the Australian city of Townsville.The pair's bodies were found near a park on Tuesday, following what has been described as a "once in a century" flood in the northern... Read More
- Jair Bolsonaro In Semi-Intensive Care After Colostomy Reversal Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is in semi-intensive care following surgery last week to reverse a colostomy performed after he was stabbed on the campaign trail last year.Doctors had drained an accumulation of liquid in the area where the... Read More
- Gov't Moving To Regularise Illegal Taxi Operators Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague says the Government is moving to regularise the “robot” taxi industry by encouraging operators to register as a company with the Transport Authority (TA).He noted that the ministry is also moving to “... Read More
- Suspected Suicide At Savanna-la-Mar Hospital A patient of the Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital in Westmoreland has reportedly committed suicide on the compound.The incident reportedly took place on Saturday on a ward of the type B institution.Details on the incident, which has been... Read More