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The Ministry of Labour issued 18 work permits to plumbers from overseas last year, sparking concerns locally about the ease with which foreigners are being allowed to take jobs from Jamaicans.Eighty electricians, 23 mechanics, and 30 welders were...
Western Bureau:The Police High Command has issued an appeal to the men and women of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to seek help when they are undergoing stress.Reacting to the death of Senior Superintendent Dermot Lawrence, who is believed to have...
HIV prevalence among Jamaica's female sex workers is continuing the steady decline recorded over the past 10 years, but the intimate partners of these women continue to put themselves at risk by refusing to use condoms.That's according to the...
The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) added 67 correctional officers to its ranks last year but still finished the year with 66 fewer officers as overworked and under-paid warders retired, resigned or died.According to 2017 Economic and...
A woman wept uncontrollably outside the Supreme Court building in downtown Kingston recently after her lawyer told her that the first available date for the trial of her lawsuit would be in 2022."How can that be?" the woman queried, as she threw her...
- 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