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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw has announced plans to establish a micro stock exchange, to complement the junior stock exchange. Shaw says the micro stock exchange will target micro and medium enterprises...
Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the...
The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was "retired" as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The...
It is likely that charges could be laid against a disgruntled licensed firearm holder who brandished his gun inside the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Half-Way Tree yesterday, allegedly pointing it at security personnel.According to Dahlia...
It is Kelly Magnus' dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will...
- 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