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Public outcry about costs of the proposed Bernard Lodge city in St Catherine, as well as travel concerns and potential environmental fallout related to urban sprawl beyond the margins of Kingston, has caused Prime Minister Andrew Holness to order a...
With the nation’s courts still hobbled by severe backlog, 1,024 cases have been traversed into the new Easter Term of the downtown Kingston-based Home Circuit Court as only 91 cases were disposed of in the previous term, much to the dismay of...
Cops, residents to meet in Sterling Castle today The police will be meeting with residents of Sterling Castle, St Andrew, at 4 p.m. today to address issues affecting the community following last week's murder of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers....
Western Bureau: A pall of gloom is hanging over John’s Hall, St James, home of two-year-old Sasha-Gaye ‘Munchie’ Dennis, who succumbed to injuries she sustained when she and her 10-year-old sister were mowed down by a motor car along the Howard...
WESTERN BUREAU: Steven Kerr, director of the Human and Community Development Unit at the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), says that more men will begin to gravitate to the teaching profession if their remuneration is boosted by liveable wages...
- CARICOM Issues Statement On Revised EU Blacklist Of Members Of The Community On March 12, 2019, the European Union (EU) issued a revised list of countries purportedly not adhering to tax good governance, which included five members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago and... Read More
- Embattled Ex-Minister To Step Down As JLP Caretaker Discarded Education Minister Ruel Reid has pulled the plug on his foray into representational politics, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has revealed.Further, JLP General Secretary Dr Horace Chang has disclosed that his party, which forms the... Read More
- PNP, JLP Call Off Tuesday's Mass Meetings The People's National Party (PNP) and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) have called off their planned mass meetings for this Tuesday.The announcement made a short while ago in a joint statement signed by Julian Robinson, the general secretary of the... Read More
- $20-m Cocaine Bust At Port Bustamante In Kingston A large quanitity of cocaine was seized at Gordon Cay, Port Bustamante in Kingston on Friday.The police said the drug weighed 109.2 kg and values approximately $20 million.The cocaine was packaged in 95 parcels, which the police reportedly... Read More
- Outgoing ISSA ¬President, Discusses Champs Starter ¬Concerns and Legacy Departing ISSA president Dr Walton Small says that the issues surrounding the electronic starting system implemented at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs) last week should not be seen as a negative but instead as... Read More
- China To Curb All Types Fentanyl Following US Demand China says it will crack down on all types of the synthetic opioid fentanyl, following a plea from the US.All fentanyl-related substances will be added to China's list of controlled narcotic drugs from 1 May, officials said.It follows a pledge... Read More