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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...
- Reggae Boys up to places to 59 on FIFA Ladder Jamaica’s Reggae Boys moved up two places to 59th in the latest FIFA/Coca Cola world rankings. Jamaica remains the top team in the English speaking Caribbean and fifth in Concacaf. Caribbean neighbors Trinidad and Tobago who sent USA packing from... Read More
- Seven charged for lottery scamming The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) is reporting that seven people who were two weeks ago arrested during an operation in sections of St James and Westmoreland, have been charged for lottery scamming. Reports are that on... Read More
- Reggae Artist Leroy Gibbons shot and wounded Police are investigating the circumstances under which Reggae Artist Leroy Gibbons was shot and wounded by gunmen on Port Henderson Road popularly called back road in Portmore St Catherine this morning. Gibbons who underwent a surgery is... Read More
- Denham Town declared second Zone of Special Operations Government has declared Denham Town in West Kingston as the second Zone of Special Operations under the Law Reform Act. The announcement was made by Police Commissioner George Quallo at a press conference at Jamaica House this morning. He said 12... Read More
- Nuh Falla Bad Company Peace March Reggae Peace Ambassador D-Medz will lead Clarendonians in a walk for peace dubbed the Nuh Falla Bad Company Peace March on Monday, October 16, National Heroe’s Day in the Clarendon capital, May Pen. The Nuh Falla Bad Company Peace March will start... Read More
- Third escapee from Linstead lock-up recaptured The police have now recaptured three of the six prisoners, who escaped from lock-up at the Linstead Police Station in St Catherine on Wednesday. The third man — 28-year-old Ezroy Cohen, who was charged with burglary and rape — was held yesterday... Read More