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Densil Williams, pro vice chancellor of planning at the University of the West Indies (UWI), has thrown his support behind calls by Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Jamaica to move towards economic...
Scores of employees have been resigning from their jobs with the mistaken expectation that they will receive redundancy payments from their employers, a Ministry of Labour official disclosed yesterday."There's a misconception out there among the...
With deplorable road conditions in many parts of rural Jamaica posing serious problems to farmers and motorists, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has begun preliminary talks with the Chinese ambassador to explore areas of support,...
Many fifth- and fourth-form students from high schools across the island have received a confidence boost heading into mathematics and English external exams next month, following yesterday's Youthlink Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC...
The largest biennial trade show in the Caribbean, Expo Jamaica, gets going today, with the opening ceremony slated for 5:30 p.m.Under the theme 'Advancing Breakthoughs', the Jamaica Manu-facturers' Association (JMA) and the Jamaica Exporters'...
- 44 families get keys to new St Catherine homes Forty-four beneficiaries received keys to their new homes at the National Housing Trust’s Berkshire Court housing development located on Brunswick Avenue in St Catherine last Friday. Prime Minister Andrew Holness led the handover of the keys to the... Read More
- OJ Simpson released on parole from Nevada jail The former American football star and actor OJ Simpson has been released on parole after nine years in a Nevada jail. He had been serving time for armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and 10 other charges over a 2007 confrontation at a Las... Read More
- Science ministry spearheads islandwide renewable energy survey The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology says it has engaged Business Research and Agricultural Consultants (BRAC) to prepare a renewable energy penetration survey throughout Jamaica. In a press advertisement published yesterday the... Read More
- Las Vegas shooting: Stephen Paddock kills over 50 people More than 50 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert. A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards an open-air music... Read More
- October 30 date for by-elections Prime Minister Andrew Holness has named Monday, October 30 as the date for three long-awaited parliamentary by-elections. Nomination Day for the polls will be on Monday, October 9. Holness made the announcement on Sunday evening at a mass meeting of... Read More
- Two Arrested In Clarendon Cocaine Bust The Narcotics Police arrested two men for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act in Clarendon earlier this week. Reports are that about 10:30 Monday night, Narcotics Detectives were conducting anti-narcotics operations in the parish, when they... Read More