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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...
- Caribbean Netball Tourney cancelled The 2017 Senior Caribbean Netball Tournament, which was scheduled for October 9-15 in St Lucia, has been cancelled. The decision was taken on Thursday by International Netball Federation. A release issued stated that "due to the... Read More
- Razor B wins big at CME Awards Dancehall artiste Razor B is upbeat about his recent win at the Caribbean Music & Entertainment Awards (CME). He won the awards Reggae Exclusive Trailblazer and International Reggae Artiste. The awards were handed out on Sunday, September 24 at... Read More
- US 'to pull staff from Cuba over attacks' The US is to pull most of its staff from its embassy in Cuba, after reports that staff suffered "sonic attacks". The US is withdrawing about 60% of its embassy staff in response to attacks on diplomats. It is also warning Americans not to visit the... Read More
- Man Burnt To Death In Trelawny Crash A man was burnt beyond recognition after the car he was driving crashed and burst into flames early this morning on the Salt Marsh main road in Trelawny. Head of Operations at the Police Traffic Division, Superintendent Courtney Cubrie, says the... Read More
- Teen stabbed to death with scissors in NYC high school A Bronx student stabbed a classmate to death with a pair of scissors and seriously injured another inside their high school this morning. Investigators believe an 18-year-old plunged the tool into a 15- and 16-year-old around 10:50 a.m. on campus.... Read More
- Windies women begin bid in October to qualify for ICC World Cup Defending World Twenty20 champions West Indies women begin their bid for direct qualification to the ICC Women's World Cup 2021, when they host Sri Lanka women for a three match ODI series and three Twenty20 Internationals in October. The three ODI’... Read More