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Una-May Gordon, director of the climate change division in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, has dismissed as "premature" questions about the range of penalties/sanctions for persons or institutions that run afoul of the pending ban...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has confirmed that the governments of Jamaica and the United States (US) are in talks over a new information-sharing agreement, but has denied that there is a rift between the two countries....
Within a few weeks, motorists should experience an ease in the traffic congestion caused by the recent closure of the Portia Simpson Miller Square (Three Miles) in St Andrew, with the construction of a bypass road now under way.Yesterday, the...
Education minister Ruel Reid is seeking to allay the fears of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) that the Government is set to change the operations of the well-respected National Council on Education.Since 1993, the National Council on...
Years after it was first proposed, the Jamaica Teaching Council Bill - which will provide for the establishment of a governing body for the profession as well as a regime for the licensing and registration of all government-paid teachers - is now...
- 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