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Six members of parliament (MPs) from both sides of the political divide could soon face legal charges for breaches of Jamaica’s anti-corruption laws. Case files for all six lawmakers have already been referred to Director of Corruption Prosecution...
1 New Economic Growth and Job Creation Ministry will ensure that investments are rapidly facilitated to avoid government obstacles and duplication or working at cross purposes. This ministry will cultivate public-private partnerships to bring...
Daniel Farquharson would have celebrated his 60th birthday today. But unforeseen tragedy claimed his life. The pig farmer and mechanic died yesterday afternoon from injuries he sustained in the massive explosion that destroyed Heaven’s FESCO gas...
Four years after he led the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to the thinnest electoral majority in the country’s political history, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has significantly improved his national standing and is now being viewed as “the country’s...
A report that is now before the Integrity Commission has seemingly made a number of “adverse recommendations” involving key players in the multimillion-dollar scandal that was uncovered at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam. But according to...
- Flash Flood Advisories Issued For Sections Of The Island The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has issued flash flood advisories for sections of the island. A Flash Flood Warning is currently in place for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Clarendon, St Catherine, Kingston and St Andrew, and St... Read More
- Donald Quarrie Lauds Relaxed Approach, To World Champs Camp With Jamaica’s pre-World Championships training camp wrapping up in Doha yesterday, ahead of Friday’s start of the championships, technical leader Donald Quarrie expressed satisfaction with its productivity and pointed to what he termed as a “more... Read More
- 7 Killed As School Caves In A school collapsed in Kenya’s capital on Monday and killed at least seven children, officials said, while some outraged residents blamed shoddy construction. Two other children were in critical condition. Parents wailed over the remains of The... Read More
- Second Supplementary Estimates For 2019/20 To Be Tabled Today The second supplementary estimates for 2019/20 will be tabled in the House of Representatives today by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke. In addition, Dr Clarke will table the Fiscal Policy Paper (FPP) 2019/20 Interim... Read More
- JUTC Drivers Strike After Two Colleagues Killed Two Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) employees -- one of them believed to be a bus driver -- were shot and killed in separate incidents in the Corporate Area between last night and early this morning. According to reports, JUTC bus... Read More
- Fabian Allen On The Go! Fabian Allen, a native of Neif Mountain in south-east St Elizabeth and past student of Vere Technical High School in Clarendon, broke Jamaica Tallawahs' heart with superb batting for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, in the Hero Caribbean Premier League... Read More