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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...
- PNP Women's Movement Calls For Urgent Action To Protect Children The People's National Party Women's Movement (PNP-WM) is calling for a concentrated effort by the government, to protect children amidst continuous reports of crimes being committed against them. Citing media reports that nearly 100 children... Read More
- Women Will Bring The Speed A month from now, a speedy group of Jamaican ladies will sprint for the honour of running at the World Championships this September in Doha, Qatar. Among them will be Gayon Evans, the Commonwealth Games 100 metre bronze medal winner. The 29-... Read More
- TSA Allows Passengers To Travel With Drug Derived From Marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. All forms of... Read More
- Strong 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks El Salvador — USGS A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador on Thursday near the capital, but authorities said there were no initial reports of casualties or damage.The quake struck in the Pacific Ocean around 25 miles (40 kilometres) south of... Read More
- Police Continue To Probe Western Union Robbery Two men have been arrested following the robbery of the Western Union outlet in Junction, St Elizabeth yesterday afternoon, however, the police are searching for other suspects.Reports are that shortly before 3pm, the men, who were armed with guns,... Read More
- Murder At Cook Shop On Old Hope Road A security officer was shot dead by unknown assailants on Old Hope Road in Kingston yesterday. According to the police, men travelling on a motorcycle attacked 57-year-old Anthony Laoe, otherwise called 'Shower Man', at a cook shop along the... Read More