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State Minister with responsibility for youth Floyd Green has asserted that the Government will be paying keen attention to the recommendations emanating from today's sitting of the National Youth Parliament of Jamaica. Green who made the remark...
The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is urging residents of Richmond Hill in St James to be on the lookout for wanted man Richard Anderson also known as 'Cruz'. Cruz escaped a dragnet this morning in the bushes of Richmond Hill during which...
Almost 100,000 birth, death, marriage and other certificates remain unclaimed at the offices of the Registrar General's Department (RGD).Nicole Whyte, marketing and planning manager at the RGD's offices, speaking with The Gleaner last week, appealed...
First-time lawmaker Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn has admitted that she sometimes gets bored listening to debates in Parliament.Cuthbert-Flynn, the former star athlete-turned-politician, asserted, too, that not enough legislation is being passed and...
WESTERN BUREAU:Following the murders of 43-year-old Dionne Smith and her 16-year-old daughter, Jay-Shenel Gordon, committed by Smith's common-law husband in September, two pastors are urging women to leave abusive relationships and to be careful in...
- Petrojam Building To Be Renamed For Seaga State-owned oil refinery Petrojam’s corporate office is to be renamed the Edward Seaga Building, in honour of the former prime minister of Jamaica. A ceremony renaming the building is to be held tomorrow. The move to rename the building was... Read More
- Holness calls on artistes to use music to promote peace and love Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is encouraging recording and performing artistes to play an integral part in the fight against crime by using their music as a source of inspiration to promote peace and love in the society. Speaking at a Reggae Month... Read More
- Judges Meeting Over Appointment Of Acting Chief Justice Judges from across the island are now gathered at the Supreme Court for a meeting to discuss the continued refusal of Prime Minister Andrew Holness to permanently appoint Bryan Sykes as chief justice. Holness has appointed Sykes as acting Chief... Read More
- Sigma oversubscribed, but more donations needed The Organizers have said that this year's Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run has been oversubscribed, however, they still need more donations to hit the $50-million target they have set in order to meet the needs of the Spanish Town Hospital Neonatal Unit... Read More
- London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found London City Airport has been closed as military experts work to remove a 500-kilogramme German World War II bomb found in a neighbouring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works near the runway of... Read More
- Businessman Patrick Powell Released From Prison Businessman Patrick Powell who was last August sentenced to nine months in prison for failing to hand over his licensed firearm to the police, has been released from prison after serving six months. Joyce Stone, Deputy Commissioner of Custodial... Read More