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The Ministry of Labour issued 18 work permits to plumbers from overseas last year, sparking concerns locally about the ease with which foreigners are being allowed to take jobs from Jamaicans.Eighty electricians, 23 mechanics, and 30 welders were...
Western Bureau:The Police High Command has issued an appeal to the men and women of the Jamaica Constabulary Force to seek help when they are undergoing stress.Reacting to the death of Senior Superintendent Dermot Lawrence, who is believed to have...
HIV prevalence among Jamaica's female sex workers is continuing the steady decline recorded over the past 10 years, but the intimate partners of these women continue to put themselves at risk by refusing to use condoms.That's according to the...
The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) added 67 correctional officers to its ranks last year but still finished the year with 66 fewer officers as overworked and under-paid warders retired, resigned or died.According to 2017 Economic and...
A woman wept uncontrollably outside the Supreme Court building in downtown Kingston recently after her lawyer told her that the first available date for the trial of her lawsuit would be in 2022."How can that be?" the woman queried, as she threw her...
- Ex-US gymnastics doc gets another 40-125 years in prison The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women has shaken the gymnastics world was sentenced today to a third prison term of 40 to 125 years behind bars for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan training centre.... Read More
- St James Police Release List Of Eight Wanted Persons The St James police have compiled and released a new list of persons that they say are wanted for various crimes committed in the western parish. A female is included among the eight persons police are urging to report to the nearest police station... Read More
- London to host new World Cup London will host a new World Cup this summer featuring eight top nations including the United States and Jamaica. Britain, the United States, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica and South Africa will compete at the London Stadium on July 14-15.... Read More
- Five hospitalized after car crashes in gully off Washington Blvd Five persons were rushed to hospital after the car in which they were travelling fell inside a gully off Washington Boulevard in St Andrew on Sunday. Details surrounding the injuries sustained by the driver and the passengers are unclear. The driver... Read More
- By-election for NW St Andrew - March 5 A by-election to fill a vacancy left in the constituency of St Andrew Northwestern following the resignation of the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) Derrick Smith, will be held on March 5. Prime Minister Andrew Holness who made the announcement on... Read More
- Trump accuses FBI leadership amid row over memo US President Donald Trump has accused top officials of politicizing FBI and justice department investigations to damage his Republican party. Later today he is expected to approve the release of a memo that is thought to suggest the FBI abused its... Read More