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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...
- NWA Urged To Fix Drainage Issues In Clarendon following Weekend Flooding There is another appeal for the National Works Agency (NWA) to fast track plans to fix the drainage problem in May Pen, Clarendon after heavy rain on Sunday left a number of streets inundated.The downpour, which lasted about one hour, again caused... Read More
- Knight Hailed For Sporting Clays Philanthropy Chairman of the Jamaica Society for the Blind, Daemion McLean, has hailed young Danzel Knight as a role model and a shining light following a second successful staging of the You Can Do Anything Sporting Clays Charity Tournament at the Jamaica Skeet... Read More
- Austrian Leader Loses No-Confidence Vote Austria's parliament has voted to remove Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government from office in a special parliamentary session. His previous coalition ally, the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ), backed the motions brought by the opposition... Read More
- Brazil Prison Clashes Leave 15 Dead Fighting at a prison in northern Brazil has left 15 inmates dead, according to local officials.The clashes reportedly broke out on Sunday during visiting hours at Anísio Jobim Penitentiary Complex, in Manaus. Some of the victims were stabbed... Read More
- EOJ To Address Issues Regarding Expenses Incurred In Recent By-Election The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it will provide clarification today regarding the expenses incurred by the candidates in the April 4 by-election in Portland Eastern. The EoJ has published declarations provided by the Jamaica... Read More
- Cops Attacked By Heavily Armed Gunmen In May Pen - Special Operations Team To Be Deployed A special operations team is being deployed to May Pen, Clarendon, following a robbery spree by armed gunmen in the town yesterday, in which they took on a police team in what is being described as military style. National Security... Read More