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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw has announced plans to establish a micro stock exchange, to complement the junior stock exchange. Shaw says the micro stock exchange will target micro and medium enterprises...
Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Government is now in the process of engaging technical consultants to assess the feasibility of utilising unclaimed funds held by financial institutions as a financing option for the...
The Supreme Court has ordered the reinstatement of a career public servant who was "retired" as head of the state-run Court Management Services (CMS) by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen after she was given permission to pursue further studies.The...
It is likely that charges could be laid against a disgruntled licensed firearm holder who brandished his gun inside the National Commercial Bank (NCB) in Half-Way Tree yesterday, allegedly pointing it at security personnel.According to Dahlia...
It is Kelly Magnus' dream to build a culture of reading in the six inner-city communities in which the Fight for Peace Foundation operates. Now, with the receipt of a grant from the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), she expects that her dream will...
- Two men die in horrific Trelawny crash Two Trelawny men died as a result of injuries they sustained in a motor vehicle collision along the roadway in their parish Wednesday night. The deceased have been identified as security guard Norman Scott and taxi operator Devon Perrier, both... Read More
- Clifford Blake now acting as Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake is now acting Commissioner of Police. He replaces George Quallo who stepped down yesterday after nine months in the post. The Police Service Commission has commenced the search for a new Commissioner. And Judge of the Supreme Court,... Read More
- TEF gives $15 million for Reggae Month activities The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has given $15 million to support this year's Reggae Month activities. Reggae Month this year is centred on three essential components - peace, love and reggae. Seminars will be held to educate young talents about... Read More
- Cops seek help identifying victim in fatal hit-and-run The Constant Spring Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying an unidentified male, believed to be of unsound mind, who died from injuries he received when he was hit by a motor vehicle on Dunrobin Avenue, St Andew on January 21.... Read More
- Reggae Open University kicks off today Today February 1 marks the beginning of Reggae Month which will see the staging of the Reggae Open University. The series, kicks off with a session dedicated to examining some of the key factors for success in the reggae industry. The Reggae Open... Read More
- Tower Street inmate dies in suspected suicide An inmate of the Tower Street Correctional Centre in Kingston died this morning. He was pronounced dead at the Kingston Public Hospital after he was found hanging in a cell. The inmate has not yet been identified. More details will follow... Read More