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Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, last evening charged Jamaican green card holders living in America to embrace dual citizenship as a potential foil against the four pillars of immigration reform enunciated by US President...
A policeman is now nursing injuries after a squabble with a detainee at the Falmouth Police Station on the weekend left him with a fractured right arm. The incident triggered a plea from the commanding officer in charge of the parish,...
Venezuelan oil subsidiary PDV Caribe is demanding that the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) pay a minimum of US$50 million (J$6.5 billion) in core share value as compensation for the forcible takeover of its 49 per cent stake in the local refinery,...
The water woes that have been plaguing sections of the island this year are expected to continue into July and August as the Meteorological Service of Jamaica is urging citizens to prepare for what could be a very dry summer. “We would say that you...
Cherie Johnson, one of the 2019 Governor General’s Jamaica Diaspora Award for Excellence recipients, says that the power of positive thinking and a hunger for valuable educational experiences provided the stimulus to turn her life around after jail...
- Amendments To Rent Restriction Act To Ensure Equity For Tenants And Landlords Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr says that Government is updating the Rent Restriction Act, in order to create a viable rental industry and provide equity for tenants and... Read More
- JUTC Plans To Upgrade Service And Increase Ridership The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has targeted several priority initiatives, aimed at boosting service delivery under its 2019/20 operational plan. Included in the initiatives are increasing ridership by improving bus schedule notices,... Read More
- Lack Of Funding Forces Cancellation Of This Year's Jamaica International Invitational Meet THIS year's edition of the Jamaica International Invitational meet, (JII), which was set for this Saturday, May 4, has been cancelled due to the lack of funding, said the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) in a press release... Read More
- Trump Sues Banks In Bid To Block Congress Subpoenas US President Donald Trump, along with his family and businesses, on Monday sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One, in an attempt to stop them from complying with Congressional subpoenas, issued as part of a probe into foreign political influence.The... Read More
- Antigua And Barbuda Prime Minister Preparing To Put Forward Strategic Approach For LIAT Following prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves’ recent remarks that regional carrier LIAT’s closure is imminent, and prime minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley’s revelation that she was “engaging the European Investment... Read More
- Man Murdered On King Street Identified The man who was shot dead on King Street in downtown Kingston yesterday afternoon has been identified as 41-year-old Jermaine Rutherford, a labourer of Tower Street, Kingston. According to reports, Rutherford was sitting on a bucket about 3:45... Read More