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Una-May Gordon, director of the climate change division in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, has dismissed as "premature" questions about the range of penalties/sanctions for persons or institutions that run afoul of the pending ban...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has confirmed that the governments of Jamaica and the United States (US) are in talks over a new information-sharing agreement, but has denied that there is a rift between the two countries....
Within a few weeks, motorists should experience an ease in the traffic congestion caused by the recent closure of the Portia Simpson Miller Square (Three Miles) in St Andrew, with the construction of a bypass road now under way.Yesterday, the...
Education minister Ruel Reid is seeking to allay the fears of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) that the Government is set to change the operations of the well-respected National Council on Education.Since 1993, the National Council on...
Years after it was first proposed, the Jamaica Teaching Council Bill - which will provide for the establishment of a governing body for the profession as well as a regime for the licensing and registration of all government-paid teachers - is now...
- 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