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Published:Tuesday | April 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

"Extremely surprised, we are extremely surprised," gushed Angella Grandison-Reid moments after colleague Dadre-Ann Graham, van sales representative at GraceKennedy, had collected the award for Best Environmentally Friendly Exhibit/Product on Sunday...

Published:Monday | April 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Yesterday afternoon, Lacey-Ann Bartley, managing director of Bartley's All in Wood, was still feeling chipper despite four days of fielding questions and walking the floor with potential buyers, as well as patrons drawn to the booth by the intricate...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Kelly Tomblin is leading the charge - literally - to bring Jamaicans up to speed on the efficiency of electric/hybrid vehicles as a practical motoring option.For years, the Jamaican Public Service (JPS) chief executive officer drove an electric/...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

For many persons who turned up at Expo 2016 at the National Arena and Indoor Sports Complex, which ends today, the two-litre, 16-valve, in-line four-cylinder Mitsubishi Outlander proved a major drawing card and it wasn't for any of the...

Published:Friday | April 15, 2016 | 12:55 AMChristopher Serju

Prime Minister Andrew Holness last night served notice his administration would not tolerate unfair trade practices in the regional and global market spaces, but did not provide any details on the methodology for countering such practices against...

Published:Thursday | April 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Evidence suggests that the gunmen who yesterday engaged a joint police-military team in a fierce gun battle in a region known as 'Crusher', on the outskirts of Harbour View in east rural St Andrew, might have been preparing for an extended stay in...

Published:Wednesday | April 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Joining the civil service in 1996, Donovan Stanberry, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Agriculture, has the distinction of having straddled four political administrations in that capacity over the past 10 years.He...

Published:Tuesday | April 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association, Metry Seaga, has described as untenable Government's failure to implement the mandatory guidelines which, among other things, will set much higher/stricter public-health requirements for the...

Published:Thursday | April 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

AS THE local sugar industry teeters on the brink of collapse, a former chairman of the International Sugar Organization is warning that the regional sugar market could also be at risk of crumbling.In addition, industry players argue that the...

Published:Saturday | April 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Environmentalist and head of Jamaica Environment Trust Diana McCaulay says that she supports strong action against persons who burn garbage without any regard for the risk it may pose to life.Her comments come against the background of a recent...

Published:Friday | April 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

The sugar cane industry needs to wake up to the harsh realities of the impact of climate change and make long-term, sustained plans for the provision of adequate, affordable water if it is to survive.That is the view of Ambassador Derick Heaven,...

Published:Wednesday | March 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Consumers in general are more informed these days but many are still not doing enough to educate themselves about their rights in the marketplace, a situation the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is looking to address with a new public awareness...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

More than 400 submissions were received from members of the Toll Authority on the published proposed toll rates for different legs of the north-south link of Highway 2000, but their input is not likely to affect the likely final charges for...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

The increased availability of timely climate and weather information will position Jamaica to become more resilient to climate change impacts and improve development across key sectors such as health, agriculture and tourism. This was the consensus...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Even for motorists accustomed to driving on the North-South link of Highway 2000 using it is now a totally new experience, starting at their point of entry along the 66 kilometre roadway running from Angels and...

Published:Friday | March 25, 2016 | 12:02 AMChristopher Serju

Thursday, March 31 is the deadline for persons who want to get on the official voters’ list to be published on May 31. The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has advised that persons who miss this deadline will have to wait until November to...

Published:Friday | March 25, 2016 | 12:02 AMChristopher Serju

The 25 per cent discount on toll rates announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness during Wednesday’s official opening of the north-south link of Highway 2000 will run for an entire month, counting from midnight March 23. This will allow...

Published:Friday | March 25, 2016 | 12:02 AMChristopher Serju

Motorists whose vehicles were affected by ‘bad gas’ have, until Friday, April 8, to submit their claims for compensation to the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC). The CAC, in a press release yesterday,  advised of the necessary...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2016 | 12:54 PMChristopher Serju

A section of the George Lee Boulevard, St Catherine in the vicinity of Mega Mart/Edgewater Bridge will be reduced to single lane traffic between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. today and tomorrow. The National Works Agency says this is necessary to facilitate...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Motorists using the North-South Link of Highway 2000, which reopened at midnight, will pay a 25 per cent discount on the proposed toll rates outlined in press advertisements on Wednesday, March 16 - a privilege they will enjoy until Saturday, April...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

The executive of the All Island Truckers Association has made it clear that its 34,000-strong membership will not be using the north-south leg of Highway 2000 as the preferred route for transporting commercial goods from the Corporate Area to...

Published:Saturday | March 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

The Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed three additional cases of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection, bringing to four the number of affected persons in Jamaica to date. Two of the infected persons are from Christian Pen and Greater Portmore, St...

Published:Friday | March 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Vehicular traffic flow along the Mandela Highway, St Catherine - the section between the Highway 2000 overpass and the Ferry Police Station - will be disrupted between tonight (Friday), starting at 10 o'clock and midnight Sunday as a result of pipe-...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

Members of the public have until next Monday - March 21 - to put in writing for consideration by the relevant authority their submissions on the proposed toll rates for sections one, two, and three of the north-south link of Highway 2000 - the more...

Published:Tuesday | March 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju

After watching helplessly as his 2006 Mazda 6 motor car burned yesterday, Rohan Bailey then had to pay a wrecker $14,000 to take the burnt-out shell to his home because the Newport West Police Station where he reported the matter did not have space...

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