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Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2015 | 4:17 PMDaraine Luton

Despite Jamaica being a land of sunshine, a senior lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Mona, has suggested that it would be uneconomic for the country to harness solar power to fire the power grid.Dr Abdullahi Abdulkadri, in a paper...

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaraine Luton

It appears the Supreme Court could be called upon to settle the matter of the composition of the Senate. Tom Tavares-Finson, leader of opposition business in the Senate, yesterday met with Senate President Floyd Morrison and Clerk to the Houses of...

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaraine Luton

By simply logging on to the Internet and typing your name into a search engine, you may be surprised to find that your personal and business information, including name, address and debts, is there for everyone to see. Well, that is, if you are on...

Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2015 | 2:17 PMDaraine Luton

Paul Buchanan, the member of parliament (MP) for West Rural St Andrew, said his greatest disappointment being a parliamentarian thus far

Published:Friday | February 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaraine Luton

WITH BANKS last year declaring the Security Interests in Personal Property (SIPP) Act is insufficient for them to accept movable assets such as a refrigerator, jewellery, art, writings, or even crops and livestock as collateral to secure loans, Pa...

Published:Wednesday | January 28, 2015 | 10:13 AMDaraine Luton

With finance minister Dr Peter Phillips set to table the 2015-2016 Budget in the House of Representatives in weeks, members of parliament

Published:Wednesday | January 28, 2015 | 3:51 PMDaraine Luton

THE RESORT town of Falmouth is said to be at risk of losing its identity as a heritage destination, even as three-quarter billion dollars

Published:Wednesday | January 28, 2015 | 5:24 PMDaraine Luton

ENERGY MINISTER Phillip Paulwell said, on Wednesday, that the change in United States (US) policy to allow the export of Liquefied Natura

Published:Thursday | January 29, 2015 | 4:35 PMDaraine Luton

EXPORTERS of certain categories of processed food will no longer require a certificate to have their goods leave Jamaica.

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 4:55 PMDaraine Luton

JAMAICA'S tourism authorities are putting together packages to offer the Venezuelan government as part of a move to pay down the country'

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 5:21 PMDaraine Luton

A Jamaican-born man was convicted in a multimillion-dollar fraud case in the United States (US) and sentenced to three years and five mon

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 3:04 PMDaraine Luton

THE Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Trust Fund has a healthy balance, the latest audited report shows.

Published:Sunday | January 18, 2015 | 7:36 PMDaraine Luton

Published:Tuesday | January 13, 2015 | 4:40 PMDaraine Luton

In addition to not having a formal risk-management framework, the PetroCaribe Development Fund (PDF) has been breaching its own guideline

Published:Thursday | January 8, 2015 | 3:35 PMDaraine Luton

GOV'T BOOSTS WATER-TRUCKING SERVICE AS 2015 DROUGHT EXPECTED TO BE WORSE THAN LAST YEAR'S

Published:Thursday | January 8, 2015 | 6:04 PMDaraine Luton

Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) customers will be required to contribute to a dedicated fund, through their light bills, to enable t

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaraine Luton

Published:Saturday | December 6, 2014 | 10:58 AMDaraine Luton

As the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) begins its reflection on last week's crushing defeat in Central Westmoreland, news has come that a form

Published:Thursday | December 4, 2014 | 2:00 PMDaraine Luton

THE high downpayment required in order to purchase a home is to be drastically slashed, following the passage of an amendment to the 1960

Published:Thursday | December 4, 2014 | 2:03 PMDaraine Luton

The Opposition has signalled that it is unlikely to turn out for a Thursday sitting of the Senate unless there is consultation from the g

Published:Wednesday | December 3, 2014 | 4:15 PMDaraine Luton

Published:Wednesday | December 3, 2014 | 5:28 PMDaraine Luton

TWO members of parliament who represents sugar-producing constituencies were left fuming yesterday after it was revealed that a $213 mill

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