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Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The longest-serving leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Edward Seaga, is hurting over the difficulties facing his beloved party but appears not yet ready to speak.With the party deeply...

Published:Sunday | February 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Lawyers representing the three Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) members named in the initial allegations about a $7-million plot to kill the party's leader Andrew Holness and general secretary, Dr Horace Chang, are demanding further investigations into...

Published:Sunday | February 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The man charged in connection with the false claim that a plot had been crafted to kill Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader Andrew Holness and the party's general secretary, Dr Horace Chang, has told investigators that he was contracted to tell the...

Published:Sunday | February 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Despite recent public spats with some of her councillors, and a declared plan to challenge her for the seat, Member of Parliament for St Ann South East, Lisa Hanna, is expressing confidence that she will be the party's standard-bearer in the constituency when the next general election is called.

Published:Sunday | February 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Thousands of Jamaicans with minor cases before the courts for several years could soon be given a clean slate.

Published:Sunday | February 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child is urging Jamaica to pass a law to abolish corporal punishment.

Published:Sunday | February 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) is holding thousands of Taxpayer Registration Numbers (TRN) cards which have not been collected by the p

Published:Sunday | February 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Jamaica's delegation to the just-concluded meeting of the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the Child in Geneva, Switzerland, b

Published:Saturday | January 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

STRIVING TO ensure that a united party is ready whenever Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller decides to return to the polls, Jamaica Lab

Published:Sunday | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Jamaica-born medical doctor Kingsley Chin is a renowned orthopaedic surgeon based in the United States, especially known for his expertis

Published:Sunday | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Jamaica's chief justice, Zaila McCalla, has urged members of the judiciary not to be intimidated by criticisms, although some critics mig

Published:Tuesday | January 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The makeshift solution for the Kingston Public Hospital's (KPH) dysfunctional elevator is an inside job - literally.

Published:Sunday | January 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Opposition Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz set tongues wagging last Saturday when he turned up at Phillip Paulwell's birthday bash clad in

Published:Sunday | January 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Published:Sunday | January 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

They bought the promised lifestyle of modern upscale houses outfitted with energy conservation features, in a serene and safe environment

Published:Monday | January 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The failure of the Government to provide the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) with a paltry $1 million could again cause some residents

Published:Sunday | January 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Guard rails erected years ago in sections of Half-Way Tree and other parts of the Corporate Area by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporatio

Published:Sunday | January 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The Jamaican Bar Association, which represents lawyers, wants the proposed Judicial Code of Conduct to include specific sanctions that wo

Published:Sunday | January 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The failure of some judges to provide written judgments in a timely manner is hurting scores of Jamaicans who are spending months and at

Published:Sunday | December 28, 2014 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Five years after police Constable David Benloss died from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Goshen, St Elizabeth, his mot

Published:Sunday | December 21, 2014 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

The recently lit Christmas tree stands regal in the St William Grant Park in downtown Kingston and the afternoon's heavy rains, post-work

Published:Saturday | December 20, 2014 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

THE INDEPENDENT Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) yesterday reported that it had exhumed the body of Seydane Wilson, one of several

Published:Sunday | December 14, 2014 | 12:00 AMErica Virtue

Two board members of the non-profit civic group National Integrity Action (NIA) have vowed that the corruption watchdog body, which is to

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