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Published:Tuesday | December 12, 2017 | 1:38 PMJerome Reynolds

The long-running court battle between bill payment companies, Paymaster Jamaica Limited and GraceKennedy Remittance Services has come to an end with the Privy Council ruling in favour of GraceKennedy. In a decision handed down yesterday, Jamaica...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 5:50 PMJerome Reynolds

Henry McCurdy, the attorney for Granville Division Councillor Michael Troupe, says his client is perturbed by social media claims seeking to link him to the mega seizure of 119 guns and ammunition destined for Jamaica. The weapons were seized...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:08 PMJerome Reynolds

District Constables are one step closer to joining the ranks of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF). The House of Representatives yesterday passed the Civil Service Establishment (General Order) 2017 which will result in 2,200 district constable...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 12:52 PMJerome Reynolds

Project Director for National Identification System (NIDS) Warren Vernon says the system will pay for itself at the end of the project. The government is taking out a loan of US$68 million to finance the implementation of NIDs....

Published:Tuesday | December 5, 2017 | 10:03 AMJerome Reynolds

Finance Minister Audley Shaw is expected to table the first supplementary estimates of expenditure in Parliament this afternoon. He made the disclosure last week in the House of Representatives after an enquiry was made by the...

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:57 PMJerome Reynolds

Approximately $12 million have been paid by motorists in the first week of the extended traffic ticket amnesty.

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:42 PMJerome Reynolds

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 5:11 PMJerome Reynolds

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 7:37 PMJerome Reynolds

The Govermnent has rejected a propsal by the Opposition for the proposed national identification card to be given the same ownership protection as the Jamaican passport which is guaranteed under the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedom.

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:38 PMJerome Reynolds

Senate leader Kamina Johnson Smith this morning apologised in the Senate to opposition senator Floyd Morris over comments she made during Friday’s sitting of the Upper House...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 6:22 PMJerome Reynolds

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 6:00 PMJerome Reynolds

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 5:50 PMJerome Reynolds

Member of Parliament for West Portland Daryl Vaz caused a stir in Parliament this afternoon after entering Gordon House draped in a Jamaican flag. Vaz said he wanted to...

Published:Tuesday | October 24, 2017 | 7:37 PMJerome Reynolds

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has weighed in on the controversy involving the People's National Party's St Mary South East candidate, saying he believes all Members of Parliament should be Jamaican citizens.

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:54 PMJerome Reynolds

Head of the Police Area 2, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Norman Heywood, says the police will intensify their enforcement activities this week across South Eastern St Mary as the two main political parties step up their campaigning ahead of...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 9:33 AMJerome Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer of the Firearm Licencing Authority (FLA), Shane Dalling, says the agency is embarking on a new drive to get gun owners to regularise their status.

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 7:37 AMJerome Reynolds

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown is describing as fruitful Friday’s meeting with representatives of the two main political parties about ongoing complaints related to the hotly contested South...


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