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Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 4:52 PMJohn Myers Jr

The latest crime statistics are indicating that the spiral in the country's murder rate has eased, with homicides now at 2.8 per cent above last year. Figures just released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force show that 327 persons were killed...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:01 PMJohn Myers Jr

President of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), Georgia Waugh Richards, is denying reports that teachers have taken industrial action over a wage dispute with the government. Speaking on Independent Talk this morning, Waugh Richards...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 3:32 PMJohn Myers Jr

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) says the lack of adequate information on the South African entity that has reportedly acquired controlling stake in Caricel is preventing it from completing a fit and proper assessment as requested by the...

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2018 | 3:32 PMJohn Myers Jr

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) says it invested a record $12.8 billion last year to improve the delivery of electricity across the island.   In a release issued today, the JPS said the money was invested in capital projects spread across the...

Published:Monday | February 5, 2018 | 12:12 PMJohn Myers Jr

People's National Party (PNP) chairman Fitz Jackson has admitted that the timing of the by-election in St Andrew North Western has affected the party's preparation for the poll. However, Jackson says the party will be deploying all its...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:33 PMJohn Myers Jr

Businessman John Mahfood is recommending that government pursue owners of substantial real estate holdings who are not paying their taxes to fund crime fighting. The businessman says there are many persons in Jamaica with substantial real...

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 12:01 AMJohn Myers Jr

The Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) and the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce are to sign a memorandum of under

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2014 | 12:00 AMJohn Myers Jr

The prospects for a cassava industry in Jamaica appear bright, and the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), which represents a large conti

Published:Sunday | December 7, 2014 | 12:00 AMJohn Myers Jr

The church has been around for hundreds of years, but like many other entities, it too has been forced to change with the times.

Published:Monday | November 24, 2014 | 12:00 AMJohn Myers Jr

Jamaica as a brand is one of the most recognised globally.

Published:Monday | October 20, 2014 | 12:00 AMJohn Myers Jr

Jamaica?s health sector is one of the most important but ignored areas in terms of its potential to attract investments.

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