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Published:Monday | September 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

People's National Party (PNP) delegates of the Norman Gardens division, in East Kingston and Port Royal, yesterday selected Jacqueline Lewis as the party's standard-bearer for the division.Lewis, the sitting chairman of the division, amassed 151...

Published:Saturday | September 2, 2017 | 1:34 PMRomario Scott

The police have confirmed that a suspect has been taken into custody in relation to the murder of 34-year-old Dexter Pottinger, a fashion designer of Yarico Place, Kingston 20. The police say arrangements are now being made for the man to be...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has lashed out against the crime situation gripping the country, calling on the political leaders to rally against the heartless murderers who have had Jamaicans living in fear.Her call comes on the heels...

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 1:04 PMRomario Scott

Several persons, including Prime Minister Andrew Holness, have taken to social media to express their sympathies to former People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St Mary Western, Jolyan Silvera, following the tragic death of his...

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

A new bust of National Hero Marcus Garvey meant to appease the public following outrage over one previously erected at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is also being ridiculed. At the same time, the university is accused of...

Published:Monday | August 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Concerns in some quarters that with the passage of the new Arbitration Act, courts and the traditional legal system could be circumvented, have been dismissed by Secretary General of the Jamaica International Arbitration Centre, Dr Christopher...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

There are telling signs that all is not well in the People's National Party (PNP) political bastion of South West St Andrew, following the no-show of a long-time political organiser and councillor, Audrey Smith, at the constituency's annual...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Member of Parliament (MP) for St Andrew Eastern, Fayval Williams, is appealing for patience in traversing sections of the Mona area as major infrastructure work is under way.There has been a noticeable build-up of traffic in the area since work...

Published:Thursday | August 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

A high-level team of senior politicians from the People's National Party (PNP) is now being assembled as the party seeks to shore up its candidate, Dr Shane Alexis, to face off against Dr Norman Dunn of the Jamaica Labour Party for the South East St...

Published:Tuesday | August 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Prominent medical doctor Shane Alexis will be on the People's National Party's (PNP) ticket in the race to replace Dr Winston Green as member of parliament for St Mary, South East setting up another clash of doctors when a by-election is called for...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

It is now 130 years since the birth of Marcus Garvey, and to this day, the national hero is still being hailed and remembered as one of the bravest men of his time."A revolutionary," is how Minister of Entertainment, Sport, Culture and Gender...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 10:54 AMRomario Scott

A senior member of the Andrew Holness administration has disclosed that the recently released Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Administrative Review report has not been accepted by the Government.  The controversial report which ...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Amid growing unrest at the Kingston Freeport Terminal, the Government has stepped in to ease the frustration of truckers who had become irate over the pace of work at the terminal.At a press conference yesterday morning at Jamaica House in Kingston...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 12:38 PMRomario Scott

At a press conference this morning at Jamaica House, Minister Without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth Creation Horace Chang said the Government and frustrated truckers have worked out a formula for preventing the issues which led...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

The People's National Party (PNP) has distanced itself from its spokesman on national security, Peter Bunting, for publicly lashing out against the Chinese dominance in the construction sector, suggesting that its former general secretary was...

Published:Monday | August 14, 2017 | 4:01 PMRomario Scott

Amid a strike by tanker drivers, Petrojam is seeking to assure the public that its loading racks are fully open for business. General Manager of Petrogam Floyd Grindley said the petroleum refinery company is committed and capable of delivering all...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Former Minister of National Security Peter Bunting has added his voice to the growing concerns surrounding Chinese investment in Jamaica, accusing the foreigners of using unfair competition to control the construction industry.Bunting, the host of...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Chairman of the People's National Party (PNP) Robert Pickersgill says that he is pleased with the process of selecting a candidate to run on the party's ticket to replace Portia Simpson Miller as member of Parliament for South West St Andrew.In that...

Published:Monday | August 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that construction of its new home in downtown Kingston is a month behind schedule.The ministry said that, so far, foundation works have been completed while revetment and retaining walls are close to...

Published:Monday | August 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

There is tension in the gritty Payne Land community and adjoining areas in St Andrew following the shooting of at least seven persons, two fatally, sometime after 7 o' clock on Friday night.Dead are 46 year-old Oneil 'Dumpling' Fagan and a man known...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

The August Town police are expressing concern about the fatal end to a number of domestic disputes in the community since the start of the year.After a murder-free 2016, the St Andrew community has recorded seven murders so far this year and...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Family and friends turned out yesterday at the Swallowfield Chapel in St Andrew to celebrate the life of Lydia Faith Brown, who most called 'Aunt Fay'.The service, led by the Elder Leroy Williams and Pastor Kermitt Jones, was lively and joyful,...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 6:37 PMRomario Scott

The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding what they believe is a murder-suicide involving a married couple in August Town this morning.  The deceased have been identified as Kiron Beckles of 87 August Town Road and Alethia...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 12:59 PMRomario Scott

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has sought to clarify that no illegal power connection was discovered at the Negril Police Station following media reports. The light and power company explains that while several customers in a...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRomario Scott

Forbes Magazine contributor Laura Begley Bloom has listed Jamaica at number 3 on its list of '10 Most Dangerous Places for Women Travellers'.According to Bloom, a travel and lifestyle authority and content strategist, in an article published on July...

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