AN 'EMOTIONAL' Andrew Holness yesterday told Jamaicans that the "medicine" dispensed by Finance and Planning Minister Dr Peter Phillips last week was not the "bitter" prescription his then Jamaica Labour Party government had proposed last year.
IT APPEARS that Jamaica will not be able to make any substantial headway in its quest to replace the Queen as its head of state.
The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee champion, Gifton Wright, made it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee final at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland,...
Chairman of the Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (JCTC), Dr Knox Hagley, is craving a law that will see smoking in public spaces banned.
The Jamaica Bankers' Association (JBA) has described as excessive the Government's decision to retain the corporate income tax rate for financial institutions at 33.3 per cent while also introducing an asset tax and a withholding tax on dividends.
Jamaica Customs is moving swiftly to take steps to address weaknesses in a system which has led to the organisation recently losing some $40 million to fraud.
Western Bureau:Almost a week has elapsed but tongues are still wagging as residents freely discuss last Saturday's same-sex marriage between a lesbian couple at the luxurious Silver Sands property, near Duncans, in Trelawny.
International pharmaceutical company Pfizer is facing a $1-billion bill in compensation and legal costs to local distributors Lasco and Medimpex in a dispute over a blood-pressure medication.
Local cigarette company Carreras has thrown its support behind tobacco-control regulations for Jamaica.In a release this week, Carreras said its fundamental argument on the issue of regulation was for balance."All that we ask of the Government is for...
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has announced that several cases it is currently investigating are at an advanced stage and near completion.
Founder of the Mustard Seed Communities, the Very Reverend Monsignor Father Gregory Ramkissoon has lambasted the Government for not doing more for early-childhood education.
JAMAICANS COULD be faced with a drastic price increase on textbooks effective today with a markup as high as 25 per cent on printed materials.The Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) made the disclosure on Wednesday while acknowledging that the...