Eyes on tax cheats: Credit bureaus closing in on delinquents' information

TAX debtors who fail to honour their obligations to the State could find their credit ratings being significantly affected with the passage of a bill in the House of Representatives that would give the commissioner...

Economic woes distracting small states from climate change - expert

New Delhi, India:An environmental expert attached to the India-based Observer Research Foundation has expressed concern that Jamaica and other small, developing island states hit by harsh and inflexible...

Untapped Potential - Jamaica has adequate water but lacks proper systems, says expert

Jamaica has adequate resources to consistently meet its water demand; however, the lack of a comprehensive plan and implementation structure have caused the country to be facing serious recurring water problems such as the current drought crisis...

Use of pre-signed letters is a 'degradation'

LAWYERS representing the Attorney General's Department (AGD) in a case brought against Opposition Leader Andrew Holness by ousted Senator Arthur Williams yesterday cited a Malaysian case in which a judge blasted the use of undated resignation letters...

Banks warned to cater for disabled

BANKS and other business institutions are being urged to introduce policies that would lead to a greater inclusion of members of the disabled community who Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams, the junior minister in the industry ministry, said are being denied ...

Closing Bellevue Hospital not an option, says Gov't

Despite debate in medical circles that the country's main mental health facility, the Bellevue Hospital, is not fulfilling its mandate, the Government and the Opposition are at one that the facility should remain open....

Cop charged with prisoner's escape walks free

WESTERN BUREAU:Constable Kirton Green, one of the police officers charged with corruption last year in relation to the unlawful release of a prisoner from custody, was freed of the charges when he appeared in the Montego...

Amoya still missing

"I STILL sit here on the verandah just staring, looking to see Amoya come through that gate," a teary-eyed Cheryl Morgan said as she shared her recollection of what has been a dismal period following the disappearance...

Women must take back homes - Millwood

JEAN LOWRIE-CHIN, founder of PRO Communications Limited, a public relations firm, has made an appeal to women to be more strident in combating incidents of rape and moral decline in the country....

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