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The newly-formed committee to hold talks with the Belize government on the country’s third restructuring of the so-called superbond is rejecting the Dean Barrow administration’s move for further debt relief. The Belize government said...

The incoming vice-president of the United States Mike Pence has expressed his desire to visit Jamaica. Pence was speaking with Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks this week at the Chairman’s Global Dinner and...

The Barbados government says it has not made any approach to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance in turning around the island’s economy. Finance Minister Chris Sinckler, speaking on the Bank’s Tax on Assets 2017 Bill...

The St Catherine-based teacher charged for having sexual relations with a student at school is to return to the St Catherine Parish Court on February 14. He was granted bail yesterday in the sum of $500,000. The 40-year-old teacher must not have...

More than 40 residents of the Canaan Heights community in Clarendon yesterday received legal advice through the Legal Aid Council’s Justice Mobile unit. The Justice Mobile unit pulled up yesterday for its first community outreach at the...

A 59-year-old St Thomas man is now in hospital nursing machete wounds following a dispute with the 24-year-old stepfather of his children.

WASHINGTON (AP): United States government scientists say the Earth sizzled to a third straight heat record last year. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared. The figures announced...

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis says despite highlighting an overpayment of more than US$5,000 to a former senior officer of the Jamaica Liaison Service (JLS) in 2014 there is no evidence that the money has been repaid to date. The JLS...

It is being hoped that representatives of the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) will today make its long-promised appearance before Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC). The PAAC has been...

Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, has given an undertaking to look into the number of permanent posts in the public sector for nurses as part of a retention strategy for the profession. That’s according to president of the Nurses...

The Estimates of Expenditure for the 2017/2018 fiscal year will be tabled in the House of Representatives on Thursday, February 9. Meanwhile, Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw will open the Budget Debate for the new financial year...

The board of the St Elizabeth-based Hampton School is backing embattled principal Heather Murray who has decided not to go on two weeks’ leave in the wake of the controversy over her attendance at the bail hearing of an alleged sex offender....

The Government will be spending at least $2.5 billion over the next two fiscal years to clean the voters’ list of hundreds of thousands of names that should not be there. Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw says he met a week...

The police have found three partly decomposed bodies in Negril, Westmoreland, believed to be those of three men who went missing from Seaton Crescent in the parish on Saturday. The Savanna-la-Mar police have been searching for Richard Davis,...
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