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Education Minister Ruel Reid is to discuss the future of the board of the Hampton School for Girls after its members were forced to apologise to him for the manner in which it handled the request for the submission of a report on the conduct of the...

The J$4 billion investment in a new Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) facility at the Portmore Infomatics Park in St Catherine by United States-based Alorica is expected to push employment in the sector to 200,000. Prime Minister Andrew Holness...

The Royal DeCameron hotel brand has increased its room count in Jamaica to over 500 with the opening of the new 146-room Royal DeCameron Cornwall Beach resort in Montego Bay, St James yesterday. The new property, which was officially opened by...

Barbados Pride are the 2017 West Indies Cricket Board Regional Super50 champions.     The Barbadians defeated Jamaica Scorpions by 59 runs in tonight's final played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.     Final...

The Barbados Pride have set the Jamaica Scorpions 272 for victory in today's Regional Super50 final at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in St John's, Antigua.   Barbados Pride, opting to bat first, reached 271 for nine off their 50 overs....

Police investigators from the St Andrew South Police Division are now at a garage on Elma Crescent in Maverley, Kingston 20, where a mechanic was crushed by a motor car he was reportedly working on. Reports are that the mechanic, whose name has not...

Up to a short while ago detectives from the St Ann Police Division were processing a scene along the Priory Main Road where the skeletal remains of a human was found...

More than US$1 billion have been invested in new and refurbished hotels in Jamaica in the last decade. That’s according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett, who says this has contributed to a significant increase in hotel rooms over the past 20...

The Narcotics Police are reporting that more than 5 pounds of cocaine were seized at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday wrapped in containers marked Jablum Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee and Lasco Creamy Malt.   According to the...

Statistics from the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport show that 38 persons have been killed on Jamaica's roads since the start of this year. The statistics show that fatal crashes have decreased by 23 per cent when compared with the...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday broke ground for a new US$1.03 million sewerage facility in his St Andrew West Central constituency. Speaking at the ceremony Holness said the project will improve the quality of life for the people of...

The Private Security Regulations Authority is urging security guards to sign up for the self-contributory health insurance scheme that is provided through Guardian Life. The Authority’s Executive Director, Rosalyn Campbell, says health...

The Government has allocated $24 million to the Board of Supervision for the construction of Drop-In Centres for homeless persons in parishes that are currently without this facility. Details are provided in the 2017-18 Estimates of Expenditure,...
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