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Distinguished journalist and author, Ken Jones, passed away peacefully this morning after an extended illness, at the Doctor’s Community Hospital in Maryland. He was surrounded by family members.  Jones, a justice of the peace and...

Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips has declared that Jamaica is on track to pass another review by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The finance minister was speaking this evening at a People’s National Party face-to-face meeting at...

The Government is vowing to vigorously police prohibition notices for the use of water for all areas of the country served by drought-affected water supply systems. Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change Robert Pickersgill says the...

WESTERN BUREAU: A 45-year-old lab technician at a Portmore-based high school in St Catherine, is now in police custody after he was caught having sex with a 15-year-old grade-nine student at the school on Monday afternoon. The lab technician, who...

JUTC asks court to throw out claim against JUTC's exclusive Mandela HighwayA government lawyer has asked a court to throw out a claim against the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) because she says the complainants are challenging a law that...

Representatives of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) and the finance ministry are to meet today as teachers continue to press for higher wages having rejected the increase proposed by the Government. On June 20, delegates of the JTA...

Public Defender Arlene Harrison-Henry has reversed a position advocated by her predecessor that murders be included on the list of offences that can be expunged from the criminal record of convicts. Harrison-Henry, who took over in January, says...

The principal of Moneague College, Howard Isaacs, has been declared winner of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA's) presidential election. He will be installed as the president-elect for the 2015-2016 year at the union's...
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