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The Central Executive of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) at its regularly scheduled meeting today in Kingston passed a resolution for the taking of all actions deemed necessary to ensure that the demands of the teachers regarding an...

The Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding says the removal of the death penalty from Jamaican law is not on the Government’s agenda at this time. Responding to a question from Opposition Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte today, Senator Golding...

A group of young persons today staged a peaceful demonstration in protest of a visit of two US gay rights envoys to the island. The protesters belong to the Love March Movement, a youth Christian organization which advocates for sexual purity and...

The board that advises the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) says the agency should not have given notice ahead of implementing increased application fees.  Chairman of the PICA Advisory Board, Leachim Semaj, says that would...

“I am a man on a mission,” were words coming from the Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams when he took the mic at a special meeting held at the community centre in the troubled community of Bucknor, Clarendon last night. He told...

The island's public hospitals continue to be flooded with cases of sexual assault, with the majority of the cases affecting females below the age of 19 years.According to the 2014 Economic and Social Survey Jamaica (ESSJ), 12.4 per cent of the 44,...

The police have charged a 54-year-old craft vendor from Trelawny in relation to a $2-million fraud probe. Claude Chamberlain was arrested yesterday by the Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch. He is charged with conspiracy to defraud and...

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are at the top of an annual list of the world’s highest-paid athletes after their fight in Las Vegas earlier this month. The much-anticipated welterweight title showdown between the pair is reported to have...

The East Kingston police say they arrested five wanted men yesterday and seized two firearms, including a high-powered weapon, during an operation. The police say the names of the men are being withheld until they are officially charged. Two of the...

The Government has requested help from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to help with the implementation of the Primary Health Care Renewal Policy and the development plan for the health sector to meet current demands. Health...

Jamaica assumes chairmanship of Caribbean Development Bank Jamaica yesterday assumed the chairmanship of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank as the 45th Annual Meeting of the Bank’s Board ended in St Kitts. Finance...
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