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WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaica's winter tourist cycle, whichcommenced yesterday, December 15, will be the largest in the country's history, with tourismminister Edmund Bartlett projecting a five per cent growth in stop-over arrivals.Bartlett was able to...

Phillip Brown, the man accused of stabbing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, who was also the mother of his child, to death at her Crystal Towers apartment in St Andrew last December, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.Justice Martin Gayle made the...

The Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) Global Logistics Centre, a one-stop facility that offers opportunities for global logistics, warehousing of auto parts, tyres, and motor vehicle accessories was yesterday officially launched at Tinson Pen in...

While many poor Jamaicans wish for proper shelter and a square meal at Christmas, a handful of inner-city residents bemoaning hard times want nothing more than an immediate end to the bloodletting across the country."If the killing doesn't stop,...

It might as well be Christmas Day for more than 200 special needs children who were feted by the Sanmerna Foundation in conjunction with the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) at the Half-Way Tree Transportation Centre yesterday.Gifts and food...

Escalating crime in Clarendon and the killing of People's National Party caretaker Carol Ebanks and her 20-year-old son, Jevon Myles, saw a motion for the suspension of the standing order of the municipal corporation in the parish to focus on the...

In 2015, then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson, in response to several concerns raised about the status of public-health facilities, ordered an internal audit of the four regional health authorities to "determine safety and functionality of the...

Western Bureau:Senator Charles Sinclair, the outspoken councillor for the Flanker division in the St James Municipal Corporation (STJMC), is calling for sanctions to be levied against staffers who facilitated the recent questionable payment of funds...

Members of parliament have received a 112.5 per cent increase in sums paid to them to meet constituency office expenses.The amount allocated in the First Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure to defray constituency office expenses is $128.5 million...

In a bid to improve the synergy between the tourism and agricultural sectors, the Ministry of Tourism and the agriculture ministry have partnered to jointly launch the tourism Agri-Linkages Exchange (ALEX) Initiative.The programme is an online...
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