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The nation's two major political parties are far advanced in selecting their slate of candidates for the 63 seats up for grab, as election expectancy heightens, with the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) currently a nose ahead of the People's National...

A report entitled Reforming Public Sector Reform has noted that Jamaica's efforts at public-sector reform have been a failure. This, it says, is due to deep-rooted problems in the public sector.The report put out by the Caribbean Policy Research...

WHILE acknowledging Jamaica's efforts over the past year to identify more adult trafficking victims, the United States government has raised concerns that local authorities have only identified one child victim over the period.The US State...

Jamaica's culture minister has urged the nation to resist any temptation to shun Emancipation and Independence events that will be staged from Friday, July 31, to Thursday, August 6, under the theme 'Proud and Free ... Jamaica 53'."Don't let anybody...

The Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community has said all is in place for its Pride 2015 celebrations, the first of its kind in Jamaica, which coincides with the week of Emancipation and Independence celebrations from August 1 to 5....

Deputy Chairman of the Public Sector Transformation and Modern-isation Steering Committee Professor Alvin Wint said a special unit is to be set up to deal with the high cost associated with spaces rented by government entities."In terms of the space...

A well-needed ultrasound machine, in addition to equipment for hygienic purposes, is among several urgent needs at the Princess Margaret Hospital in St Thomas that organisers of an annual three-in-one health fair, food festival, and cook-off are...

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are on a mission. Today at 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. local time), the history-making senior men's football team and Mexico will battle for the CONCACAF Gold Cup at Lincoln Financial Field.In their race for...

More than pride will be at stake when the Reggae Boyz face Mexico in the finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup today.Already assured of a share of US$500,000 (J$58.5 million), the members of the squad could double that if they pull off the victory and...

He walked out on the team just before they faced Haiti in the quarter-finals. Now, instead of being part of the dream of the first Caribbean team to lift the CONCACAF Gold Cup, defender Alvas Powell will be nothing more than a spectator when the...
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