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Authorities in the United Kingdom (UK) have signalled that they are ready to deport dozens of Jamaicans who were convicted there for a range of criminal offences. Jamaican officials revealed yesterday that the group of 50 is expected to arrive in...

Noted Jamaican immigration-rights advocate Irwine Clare has warned against high expectations of preferential treatment towards blacks or any other minority group should Kamala Harris be elected president of the United States (US). Harris, a first-...

The Holness administration will today begin its second round of deliberations on the upcoming Budget. Yesterday, the Cabinet went into a three-day retreat to discuss the 2019-20 Budget. This follows three days of consultations last week on the...

Juxtaposing the rallying cry for reparation from Britain for slavery for almost 200 years, climate-change consultant and former senator Raymond Pryce is demanding that the Jamaican State be compensated by the United States for environmental...

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is targeting updated contact information for 50 per cent of its more than 650,000 customer base this year. The disclosure follows a statement from the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) last Thursday in...

The Education Ministry is warning school personnel that disciplinary action could be taken against them if they continue to use any form of physical punishment, which may result in injury or abuse of a student. In a bulletin issued today, the...

Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has proposed the establishment of a national security commission to help tackle the scourge of crime and violence across the country.Currently, there exists a National Security Council chaired by Prime Minister...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has signalled his administration's intention of tapping the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for competitive loan offerings to expand the country's creaking water-supply system."Just recently, president of the CDB,...

With Jamaica's youth unemployment rate just under 20 per cent, American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AmCham) President Allison Peart believes something must be done to engage these individuals to make them productive members of society.Her...

Chartered accountants converged on the Sts Peter and Paul Church in St Andrew yesterday not to balance financial books, but to give praise to God in celebration of the 54th anniversary since the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ)...
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