Sun | Dec 4, 2016

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WESTERN BUREAU:It was an early Christmas for Jamaica at the 23rd World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony in the Maldives, southern Asia, on Friday, as the island topped all other Caribbean destinations in winning nine awards three individuals and six by...

Departing People's National Party (PNP) General Secretary Paul Burke has thrown down the gauntlet. He wants strong disciplinary action to be taken against the soft-spoken but outspoken South East St Ann Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna, over comments...

The Andrew Holness-led Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) could move in for a political kill sometime in the new year, as the People's National Party (PNP) continues to flounder in the wake of another crushing defeat at the polls.Holness, in his victory...

WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaica's tourism industry received a significant boost on Thursday afternoon with the announcement that Delta Vacations and Turissimo Excursions have partnered to bring in some 60,000 visitors to the island over the next 12 months.At...

More than 150 members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on Thursday received training in domestic violence intervention and conflict resolution.The training was jointly hosted by the Ministry of National Security and the JCF at the Jamaica...

Beginning early next week, the National Water Commission (NWC) is expected to start sewer rehabilitation works on North Street in Kingston. The work will begin on December 5 and end on January 31, 2017.For an extended period, motorists, pedestrians...

State Minister in the Ministry of National Security Senator Pearnel Charles Jr has called on probation officers to begin seeing themselves as a major part of the nation's national security machinery.Addressing the annual general meeting of the...

Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson has appealed to residents of St Ann to make greater use of the community health centres in order to reduce overcrowding at the hospitals.She noted that the clinics provide quality care and that...

Minister of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has called on men to raise their voices against violence towards women and girls."I am making a special appeal to the men because men are the main perpetrators of violence...

Four private and public-sector bodies have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to work together to grow national exports to US$2.5 billion by 2020.Jamaica currently exports approximately US$1.6 billion in goods and services.The bodies that...
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