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Jamaica's chief crime fighter, Dr Carl Williams, has given himself full marks on the success of his 10-month tenure as police commissioner, as the murder toll shot past the 600 mark on Sunday.Asked at a press conference he convened...

MORE SEVERE water restrictions are being imposed by the National Water Commission (NWC) in the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA) as Jamaica continues to face a rapid decline in inflows into the major Corporate Area water-supply systems.Yesterday, the...

One of Jamaica's leading economists, Dr Damien King, says Greece is in chaos with a crumbling economy and an uncertain future, and that the 'no' vote in Sunday's referendum is not something that Jamaica can afford to follow.King, head of the...

As hundreds of Jamaicans take the opportunity to port their telephone numbers since the launch of Local Number Portability on June 22, 2015, telecommunications service providers and the Office of Utilities Regulation are fielding questions from...

With much-needed economic growth continuing to be an elusive goal for successive administrations, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has sounded the rallying call for a 'growth czar'."Jamaica needs a growth czar, and it doesn't have to be the prime...

A senior Anglican clergyman has called for a return to traditional values centred on telling the truth no matter the consequences, as a start to addressing in a meaningful way the ills of today's society."Speak the truth, and speak it ever. Cost it...

He stole her innocence, caused her to leave her community and destroyed her trust in people, but when it was time for her church brother and neighbour to be prosecuted for raping her, Pamela* did the unexpected. She begged the judge to let him go...

As the debate rages over whether victims should forgive those who have wronged them, at least one local clergyman has charged that those quick to forgive are showing moral weakness, even as others argue that forgiveness is necessary for persons to...

'Wicked' was the word of choice for many motorists using the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 yesterday as they reacted to the new toll fees which came into effect.Despite several advertise-ments in the print and electronic media about the new rates...

Greater Works International Fellowship, the non-denominational 'prophetic ministry', which has been operating in the Red Hills Mall, St Andrew, since 2007, has been ordered to move out by this weekend.The Supreme Court has ruled that the church was...
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