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There was high drama in Gordon House yesterday before members on the Government side alone passed the 2017-2018 Appropriations Bill or the Budget. The parliamentary opposition triggered a sudden uproar, which was followed by an angry walkout as they...

The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) is rejecting an assertion from Prime Minister Andrew Holness that a proposed law to give the security forces powers to search places, vehicles, or persons within specific areas without a warrant was...

Despite objections by some players in the insurance industry to the Government's imposition of general consumption tax (GCT) on group health insurance, Finance and the Public Service Minister Audley Shaw yesterday defended the measure, suggesting...

LONDON (AP):A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power yesterday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament.Five...

Revealing the Government’s latest strategy to bring rampant criminality under control, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday tabled legislation that could authorise the security forces to search places, vehicles or persons within specific...

Although saying they are not just ‘goodies’, Prime Minister Andrew Holness kept to tradition yesterday and, like other heads of government before him during Budget Debates, reeled out a list of new benefits for contributors of the cash-...

 Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared early yesterday in his contribution to the 2017-2018 Budget Debate in the House of Representatives that he was there to tell the “truth”, as he said the society must move from a “...

In spite of the Government's immediate ban on corned beef imported from Brazil, some vendors and wholesalers are standing in defiance, pointing out that they need to earn a living, and that not selling the popular commodity would put a significant...

WESTERN BUREAU:Supermarket operators in western Jamaica have been swift and decisive in their adherence to the ban on corned beef from Brazil, as for the most part, the product was missing from both large establishments and corner shops."We hear...

A move by Trinidad and Tobago to ban sodas in public schools was supported by Jamaica's health minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, who indicated that once he got the approval from Cabinet, a similar course of action would happen locally.Trinidad's...
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