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The beleaguered state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) is projecting a dramatic increase in its loss from operations for the new financial year 2018-2019.For the new fiscal year, the bus company's losses from operations are...

Prosecutors yesterday closed their case in the murder trial of Michael McLean, the man accused of killing four children and two women in St Thomas in 2006.However, the trial was adjourned early as McLean's attorney, Carlton Colman, indicated in the...

Blind trust has been cited as a big hindrance to some young people protecting themselves sexually and otherwise, a trend Hannalisa Morgan-Williams believes needs to be reversed.The targeted Interventions officer for the Kingston Chapter at the...

Pumping increased resources into crime fighting, pledging to table a raft of legislation to boost the national security and justice sectors, and completing major infrastructure projects in health were among some of the crucial areas featured in the...

Yesterday's ceremonial opening of Parliament was marked by the traditional pomp and pageantry, including a parade by the Jamaica Defence Force's First Battalion, the Jamaica Regiment.While the governor general, members of the House of...

The Ministry of National Security has set aside $6.4 billion in the 2018-2019 Estimates of Expenditure for the purchasing of motor vehicles for the Jamaica Constabulary Force.In the Estimates of Expenditure, which was tabled in the House of...

Education Minister Ruel Reid has expressed condolences to the families and victims of Wednesday's mass school shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida, United States."I empathise with the victims, parents,...

WESTERN BUREAU:Buoyed by the universal endorsement of more than 100,000 Jamaicans in a single week, organisers of the ILoveMobay campaign are predicting a major turnaround in the once fading fortunes of the island's tourism capital.Launched on...

The Police High Command has ordered an investigation into an incident, captured on video, depicting members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) embroiled in an altercation with members of the public. During the incident, Gleaner photographer...

The Andrew Holness administration has made good on its promise to set aside funds in this year's Estimates of Expenditure to repurchase the 49 per cent shares in Petrojam owned by Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA.Contingencies amounting to $...
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