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WESTERN BUREAU:Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis has expressed dismay and disappointment at the parliamentary Opposition's vote against the continuation of the state of public emergency (SOE) in St James."My position is ... that the people are in shock...

At least 22 companies have been sued by the Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP) since the start of the year for copyright infringement, and after securing a recent win in its legal battle against Mars Cable Vision...

A parliamentary committee has recommended that it should be a criminal offence for individuals to "knowingly" infect a partner with a sexually transmitted infection (STI).Further, the panel has suggested that the offence of stalking be added to the...

A key plank of the Andrew Holness administration’s plan to drive down Jamaica’s murder rate was dealt a body blow last night as the parliamentary Opposition withdrew support for states of emergency (SOE) in St James, St Catherine North...

Auditors at the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), the parent company for Petrojam, have revealed that they were prevented from carrying out an audit at the state-owned oil refinery by the previous management. Group internal auditor at PCJ,...

Chairman of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Mark Golding, acted “illegally” when he convened yesterday’s meeting of the PAC, which ended in confusion, a senior government official has charged. However, Golding...

The launch of the National Cancer Registry of Jamaica represents another meaningful addition in the fight against cancer, as it will allow for quality data collection to inform decision-making policies, says Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton.He...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness gave Speaker of the House of Representatives Pearnel Charles one week to carry out a probe into the controversy surrounding the sitting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday, allegedly in breach of the...

Slamming Leader of Government Business in the House, Karl Samuda, for allegedly “instructing” the clerk to the Houses of Parliament, Heather Cooke, to pull her staff from a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), both Phillip...

The unavailability of a handwriting expert yesterday forced the early adjournment of the trial for three Clarendon cops at the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston.The handwriting expert is expected to appear in court to determine the...
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