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National Security Minister Robert Montague is declaring that the latest flare-up of crime in St James has been contained following the additional deployment of police and military assets to the parish since Thursday night.He said the activities of...

The Government is to open a formal investigation into the death of high school footballer Dominic James.Education and Youth Minister Ruel Reid told the Senate yesterday that the ministry is "interested" in finding out whether there were any breaches...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Jamaican Government will not be going ahead with plans to develop a trans-shipment port and industrial park on Goat Islands in the Portland Bight Protected Area.The development comes only days after the...

Western Bureau: St James, especially the parish capital, Montego Bay, is now gripped by fear and anxiety as gun-toting thugs continue to wreak murderous havoc, killing and maiming with impunity as the parish’s murder count races towards 200...

WESTERN BUREAU:Justice Minister Delroy Chuck has expressed alarm at the rampant murders that have rocked the parish of St James in recent times, with 20 murders being recorded since the start of September, out of the more than 180 recorded in the...

The 120-megawatt Bogue electricity plant in Montego Bay, which has been retrofitted to use liquefied natural gas (LNG), should be up and running on October 7, producing electricity at about US$0.12 per kilowatt hour.In June, the Jamaica Public...

WESTERN BUREAU:Hoteliers guilty of building five-star hotels, while the people in their communities remain in deprived conditions, have come under heavy criticism from secretary general of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai."It's not...

Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams has dismissed any idea that the independence of local law enforcement as they tackle concerns around crime and public safety might be compromised by the establishment of an official base for the Federal Bureau of...

Issues of whether there will be affordable housing available for people in downtown Kingston, in addition to unequal employment opportunities, were again raised yesterday as members of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation and the Urban...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):Yahoo said hackers stole personal information from 500 million of its user accounts, a massive security breakdown it attributed to a "state-sponsored actor". The breach disclosed yesterday the latest setback for the beleaguered...
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