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As the murder tally races towards the 600 mark in the first seven months of 2015, Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams said he would be outlining how the public, including the media, can assist in crime fighting, instead of merely "standing aside...

The United States government has withdrawn an assertion made in a publication of the State Department that Internet freedom in Jamaica was under threat as the Government has been monitoring private online communications without appropriate legal...

After crunching the figures, Director of Elections Orette Fisher believes the country would save approximately $1 billion if the general and local government elections were held simultaneously.?It is both practical and possible to conduct both...

The Jamaican Government has denied that it has monitored private online communications without appropriate legal authority. Responding to the claims made by in the United States' State Department report on Human Rights Practices for 2014, Information...

HEAD OF the Water Resources Authority (WRA) Basil Fernandez has argued that doubling the size of the Mona Reservoir or desilting the Hermitage Dam to increase storage capacity, without a sustainable inflow of water, is not the answer to improving...

AS LARGE sections of the country are now facing severe drought conditions, the National Water Commission (NWC) is vowing to get tough on persons who breach a proposed prohibition notice set to take effect on July 6.The notice has signalled that the...

The worsening water crisis the country is currently encountering has been impacting several business places, including fast-food restaurants in the Corporate Area.Rosemaria Reid, a cosmetologist who operates in Mall Plaza on Constant Spring Road, St...

Western Bureau:Following the gun-slaying of four persons, last weekend, St James now has the dubious distinction of being the first parish to record 100 murders since the start of the year, raising fears that criminals are again operating with...

Distinguished journa-list and author Ken Jones, CD, JP died yesterday morning after an extended illness, at the Doctor's Community Hospital in Maryland. He was surrounded by family members.Ken Jones began his career as a journalist in 1947 as a...

The problem-plagued Bernard Lodge housing project is to be completed by next March, Housing Minister Dr Omar Davies has promised.Davies, in a statement to the House of Representatives on Tuesday, said that Cabinet has given approval for the Housing...
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