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By November this year, 700 jobs will be created at the Alpart plant in Nain, St Elizabeth, which is being acquired by Chinese company Jiuguan Iron and Steel (JISCO) from Russian firm UC Rusal.In another four years, JISCO will be investing US$2...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness will shortly be addressing flagrant breaches of the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act, whereby at least 14 senior executives of the Port Authority of Jamaica received both pension and gratuity amounting to...

A police corporal yesterday declined to disclose who gave the authority for American law-enforcement personnel to join their Jamaican counterparts during an operation in St James earlier this year to arrest two of the eight Jamaicans wanted in the...

We saw them after three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell tragically lost her life in her St Ann community a few weeks ago. We saw them after the reported murder-suicide at the Tax Registration Number (TRN) office in downtown Kingston a few days later.In...

A prosecutor yesterday outlined how two officials at the Manchester Parish Council allegedly used Whatsapp, the Internet-based messaging platform, to orchestrate a fraudulent scheme that has defrauded the Government of $95 million and counting.The...

The Tavistock Terrace property owned by Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller could push the value of her total assets to as high as $55 million.Ever since Simpson Miller unveiled to the media the contents of her report to the Integrity Commission...

National Security Minister Robert Montague and his opposition counterpart, Peter Bunting, have taken the lead, holding hands in prayer about the violence in the country, and they are encouraging Jamaicans to come on board.The men joined in prayer at...

Former Hillel Academy student Ana Holmes was recognised by the Scotiabank Jamaica Foundation for her exemplary performance in the recent Grade Six Assessment Test (GSAT).Like the Hosanna Preparatory graduate, Jonathan Morgan, Holmes managed to...

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis is reporting that a senior officer who worked with the Port Authority of Jamaica has received three pension benefits, including a "golden handshake" valued at more than $100 million, in addition to gratuity...

At least one lawmaker says a fire near Gordon House - Jamaica's Parliament building - yesterday should be a wake-up call to the authorities, especially the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), to revisit systems of response to sensitive locations....
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