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With children on summer break, Superintendent, Kingston and St Andrew Fire Service, Julian Davis-Buckle, is encouraging parents to be vigilant of their activities and not to leave them unattended. “For the holiday season, it is important that...

The Government is taking steps to protect and preserve the country’s forest cover, through the launch of the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) Readiness Preparation Project. The initiative is being...

A total of 13 chronically delinquent taxpayers who failed to obey court orders were yesterday arrested in St Ann by a joint team from the Tax Administration Jamaica and the Major Organized Crime & Anti-Corruption Agency. The TAJ says...

St Vincent and Grenadines to get first female head of state KINGSTOWN, ST Vincent (CMC): Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says he has written to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth requesting that retired educator, Susan Dougan, be named as the new governor...

The Real Estate Board (REB)/Commission of Strata Corporations (CSC) is clamping down on the number of unregistered real estate developers who are selling properties illegally. “For the second time in 2019, we have had a ­conviction for an...

Thirty-five additional mentors have been trained under the third instalment of the mentorship component of the We Transform Youth Empowerment and Reintegration Programme. The training session was held last Friday at the Ministry of National...

Informal settlers occupying lands along river banks in St Mary are at risk of suffering great loss to life and property in the event that a hurricane hits Jamaica. Residents in several squatter settlements, which appear to have grown overnight,...

Dear Mr Bassie, I am a British citizen and I would like to know how I can apply for an emergency travel document. GN Dear GN, A person can apply for an emergency travel document, sometimes called an ‘emergency passport’, if he/she is abroad, needs...

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington, Please tell me if my children's father can be granted primary custody of our kids without my consent? He is living in New Jersey and he divorced me and filed for our kids. The court granted him custody. I could not...

Dear Ms Powell, I recently completed studies at a Canadian university and my study permit expires in August. I’m missing my family, so I plan to go back to Jamaica and chill out for a while then return to apply for the post-graduate work permit...
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