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Two interesting suggestions emerged during parliamentary sittings last week, which the advocates feel that if they are embraced, may have far-reaching impact on governance.One of the suggestions relates to creating a framework in the House of...

Our nation is now in a critical position, and moving forward for the purpose of growth, there has to be innovative ideas. We have to now think outside the box! The nation is very good at talking but poor at implementing. The nation's focus and money...

The Professional Engineers Registration Board (PERB) will be taking strong action against persons who continue to provide engineering services without registering with the board.In an interview with The Gleaner, the chairman and other members of the...

Members of Parliament on the Opposition bench are to meet tomorrow at the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Belmont Road headquarters in St Andrew to decide the fate of their leader, Andrew Holness.The meeting was announced for Friday, but was postponed...

Two male students from a prominent high school in St Thomas have been taken into custody, after a video surfaced that showed them assaulting another schoolboy.The incident happened last week and was recorded and posted on several social media sites...

Sections of Kingston were flooded this afternoon as a result of heavy rains across parts of the island.The affected areas include: Hagley Park Road, Three Miles, Portia Simpson Miller Square and Marcus Garvey Drive in St. Andrew . These areas are...

The driver of a motor car which crashed in Swansea, Clarendon on March 1, killing two women, has been granted bail.Oneil Masters was granted bail in the sum of J$600,000 when he appeared in the May Pen Resident Magistrates Court on Friday. He has...

A teenager and a 21-year-old are to face the Santa Cruz Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday to answer charges of breaches of the Firearms Act. They are 18-year-old Roshlance Smith and 21-year-old Martin Bowers, both of Carby district in St...

A Jamaican surgeon who practises in the United States wants to see a vibrant organ transplant unit established on the island.Dr Vaughn Whittaker says such a move could add an average of eight years to the life expectancy of persons in the 60 to 65...

The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) wants the former mayor of Lucea Shernette Haughton to also step down as councillor for the Green Island Division of the Hanover Parish Council.The call by the executive of the JLP Area Council 4 follows a...
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