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The World Economic Forum has outlined that the top five risks facing the global economy in 2017 are: rising income and wealth disparity; climate change; increased popularisation in societies; increased...

The dilapidated condition of many Corporate Area street signs has been listed by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAC) as a problem that will receive urgent attention come next financial year, which commences April 1.Many persons...

Western Bureau:The failure by stakeholders to show due regard for the law with respect to the protecting of historic buildings and sites is now a worrying concern in the town of Falmouth, Trelawny, whose Georgian architecture was declared a...

Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte has given an opinion stating that the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) of Parliament has the power to call the University of the West Indies (UWI) to explain how it spends taxpayer's...

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and The Jamaica Customs Agency this morning signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to stop the flow of illegal guns and drugsĀ into Jamaica. The signing took place at the Ministry of National...

The National Water Commission (NWC) says sections of the Corporate Area will be without piped water for at least three days due to the collapse of a section of its sewer main. The NWC says the collapse occurred in the Washington Gardens community,...

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has declared that the Trafigura case was never intended to be a statement-taking exercise. The assertion came in the Appeal Court as Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Andrea Martin...

Long-time journalist Peter Abrahams is dead. Abrahams, 97, was found dead at his home in Rock Hall, St Andrew this morning. Born in Johannesburg to an Ethiopian father and South African mother of mixed race, Abrahams fled his homeland in 1939 after...

The Finance Minister Audley Shaw says he is stunned that despite the successful implementation of the first phase of the so-called $1.5 million tax plan by the Government, Opposition spokesman on finance Dr Peter Phillips, would criticise the...

The Opposition spokesman on finance Dr Peter Phillips has accused the Andrew Holness administration of shelving sound national economic management for partisan political considerations. In his contribution to debate on the First Supplementary...
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