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Policymakers are in agreement about the need for the strengthening of the Praedial Larceny (Prevention) Act to more effectively punish persons who engage in the theft and sale of farm produce.Emboldened by weaknesses in this piece of legislation,...

The unsanitary conditions under which livestock is slaughtered and sold in approved public spaces has been getting the attention of the Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. The potential...

The impact of wide-scale theft of farm crops, livestock, as well as fresh-water (aquaculture) and marine fish in undermining the individual efforts of regional farmers and fisherfolk to achieve economic independence level and regional states to...

On World Earth Day, and under the theme Trees for the Earth, GraceKennedy (GK) demonstrated that the environment is serious business for the company and its staff, by joining the rest of planet Earth in celebrating the occasion.Several students from...

Coming on the heels of Jamaica being named the third best island in the world on the Trip Advisor 2016 awards list, the island also dominates the category of Best Small Hotels in the Caribbean 2016.Jamaica not only tops the list, but she also holds...

While others may have been sceptical about enlisting on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), Access Financial Services Limited was quick out the blocks.The heads of the company, which was established in 2000, had the foresight to...

From the 44th floor of the Paraiso Bay Building, David Johnson can see Miami, Florida, stretched out before him until the McDaniel Memorial Bridge fades into the horizon. From this height, it is not the breathtaking view that moves him to tears, it...

Reports that a mentally ill man was being housed in a church while its members carried out a seven-day ritual to rid him of demons have caused discontent among some religious leaders who, last week, urged colleagues to be mindful of their abilities...

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) has been forced to pay out millions of dollars over the last 23 months and owes millions more to victims of accidents involving its buses....

Dozens of primary-school students, some as young as six years old, are being placed in danger by their parents, who use educational institutions as day-care centres and...
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