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It appears that public sector workers will not get anywhere close to the 30 per cent increase in wages, over two years, they have requested."In the context of low inflation, in the context of the payment of increments, we are certainly expecting...

A man has been charged for the July 2013 murder of a Roman Catholic Priest, Father Charles Brown. Detectives from the Hunts Bay Police Station have charged 31-year-old Rohan Deacon of Phase 1, Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11, on Sunday. The Hunts Bay...

Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis is chiding the Government for not providing enough information for her office to make a proper assessment of the components of the Fiscal Policy Paper (FPP) in the required time. The FPP was tabled in parliament...

The People’s National Party (PNP) has reserved public comment on an altercation in which it is alleged that North West St Ann Member of Parliament, Dr Dayton Campbell, drew his licensed firearm.

Construction workers at Moon Palace Jamaica Grande have withdrawn their services again. The workers stopped work this morning, claiming that the management of the hotel plans to replace some of them with workers from Mexico. General Manager Clifton...

Two brothers, Dexter and Garone Dyer of Mocho, Clarendon have been freed in the Clarendon Circuit Court of charges of illegal possession of firearm and robbery with aggravation. It was alleged that the brothers held up occupants of a house in Mocho...

Technology minister Phillip Paulwell has admitted that there is little the government can do to prevent students from visiting inappropriate websites on the hundreds of tablets distributed to schools. Fielding questions from the parliamentary...

Thirty-seven-years ago, five men from the Central Kingston community of Southside were shot dead by Jamaica Defence Force soldiers at the Green Bay shooting range in St Catherine.

The Court of Appeal has set March 16 and 17 for the hearing of the appeal filed by the Opposition Leader Andrew Holness in relation to the current Senate crisis. The court's president, Justice Seymour Panton informed the parties involved of the...

The Students’ Loan Bureau (SLB) has put in place a new policy which will see students being denied loans if their grades are low and if the demand for loans is greater than the amount available for on-lending. Finance Minister Dr Peter...
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