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Jamaica is shortly to have the benefit of a comprehensive set of guidelines for coastal management and beach restoration, as it faces down a changing climate that puts at risk coastal resources on which it is hugely dependent.But whether the island...

With buildings accounting for a third of growing energy use within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the construction of the University of the West Indies' (UWI's) net-zero energy building is being watched for, among other things, its knowledge...

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Sagicor's May Pen personal banking officer Dave Robinson is ensuring that he mentors as many children as he can - giving them what he missed out on.Growing up without a father's influence and now a father of three, himself,...

Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid is to receive the inaugural 'Man of the decade in Education Award' from the Jamaica College Old Boys' Association of New York on April 8. Reid, a former master teacher at Munro College and former...

Two persons died as a result of injuries they received in a fatal collision on the Green Island main road in Hanover. Dead are 26-year-old Tajay Watson of Rock Spring, Hanover and 15-year-old Samantha McIntosh of Grange district in the parish....

Residents of the inner-city community of Trench Town are demanding that the authorities move swiftly to fix the problem of sewerage flowing through their community. Residents say the problem began three days ago and has continued to affect them...

The Finance Minister Audley Shaw is reiterating that measures are in place to help persons experiencing difficulties paying the revised property tax rates. The new rates become effective on April 1. Shaw says property owners can challenge the new...

Charges are now pending against two men in Kingston following the seizure of an illegal gun and several rounds of ammunition by detectives attached to the East Kingston Division. The police say the seizure was made at a local beach in Rockfort...

Twenty-six-year-old groundsman Omar Graham has now been charged with murder of the co-owner of Moncrieffe's Patios, Barbara Moncrieffe. He is also charged with three counts of wounding with intent. Graham also called 'Brown Man' is of...

A teenager convicted for the killing of the son of Reggae artiste Luciano is to be sentenced on April 21. Nineteen-year-old Nashlyn Anderson, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston on March 3. His conviction...
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