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Published:Saturday | January 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

GOVERNMENT SENATORS yesterday passed the Corruption Prevention (Special Prosecutor) Act seeking to establish the Office of the Special Prosecutor for Corruption despite a walkout by opposition senators protesting what they...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Portland resident Jermaine Webber is the 'luckiest man alive', having won the grand prize of a brand new two-bedroom house in LIME's 'Christmas Pon Di Remix' Promotion.A first-time homeowner, Webber received the keys to his Presidential Estates...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Hundreds of people flocked LIME stores in Kingston and St Catherine yesterday, eager to grab hold of mobile TV phones to view the historic broadcast of reggae superstar Buju Banton's Before the Dawn concert.The concert, which will be broadcast live on...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

One of the leading entrepreneurs in the fast-food industry envisions that Jamaica's way out of its economic malaise is by renewing its focus on job creation at the microeconomic levels."It is time that we wheel...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Maurice Facey, chairman and chief executive officer of Jamaica Property Company Limited, has been named chairman of the newly appointed Tourism Advisory Council.Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, in making the announcement yesterday, also said group...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tension filled the New Kingston office of the Trustee in Bankruptcy yesterday as a St Thomas bailiff and his team went about the removal of furniture in an attempt to recover an $8.5-million debt allegedly owed by Cash Plus Group Ltd....

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

STUNG by an apparent increase in theft by scammers who illegally access banking information of customers and bleed their accounts, the Jamaica Bankers' Association (JBA) has joined with the police to launch a major counter-fraud initiative....

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In an attempt to stem the critical shortage of nurses in Jamaica, 35 nurses are now in the island from Cuba to begin working in the public health sector.According to the Ministry of Health, the nurses will be deployed to facilities across all four...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Member of Parliament (MP) for South Central St Catherine, Sharon Hay-Webster, was yesterday served with court papers in the dual-citizenship case brought against her by Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate, Devon McDaniel.

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Prominent regional officials are declaring that Caribbean Creole are languages in their own right and believe they should be treated as such and nationalised. The Caribbean officials and professional linguists were attending the first half of the two-day...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE ASSOCIATION of Principals and Vice-Principals will be seeking information from the Ministry of Education on audits carried out at the Porus and Buff Bay high schools in Manchester and Portland, respectively....

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Western Hanover Member of Parliament Ian Hayles has been given until January 28 to file his defence in the dual-citizenship case against him.Supreme Court judge Patrick Brooks made the order yesterday when Jamaica Labour...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

FORMER UNITED States president Bill Clinton has urged Haitians to make the rebuilding and opening of the landmark trading centre in Port-au-Prince a symbol of the country's rebirth.Clinton, who is head of the Clinton...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is standing by its findings that revenues generated from bank fees far exceed the costs of providing those services, despite criticisms of its report by the Jamaica Bankers' Association (JBA).In a release last night...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican Government has denied reports out of Honduras that a meeting is being planned to be held in Miami, Florida, to discuss a shooting incident at sea last Friday.With a diplomatic row brewing, officials of the Honduran and Jamaican governments...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Second condolence book set up for 'Danny' - The People's National Party (PNP) says it will open a second condolence book in memory of former general secretary and Cabinet minister, Donald Buchanan...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Government's plan to introduce liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been engulfed in even more controversy in the wake of a damning November 2010 report by a World Bank-recommended team of consultants....

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

THE MEDIA on Tuesday came in for sharp criticism from some legislators who challenged members of the profession to establish a press council which has been proposed for decades. Prime Minister Bruce Golding said he...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC):Usain Bolt continued to give shape to his running schedule when he confirmed another date for the international season. Organisers announced yester-day that the 100 and 200 metres world-record holder will...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Bellevue Hospital in Kingston is looking forward to cuts in its electricity bill after receiving a gift of seven solar outdoor lighting system donated by the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ). The solar panels...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Supreme Court judge Roy Jones has resigned from the Bench and is reportedly taking up a post as a judge of the Supreme Court in The Bahamas. Jones was sworn in last month to act as a Court of Appeal judge, effective January 10, but did not take up...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

State agencies are racing against time to get new parking facilities in downtown Kingston ready to meet Saturday's planned changes to the public-transport arrangements.This week several men and women were seen working feverishly on the new transport...

Published:Thursday | January 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Place Boyer Camp in Petron Ville, Haiti, has become home to hundreds of people since last year when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake flattened sections of the country.Residents at the settlement...

Published:Wednesday | January 12, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Have you seen 'Baby Ralston'? He is a toddler who disappeared from his St Thomas community almost a week ago, and has not been seen since. His parents, other family members, neighbours and the security forces are anxiously searching...

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