The Health Ministry is considering extending the opening hours of health centres to deal with an increased number of persons accessing healthcare at public facilities.
Three prisoners have escaped from the Horizon Remand Centre in Kingston.
Investigators from the Major Investigation Task Force are to begin questioning Cash Plus boss, Carlos Hill today.
Police Constable Kevin Davidson and three other persons arrested on corruption charges were remanded when they appeared in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrates Court this morning.
The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) is expressing satisfaction with the government’s commitment to improve tax administration.
The police were maintaining a strong presence in several areas of Downtown, Kingston up to late last night
Medical Officer of Health for St. Ann Dr. Patrick Wheatle said there is an acute shortage of doctors, nurses and pharmacists to service the public health sector in St. Ann.
The Finance Minister said there would be stiffer penalties for tax officials who assist taxpayers to evade tax.
The transport ministry is to take a recommendation for an increase in taxi and bus fare to the cabinet on Monday.
The Hanover Parish Council said Hanover residents are being overlooked for the hundreds of jobs at the Fiesta Hotel in the parish.
The police have arrested Cash Plus Boss, Carlos Hill in connection with a fraud investigation involving his failed financial investment scheme.
A joint police/military team has continued to maintain a presence in August Town, St. Andrew following a flare up in gang warfare since the start of the week.
The St. Ann Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two men whom they believe can help them to solve two murders committed in the parish last month.
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is still to determine the cause of a fire at one of its sites in Portland last night.
Motorists can expect to see an increase in the prices of petroleum products effective today.
The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) is hoping that the government will outline a plan that presents farmers with incentives for production.
The St. Ann Parish Council said it would be clamping down on taxi and bus operators who refuse to use the transportation centres in the towns of St. Ann’s Bay, Brown’s Town and Ocho Rios.
The Ministry of Health said there has been a 58 percent increase in the number of patients seeking medical attention at the accident and emergency departments at hospitals islandwide since April 1.
The mother of late Jamaican reggae icon, Bob Marley has died.
The police are still trying to determine the circumstances which led to the death of two women
The female prisoner who escaped from the Fort Augusta lock up in St. Catherine has been recaptured.
A seven-member jury has freed three men from Annotto Bay, St. Mary of wounding Christopher Lord on September 30, 2003.
There is reported unrest among staff and students at the Titchfield High School in Portland following two incidents yesterday at the institution.
Several prisoners at the Spanish Town lock up are receiving treatment following an outbreak of chicken pox at the facility.
Agriculture Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton said farmers could get higher prices for their produce if they begin using organic fertilisers.