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Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:41 AM

More wards from the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre are to give testimony today as the Commission of Enquiry enters its 12th day.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:41 AM

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is insisting on a written response from the Government regarding outstanding salaries for teachers.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:40 AM

The management of the Grand Palladium Hotel in Point, Hanover said it has taken steps to prevent more demonstrations by workers at the resort.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 8:39 AM

There is still no word from the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) on its investigation into the death of an 11 month old baby at the Linstead Hospital in St Catherine.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:15 PM

Tempers flared at the monthly Portland Parish Council meeting earlier today, after a People’s National Party councillor accused administrators of unfairly dismissing the Commercial Services Manager.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:14 PM

Mayor of Kingston Desmond McKenzie says he has initiated legal action against the National Water Commission (NWC) for it to cease operation on a pipe laying project in Barbican, St. Andrew.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:12 PM

One of the wards who tried to escape from the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre weeks before the May 22 fire took the witness stand at the enquiry this morning.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:11 PM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding says the alumina company ALPART will continue its water supply programme to sections of St Elizabeth, Jamaica despite its closure.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 6:11 PM

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that there was a drop in the amount of money spent on imports for the first five months of the year.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 5:05 PM

In response to speculation in a recent media report re expenditure on the home where Transport and Works Minister, Mike Henry, now resides, the Port Authority has provided the following outline of the facts.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 4:56 PM

Following an appraisal of a recent newspaper article that speculated on expenditure on the premises at 5 Millsborough Crescent, St. Andrew, which is now occupied by Mike Henry, the ministry has moved to outline the background to the actual expenditure.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 1:39 PM

There are more allegations that a policeman discharged tear gas on the night of the deadly fire at the Armadale Juvenile Correction Center in St Ann.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 1:39 PM

The labour minister Pearnel Charles said his ministry would be seeking assistance from an International Labour Organization (ILO) team now in the island on how to address labour issues in light of the current economic challenges.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 1:38 PM

The Cabinet is to consider the terms on which the Government will negotiate a new loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), when it meets at Jamaica House on Monday.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 1:38 PM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding has reiterated that the 2009/2010 Supplementary Estimates will reflect cuts in several areas of the budget.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:30 AM

The Port Authority of Jamaica is denying a Gleaner report that it has spent more than $60 million to buy and refurbish the house in which the transport minister Mike Henry is now living.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:29 AM

There are reports that the Jamaica Omnibus Service Company (JOS) is yet to be wound up more than 10 years after the Cabinet instructed that this was to be done.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:28 AM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding has dismissed as political posturing, the Opposition’s demand to urgently resume Parliamentary sittings.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:26 AM

Mr Golding said the JLP’s selection committee would be reviewing the process by which candidates are nominated for an election.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:25 AM

One St Elizabeth farmer who is also a higgler is pleading for the Government to revise the receipt book system aimed at addressing the praedial larceny issue.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:23 AM

More wards of the Armadale Correctional Centre at the time of the May 22 fire are expected to take the witness stand today at the Enquiry into the incident.

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2009 | 9:19 AM

The National Water Commission is reporting that the New Forrest Well in Manchester is out of service because the facility is currently experiencing mechanical problems.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 6:13 PM

Constituents of North West Clarendon will head to the polls on September 4 to elect a Member of Parliament.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 6:12 PM

The People’s National Party (PNP) has indicated that it will not contest the September 4 by-election.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 6:12 PM

The Michael Lee-Chin led Portland Holdings Incorporated has announced that it will sell the Canadian retail investment fund business of its AIC holding to insurance giant Manulife Financial.


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