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Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:41 PM

The Government is considering selling its shares in the Clarendon-based Jamalco Alumina plant.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:40 PM

The UK-based Privy Council has ruled that the National Commercial Bank was right when it made the decision to close the accounts of investment club, Olint.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:40 PM

The National Workers Union (NWU) said it is dissatisfied with a decision by the government and the Air Jamaica management to implement aspects of its new business proposal without full consultation.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:40 PM

The Parliament granted approval for the Government to guarantee the repayment of 127.7 million US dollars to Alcoa.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:39 PM

Some public officials and agencies are to come under greater scrutiny as the government takes steps to address corruption at various entities.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:39 PM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding is reporting that there could be a shut down of one or more local bauxite companies as the current economic crisis deepens.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:38 PM

One man is dead while a woman and her niece have been hospitalized in serious condition in an alleged case of attempted murder/suicide in Breadnut Walk, St Elizabeth.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 5:38 PM

The national carrier Air Jamaica has announced that it will be cutting several of its routes next month in an effort to cut cost.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 12:30 PM

The St. Andrew North Police have still not determined the cause death of gospel artiste Moses whose body was found in Gordon Town, St. Andrew this morning.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 12:29 PM

The St. Thomas police have arrested the common-law husband of the woman who was killed in a fire in Land Top in the parish on Sunday night.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 12:28 PM

A 15 year old Kingston schoolgirl has gone missing for the second time in less than a month.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 12:27 PM

The Police High Command said there could be more arrests in the case involving the theft of several truckloads of sand in Trelawny last year.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 12:26 PM

The government is moving to reform the operations of the Customs Department as part of its effort to promote investment and to stamp out corruption.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 8:17 AM

Police Constable Lascene Edwards, who is charged with the murder of the mother of his child Aldonna Harris, is to appear in the Home Circuit Court today.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 8:16 AM

Cannabis has been reclassified as a Class B drug in England and Wales, amid concerns that it impacts on mental health.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 8:16 AM

The government is expected today to table a supplementary estimate, which will see the country spending two to three percent, more than projected.

Published:Tuesday | January 27, 2009 | 8:15 AM

Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett is expected to leave the island later today for Spain to attend the FITUR tourism trade show.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:06 PM

Police detectives in St Thomas are still trying to determine the circumstances, which led to the death of a woman and her three grandchildren during a fire at their house at Land Top in the parish last night.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:05 PM

There is more pressure on the Government this afternoon over its decision to delay the announcement of an increase in the minimum wage.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:05 PM

The Portland police have charged 21 year old Odane Passley for the death of his common-law wife a week ago.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:04 PM

The National Works Agency (NWA) is reporting that several roadways in Portland and St Mary, which were impassable as a result of heavy rainfall, have been re-opened to single lane traffic.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:04 PM

The police high command has expressed confidence in the capabilities of its new video identification system, which was launched today.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:03 PM

The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) has signed a new wage agreement with service station attendants, bringing an end to a dispute over wage benefits.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 5:03 PM

Charity organisation Food for the Poor Jamaica has made the positions of fourteen workers redundant.

Published:Monday | January 26, 2009 | 12:43 PM

A woman is now in police custody after she allegedly stabbed her child’s father in Stony Hill St. Andrew this morning.

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