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Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2008 | 4:34 PM

Member of Parliament for Central Kingston, Ronald Thwaites is calling for legislative changes to help in tracking delinquent recipients of students’ loans from the state.

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2008 | 4:31 PM

Minister of Industry and Commerce, Karl Samuda said more than 340 export licenses have been issued to scrap metal vendors.

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2008 | 4:20 PM

The People’s National Party (PNP) hierarchy is rejecting claims that the embattled former State Minister for Energy, Kern Spencer, has been asked to resign from the party over the light bulb saga.

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2008 | 4:16 PM

The Jamaica Agriculture Society (JAS) said it would be intensifying its efforts to get more farmers to register with the organisation.

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2008 | 12:50 PM

The police said they are continuing their investigations into a photograph depicting two entertainers displaying high-powered guns.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 2:06 PM

An 11 year old girl is believed to have committed suicide after she was found hanging by a piece of cloth from a tree at her home in Hanover yesterday.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 2:05 PM

Labour and Social Security Minister, Pearnel Charles said payment of the Hurricane Dean relief funds is to continue this week.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 2:04 PM

The police high command is to release the names of Jamaica’s most wanted men.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 2:03 PM

The tax administration department is warning owners of businesses that failure to meet the March 15 deadline for the payment of income tax returns could result in penalties.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 2:02 PM

Transport Minister, Mike Henry said improvement work on Marcus Garvey is continuing to reduce the traffic flow on the roadway.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 1:12 PM

Operation Kingfish detectives are expected to interview entertainers Adijah ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer and Sheldon ‘Aidonia’ Lawrence today.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 1:07 PM

The corporate area commuters using the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), premium express buses will see a reduction in their fares.

Published:Monday | February 11, 2008 | 1:06 PM

The Clarendon Parish Development Committee (PDC) wants the National Security Ministry to consider establishing a new police station in Race Course.

Published:Friday | February 8, 2008 | 3:07 PM

The second group of workers whose positions are to be made redundant at the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) are to be sent home today.

Published:Friday | February 8, 2008 | 3:05 PM

The communities in Spanish Town, St. Catherine that were without regular water supplies due to a strike action by fortnightly workers at the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), are expected to have their service restored today.

Published:Friday | February 8, 2008 | 3:03 PM

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, said tourism figures have escalated since the start of the year despite the expected recession in the United States.

Published:Friday | February 8, 2008 | 12:41 PM

Police Corporal Peter Salkey and another man are hospitalised after gunmen attacked them on a church compound in Westmoreland last night.

Published:Friday | February 8, 2008 | 12:37 PM

A team of Japanese engineers from Tokyo Electric Power Company are in the island, assessing the transmission and distribution operations of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS).

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2008 | 2:14 PM

The Grants Pen Police believe arson was the cause of a fire, which destroyed the second floor of a two-storey building at Upper Waterloo Road, Kingston 8 yesterday.

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2008 | 2:12 PM

The Ministry of Labour is continuing discussions with management team of the St. Catherine branch of the National Irrigation Commission (NIC), in an effort to resolve a dispute between fortnightly paid workers.

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2008 | 1:36 PM

The St. Catherine North Police are hunting gunmen who killed two men and injured another on St. John’s Road in the parish yesterday.

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2008 | 1:34 PM

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (Petrojam), announced a range of price increases effective today.

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2008 | 1:32 PM

Transport Minister Mike Henry reports the Mount Rosser segment of the Ocho Rios leg of Highway 2000 is on target.

Published:Tuesday | February 5, 2008 | 1:48 PM

Residents in Salem/Runaway Bay, St Ann are seeking the help of Works Minister, Mike Henry to have faulty road construction work in the area corrected.

Published:Tuesday | February 5, 2008 | 1:48 PM

Several murders and shootings took place across the nation yesterday.


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