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Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 2:21 PM

The Jamaica Manufacturers Association (JMA) wants the government to immediately remove the custom fees applied to manufacturing equipment and raw materials being imported.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:59 AM

Three of four persons charged for the murder of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gilbert Kameka are scheduled to appear in the Gun Court today.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:58 AM

University lecturer and Deputy Solicitor General Professor Stephen Vasciannie, believes the state should only assist members of the police force when it is proven that the officer acted in self-defence in incidents of police killings.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:55 AM

Minister of Transport and Works, Mike Henry disclosed that work is to begin on the Sandy Bay to Williamsfield leg of Highway 2000 by April this year.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:54 AM

Transport Minister, Mike Henry is to meet with transport officials in Montego Bay today to make plans for reducing traffic congestion in that city.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:52 AM

The police high command has commenced an advertising campaign to find witnesses to assist in several cases before the courts.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:10 PM

Two police constables facing charges of robbery with aggravation and assault have each been granted bail in the sum of $500,000 with two sureties.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:08 PM

A Special Constable is to appear in the Half Way Tree Criminal Court on January 25, to answer two counts of illegal possession of a firearm and aggravated robbery.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:06 PM

Classes were suspended at Titchfield High School in Portland this morning after a group of students allegedly placed an itchy plant called ‘cowitch’ in several classrooms.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:04 PM

Prime Minister, Bruce Golding said the government is seeking to increase the number of Lay Magistrates to help to reduce the backlog of court cases.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:03 PM

There are mixed views among human rights groups in Jamaica on the proposed National Identification System.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 1:59 PM

The Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning, Dr. Omar Davies has expressed alarm at the level of inflation for December last year.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 11:36 AM

The Olint Corporation is expected to return to the Supreme Court today in its bid to prevent the National Commercial Bank (NCB), from closing its accounts.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 11:35 AM

President of the Jamaica Manufactures Association (JMA), Omar Azan has called for more assistance from government and financial institutions for local manufacturers.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 11:34 AM

The second public meeting to discuss the review of Jamaica’s libel and slander laws is expected to get underway today at the Holy Cross Church Hall in Half Way Tree, Kingston.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 11:33 AM

A former RBTT employee accused of defrauding a client of more than $2 million is scheduled to return to court today.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 11:30 AM

The Agriculture Ministry has proposed the appointment of an advisory board to foster more effective partnership between the government and stakeholders in the fisheries industry.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:19 PM

Alternative investment firm, Cash Plus Limited has agreed to comply with the requirements of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), to have its operations registered.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:19 PM

Motorists should see a reduction in the prices of gasolene when they go to the pumps tomorrow.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:16 PM

The Bruce Golding led administration has announced a multi-faceted approach to stem the serious crime and murder rate in the country.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:14 PM

Prime Minister, Bruce Golding is reporting that the Government is taking steps to ensure that there is enough energy for Jamaica in the long term.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:13 PM

The Hanover police have charged a ninth grade student at Ruseas High school for wounding another boy.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 2:19 PM

The Mount Salem police in St. James are seeking to identify the body of a man, who was found on Felicity Road in the parish last night.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 2:17 PM

President of the National Parent Teachers Association (NPTA), Sylvester Anderson believes parents have a major role to play in preventing their children from having sex at a young age.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 2:13 PM

Classes at Westwood High School in Trelawny have resumed after the institution was forced to close its doors, due to a lack of water last weekend.


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