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Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 8:42 AM

There are reports this morning that the Mandeville police lock-up is chronically overcrowded.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 8:41 AM

Sixty-seven Haitians were last night transported by boat from the Ken Wright Pier in Portland to their earthquake-hit homeland.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 8:40 AM

Parliamentarians are to begin combing through the 2010/2011 Budget today during the sitting of the standing finance committee of the House of Representatives.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 8:40 AM

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company, (JUTC) is to get $6.5 billion to buy 100 new buses this year.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 8:39 AM

The Guild of Students at the University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased that more loans will be available next school year through the Students’ Loan Bureau, SLB.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government is proposing to spend $20 million on a central facility for the storage and loading of scrap metal.Details of the project are contained in the 2010-2011 estimates of expenditure, which was tabled in Parliament...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q. I think you are doing a great job.Keep up the good work. I am a 23-year-old Jamaican college student. I have a long-distance relationship with a younger man...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mr Bassie,I am a mature person and I would like to go to the United Kingdom (UK) to study. Could you please advise me how I should go about it.

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Five children to fend for is a handful for any single mother.For Karleen Park, it is even harder, as she is unemployed, and depends on any assistance she gets....

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

GOVERNMENT HAS apparently backtracked on its promise to pay an increased percentage of the year-old special fuel tax to the Road Maintenance Fund.Figures contained in the 2010-2011 Estimates of Expenditure indicate that the Government plans to use less...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Donovan Wignal, president of the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of Jamaica (CBFFAJ) has said with new trends emerging in the logistics and supply chain, there needs to be more business-to-government consultation in order to make...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 5:59 PM

Cross -examination of prosecution star witness Rodney Chin was today postponed as defence attorneys in the Cuban light bulb case are still awaiting transcripts of audio recordings.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 5:59 PM

Two police constables have been arrested on reasonable suspicion of breaching the Corruption Prevention Act.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 5:58 PM

The Opposition is accusing the Government of being unilateral and arrogant in its handling of salary issues regarding public sector workers.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 5:58 PM

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) is warning members of the public to exercise caution when purchasing ‘bag juices’ and ‘bottled juices or drinks’ being sold across the island.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 5:58 PM

The Yallahs police are yet to make any arrests following the seizure of over 300 pounds of compressed ganja at the Cow Bay fishing beach in Albion, St Thomas.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 1:04 PM

The Director of Public Prosecutions(DPP) Paula Llewellyn this morning attempted to have the court accept into evidence blank cheques that prosecution star witness Rodney Chin was asked to sign in relation to the Cuban light bulb programme.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 1:03 PM

The National Workers Union (NWU) says it’s uncertain that the government will be able to hand over Air Jamaica to Caribbean Airlines on April 12.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 1:02 PM

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) says its now awaiting a response from the finance ministry as to whether it will honour the schedule to pay over outstanding salaries to the island’s public sector teachers.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 1:01 PM

The police have released 15 of the 18 youths who were arrested on Saturday night after the Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 1:00 PM

The Opposition Peoples National Party (PNP) has indicated that it will be stepping up its monitoring of the government in order to keep it accountable and ensure that it adheres to good governance.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:58 PM

A businesswoman is now in police custody after she attempted to bribe a policeman.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 9:14 AM

The Peoples National Party (PNP) says it will shortly be establishing an integrity commission to investigate ethical breaches and allegations of corruption among its members.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 9:13 AM

The NWU is raising further concerns about the future of the employees at Air Jamaica whose positions are to be made redundant on April 12.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 9:12 AM

The management of West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) and the National Workers Union (NWU) have reached a settlement on redundancy payments to over 700 workers.

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