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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.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 9:07 AM

Defence lawyers are expected to begin cross-examination of prosecution star witness, Rodney Chin, when the Cuban light bulb trial resumes today in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 9:07 AM

The education ministry has announced the appointment of Dr. Yvonette Marshall to the post of Deputy Chief Education Officer, Core Curriculum and Support Services, with effect from April 1.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 9:06 AM

The Minister of Tourism, Ed Bartlett, says he does not expect a drop in airline passenger arrivals to the island in light of an additional charge to be implemented at departure points on April 1.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Government is spending an additional $109.4 million this year on the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Project in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), which is scheduled to end in June.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is projecting a surplus of $49.9 million for the 2010/11 fiscal year.This will represent a significant improvement on the 2009/10 estimated deficit of $742.9 million.According to the Jamaica Public Bodies report...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In late 2008, in a five-part series, we told the story of Enrico Stennett, a mixed-race Jamaican, who stowed away to Britain because he was unhappy with the prevailing social and political conditions in Jamaica.

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Citizen Security and Justice Project (CSJP), which is being executed by the Ministry of National Security, has been allocated $684 million to carry out phase-two works in the new fiscal year, which begins April 1.As contained in the 2010/11...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A trial date has been set for the four persons, including a police sergeant, who are charged in connection with the seizure of 19 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition stolen from the constabulary force's armoury...

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