The Jamaica/Cuba Eye Care team is scheduled to begin screening patients in St. Thomas today.
Several residents of Berwick in Riversdale, St. Catherine this morning blocked the Crawl main road to protest against the shooting of two men by the police.
Supreme Court Judge, Justice Roy Jones has given the go ahead for the National Commercial Bank (NCB) to close the accounts of investment club OLINT.
The Agriculture Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton said he would be visiting yam farmers in Trelawny next week to discuss the decline in their production.
The St. Ann policeman and his son who are charged for breaching the Corruption Prevention Act are scheduled to appear in court today.
Councillor for the Beecher Town Division in Ocho Rios, St. Ann is appealing to the government for help for his constituents.
At least three other public sector groups will not be signing the Memorandum of Understanding today.
The Communications Manager at the National Works Agency (NWA), Stephen Shaw said several roadways that were blocked this morning have been cleared.
The lawyers representing Cash Plus boss, Carlos Hill, his brother Bertram and another person linked to the company are trying to get bail for their clients.
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM, is asking people to be cautious when using the roads in Ocho Rios.
The heavy rainfall, which has been affecting several parts of the island since yesterday, has resulted in flooding and landslides in some sections of St. Ann.
A 33 year old man is to appear before the Resident Magistrates court in St. Ann’s Bay today to answer to charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
The Constant Spring police said the councillor caretaker who was being sought in connection with the discovery of more than 1,600 light bulbs agreed to make himself available for questioning today.
Motorists can expect an increase in the prices of all petroleum products effective today.
Members of the Automobile Dealers Association are to meet with representatives of the finance ministry today to discuss the proposed restructuring of the import duty on motor vehicles.
The Energy Minister, Clive Mullings said yesterday’s discovery of more than 1000 lightbulbs could help in determining the exact shortfall in the Cuban light bulb project.
The Ministry of Health said its actively recruiting pharmacists to address a critical shortage in the public health sector.
The murder trial of 43 year old reputed gang leader, Joel Andem is set to begin today in the Home Circuit Court.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding donated 10 computers to Mary’s Child Home in Kingston.
The Constant Spring police are seeking a councillor caretaker in connection with the discovery of more than 1,000 Cuban light bulbs at a premises in stony Hill, St. Andrew yesterday.
Charges are yet to be laid against Chief Executive Officer of Cash Plus Limited, Carlos Hill, his brother, Bertram and Chief Financial Officer, Peter Wilson.
Today the police arrested Public Relations Consultant for Cash Plus, Garwin Davis.
Opposition Spokesman on Finance Dr. Omar Davies has rejected the new budget as incredible.
The police have released 46 of the 52 persons who were held during a joint police/military operation in August Town, St Andrew yesterday morning.
Information Minister Olivia Grange said the sanctions governing media entities which breach the Broadcasting and Radio Re-Diffusion Act or the Television and Sound Regulations are to be reviewed.