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Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 9:11 AM

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell and two Olympic Gold medalists are among six athletes, whose names have reportedly been requested to be removed from Jamaica’s World Championship team list.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 9:00 AM

The Supreme Court will today hand down the highly anticipated judgment in the election petition against the ousted North West Clarendon MP Michael Stern.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:59 AM

The South Central St Catherine Member of Parliament, the PNP’s Sharon Hay-Webster said she has now given up her United States citizenship.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:58 AM

A two-member team from the International Labour Organization (ILO) is expected to arrive in Jamaica today for a three-day visit.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:57 AM

The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) has signed a $160 million contract with National Solid Waste Management Authority for extensive beautification and environmental work in resort areas.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:56 AM

The Prime Minister Bruce Golding takes his series of town hall meetings to St Elizabeth this evening.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:56 AM

The Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) has resolved the issue with the chief medical officer in the health ministry, Dr Sheila Campbell Forrester.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:55 AM

The NAJ President is reporting that some public hospitals still do not have the required equipment to deliver babies.

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2009 | 8:54 AM

The Deputy Commissioner of Corrections, Shirley Johnson continues her testimony today as the Armadale Enquiry enters its 11th day.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 7:12 PM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has described last week’s downgrade by international rating agency Standard & Poor’s as unwarranted.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 7:11 PM

Two men who were arrested following the seizure of a quantity of ganja in connection with ill-fated drug plane crash in St. Ann appeared in Spanish Town Resident Magistrate’s Court today.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 6:05 PM

The Finance Ministry appears to be in turmoil as the bulk of its senior management has either bailed out or retired in a series of changes.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 6:04 PM

The education ministry in Jamaica is reporting that the placement of students, who sat the Grade Nine Achievement Test (GNAT), has been delayed because there was not enough high school space for them.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 6:03 PM

The Director of Juvenile Services and his supervisor the Deputy Commissioner of Corrections today faced the Commission of Enquiry into the fire at the Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre in St. Ann.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 6:02 PM

The Peoples National Party (PNP) caretaker for Western St Thomas, Gary Foster was detained for several hours today at the Central Police station in downtown Kingston.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 6:01 PM

A new survey is indicating that Jamaicans will have to pay between 10 and 21 per cent more for schoolbooks this year compared with last year.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:55 PM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has disclosed that the Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure will be tabled in September.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:55 PM

The Executive Committee of the People\'s National Party has mandated the Opposition to demand that the Speaker of the House immediately resume Parliamentary sittings.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:54 PM

The health minister Rudy Spencer has given the operators of unregistered Children’s Homes until next week to comply with the guidelines of the ministry and the Child Development Agency (CDA).

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:54 PM

The Portland police are trying to determine whether a District Constable in the parish killed himself.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:54 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) is now moving to implement contingency measures to help Jamaicans cope with the severe drought conditions now affecting the island.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:54 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) is now moving to implement contingency measures to help Jamaicans cope with the severe drought conditions now affecting the island.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 12:53 PM

The prime minister this morning confirmed reports that Sharon Crooks is to be replaced as the Financial Secretary.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 8:32 AM

There are mounting fears that the current drought conditions could result in a shortage of some agricultural produce.

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2009 | 8:31 AM

The president of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) Glendon Harris said the drought conditions may also affect agricultural exports.

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