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Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 11:06 AM

Arrested former education minister Ruel Reid and his four co-accused are now in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for their first appearance since being charged yesterday. READ: 50m reasons why Reid, his wife Sharen; their daughter...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 10:30 AM

Minister without portfolio with responsibility for Information Karl Samuda has announced the appointment of the Board of Directors for the National Housing Trust (NHT). The 12-member board will be chaired by Lennox Channer. The other members...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 10:18 AM

Three buses, valued at US$753,695, are to be added to the fleet serving government employees. This follows Cabinet’s approval for the award of a contract to Magna Motors Dealership Limited for the supply and delivery of three 50-seater buses...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 10:08 AM

Twenty-seven-year-old Okeno Smith of New Hope district, Westmoreland, died as a result of injuries he received in a motor vehicle crash on Bay Road in the parish on Wednesday. The Little London Police report that about 7:50 a.m. Smith was driving...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 10:03 AM

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) says it continues to comply with the investigative bodies that are probing corruption allegations involving the university, the Ministry of Education and other agencies.  CMU President Professor Fritz...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 9:35 AM

The St Andrew North police are investigating the circumstances which lead to the death of a man at his house in Stony Hill. The deceased as been identified as Kevar McGraw, a labourer of an Airy Castle Road address in the community. Residents...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:18 AM

THE CARIBBEAN Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has congratulated Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines who last month signed or ratified the Escazú Agreement on the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly....

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:16 AM

RECYCLING PARTNERS of Jamaica (RPJ) is celebrating the success of Jamaica’s recent International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) Day 2019 efforts. ICC Day, celebrated this year on September 21, is recognised as the largest one-day volunteer event in the...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:15 AM

The clock is ticking on Caribbean preparedness for climate change, with a recent study giving the region more than 10 years within which to ready itself for a world warmed to 1.5 degrees Celsius. “A 2030 attainment date for 1.5 degrees Celsius, as...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Let’s resist the temptation to see science as a laboratory-based discipline studied under microscopes and Bunsen burners. Science is about investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. So rather...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:09 AM
Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:09 AM
Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:08 AMPaul Clarke/Gleaner Writer

Haiti has been reeling again from another in a series of deadly protests, ignited by calls for President Jovenel Moise to step down amid allegations that he has mishandled the economy and which has led to chronic food and fuel shortages. Seventeen...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:07 AM
Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:05 AM
Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 8:30 PM

Former Education Minister Ruel Reid and the four others charged in the Education Ministry-Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) corruption probe will spend the night in police custody on multiple charges. The other accused are: Sharen Reid, the wife...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 4:58 PM

The People’s National Party (PNP) says it regards today’s arrest of persons in the multimillion-dollar corruption probe at the education ministry, the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), and other entities in the ministry as an...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 4:44 PM

Gas prices are to go down by $2.72 Thursday. The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, says E-10 87 will sell for $125.28 per litre and a litre of E-10 90 will sell for $138.11. Automotive diesel oil will go down by $3.06 per litre to sell for $...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 4:00 PM

The school community at Munro College in St Elizabeth is in mourning following the death of third form student 14-year-old Diego DeSouza who passed away in his sleep in the early hours of this morning. In a statement this afternoon, a spokesperson...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 3:19 PM

Karl Samuda, minister without portfolio in the ministry of education, youth and information, has described as “unfortunate” this morning’s arrest of former education minister Ruel Reid.

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 3:00 PM

Opposition Spokesman on Education Peter Bunting says today’s arrest of former education minister Ruel Reid should push Prime Minister Andrew Holness to act quickly to appoint a new minister.

 

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 2:25 PM

An appeal is being made for residents of St Ann to step up their elimination of mosquito breeding sites as sections of the parish are experiencing increases in suspected cases of dengue. This has resulted in an increased patient load at the St Ann...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:26 PM

The head of the Financial Investigation Division (FID) Robin Sykes has said more players are being targeted in the multi-million dollar corruption probe at the Education Ministry, the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and other entities in the ministry.

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 11:53 AM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade  Kamina Johnson Smith will join 52 Commonwealth Trade Ministers to explore strategies to boost trade with special focus on inclusive and sustainable trade and the Connectivity Agenda. This Second...

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