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The Jamaican Government will as of next week approve the administration of booster shots for all front-line workers and people aged 60 and over. Under the extended roll-out of booster shots, all persons who had initially received the Johnson...
The proposed legislation tabled by Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke is expected to shore up confidence in the structure and composition of public-sector boards.

As the last set of measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act expire on Wednesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expected to tell the country what, if any restrictions, are to be introduced for the upcoming holidays and the new year. At the...

The lead detective in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial admitted on Monday that he had not informed the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) about the eyewitness, an ex-gang member, who he had whisked away from the scene of a fatal...

A years-long dispute between two women over a shared partner ended fatally after a stabbing incident on Princess Street in downtown Kingston last Friday. Dead is 31-year-old Kayon Boyd, otherwise called ‘Pretty Kay Kay’, a nail technician of 28...

An increase in entry barriers against unvaccinated Jamaicans is expected to be a key strategy of the Holness administration in its bid to ramp up the country’s flagging COVID-19 immunisation campaign That will complement community-focused outreach...

Insurance companies have been urged to create more “inclusive” coverage specifically tailored for low-income Jamaicans who have been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The call was made on Saturday by Opposition Senator Damion...

An American citizen was taken into custody following a drug seizure at the Sangster International Airport on Saturday. Reports are that, about noon, the female was about to board a flight to Charlotte in the United States when the narcotics police...

An unidentified male was shot and killed in the vicinity of a train line near the Jonathan Grant High School on Salt Pond Road on Sunday. The latest incident brings to three the number of homicides in Spanish Town, St Catherine, within a 24-hour...

Nearly US$100 million or more than J$13 billion in payments made by Clarendon Alumina Production (CAP) over a four-year period to its joint venture partner in the Jamalco refinery cannot be accounted for, a leaked preliminary treasury and financial...

An alleged scoring error that resulted in an initial winner of a multimillion-dollar contract to supply tractors has plunged the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) into controversy, with a lawsuit threat from the aggrieved company...
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