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Nehemiah Perry (left), immediate past president of the Jamaica Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, hands over the baton of responsibility to his successor, Otis Hamilton, at an inauguration ceremony at Terra Nova Hotel on Saturday. Hamilton is

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has dealt a blow to the insurance industry, with a fallout in premiums causing job losses among sales agents who are the foot soldiers that keep the sector afloat and growing. But, despite a seven per cent fall in...
Hewan Lloyd Campbell.

After working in the government service for 32 years, Hewan Lloyd Campbell, an office attendant supervisor at the Supreme Court, is proud to have been shortlisted in the top 10 civil servants for 2021-2022. “I feel good about it. I am so happy that...
Newly elected officers of the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, (from left): Pastor Meric Walker, executive secretary; Pastor Everett Brown, president and Pastor Adlai Blythe, treasurer.

Pastor Everett Brown was re-elected as president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church by delegates at the third (second quinquennial) session of the Jamaica Union Conference. Pastor Brown has been serving as head of the church since November 2010...

A woman has been charged by the Kingston Central Police for the murder of 31-year-old Kayon Boyd who died after being stabbed during a fight along Princess Street in Kingston. Charged is 42-year-old Tamara Lewis, otherwise called 'Tammy',...

The National COVID-19 Vaccination Operationalisation Task Force says the Government should move to implement enhanced measures to reduce the impact of a possible fourth wave of the virus in Jamaica. The task force is asserting that given the very...

Jamaica has recorded three more COVID-19 fatalities, pushing the tally to 2,410. The deceased are an 89-year-old woman from Kingston and St Andrew, a 54-year-old man from St Mary whose death was previously under investigation, and a 75-year-old...

Residents in sections of Clarendon are being urged by the National Water Commission (NWC) to store water as they will be without piped supply for two weeks starting on Monday, December 6. The NWC says operations at its Preddie Water Facility...

Essex Valley in St Elizabeth has been selected as a pilot area for soil sampling under the Soil Fertility Mapping Project. This was disclosed by Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Orville Palmer, during the virtual...

Barbados’ transition to a republic last week has reignited talks locally of removing Queen Elizabeth as Jamaica’s head of state after more than a quarter-century of dithering. Prime Minister Andrew Holness last weekend also hinted at steps being...

Jamaica has, for decades, been giving consideration to the value of retaining the monarchy. Under the present system, the country swears allegiance to the Queen. Successive administrations have suggested that separating from the monarchy would be a...
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