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No Mining Will Happen in Cockpit Country – Pickersgill Assures

The Water and Environment Minister, Robert Pickersgill, is insisting that no mining will be tolerated in the Cockpit County in Trelawny . Minister Pickersgill gave the...

Gov’t Rejects Call from International Community to Remove Buggery Law, Legalise Same Sex Marriages

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says Jamaica is NOT in support of the removal of the buggery law or the legalization of same sex marriages, despite the repeated...

CCJ Bills Tabled in Senate

Three bills proposing to establish the Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ as Jamaica’s final appellate Court were tabled in the Senate this morning. The draft...

Gov’t Rejects UN Call for Repeal of Death Penalty Despite De Facto Moratorium

Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding says at this time the Portia Simpson Miller administration is not in support of the repeal of the death penalty. Senator Golding...

Former Monsignor Marries

A prominent former Roman Catholic Monsignor, Michael Lewis, is now a member of the Anglican Church. Lewis, who left the Roman Catholic Church in Jamaica under...

‘Act Now, Bunting’ – Johnson-Smith

Opposition Spokesman on Youth, Kamina Johnson Smith, is calling on National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, to immediately order that more resources be given to...

Drought Help!

Agriculture Minister, Derrick Kellier, says the Government is providing more help for farmers affected by the drought gripping sections of the island. Minister Kellier...

Address Spike in Murders – Smith to Security Council

Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Derrick Smith, is urging Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to convene a meeting of the National Security Council to discuss...

Support for Hanna as 3/4 Councillors Sow Seed Against MP

A councilor from the governing People’s National Party is this afternoon vowing that Youth and Culture Minister, Lisa Hanna, will survive major discord in her...

Murders Up by 18% – Serious Crimes Down

Murders are up by 18-percent this year compared to last year but all other serious crimes are down. The increase is reflected in the latest statistics compiled by the...