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Church has Role to Play in Healing Social Ills, says PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he retains confidence in the capacity of Church institutions to help address social ills which are plaguing the society. Mr. Holness...

Montague Rejects Police Commissioner’s Palisadoes Chaos Report

National Security Minister Robert Montague says he’s rejected a report submitted to him by Police Commissioner George Quallo about Monday’s embarrassing six...

Commissioner Investigating Permissions Granted to Sandz Promoter

Police Commissioner George Quallo says checks are being made to determine whether a Policeman who’s a promoter of the Sandz Party received permission from the...

Road Safety Council Reports 16% Drop in Fatalities

The National Road Safety Unit, NRSU, is reporting that there has been a 16-percent decline in the number of people killed in Jamaica in motor vehicle crashes last year....

Styrofoam Importation Regulations Well Advanced

Plans are advanced to prescribe the amounts of styrofoam to be imported. A motion to that effect was tabled in the Senate by Government Senator Matthew Samuda. It was...

Jamaicans Among 12 Killed in Bronx Apartment Fire

Preliminary reports are that several Jamaicans are among 12 people killed by a fire at an Apartment Complex in New York last night. It’s believed that at least 5...

Senate Approves Bill Transferring SEZs to OPM

The Senate on Friday approved a bill which proposes to transfer responsibility for the country’s special economic zones, SEZ, from the Industry Ministry to the...

Jamaica’s Air BnB Earnings Pass $1-billion Mark

The world’s largest home lodgings platform, Air-BnB is reporting that Jamaica’s earnings from tourists seeking boutique-type accommodations have surpassed...

Senate Pays Tribute to the Late Prof Claude Packer

Members of the Upper House of Parliament today paid tribute to the later former President of the Mico University College, Professor Claude Packer. Senate President Tom...

Senate Approves Traffic Ticket Amnesty…With Some Concerns

The Senate today approved a bill which will pave the way for a 45-day extension of the traffic ticket amnesty. The extension is to take effect on Monday next week. Prior...