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Education Minister Slams ‘Extortionist’ Moves by Some High School Administrators

‘An attempt to extort parents’ is how Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, is describing the decision of some school administrators to demand auxiliary...

Cabinet Approves Interim Mobile Phone Bill Cap

Information Minister, Ruel Reid, says some Ministers who’ve had phone bills in excess of the new $40,000 per month limit may be asked to make some repayment....

Security Minister Summons FLA Board Amid Corruption Concerns

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has summoned the Board of the Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA, to a meeting this afternoon amid questions and concerns...

Popular Promoter, Zum, Shot Multiple Times

A popular entertainment promoter who’s based in western Jamaica, Evan Powell, who’s otherwise known as Zum, is in hospital nursing gunshot wounds. Powell was...

Senate Suspends Pension Reform Bill

The Senate today suspended debate on the pension reform bill until a time to be agreed. It’s expected that the bill will be approved before September. Government...

‘Conjugal Visits Won’t be a Free for All!’ – Montague

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says his proposal to allow some prisoners to have conjugal visits will not be a free for all. Minister Montague disclosed...

Missing St Ann Teen Found in Back Road Raid

One of the minors picked up yesterday on Port Henderson Road popularly called ‘Back Road’ in Portmore, St. Catherine had been reported missing. This has been...

Senator Floyd Morris Throws Support Behind Brown-Burke

Opposition Senator and media liaison for Senator Brown Burke’s campaign team, Floyd Morris, says he has no doubt that Brown-Burke will emerge victorious. He says...

Govt to Push Ahead with Amendments to Gun Court Act to Allow Trial by Judge Alone

The government has signaled that it will be pushing ahead with a proposal to amend the Gun Court Act which will allow for some murder cases to be tried by judge alone....

Parliament Approves Amendments to Three Companion Bills

The House of Representatives this afternoon approved amendments to three companion bills. This to fulfill a requirement under Jamaica’s agreement with the...