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Govt Releases Initial $20-million in Assistance to Return Montego Bay to Normality

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says the government has pledged an initial emergency allocation of $20-million to assist with quickly returning normality to...

Holness Commits to Helping MoBay Following Flooding

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’ll be having discussions with Social Security Minister, Shahine Robinson, about assistance which may be given to homeowners...

High Level Security Arrangements set for UNWTO Conference

Senior Adviser to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett, Delano Seivright, says rigorous security arrangements are in place ahead of next week’s staging of the United...

Vaz & Grant Clash Over Declining Coffee Prices

Government MP, Daryl Vaz and Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS President, Norman Grant, clashed at a Coffee Symposium Sunday night. This over what Mr. Vaz described as...

Ninja Man Found GUILTY

Popular dancehall entertainer Ninja Man and his two co-accused have been found guilty of murder and shooting with intent. Ninja Man and his co-accused were convicted...

Chinese Ambassador Urges Aggressive Push of Jamaican Coffee

Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica, Niu Qingbao, is urging Jamaica to be more aggressive in trying to tap into what he says is an expanding Chinese market for Jamaica’s...

“Nothing less than remarkable!” – IMF Boss Hails Jamaica’s Economic Performance

“Nothing less than remarkable!” is how IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, is describing Jamaica’s performance under the stand-by agreement with...

Five Commissioners to be Appointed to Single Anti-Corruption Agency

Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen, is to appoint shortly five commissioners to serve on the upcoming single anti-corruption agency. The government is seeking to have...

NIDS Bill Passes after 168 Amendments

The country is one step closer to having a National Identification System (NIDS). The Senate approved the contentious bill late last night, following a marathon 12-hour...

IDB Using UNWTO Jobs Conference to Craft Regional Policy

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it will be using the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference on Jobs and Sustainable Tourism...