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Consumer Confidence Falls

Consumer Confidence fell to its lowest level in the past year. That’s among the findings of the Business and Consumer Confidence survey for the first quarter of...

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Commissioner Warning Drivers to Make Use of Traffic Ticket Amnesty

Police Commissioner, George Quallo, says there are motorists with more than 500 outstanding traffic tickets. Commissioner Quallo revealed the numbers at a recent meeting...

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Redefining the JCF’s Mandate

The government is to develop a policy framework which will redefine the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, as a protection and service organisation. Prime Minister, Andrew...

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St James Police Chief Optimistic of Decline in Murders following Spike

Head of the St. James Police, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, says he expects murders in St. James to start decreasing by the end of September. This, as he...

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China’s Presence in Jamaica a Reality – Chang

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr. Horace Chang, says China’s presence in Jamaica is an economic reality. Dr....

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Information Minister Changes Tune on Social Media Regulation

Information Minister, Ruel Reid, is walking back his suggestion that the government is considering regulating social media. He now says the government prefers...

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Tech Minister Urges Jamaicans to Protect themselves from Ransomware

Technology Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says Jamaica has been unaffected so far by a major cyber threat that has brought down critical government services in over a...

Gov’t in No Hurry to Regulate Angel Investors

State Minister of Finance, Fayval Williams, says the government is not ‘eager’ to start regulating the Angel Investor Network. She says it prefers, instead, to allow...

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Opposition Insists an Early ‘$1.5m Tax Break’ Impact Study was Needed

Members of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) says a study of the impact the government’s $1.5-million Tax Break should have been...

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Govt Improving Conditions at Fire Stations Islandwide

Minister of Local Government, Desmond McKenzie, says the Government will be spending significant sums to improve the condition of fire stations across the island. He...