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Farmers Stealing Water from NWC

The National Water Commission says it’s finding it difficult to satisfy the demand for water in St. Elizabeth due to the high incidence of theft and the misuse of...

Drought Crisis in West Kingston – McKenzie

The MP for West Kingston, Desmond McKenzie, says the drought has caused a crisis in his constituency. Mr. McKenzie says residents of Tivoli, Denham Town, Hannah Town and...

Cuba: A Threat to Jamaican Tourism?

The Opposition JLP is again urging the government to take steps to protect the country’s tourism product, amid a growing threat from Cuba. Tourist interest in Cuba...

200 Schools Deemed ‘Drought-Vulnerable’

The Ministry of Education has identified over two hundred schools which may face challenges due to the drought affecting parts of the island. The Ministry says it...

‘Protect Brand Jamaica from Cuba’ – Robinson

Opposition Spokesperson on Tourism, Shahine Robinson, is renewing calls for the government to protect brand Jamaica in the face of increasing competition from Cuba....

10% Jump in Road Fatalities

Road fatalities are up by 10 percent this year over the same period for 2014, as 224 persons have died in vehicular accidents since January. That’s according to a...

History! US Flag Raised in Cuba

In a historic move this morning, the US flag was raised above its newly-reopened embassy in Havana, Cuba. The flag was raised by the same three US Marines who lowered it...

‘Stop Having Children You Cannot Afford!’

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites is chastising parents who have children they cannot afford to keep. He’s urging Jamaicans to be more responsible. The Minister...

Teachers Blamed for Dip in Science Passes

The Ministry of Education, says an improper teaching methodology is to blame for the decline in average passes in science subjects at the recent CSEC exams. But the...

Best Wage Deal Possible

Head of the Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Education Institute, Danny Roberts, says while the terms of the latest heads of agreement between public sector workers and...