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‘Disappointed & Disgusted’ – Teacher Fuming Over Latest Wage Offer

The Jamaica Teacher’s Association, JTA, is expressing disappointment and disgust following the second round of negotiations with the Ministry of Finance for the...

CLA Struggling to Recruit a New CEO

The Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA is having difficulties recruiting a Chief Executive Officer. That’s according to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of...

Cockpit Country Boundaries Set for Parliament Soon

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the defined boundaries of the Cockpit country should be shortly submitted to Parliament. A government petition by the Jamaica...

Several Dormant Bank Accounts Are Govt-Owned

Finance Minister Audley Shaw, says he’s discovered that several dormant accounts in commercial banks are government-owned. He was speaking at yesterday’s...

Private Sector Commits to Adopting 50 Clinics

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the government has received commitments from private sector groups for the adoption of 50 clinics. He says the adopt a...

PM Hits Out Against Corporal Punishment

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s against corporal punishment both in homes and all public institutions and is calling for a parliamentary debate on the...

New MPs Sworn In

Three new Members of Parliament were sworn-in to the House of Representatives today. They include the winner of the highly contentious October 30 South East St. Mary...

Govt Mulling Over 2-Week Ticket Amnesty Extension

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says the government is mulling whether it will extend its traffic ticket amnesty for no more than 14 days. He says afterwards, traffic...

Hope Gardens Lands to be Converted to Technology Park

The government is planning to covert lands around Hope Gardens in St. Andrew into a technology park. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and...

Two Suspected Cop Killers Set for ID Parade

Police say two men believed to be involved in the murder of Corporal Melvin Smith are to face an identification parade this week. The 38-year old corporal was shot dead...