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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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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...

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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...

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Maldon High Goes Off Shift System

Principal of the Maldon High School in St. James, Janet Manning says as of September, the school will abandon its shift system. Mrs. Manning says the Education Ministry...

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All Parishes Affected by Drought – NWC

The National Water Commission, NWC, says none of the country’s 14 parishes have escaped the ravages of the ongoing drought. The Acting President of the NWC, Mark...

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Use Lotto Scam Assets for Education – Lloyd B

Member of parliament for Central St. James, the PNP’s Lloyd B. Smith, is suggesting that assets seized from lotto scammers in the parish should be sold and the...

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Water Woes Worsen

The National Water Commission, NWC says it has been forced to implement tougher water restrictions for areas served by the Mona reservoir and the Hope System in the...

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Morais Guy Urges ‘Chiney Man Mentality’

Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. Morias Guy, is calling on housing agencies to practice what he calls a “Chiney Man...