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Former PM Satisfied Chinese Highway Land Deal was Sound

Former Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, says he’s completely satisfied that the deal with the Chinese to build the North-South leg of Highway 2000 was a good one....

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Finance Ministry Must Compensate UDC for Land Given to CHEC – Davies

Former Transport and Works Minister, Dr. Omar Davies, says the Ministry of Finance has an obligation to compensate the Urban Development Corporation, UDC, for the land...

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Slash Toll Rates to Increase Demand – Davies

Former Transport and Works Minister, Dr. Omar Davies, says he believes toll rates on Highway 2000 should be reduced. Rates for the North-South link of the highway from...

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Contractor General Writes NROCC Demanding Answers about North-South Highway

Contractor General Dirk Harrison says he’s written to Managing Director of the National Road Operating and Constructing Company, NROCC, Ivan Anderson demanding...

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Is PetroCaribe Dead?

Jamaica’s Petrocaribe commercial agreement with Venezuela has been going through a very difficult period for over a year now – much longer than previously...

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Oil Import Bill Could Balloon by $37bn Due to Venezuelan Crisis

Jamaica will have to find up to $37-billion more to import oil this fiscal year if the crisis in Venezuela continues to result in drastically lower oil exports from that...

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Belmont Academy’s Meteoric Rise

Belmont Academy in Westmoreland has emerged as the most improved high school in last year’s CXC CSEC exams. That’s according to the annual rankings compiled...

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‘Content to Waite’ – New PNP DGS Not Interested in a Seat for Now

Newly-elected Deputy General Secretary of the People’s National Party (PNP) Basil Waite, says he’s not interested in representational politics at this time....

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Jamaica Votes For Urgent Consultation on Venezuela

Jamaica yesterday voted in favour of a resolution by the Organization of American States, OAS, to hold a special and urgent consultation on Venezuela. Jamaica was one of...

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RIU MoBay Reopens After Explosion

The Riu Reggae Hotel in St James which was closed last Thursday due to an explosion on the property has been reopened. The explosion left one dead and for others injured...