Michelle Thomas

Carube Obtains Licenses to Mine Copper & Gold

The government has transferred several licenses to Canadian Mining company, Carube Copper Corp, allowing the company to mine for copper and gold in the country. This was...

Handcart Operator Dies after being Hit by JUTC Bus

A handcart operator has died of injuries he sustained after he was hit by a Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC bus on Monday along the Mandela High Way near Central...

Half of Jamaica’s School Population on State Welfare

Half the country’s student population is on the state-funded Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education, PATH. That’s according to Education...

Community Buy-In Needed if Special Operation Zones to Work

Attorney at Law Caroline Hay says unless there’s sufficient buy in to the policy from the targeted communities there’s a danger that the legislation to...

PM Insists Govt Taking Best Approach to Public Bodies Management

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the administration’s thrust to have revenue from public bodies re-directed to the consolidated fund is the best approach to...

Prosecution Ready to Proceed with Rupert Clarke Trial

Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn, says the crown is ready to proceed in the child sex abuse case involving Moravian Pastor, Rupert Clarke. Clarke is...

PM Insists Local Expertise WILL be Used in Designing New Parliament

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says local expertise will be essential to the design of the new government complex at Heroes Circle. His assurance is a response to the...

NCB Suspends Charges on Dormant Local & Foreign Currency Accounts

The National Commercial Bank has suspended charges applied to dormant local and foreign currency accounts effective immediately. It says the decision follows a review of...

Verdict Possible Today in First #DeathSquad Murder Trial

There could be a verdict today in the first of the so-called police death squad murder trial. The trial is taking place in the Home Circuit Court, in downtown, Kingston....

Mario Dean Case Hearing Stalled

The Committal proceeding hearing involving three police personnel charged in relation to the death of Mario Deane in 2014 was stalled when the matter was mention in the...