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Fire Causes Approximately $15m Damage at Craft Market

Losses and damage to the Craft Market in downtown, Kingston following a fire early this morning have been estimated at $15-million. That’s according to Senior...

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Pre-Selection for Farm Work Programme to Begin in June

Labour Minister, Shahine Robinson, says the Ministry will be pre-selecting participants for the United States and Canadian Farm work programme. The exercise is to start...

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Security Minister Tables 5-Pillar Crime Policy

National Security Minister, Robert Montague tabled a formal policy document outlining the government’s five-pillar strategy to fight crime in Parliament on...

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Montague Issues Warning to Firearm Holders

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has issued a strong warning to licensed firearm holders that they’ll lose their permits if they use their weapons...

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Two-Month Traffic Ticket Amnesty to Begin July 1

The government will roll out a two-month traffic ticket amnesty, beginning July 1. National Security Minister, Robert Montague, made the announcement this afternoon as...

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Scammers Targeting Pensioners

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson, says pensioners are now being targeted by scammers. Speaking this afternoon in the House of Representatives,...

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US Going After Scammers through Less Direct Methods

The United States says it’s moving to prosecute more Jamaicans involved in the illicit lottery scam — but in less direct ways. These include staff at banks,...

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Ardenne Teacher Charged with Indecent Assault

The Ardenne High School male teacher who’s accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a female student last month has been charged with indecent assault....

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Eight Alleged Lottery Scammers to be Extradited Today

Eight Jamaicans who’re to stand trial in the United States on lottery scam charges are to be extradited Wednesday. The eight accused include a police constable....

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Fisheries Bill Coming to Parliament within Weeks, says Samuda

Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda, says the long-awaited Fisheries Bill will be tabled in parliament in the coming weeks. He was speaking at the Annual...