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Jamaica’s Working Age Population Hits Record High

Jamaica now has the largest working age population ever in its history. That’s according to Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica, PIOJ, Dr. Wayne...

PNP Calls for Investigation into $1.6-billion De-bushing Contracts Issued by RADA

The Opposition People’s National Party, the PNP, is calling for a police investigation into what it says is the corrupt issuance of $1.6-billion worth of...

CRO Clerk Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges

A records clerk employed to the Constabulary’s Criminal Records Office, CRO, pleaded guilty to breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act  when he appeared...

JTA Questions Delayed Pension Payouts to Retired Teachers

Jamaica Teacher’s Association President, Owen Speid says he’s becoming increasingly concerned about teachers retiring for more than a year without receiving...

Faith-based Tertiary Schools Facing Pressures to Raise Funds – IUC President, Rev. Dr. Hewitt

President of the International University of the Caribbean, IUC, Professor Reverend Dr Roderick Hewitt, says faith-based tertiary Institutions are under immense pressure...

Senator Matthew Samuda Lauds ‘3-Million in 3 Years’ Tree Planting Project

Government Senator Matthew Samuda is welcoming the announcement of a plan to plant three million trees across Jamaica over the next three years. The National Tree...

Former Gov’t Minister, Douglas Vaz, To Be Laid to Rest, Senators Pay Final Tributes

Former Government Minister Douglas Vaz is to be laid to rest today. His funeral service is to take place at 3:30 this afternoon at the Stella Maris church on Shortwood...

Unacceptable That FINSAC Report Still Not Completed – Samuda

Government Senator Matthew Samuda says is not acceptable that the report into the Financial Sector Adjustment Company, FINSAC debacle which took place in the 1990s under...

PM Says He’s Confident JMD Will Revalue

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’s confident the Jamaican dollar will revalue. The local currency recently hit a record low of $142 to $US1. Prime Minister...

JLP Has Credible Case To Be Reelected – Samuda

The state of the nation debate kicked off in the Senate today with Government Senator, Matthew Samuda, arguing that the JLP administration has a credible case to be...