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Oil & Gas Survey Half Complete

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) says a 3D seismic survey for oil and gas off Jamaica’s shores is over 45-percent complete. The survey is being...

Police Identify Bodies of Two Murdered in Denham Town

The police have identified the two people who were murdered in Denham Town Wednesday. Dead are 58-year-old higgler, Jennifer Bruce and 20-year-old Taj Gordon also known...

Woman Held following $5m Illegal Cigarette Bust

A woman is in custody in connection with the seizure of $5-million worth of illegally imported cigarettes. The seizure was made today in York Town, Clarendon....

Mixed Feedback from Jr Doctors at CRH following Relocation

Jamaica Medical Doctors’ Association, JMDA, President, Elon Thomspon, says there’s mixed feedback from junior doctors about the re-location of services which...

Brace for Rain & Thunderstorms

The Meteorological Service says Jamaicans should brace for increased rainfall and thunderstorms beginning this afternoon into the weekend. Western and Central parishes...

IMF Names Jamaica a ‘Trailblazer in Gender Participation in the Workforce’

As part of it’s Article 4 Consultation earlier this week, the IMF praised Jamaica for having one of the smallest gender gaps in its labour force. The IMF hailed...

Education Minister Blames All-Age System for Lack of Secondary Certification

Sixty-seven percent of Jamaica’s workforce doesn’t have secondary certification. That’s according to Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid. He says the...

New Study Paints Picture of Chronic Illiteracy in Correctional Facilities

Seventy-percent of inmates in adult correctional facilities are illiterate at the point of entry. That’s according to a study conducted by the Department of...

Cuba at a Crossroads: Major Decisions for Diaz-Canel

Political Scientist and UWI Professor, Rupert Lewis, says Cuba’s incoming President, Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez, faces a major decision about the direction...

St Andrew Businessman Freed of Gun & Assault Charges

A St. Andrew-based businessman, Mark Nooks, has been freed of gun and assault charges. Mr. Nooks was freed in the Gun Court in Downtown Kingston yesterday. He had been...