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Island Grill Boss Urges Govt to Make Environmentally Friendly Packaging Cheaper

CEO of Island Grill, Thalia Lyn, says the government should lower the duty on environmentally friendly packaging, to offset their higher cost in light of the announced...

CTOC Taking Anti-Gang Message to Schools Islandwide

Head of the Constabulary’s Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Investigation Branch, C-TOC, Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Fitz Bailey says more than...

Jamaica to Ban Several Plastic & Styrofoam Products as of 2019

Jamaica has joined Dominica, The Bahamas and Grenada as regional territories, to ban a range of plastic and styrofoam products. The ban imposed by the...

Holness Promises Traffic Relief with Three Miles By-Pass

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says in the next few weeks commuters should get some amount of relief from major traffic congestion in the Corporate Area. The relief will...

Phillips Elaborates on ‘First In the Family’ Scholarship Plan

President of the People’s National Party, Dr Peter Phillips, today sought to explain how his “first in the family scholarship” program will work if the...

Supreme Court Returns to Normality after Another Bomb Threat

The Court Management Services (CMS) in the Justice Ministry says it has been given clearance to restore normal operations at the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston....

Increased Minimum Wage Pushes Economy Closer to Inflation Target

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) says the increase in the minimum wage recently is a contributing factor to the nation...

Mavado’s Son to Return to Court Sept 21

The 16-year-old son of dancehall entertainer, Mavado, who’s accused of killing a man and directing that his victim be beheaded has been remanded in custody. The...

Jamaicans Win Big at Olympia 2018

For the first time since 2010, a bodybuilder not named Phil Heath has been crowned Mr. Olympia. Jamaican born, Shawn Rhoden stunned the seven-time defending champion to...

Phillips Outlines Raft of Educational Reforms

Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party (PNP), Dr. Peter Phillips, is vowing to revise the student loan system and start a scholarship for...