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EPOC Co-Chair Urges Economic Diversification

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Keith Duncan says Jamaica needs to have a more diversified economy. Mr. Duncan says Planning Institute’s...

EPOC Co-Chair Believes ‘5-in-4’ Target Remains Doable

Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith Duncan, says he doesn’t believe the massive reduction in oil imports from Venezuela under...

OCG Begins Probe into Dairy Development Board Projects

The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has started investigations into projects being undertaken by the Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB). This was confirmed by...

JDDB Chairman Lifts Lid on Sacking of CEO

The Chairman of the Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB) Donald Elvey, is this afternoon saying what led to the sacking of its former Chief Executive Officer, Hugh...

Former Dairy Board Boss Seeking Legal Redress following Dismissal

The former Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Dairy Development Board, Hugh Graham, has retained legal counsel as he moves to seek redress for his dismissal. This...

Police Making Progress in Investigation of St James Double Murder

The St. James Police are following ‘strong leads’ into a double murder in Bow Piece Lane in Montego Hill, St. James last night. Head of the St. James Police,...

Clarendon Double Murder

Clarendon was rocked by another double murder on Tuesday. A man and a woman were shot and killed by unknown assailants in their community of Rectory Land in the capital,...

Autopsies Rule Out Strangulation in Deaths of King Girls

Investigators have ruled out strangulation as the cause of death of two toddlers, from Washington Boulevard, in St. Andrew who’ve died under unexplained...

Fatal Shootings by Security Forces up 75%

There’s been a 75-percent increase in the number of fatal shootings by the security forces in the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last...

Young Clarendon Farmer Drowns During Flooding at Home

A 22-year-old farmer drowned last Wednesday after water flooded his home in Mason River, Clarendon. He’s been identified as Humphrey Brown. Mayor of May Pen,...