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Parliament Pays Tribute to Sir Howard Cooke

A joint sitting of both houses of parliament is now underway as members pay tribute to the late former Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke. Sir Howard, who had been...

AUDIO: Drought Forces Rise in Coronation Market Prices

Food prices at the country’s largest market, Coronation, in downtown, Kingston are rising daily because of the worsening drought conditions. That’s according to a...

Where Does the JLP Stand on ESET?

There’s conflict in the leadership of the Opposition over whether it supports government’s Electricity Sector Enterprise Team, ESET. Opposition Spokesman on Energy,...

Drought Monitoring Committee to Be Established

President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, Senator Norman Grant, says it will be establishing a Drought Monitoring Committee. He’s reiterating that...

JFJ seeks Legal Advice over Sex-ed Controversy

Outgoing chairperson for human rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice, Lisa Lakhan Chen says the organization has sought legal advice as it braces for sanctions over...

National Solid Waste Management to Spend $35 Million to Establish Waste Transfer Station in Westmoreland

The National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, will be spending 35 million dollars to establish a Waste Transfer Station near Georges Plain,  Westmoreland. The...

US Coast Guards Seize Near 4000lbs of Ganja on Guyanese Cargo

US drug enforcement authorities made a major ganja seizure aboard a Guyana flagged cargo ship in the Caribbean Sea on Monday. US Coast Guard Captain Robert Warren said...

3 New Fire Trucks Added to Fire Brigade’s Fleet

The fleet of the Jamaica Fire  Brigade has been boosted with the addition of three new trucks, valued at 133-million dollars. The units, which are designed to traverse...

22 Scammers Arrested in Western Jamaica

Nationwide News understands that 22 persons were yesterday arrested in Trelawny by personnel from the Anti-Lottery Scam Taskforce. Those arrested are scheduled to be...

Two Gay Sex Workers Murdered in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Sunday, July 20, 2014, CMC -The suspect in the murder of two homosexual sex workers early Sunday morning, committed suicide hours later in the day...