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Should EWI get second chance

Co-founder of Citizens United to Reduce Electricity, CURE, Richard ‘Dickie’ Crawford, says he finds it ‘unbelievable’ that the government would allow Energy...

Brian Pengelley Is Clarifying Reports Concerning EWI Re-entering the Procurement Process

President of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, , is clarifying reports that he wants EWI to be excluded from the new procurement process. In a statement to the...

Gov’t Begins Tablet Distribution in Schools

The distribution of some 25,000 tablets to teachers and students under the Tablets in Schools  pilot project, got underway yesterday. 180 of the  devices were...

Two Jamaican Men Identified as Murder Suspects in California

Officials in San Diego, California have identified two Jamaican men as suspects in connection with a June 25 murder in an area near the city of El Cajon.

30 Members of Two Palestinian Families Killed by Israeli Strikes

More than 30 members of two Palestinian families have been killed by Israeli strikes. The overnight strikes in southern Gaza came as the Palestinian death toll from the...

MP Calls for Emergency Assistance for St. Elizabeth Farmers as Drought Intensifies

As severe drought conditions continue to grip the island, the Member of Parliament for South West St. Elizabeth, the PNP’s Hugh Buchanan, is this afternoon appealing...

Sections of South Camp Road Closed Until Tomorrow

The police is advising motorists that due to the installation of lights at Sabina Park, sections of South Camp Road in Kingston will remain closed until tomorrow. The...

Water Commission says enough water in Corporate Area dams to serve until October

The National Water Commission is assuring Corporate Area residents supplied by the Hermitage and Mona Dams that there’s enough water to last until the next rainy...

JFJ Outgoing Chairperson: Lobby Group unaffected by recent resignations

Outgoing Chairperson of human rights lobby group, Jamaicans for Justice, Lisa Lakhan Chen, says the recent resignations of several members will not harm the work of the...

Education Ministry settles debt with the JPS for several high schools

The Education Ministry says it has settled the arrears at several educational institutions with the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS. Those arrears had seen the light...