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Blood Appeal

Health Minister, Horace Dalley, is appealing to Jamaicans to donate blood as part of their act of kindness this festive season. He’s appealing for blood because...

Child Murders Up 36%

The number of children murdered between January 1 and December 12 this year, increased by 36-percent when compared to the corresponding period last year. That’s...

BSJ Testing for ‘Bad Gas’

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica, BSJ and Petrojam, have been instructed by Energy Minister, Phillip Paulwell, to test petrol samples from service stations across the...

$66-million For a Modern Landfill

The National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, says it will cost approximately JMD$66-million or USD$550,000, to establish a modern landfill to replace the...

Heineken Completes Diageo Deal

British based drinks company Diageo has completed the sale of Jamaican lager Red Stripe to Heineken for USD$781-million. The deal, which was announced in October, will...

Santa Cruz Cops Nab Scammer

The Santa Cruz Police in St. Elizabeth have charged 21 year old Sherman Williams, otherwise called “Chuckie”, with breaching the lotto scam law. Williams is...

Judge Demands Accused Mario Dean Killers are Getting Meds

The Presiding Judge in the Mario Deane murder case, Justice Courtney Daye, is insisting that the case cannot proceed until the court is provided with documentary proof...

Prendergast Appointed High Commissioner to Guyana

Jamaica’s new non-resident High Commissioner to Guyana, David Prendergast, this week presented his credentials to Guyana’s President, David Granger, at a...

Rameish Simpson in Custody after High Speed Chase

Reputed St. Thomas-based resident Rameish Simpson is in Police custody this morning facing gun and ammunition charges. Nationwide News understands that Simpson and his...

Noranda Sending Home 100 Bauxite Workers

Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners, says it has temporarily suspended its bauxite mining operations in St. Ann until January 4 next year. In a statement today, the company...