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Route Inspectors Stage Sick-Out

An estimated 85-per cent of Route Inspectors scheduled to work in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region (KMTR) and other regions called in sick this morning. The...

Grange Gives Buju Formal Welcome

Culture Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange yesterday issued a formal welcome for recently deported Jamaican entertainer Mark Myrie popularly known as Buju...

First Regulated Casino to Open in 2020

Jamaica’s first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020 but Jamaica will not be a casino destination. That was the pronouncement from Tourism...

Cop Involved in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A rank and file member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, has reportedly committed suicide after shooting an elderly woman in St. Mary. Dead is 25-year-old District...

1200 KFTL Workers Take Strike Action

Some 12,00 workers at the Kingston Freeport Terminal have taken industrial action. General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress, Barry Dawes says the workers have taken...

Judge in Uchence Gang Case Mulls Allowing Video Evidence

Presiding Judge, Georgiana Fraser is considering an application to allow video evidence in the trial of alleged members of the Uchence Wilson-led gang. The Prosecution,...

220,000 Jamaican Households STEALING Electricity

Some 220,000 households across the island are stealing electricity from the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS. Chief Executive Officer at JPS, Emanuel DaRosa, made the...

Police Federation Blasts Finance Ministry’s ‘Take it or Leave it’ Approach to Wage Negotiations

The Jamaica Police Federation says Finance Ministry officials have taken a ‘Take it or Leave it!’ to its during the latest round of wage talks yesterday. The...

Education Minister Joins Call to End Corporal Punishment

Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator Ruel Reid has joined the call for a shift in culture and an end to corporal punishment in the region. He was...

Grim Testimony from Forensic Pathologist at ‘Death Squad’ Trial

The Supreme Court in Kingston heard evidence from a forensic pathologist in the murder trial of three members of the Constabulary which suggested the victim may have...