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Final Week of Campaigning Proved Crucial in East Portland – Pollster

Pollster Bill Johnson says he believes the JLP lost some votes because younger voters were reluctant to turn out in the rain. Johnson’s Observer Nationwide Poll...

Victorious Vaz: JLP Creates Political History in East Portland

The Jamaica Labour Party’s Ann-marie Vaz has created history by becoming the first female Member of Parliament for East Portland. The MP elect spoke to Labourites...

Portland Shaken by Minor Tremor

A 3.2 magnitude Earthquake reportedly struck Portland late last evening. That’s according to the Earthquake Unit at the University of the West Indies. It says the...

JLP Breaks PNP’s 30yr Grip on East-Portland

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the arrogance of the People’s National Party, PNP, has cost them their approximately 30-year political stranglehold on the...

PNP Begins Introspection after East Portland Loss

It was a dampened PNP base in East Portland Thursday evening after the JLP’s Ann Marie Vaz won the seat. Supporters watched the news in dismay as the 127 ballot boxes...

NCB Continuing Review of Mortgage Policy

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) says it’s institution is re-evaluating its mortgage policy since Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke announced new measures in his...

DBJ Targeting 220 Businesses to Boost Investment by $26bn

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) programmed initiatives for 2019/20 are projected to facilitate investments totalling over $26-billion and engagements targeting 220...

Rural-Urban Transport Programme Generates Millions in Losses

The Rural Urban Transport Programme, RUTP, in Clarendon has generated millions of dollars in losses for the State-owned bus company, the Jamaica Urban Transit Company,...

Uchence Trial: Prosecution Witness Faces Intense Cross-Examination

An attorney in the trial of the so-called Uchence Wilson Gang has accused the prosecution’s second witness of detailing information he’d heard in the press...

Retired Cop Perishes in Collission with Car Registered to Commissioner

A retired policeman is dead following a collision with a motor vehicle registered to Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson, on the Mandela Highway yesterday...