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Big Increase in Gas Prices this week

There’s a big increase in petrol prices this week. 87 and 90 Octane will increase by $3.20 per litre to sell at $190.84-cents and $111.49 cents respectively. The...

Grange Calls on Simpson Miller to Press Obama to Pardon Marcus Garvey

Opposition spokeswoman on Information and Culture Olivia Grange, is calling on the Prime Minister to press US President Barack Obama, to Pardon Marcus Garvey. The...

Jamaica Running the Most Austere Budget Globally – Study

The US-based Center for Economic and Policy Research is knocking Jamaica’s economic programme with the IMF for putting the people through needless pain. The centre...

Heroes Circle to ‘Operate Temporarily’ as of Friday :: Brown-Burke

Mayor of Kingston and Chairman of the KSAC, Angella Brown-Burke, says the vendors will be allowed to ‘operate temporarily’ as of Friday morning. However,...

Kingston-based Lawyer Shot; Hospitalized

A corporate area based attorney, Everton Bird is in hospital this afternoon nursing gunshot wounds. Mr. Bird was shot and injured this morning by gunmen at his home in...

Gov’t Inked $US510-million deal to Privitize Kingston Container Terminal

The privatisation of the Kingston Container Terminal is a done deal. The Transport Minister, Omar Davies, inked a 510-million US dollars deal with French-owned company...

Henry Snubs KCT Divestment Signing

Opposition spokesman on Transport and Works Mike Henry, is refusing invitations to the Kingston Container Terminal Divestment Signing, maintaining that key information...

Ferguson Condemns Continuous Assault on Health Workers

Minister of Health, Fenton Ferguson is condemning the continuous assault on health care workers, and urging the public to cooperate with police to apprehend suspects....

Bus Operators in KMTR Angry Over JUTC’s ‘Unannounced’ Direction

Sub franchise operators in the Kingston Metropolitan Transport Region are upset this afternoon  after receiving a letter from the Jamaica Urban Transit Company,...

Embassy Scare Caused by White Man Poses No Threat – Police

The US Embassy in the nation’s capital has resumed regular operations following an incident this morning morning where a white man threw a suspicious package over...