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PM Congratulates Dominica on Adopting the CCJ

Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, has congratulated Dominican Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, on his country’s move to sever ties with the London-based Privy...

Jamaica Facing a Water Crisis

The shortage of piped water facing the country is nearing crisis proportions. That’s the word from the Minister of Water and Environment, Robert Pickersgill....

Reneto Adams Not Convinced of Ellington’s Reasons to Retire

Former Senior Superintendent of police, Reneto Adams says outgoing Police Commissioner Owen Ellington, should find better excuses than the ones he has used to justify...

ISIS Leader Calls on Muslims to Help Build an Islamic State.

The leader of the jihadist militant group Isis, has called on Muslims to travel to Iraq and Syria to help build an Islamic state. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on Muslims...

WHO: Ebloa Virus Death-toll in West Africa Rises to 467

The World Health Organization, WHO, says the number of people killed by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has risen to 467. Sixty-eight of the deaths have been...

Police Officers’ Association Salutes Ellington

The Police Officers’ Association, POA, says it’s ‘noted with concern’ what it describes as the sudden announcement of the retirement of Police...

JCSC Raises Concerns on Buggery Debate

The Jamaica Civil Society Coalition, JCSC, says it’s deeply concerned about the manner in which the current debate about the repeal or retention of the sections of...

Health Minister Hints that No-User Fee Policy will Remain

The Government has given the clearest indication yet that it will not be rolling back the no-user fee policy for the health sector. The policy was implemented by the...

CAL Flights to be Affected Today after Pilots Called in Sick

Regional carrier Caribbean Airlines, CAL, says all international and domestic flights will be affected today, after pilots called in sick. In an internal memorandum to...

INDECOM Mum on Whether Owen Ellington is Under Investigation

The Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, Terrence Williams, is refusing to confirm or deny whether outgoing Police Commissioner, Owen...