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Reid Urges End to Exorbitant School Contribution Fees

With two weeks to go before the start of the new school term, Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, says his Ministry will be publishing on its website a list of...

Anti-Corruption Advocate Suggests MOCA Investigate Horne Report

Former Contractor General, Greg Christie, says he’s watching with keen interest to see whether the country’s Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption...

‘Every Dollar Accounted For!’ – Phillips on PNP Campaign Finance Scandal

“I accounted for and turned over every dollar to the party!” That’s the word from former PNP Campaign Director and Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Dr....

Coal Plant would Breach Paris Climate Change Commitments

Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Environment Trust, JET, Diana McCaulay says plans by the Government to build a 1000 mega watt coal fired plant in St. Elizabeth,...

‘Protect People in Police Custody!’ – Goffe

Human Rights’ advocate, Susan Goffe, is calling for the state to improve its level of protection for persons in custody, allegedly associated with the death of...

Shaw Counting on Tax Compliance to Plug Potential Fiscal Gap

Finance Minister Audley Shaw, says that the $16-billion needed to fund a further increase in the Income Tax threshold will not necessarily be an automatic tax measure....

Hit-and-Run Suspect Stabbed While in Police Lockup

The information arm of the police, the Constabulary Communication Network, CCU, has confirmed that the suspect taken into custody following the hit and run of a police...

Tensions inside PNP over Campaign Donations

A scandal is brewing inside the Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, over the misappropriation of millions of dollars in campaign funds donated to the party to...

‘Shocking but not Surprising’ – Thwaites on CSEC Passes

Opposition Spokesman on Education Ronald Thwaites, says the decline in the performance of students in the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate, CSEC is shocking...

Education Ministry Determined to Improve Math Scores

The Ministry of Education is assuring schools in rural areas that they’ll be included in initiatives aimed at improving students performance in the Caribbean...