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Noranda to Lay Off 100 Workers

Noranda Jamaica Bauxite has reportedly served formal notice of upcoming lay-offs to some 100 workers. Workers in Discovery Bay, St. Ann are expected to be impacted. The...

120 Youths Trained for BPO Jobs

One hundred and twenty young people are being trained for jobs in the Business Process Outsourcing, BPO, sector this summer under the Digital Youth Employment...

Cop Charged with Abduction

A policeman who’s facing criminal charges in connection with the abduction of a woman has retained attorney, Peter Champagnie, to defend him. Police investigators...

Missing Manchester Doctor, Boyfriend Seen by Family?

The Mandeville Police are reporting that the medical doctor; Twenty-eight-year-old Chanique Cousins and her boyfriend who’ve been reported missing for more than a...

JUTC Meets to Address Worker Grievances

The management of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, is meeting with workers today to discuss grievances in an effort to avert another strike. Drivers at the...

PNP Tensions Spill Over on Facebook

The bitter and personal feuding among some high profile PNP activists on social media is worsening. Threats of physical violence are now being hurled in the outright war...

Holness Pleased with Emergency Storm Response

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is commending the National Emergency Operations Centre for their prompt and efficient response to the threat from Tropical Storm Earl. In a...

Six Perish as Tropical Wave Batters Dominican Republic

Over in the Dominican Republic, heavy waves and strong winds from that strengthening tropical wave has caused at least six deaths in the country. The system, which was...

Rainforest Creating Over 100 Jobs Through US$10m Investment

Rainforest Seafoods Limited is to invest some USD$10-million in an expansion project at their Montego Bay plant, and will soon launch new plant in St. Vincent and the...

Lasco Group Reports 9% Decrease Q1 Profits

Lascelles Chin’s Lasco Group of Companies has reported a joint net profit of $457.1-million for the first quarter ended June 30. According to the company financials,...