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AUDIO: Simpson Miller administration not doing enough to create jobs, Holness says

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says despite a recent marginal decline in the unemployment rate, the Simpson Miller administration is still not doing enough to create...

REPORT: Jamaica’s correctional facilities inadequately rehabilitating prisoners

Jamaica’s correctional facilities are failing to adequately rehabilitate prisoners, possibly leading to a high rate of re-offending. That’s according to a...

JTA to facilitate independent ballot recount following controversial President-Elect race

The Jamaica Teachers Association, JTA, is to this week facilitate an independent recount of ballots in this year’s controversial President-Elect race. That’s...

JPS shuts off power at Seaforth High School

The Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, has disconnected the power supply to the Seaforth High School in St. Thomas, as it continues to make good on its threat to act...

Member of Jamaican Diaspora Advisory Board wants overseas Jamaicans to be considered for Police Commissioner

A member of the Jamaican Diaspora Advisory Board, Irwin Clare, is calling for qualified, overseas based Jamaicans to be considered for the post of Commissioner of the...

American tourist found dead in Montego Bay

The body of 44 year old American tourist, Roger Nautu, of Killeen in Texas was this morning found on the grounds of the resort at which he was vacationing in Montego...

Health Ministry to confirm spread of Chikungunya Virus by Friday

Health authorities expect to confirm by Friday, whether a Jamaican who has exhibited signs of the Chikungunya Virus, following a recent trip overseas, does indeed have...

Opposition says no to foreign Commissioner

The Parliamentary Opposition says it will not support the appointment of a foreigner as head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force. That position was stated today in the...

Bunting reveals that International partners had suspended aid to Jamaica over West Kingston Incursion

National Security Minister, Peter Bunting, has revealed that some of Jamaica’s international partners withdrew support from certain units of the security forces,...

Audley Shaw calls out Dr. Phillips as being fiduciary irresponsible

The Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw has accused the Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips of being irresponsible in the discharge of his fiduciary duties....