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Historic monuments in Montego Bay to become attraction sites

Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr. Wykeham McNeill, says talks are in progress with stakeholders in Montego Bay to transform the historic monuments within the...

Sir Patrick Allen calls on businesses to act as mentors for young graduates

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen, is calling on local businesses to act as mentors for young graduates and assist them to create job opportunities for themselves. He...

Acting Commissioner wants police to sensitize the public on recently imposed water restrictions

Acting Commissioner of Police, Glenmore Hinds, has called on police personnel to take steps to sensitize members of the public, through widely publicized meetings, on...

Police intensifies probe in shooting death of Tacky High Security Guard

The Police have intensified their probe into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of the security guard at Tacky High School in St. Mary. Forty-four-year-old...

Vatican says Pope Francis misrepresented in ‘2% of priests are peadophiles’ story

A Vatican spokesman has claimed that a Papal interview in La Repubblica magazine did not represent Pope Francis’ exact words. The Vatican is refuting a story...

Bus operators protest; Demand lawyers to pay monies owed

Angry bus operators who were aligned to the now defunct National Transport Co-operative Society, NTCS, this morning protested outside the law offices of...

Teenage girls charged for engaging in under-aged sex

Two teenaged girls from a St. Catherine based high school have gone down in history as the first females to be convicted for engaging in under-aged sex. The girls, along...

JFJ breaks silence on Ellington’s retirement; wants answers from Minister Bunting

Human rights lobby group Jamaicans for Justice, JFJ, says the people demand to know what led to the sudden retirement of Owen Ellington as Commissioner of Police. In a...

JPS restores power to three public facilities in Montego Bay

Power has been restored to three public facilities in Montego Bay, St. James after the service was disconnected last Thursday by the Jamaica Public Service Company. The...

News in brief

The disconnection of telephone service at some health centres in St Catherine because of unpaid bills, is seriously affecting patient care in the parish. That’s...