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Government to implement multi-million drought mitigation project for farmers

This, is being done in collaboration with the Jamaica Agricultural Society, JAS, farmers and political representatives.

Local Government Minister says JLP is to be blamed for the poor state of the island’s fire service

Minister Arscott says the current PNP administration is moving to address the situation regarding fireboats.

Police detain more than a dozen persons in a major anti-lottery scam operation

The law enforcement initiative which began at 5:00 this morning covered several parishes including St James, Manchester, Westmoreland, St. Elizabeth and Hanover.

Audley Shaw says BOJ’s Intervention in the FX market is vindication for the Opposition

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, has described the intervention in the local foreign exchange market by the Bank of Jamaica, as a vindication of the...

PSOJ commends government on decision to relieve OUR of procurement responsibilities

The Private Sector Organization, PSOJ, has commended the decision by the government to relieve the Office of Utilities Regulation, OUR of all procurement...

Damion Crawford says he is a far brighter man than Opposition Leader Andrew Holness

State Minister for Tourism and MP for East Rural St. Andrew, Damion Crawford says those persons who regard Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness as an intelligent leader,...

Aubyn Hill says BOJ’s intervention will only work in the short term

The Chairman of the JLP’s Economic Advisory Committee, Aubyn Hill, says the Bank of Jamaica’s intervention into the foreign exchange market will only work in...

AUDIO: Members of the private sector endorse BOJ’s intervention in foreign exchange market

Members of the private sector have endorsed the move by the Bank of Jamaica BOJ, to intervene in the local foreign exchange market. The BOJ says the move is in keeping...

JPS, Goverment in row over billions owed for street lights

A row has broken out between the Government and the light and power company, Jamaica Public Service, JPS. The dispute surrounds over 2-billion dollars owed by the...

International round-up

The French government has proposed six-month travel bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist militants. A new offence of creating...