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Contention in the JLP Over East Central St. Catherine Candidate for 2016 General Election

Here is an audio version of this story: A contentious selection process has resulted in two persons being given the go-ahead to take part in a run off to decide who will...

41 Scammers Arrested Following Joint Police-Military Operation in West Ja

Forty one suspected lottery scammers have been arrested following a joint police military operation led by the Lottery Scam Task Force in Western Jamaica. The operation...

For Shaw: Richard Byles ‘Lack[s] Understanding’ of the Jamaican Economy

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, is accusing Co-Chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Richard Byles, of a lack of understanding of the...

AUDIO: Gov’t May Have to Help Farmers Survive Drought – Hutchinson

Opposition spokesman on Agriculture, JC Hutchinson, says government may need to help some farmers and their families survive the drought. Speaking on Nationwide This...

Wisynco Group Sees Increase in Sales Amid Drought

Managing Director of the Wisynco Group, William Mahfood, says the company has seen an increase in sales of beverages, and its bottled water in particular, owing to the...

DNA Test Leads CNN Anchor to Find Jamaican Genealogy

A DNA test for her job as CNN anchor has led Michaela Pereira of Canada to Cambridge in St. James, Jamaica to unearth her genealogical roots “I was adopted as an...

USAID to Spend $US500-million in Caribbean to Eliminate AIDS

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, is to spend $US500-million  dollars over the next five years on new efforts to allow the Caribbean and...

Parliament Pays Tribute to Sir Howard Cooke

A joint sitting of both houses of parliament is now underway as members pay tribute to the late former Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke. Sir Howard, who had been...

AUDIO: Drought Forces Rise in Coronation Market Prices

Food prices at the country’s largest market, Coronation, in downtown, Kingston are rising daily because of the worsening drought conditions. That’s according to a...

Where Does the JLP Stand on ESET?

There’s conflict in the leadership of the Opposition over whether it supports government’s Electricity Sector Enterprise Team, ESET. Opposition Spokesman on Energy,...