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McNeill Calls for Codification of Qualification Requirements for Certain Govt Jobs

PAAC Chairman Dr. Wykeham McNeil is recommending that the circumstances in which people who do not have a bachelors degree may be employed to certain government jobs be...

Post-Cabinet Press Briefing Returns

The Government of Belgium will soon be able to extradite people from Jamaica following a request from the European nation. It’ also been disclosed that Cabinet has...

Relief Coming for Drought-Stricken Parishes

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says relief is coming for people in parishes affected by drought conditions. Minister McKenzie says the three month period...

Off-Duty Soldier Killed in Linstead Robbery

A member of the Jamaica Defense Force, JDF, was shot and killed in Linstead last evening during what the Police say was a robbery. Ground Commander for the State of...

‘Improve Quality of Officiating’, says CCCAN General Secretary

General secretary of the of CC-CAN, Maureen Croes, says the Caribbean needs to work on developing its officials. Croes, who has been a part of the region’s...

PetroJam General Manager Walks

Petrojam’s embattled General Manager Floyd Grindley, has resigned. Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement last evening in Parliament. Mr. Grindley...

Chris Zacca to Head PetroJam Strategic Review Team

President and CEO of the Sagicor Group, Christopher Zacca, is to head a committee tasked with strategically reviewing Petrojam. Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who...

Political Commentator Warns PNP Ultimatum Could Backfire

Political Commentator, Dr Paul Ashley, is warning the Opposition Peoples’ National Party, PNP, that it will commit political suicide if it follows through on a...

Consumer Confidence at Highest since Q1 2012

The Consumer Confidence Index is at its highest since the first quarter of 2012. The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, JCC, released its business and consumer confidence...

KSAMC Embarking on 2-month Drain Cleaning Programme

The Kingston and St. Andrew Municipal Corporation, KSAMC will be embarking on a two-month long drain cleaning programme across the 40-divisions in the municipality....