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Montague to Meet with Joan

JLP Chairman, Senator Robert Montague, says he’ll be meeting soon with party veteran, Joan Gordon-Webley. Mrs. Gordon-Webley recently stepped down as caretaker for...

AUDIO: Health Ministry Warns Jamaicans of Travelling to Ebola Affected Countries

Jamaicans are being advised against embarking on non essential travel to those countries battling an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. The advisory comes from Health...

UWI Prinicipal Outraged at Mario Dean’s Death

The Principal of the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies, Professor Archibald McDonald, has added his voice to the chorus of condemnation of the...

Ebola Scare at Trinidad Airport

There was an Ebola scare at the Piarco International Airport in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday. This after airport officials in London flagged a Nigerian man travelling...

INDECOM Probes Mario Dean’s Death

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, says its working to collect the relevant statements in the investigation into the death of Mario Dean. Senior...

Chikungunya Victims Recovered

The two persons who caught locally-transmitted Chikungunya have now recovered. That’s according to Director of Emergency Services, Disaster Management and Special...

JIS Retracts Portland Bight Story: FULL STATEMENT

In a statement to the media, the JIS said no construction or development work has started at Portland Bight. It says the only activity underway is the detailed technical...

JUSTICE MINISTER Reiterates Call for Decriminalization of Small Amounts of Ganja

The Justice Minister, Senator Mark Golding, says Mr. Dean’s death while in the custody of the police highlights the need for Jamaica to decriminalize the smoking...

Police High Command Denies Constabulary Involvment in Mario Dean’s Death

The Police High Command is this afternoon denying that members of the Constabulary are responsible for the death of 31-year-old Mario Dean, while in their custody. Mr....

Chang Calls Webley’s Sudden Departure from the JLP ‘Unfortunate’

General Secretary of the opposition Jamaica Labour Party, Dr. Horace Chang, says the sudden resignation of Joan Gordon Webley as a Caretaker-Candidate for the party, is...