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JPS signed Power purchase agreement with BMR

The JPS today signed a power purchase agreement, PPA, with US investors Blue Mountain Renewables, BMR. The PPA will pave the way for the establishment of a 34 megawatt...

JPS terminates Power Purchase Agreement

The Jamaica Public Service Company, has dealt another blow to preferred bidders Energy World International, EWI. This, by terminating the Power Purchase Agreement, it...

Ukrainian Military Helicopter Shot Down by Pro-Russian Rebels

It says the Mi-8 helicopter was hit by a rocket shortly after take-off outside the rebel-held city of Sloviansk

Former Half-Way Tree Primary School Principal Yet to be Re-instated

The former Principal of Half-Way Tree Primary School, Carol O’Connor-Clarke, says she’s yet to be re-instated to the post. The Teachers Appeals Tribunal,...

Some MPs Angry After Being Told That Their Salaries Will Be Late

It's further understood that some staff at the Houses of Parliament have not received their salaries and are restive because of the delay.

Economist Ralston Hyman Says Devaluation Strategy to Boost Exports Is Not Working

He says despite significant depreciation in the local currency, exports have declined by more than 30%.

Energy World’s Licence to be Revoked Next Month

Nationwide News understands that lawyers for the Hong Kong-based company are adamant that the move is ill-advised.

Jamaica College student charged in connection with illegal firearm

Nationwide News understands that the Jamaica College student who was taken into custody in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm has been charged. The 14...

Aubyn Hill Says He Is a Nationalist

Mr. Hill says as a nationalist, he would have accepted a similar offer from the PNP.

Former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson – Found Guilty

The former Editor of the now defunct newspaper, the News of the World, Andy Coulson, has been found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones.   His predecessor Rebekah...