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Latoya Nugent

Police Name Tambourine Army Co-Founder as ‘Person of Interest’

The police have listed co-founder of the Tambourine Army, Latoya Nugent, as a person of interest. Ms. Nugent is arguably the most controversial and militant member of...

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Govt Not Considering JUTC Fare Hike at this Time

Communications Manager at the JUTC, Reginald Allen, says the company is not considering a ‘fare increase’ at this time. However, he says it’s...

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Red Stripe Deciding How Increased Alcohol Tax will Impact Customers

Managing Director of Red Stripe, Ricardo Nuncio, says a decision will be taken today whether the company can absorb the full effect of the increase in the tax on pure...

Quit smoking bids do not last long.  Embargoed to 0001 Wednesday December 26.
File photo dated 25/06/07 of a cigarette being smoked as almost one in five smokers who have tried to kick the habit failed within 24 hours, a survey suggests.  Issue date: Wednesday December 26, 2012. And more than half of quit attempts lasted less than a week, according to a poll of 6,200 current or former smokers. The average smoker tried to quit four times, and one in 10 unsuccessfully tried 10 times. See PA story HEALTH Smoking. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire URN:15426881 (Press Association via AP Images)

Increased Tax on Cigarettes will Hurt Carreras

Managing Director of Carreras Limited, Marcus Steele says the proposed increase in the tax on cigarettes will result in further revenue losses to the government as a...

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Nomination Day in Greater Portmore North

Today is the Nomination Day for the Greater Portmore North Division by-election in the constituency of St.Catherine South. The seat was made vacant following the death...

*** Local Caption *** Lawyer Jennifer Housen, who is representing Neville McKenzie.

Jamaica High Commission Not Doing Enough for UK Deportees?

A United Kingdom immigration attorney is criticising the Jamaican High Commission there, saying it’s not doing enough to help Jamaicans being forcibly removed from...

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Numeracy Mastery Down 4%

Fewer students achieved mastery in last year’s Grade Four Numeracy test compared to 2015. Sixty percent of the approximately 37,000 primary school students who sat...

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Tufton & Dalley Hold Constructive Talks Re Cornwall Regional Hospital

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, is describing as constructive, yesterday’s meeting with Opposition Spokesman on Health, Horace Dalley, on the crisis-hit...

Janet Farr

Nurses, Doctors et al Agree to Return to Work at Cornwall Regional

President of the Nurses’ Association of Jamaica, NAJ, Janet Coore-Farr, is calling on nurses to return to work at the Cornwall Regional Hospital. Mrs. Coore Farr...

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‘NO CRH Crisis Under PNP Watch’ – Dalley

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Horace Dalley, says he’ll meet with portfolio Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton on Tuesday to discuss possible solutions to the...